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The Swan Inn

The Swan Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge | Cumbria LA12 8NB, Newby Bridge, England
+44 15395 31681
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (15 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Swan Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge | Cumbria LA12 8NB, Newby Bridge, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We called in for a lunch on a Friday and I must say it gets very busy but there is plenty of seating inside and out. The staff are friendly and the food is good but a little unusual choice, hot or cold snack or...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have just stayed in the Love Nest to celebrate our wedding. Staff were exceptional. The Nest was amazing everything you could want was there. Setting exclusive and set away from the hotel. Food wonderful. Thank you so much for making our time so special....More

1  Thank sarahwood2110
Reviewed 5 days ago

No atmosphere in restaurant which lacked any style. Menu uninspiring and extremely limited and overpriced. Standard of food - just lower than average pub grub. This is not a restaurant but it still charges restaurant prices. Very, very disappointing.

1  Thank HoneyBunch01
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning, stunning, stunning. So friendly. Wonderful scoff :o).Our room looked out over the river and the bridge. The River Room - oh my! The wildly crazy but worked sooo well decor, the food, the service, the lovely Lasses on Reception, the steam room, the sauna,the...More

Thank MissPinkBicester
Reviewed 6 days ago

We called in on our way to the lakes for a spot of Lunch. Wish we hadn't Very very poor concoction purporting to be minestrone soup, which was basically blended tinned Tomato no stock, no seasoning , overly soft pasta crunchy uncooked carrots for £6,00....More

Thank P O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Swan Inn for drinks last weekend whilst staying in Newby Bridge. As it was a lovely sunny day we decided to sit and have a cider by the river as the Swan Inn is in a lovely setting. The interior of the...More

Thank JoolieBoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read recent reviews we weren't sure what to expect. The restaurant manager was very accommodating and fitted us in earlier than we booked. The food was ok but nothing special. The service was like wise. It certainly isn't a fine dining restaurant but fine...More

1  Thank SCE1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Previously gave this place 5 stars after a visit 2 years ago. All the below has been communicated with hotel in an effort to resolve prior to posting trip advisor review. Back in the area on a family holiday so booked a meal there at...More

Thank Darlojay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really Awful food, terrible service and the management don't sem to care, as long as you have paid for your food. No service at all it's totally over priced. Dirty dishes and cutlery.

Thank Sillysal123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel seemed last year to get it's bar in order however I visited again last weekend and the service was incredibly slow. The bar staff do not know who to serve next and just serve whoever is in front of them or shouts the...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Why are there reviews when it has been closed from December to last weekend
1 June 2016|
Response from Normei | Reviewed this property |
We visited before it closed.
can we store our luggage with you before we check in and after we have checked out
25 January 2015|
Response from 626andy283 | Reviewed this property |
From our experience there was no problem with storing baggage until we left. The porters and reception staff were most helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Swan Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge | Cumbria LA12 8NB, Newby Bridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Newby Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 31681