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The Swan at Whiston

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Swan went swimmingly

Eight of us went for Sunday lunch to celebrate my 80th birthday. Good beer, good food. Pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Umberleigh, United Kingdom
Nice meal

I had a meal here on Saturday and the choice of food and quality was excellent Good portions and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve W
Stafford, United Kingdom
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“pudding”(6 reviews)
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Whiston, Stafford ST19 5QH, England
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All reviewsspecials boardhome cookedpuddingsteak nightchunky chipscajun chickent bonevisited this pubbaconevening mealsirloinexcellent service and foodlocal country pubsea bassbroccoli bakecomfy atmospherepub restaurant
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Reviewed yesterday

We love this place, you can always expect the best service and food, last night was no exception, three fillet steaks, cooked to perfection the chicken and mushroom in brandy a favourite and so much it was a struggle to eat it all, Thank goodness...More

Thank cassie2021025191
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight of us went for Sunday lunch to celebrate my 80th birthday. Good beer, good food. Pleasant bar and dining room staff. Extremely moderate prices. Highly recommended

Thank trevorbart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the Swan on numerous occasions for drinks and food we decided to try the steak night on recommendation from friends, we must say we were not disappointed, so much so we spoke to friends of ours who had not visited there before and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was told about the swan by a workmate so decided to try it . In the middle of nowhere but really nice from the outside . Was made to feel welcome and shown to out table we ordered starters which came quickly and were a...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a meal here on Saturday and the choice of food and quality was excellent Good portions and all fresh vegetables and homemade chips and will definitely be returning soon My only slight criticism was the decor needed a bit of TLC but don’t...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Been to the Swan twice recently.The staff and service are excellent.Quality and presentation of food was first rate.Good portions and very fresh.I will certainly be going again whenever we can. Highly Praised

Thank ronaldmcloud
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Been here about six times. Been with family.friends and as a couple. Every time been made welcome.found a table even when very busy. Food is excellent. Waitress Service and friendly.

Thank maryandjohnhawkins
Reviewed 1 August 2018

hi we visited the swan on sat 28th july in the evening it was quite busy outside but not so busy inside with about 4 tables being served! i had the Cajun chicken which was very good and my wife had the lamb which was...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Decided to dine here today (Sunday 8th July). Arrived at 5.29. I found a table for 4 with my son and his girlfriend while my husband went to the bar. The pub was fairly busy with waiting staff walking around. We chose from the menu...More

Thank DinyNorrie
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This pub is not the easiest place to find after you leave Penkridge as all the country lanes look the same, however the trek into rural Staffordshire is well worth the effort for the food alone. The pub has a very big car park and...More

Thank fouramigos2017
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