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The Black Swan

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Neighbourhood:
Sukhumvit
Bar, British, Pub
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326/8-9 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
+66 2 626 0257
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08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Bangkok
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited The Black Swan in its new location in soi 19 as I really wanted to have a traditional pub evening, and liked this pub when it was on Sukhumvit. It has really gone downhill, the staff appear tired and weary and do not smile, the music is on a repeat reel from the 1960's and 70's, and the... More 

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Thank LisaBangkok
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch fry up, Heinz beans, great sausage, HP and ketchup. I had a Thai curry/soup too which was fresh and incredible!

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Thank Peter S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the food. Really nice ham. Good portions, if a bit pricy. The staff were uninterested, bordering on rude.

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Thank Paul S
Bangkok, Thailand
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We regularly visit the Black Swan for Sunday roast, however the last time we visited it took an hour and twenty minutes for the food to arrive, when we complained we were told that the kitchen was busy with Food Panda orders and we would need to wait. What a service to the customer

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Thank Chris C
Bangkok
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

For years the black swan has been a firm favourite - dependable and consistent good quality food and drink. Guinness is one of the best around and the fish and chips are to die for. It's small and somewhat peculiar but we like it. Landlords also peculiar but we don't go there to see him so we can live with... More 

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Thank Alina2012Bangkok
Bangkok, Thailand
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

No recommendations, just a casual stroll by and decided to pop in for a lunch. Quiet which was expected but looked very old English style village pub. Great selection of ales and ciders. Opted for the bangers'n'mash and wasn't disappointed in taste and portions. Word of warning, make sure you are very hungry!! 3 pork sausages laid over mashed potato... More 

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Thank Mitch1963_11
York, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Came here with some friends to watch a premier league games and it was dead! Just couple of people hang around while happy hour was on and that was it. Which I'm not surprised about since a pint of a local draft larger is 170 - 180 THB! The waitress didn't even turn on the TV screen for us or... More 

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Thank Katrina C
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My lovely wife and I visited the Black Swan in its earlier guise at Nana several times over the past 5 years. It was not cheap in comparison with numerous Bangkok drinkers, but excelled at being very much like an English boozer, and so after a few weeks in the City kept the homesickness at bay. We made an effort... More 

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Thank Simon45089
Taiwan
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194 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely bar with same great food it is small but that adds to the atmosphere the staff are brilliant very friendly and good

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Thank Jeff L
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The black swan is supposedly an English pub set within Bangkok the food comes in large sizes but is just reheated as no one can cook a roast in 10 mins of ordering. The food is average but the drinks are good and staff ok, ok for a quick drink with a friend or two.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326/8-9 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Sukhumvit
  • Neighbourhood: Sukhumvit
  • Phone Number: +66 2 626 0257

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Sukhumvit

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Sukhumvit
With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.
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