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The Swan Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
+44 1233 840011
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (5 reviews)
“lasagna” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Drove past this pub a week ago on the way somewhere else and thought this pub looked a lovely place for dinner. With this in mind, we reserved a table over the phone, and were greeted by Ann as we walked in. We were very...More

Thank JackWenbourne1994
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across this pub whilst out walking and after hearing bad reviews of a different pub nearby that we were intending to go and eat at we decided to come back and try The Swan Inn. Lovely setting with ample parking and a warm welcome...More

1  Thank Darren C
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback we have taken it onboard and would like to invite you to have Sunday lunch with us free of charge to compensate for your visit Ann &Ray

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped for Sunday lunch before heading to the spa at the Ashford International Hotel. The welcome from all the staff was brilliant, very friendly and helpful at all times. Food was reasonably priced, the menu was limited (due to it being a Sunday) and I...More

Thank Natasha A
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your lunch. We only do Sunday lunch as it’s become so successful our chef concentrates on getting it perfect for our guests and we take pride in this. Please try another day as I’m sure you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch today with my parents and baby for my dads birthday. Gorgeous pub in a lovely setting- outside looks amazing for when the weather is nice and they have a pony and donkey too. Inside it’s lovely and clean and the food was...More

Thank Kim4180
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review So pleased you had a great birthday celebration Next time have desserts to take away!!! Thanks Ann

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across this fantastic little boozer while house hunting and so glad we did! Although we hadn't booked and they were very busy they managed to squeeze us in after a short wait in the lovely garden ( with a pint in the autumn sunshine...More

Thank Jamie0166
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much!! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little find. Lovely quaint village pub with a great atmosphere. Plenty of choices on the menu including all the old favourites. The food was delicious, hot and plenty of it. The waitresses were attentive and the manager welcoming. Would definitely go back when...More

Thank Sarah M
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon Ann &Ray

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this pub for the first time last week with my family. We hadn’t booked but they managed to accommodate us. We had a lovely Sunday roast,couldn’t fault the food and the desserts were fabulous. The pub has a great friendly atmosphere and the...More

Thank saraD7384
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments We are very proud of our pub and our chef is very dedicated Hopefully see you again Ann&Ray

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inn is a great little nugget on the outskirts of Ashford and although we did not have a booking, Anne managed to squeeze us in, we had the lamb and it was succulent and the home made mint sauce and Yorkshire puddings were a...More

Thank anoushkascotland
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your fabulous review!! pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon Ann & Ray

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub with character. The Sunday lunch was very good quality and there was a choice of beef, lamb, pork and turkey. It came with trimmings and selection of veg.

Thank Paula A
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for a lovely review,Its much appreciated. Hope to see you again Ann & Ray

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG talk about a hidden treasure. We went here for Sunday lunch there was a choice of Lamb beef or turkey... I had lamb and all I can say it was absolutely delicious the best lamb i have had in a long time. My partner...More

Thank Richard S
annsmith316, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for a fabulous review!! so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon Ann & Ray

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elaineahdesign
23 October 2015|
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Response from Nibber58 | Reviewed this property |
The pub has been closed since the beginning of August, following a police incident. I have lived in Little Chart for 30 years, this is the first time it has EVER been shut since we moved here,quite why Enterprise Inns do not... More
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John M
3 June 2015|
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Response from Roy O | Property representative |
Hi John, Yes you can bring your dog with you. Kind Regards Jan Gajdos The Swan Inn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 840011
  • E-mail
Description
A traditional country pub featuring a wealth of beams and open fires with a simple, unspoilt front bar and cosy restaurant bar.Set in the historic village of Little Chart in the heart of the Kent countryside, we have a lovely riverside garden and offer delicious home made food using only the finest local produce.We specialise in traditional English cuisine with a wide variety of dishes on offer from both our main menu and our ever changing specials boards. We'd much prefer to see you in person but for details of our latest offers and upcoming events, please visit our website. We are closed on Mondays. We serve food every day 12:00pm to 9:00pm . On Sundays we provide Sunday Lunch with a selection of Starters & Desserts from 12:00pm to 7:00pm We have a lovely childrens menu and a fabulous play area. Bring the children to meet Eric and Ernie our resident Donkey and Pony.
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