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The Black Swan

$$ - $$$, British,
44 Market Place, Belper DE56 1FZ, England
+44 1773 823000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (37 reviews)
“pitta” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Market Place, Belper DE56 1FZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat, suggest booking was very busy around 6pm on a Friday evening. Food was freshly prepared and delicious. Friendly bar and restaurant staff.

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the worse tapas I have ever been to. The meatballs and chicken were dry. The best part was the crusty bread. Definitely wouldn’t go again.

Thank 840leahm
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant selection of nachos and tapas with a very varied selection for vegetarians. Friendly atmosphere, pleasant staff and three cask beers including one from Thornbridge. Good find and one we'll be back to.

Thank tgroberts15
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The food and service is wonderful. We went for the 10 tapas dishes for £30. The portion sizes are really good. The squid was absolutely beautiful. I would definitely recommend this place. It has a lovely atmosphere.

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Popped into town on a bank holiday Monday, the sun was shining so sat outside. I had home baked ham, egg and chips which was lovely. I've been to this pub on numerous occasions, the food is always of excellent standard, atmosphere is lovely and...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I go to the Black Swan regularly and it has the best tapas in and around Belper for sure! The food is always delicious and it's in a really relaxing atmosphere. Always does a good job on the Market Place at the food festivals too...More

Thank sade110303
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

What can we say, amazing again. We went on the 8th August for a birthday meal, our small group was four adults, and the food was brilliant. We had different starters which were truly delicious, for the main we had a couple of the same...More

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub during lunchtime break on business trip to belper and what a find. Buzzing atmosphere and warm friendly feel. Extensive menus to cater for all tastes. I may pop back this evening for z meal as I didn't have time lunchtime. I love...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Myself and 18 friends attended a private function here in July 2017. The buffet was awesome at £10 a head and even catered for 1 gluten free individual. The bar staff was amazing and helpful as it was a class school reunion and we took...More

Thank Shirley G
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Went for lunch with friends on sunday usual excellent meal again good choice of ale very busy so speaks for its self

Thank ianrice007
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Questions & Answers
Sharon H
7 November 2015|
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Response from RubyJohnPoppy | Reviewed this property |
I think 7.30 pm is the latest booking time. Best to check with the Black Swan .
Sharon H
7 November 2015|
Response from Della W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I contributed my opinions to trip advisor about the black swan. I'm unsure about the times that the Black Swan serves food until on an evening. My guess would be, that they would serve food until 9.00pm. You might want... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Market Place, Belper DE56 1FZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 823000
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