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The Black Swan

€€ - €€€, British,
74 Main Street | Brandesburton, Driffield YO25 8RG, England
+44 1964 542376
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“surf and turf” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
74 Main Street | Brandesburton, Driffield YO25 8RG, England
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We booked for Christmas lunch for the four of us several months ago, and it was everything we hoped for. Great food, which was hot and all served together which is a feat in itself when catering en mass. The food was plentiful and tasty,...More

1  Thank Rachel F
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Hello Rachel - THANKYOU for posting a lovely review - I will pass on your praise to our team - they all worked very hard over the CHRISTMAS and new year period we look forward to sing you again very soon

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Went Xmas Eve 12 of us and had a lovely meal - landlord & landlady very accomodating. Went again on Boxing Day 9 of us to watch the football again nice day had. Went today 11 of us and was totally different. £5 for a...More

Thank Colin S
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

The children running about screaming totally out of control while parents sat on seperate table totally ignoring them and showing no respect for other customers in our pub We are family friendly to friendly families We do have to reserve tables for bookings and will...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Rude staff having spent a lot of money over 3 days the owner was rude and miserable to the children crap food

Thank Williamm1980
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017
Google Translation

3days ??? You visit ..... Says it all

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Well what an absolutely belting place this is. Genuine quality home cooked home made food. Really good quality. I ordered the surf and turf and it was absolutely amazing😀. Great great staff too food really nice atmosphere

Thank Gareth M
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thankyou Gareth for posting a review We are pleased to see how much you enjoyed your visit Hope to se you again very soon!

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Despite the fact we turned up15 minutes before the last food order, we got a friendly welcome and service with a smile, what more can you ask for. Food was served hot and tasty and we will be visiting again.

Thank Janet C
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello Janet - good to se you enjoyed your visit We look forwar to seeing you again in the near future

Reviewed 4 October 2017

On route to Bridlington and saw signs for pub and decided to stop for a bite to eat Pub has a wide selection of sales and lagers and offers a good choice of pub grub with some different choices on a specials board and a...More

1  Thank dick0123
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

THANKYOU for posting a review of your visit Good to se you enjoyed our food/drink and ambience !! Hope you pop in again when you are in the area

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant bar staff impressed by the way they no the menu great beers but I always judge a place to eat by how clean the toilets are.also need to get rid of the dead spiders and spider webs on the toilet windows not good if...More

1  Thank Gillian P
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks for pointing out the spiders webs I will get the feather duster out immediately And keep a watch out for the little monsters return !!!

Reviewed 22 September 2017

We were passing through and dropped in for a quick supper. We were made very welcome including our dog, the only place here to let in dogs and had a very nice traditional pub supper watching a darts match. The steak was tender and the...More

Thank charleysaunt2015
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Thankyou for posting a review - lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your visit - We hope you visit again when you are next in the area

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Called on off chance on way back from Skipsea and glad we did. Food spot on, good value, tasty tender meats as we tried different roasts between the 8 of us. Lovely atmosphere and ambience with very friendly welcoming owner and staff. When in area...More

Thank Deebee55
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hello Deebee Good to see you all enjoyed your visit to The Black Swan we hope you can visit us again very soon

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Haven't been here for a while, the service is splendid, the food very average, pie crust a bit hard, frozen type chips, but you get what you pay for I suppose. The one thing that really does hit you as you walk in the back...More

Thank JackyJoan
MumMcFly, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks for your comments ...... Will prioritise the hallway The chips are parfried..... We will aim to better average in the future Cheers!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Main Street | Brandesburton, Driffield YO25 8RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Driffield
  • Phone Number: +44 1964 542376
The Black Swan is a traditional country pub serving home-made hearty pub meals We serve ever changing real ales and wide range of lagers / beers wines spirits and soft drinks We have a tradititional taproom with darts dominoes pool and 2TVs showing BT SPORTS also a separate snooker room And a lovely lounge area with a real log fire We have a lovely big South facing garden with a secluded patio area and a very large carpark The Black Swan is situated on the historical village green in the centre of Brandesburton Dogs are welcome in the taproom area Large parties can be accommodated with prior notice We also cater for campers in our 2 camping pods which are situated in a secluded area of our garden
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