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Long Melford Swan

Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JQ, England
+44 1787 464545
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“hake” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
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British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An excellent dinner at the Long Melford Swan. It's quite expensive but the food and service were all very good, the menu is also good with some interesting choices. We particularly liked the Canapes to start sharing 2 plates between 3 of us. Two things...More

Thank RichardS84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in the Swan for a drink and was suprised to note it was also a hotel with a good sized restaurant and modern menu, so we booked our anniversary dinner on the spot. Staff were slick and freindly and clearly focused on the customer...More

3  Thank RuthKalv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pub / restaurant where we had a first class meal in the dog-friendly bar. Lovely service from charming staff, and really good food from a varied and tempting menu. The bar had a good vibe - busy and civilised, with comfortable tables for dining....More

Thank avonside
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked Sunday lunch here, one of our favorite watering holes but not eaten here since its refurb and wow!!!!! The Swan looks amazing, really lovely and cosy and classy and fresh and.... Well so much more, had the wagyu beef, can honestly say I cannot...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fine meal. Fish main courses were superb - rainbow trout for one, hake for another, both beautifully cooked. The highlight however was the desert - a pina colada soufflé which we tried because it sounded adventurous: and it was. Friendly, knowledgeable service...More

Thank RK960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into the garden area (which is stunning) for a drink in the sunshine. A waitress followed us out and gave us a drinks menu, 15 minutes later she reluctantly came across and asked us for our order whilst carrying an empty carton of milk!...More

1  Thank 911Fife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been here at least half a dozen times I feel it's time to share our review... stunning relaxed tasteful delightful engaging pleasant beautiful .... it's the most wonderful place to eat drink and stay... we love it here. The staff throughout are attentive to...More

Thank janmikecooper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this place suggests quality and fills you with anticipation, until the food arrives. The food is very expensive, which is fine if the quality is there, but it's not. Our party of 5 adults had starters, mains, only 2 wanted desserts and 2...More

1  Thank Leigh W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Long Melford is pretty place with a very well established and well known long main street. Allegedly the operating area of the TV Lovejoy character. The street has a lot of shops to entice the passing visitor and likewise several eating places. Not having eaten...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Stopped by for lunch, purely by chance as I was in the area visiting a friend. Lovely venue, fantastic menu and the staff were very willing to accommodate my friend who has a very restrictive diet, by providing a simple meal but one that was...More

Thank Sharpe26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$71
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 464545
  • E-mail
A beautiful listed building with a new contemporary feel. A family run business with day to day involvement. A lovely restaurant and bar open from 10:00am, all day and every day. Coffees, snacks, lunch and dinner. Extensive wine list. Fresh ingredients from our suppliers using local producers whereever possible. Prepared specifically by our Chefs, to your requirements.
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