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Swan Inn at Forton

) #7 of 27 Restaurants in Newport $$ - $$$ , British,
Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
+44 1925 812169
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for lunch at this popular and busy carvery. I was impressed by the quality, especially the freshness and wide selection of vegetables. I particularly noticed that whenever there was a pause between customers the chef covered the meats over with foil and all the...More

Thank TerryStaffordEngland
Swan F, Manager at Swan Inn at Forton, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a nice review for us! I am so glad that you enjoyed the carvery and that you noticed our efforts to ensure all is always fresh and hot! As far as the table situation, the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was a choice of two meats from beef, pork, ham and turkey available on the lunch time we visited. All looked appetising and the two meats we had were tasty and tender. The vegetables were hot and there was a good choice. Very good...More

Thank FlorrieUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and a friendly atmosphere we had the carvery , there was plenty of choice and everything was well cooked , we shall be going again soon

Thank AlanandSylvia258
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Four of us went for a meal on Saturday lunch.We sat in the conservatory but we were offered seating throughout the dining area which was nice.The young man who served us was polite and welcoming.My wife and son had the beef stir fry which they...More

Thank Moss W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Visited yesterday and we passed the swan and as a last minute decision pleased we ate here- was relaxed, friendly with great food and service to match! We shared each other's dishes which were the vegetarian quiche and cheese platter/ sandwich as shown- very nice...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We hadn't been to the Swan Inn for a good two years and the moment we entered the place we were recognised and greeted by the staff, which was lovely. The place was pretty full which is always a good sign. There is a good...More

Thank wilsonjulie240463
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I was told only £5.00 on monday night for full cavery I expected sunday left overs that was not the case all 4 meats were available with fresh vegetables what a bargain

Thank michael m
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I felt I must do this review as the meal I enjoyed last night was really good. A set menu had been arranged for a group of ladies. We all had chicken forestier. Tender chicken breast on a bed of nicely cooked vegetables in a...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Dropped in ad hoc on Bank Holiday for an early evening meal - driven past a few times & noticed that the car park was generally quite full which is usually a good sign. We were not disappointed; lovely atmosphere; plenty of staff & a...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Visited as a group of 10 and we weren't disappointed. Good selection of meat, potatoes and vegetables to make a tasty family lunch. Good range of puddings including crumble, cheesecake and millionaire cake. Clean, tidy and very welcoming with great service. Highly recommend a visit,

Thank Jo J
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5 November 2016|
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Response from Swan F | Property representative |
We currently have 3 - 4 vegetarian options on our menu and as we make all of our meals fresh, we can usually deal with any specific request should a guest want something not on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1925 812169
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