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The Swan at Chapel Down

Chapel Down Winery Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
+44 1580 761616
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (49 reviews)
“mackerel” (8 reviews)
“crab” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Chapel Down Winery Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a three course lunch at this beautifully situated restaurant in the midst of the Chapel Down winery. Five star location and lovely interior design. We had gin cured salmon, tempura baked courchette and lamb, and elderflower jelly with the local wine. The quality of...More

Thank Birthe W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I went for lunch, we hadn't booked and there was a wait. We decided to enjoy a drink before the meal. The guy, who seemed to be in charge of front of house was not very friendly. We were seated and the...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Following wine tasting at Chapel Down we had Sunday lunch in The Swan, the restaurant was very pleasant, the tables set out well and not too close together. The service was very good attentive without being overbearing, polite and helpful.the food was excellent, the rump...More

1  Thank Kitbat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our first visit to the restaurant for Sunday lunch. Tge atmosphere was fantastic and the staff attentive but not intrusive. We had just had a wine tasting morning and it was the perfect choice for lunch. The rump was so tender and delicious...More

Thank jamesemilymum
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was amazing. Everyone at my table was very impressed with every course we had! Lovely way to cap off a day at the vineyard!

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe we have never been to the Swan before, despite some friends recommendations. I selected this restaurant by asking "SIRI", what are the best restaurants in Tenterden. This came top. We visited with two friends, who are new to the area. The reception...More

Thank KentishManofKent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here as part of a Virgin Experience Day which included a vineyard tour, tutored wine tasting and a three course lunch, which had obviously been booked previously. There was a very nice ambience in the restaurant and the staff were friendly but professional....More

Thank JadyLincolnshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was wonderful and staff attentive - could not have asked for more! We were just planning on lunch, but ended up with a three course dinner - loved every bite. Do make reservations though, otherwise you may be disappointed.

Thank CatherineLSutherland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

II booked lunch for eight to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday. We enjoyed a 3 course well presented meal with adventurous flavours. However although the manager was fairly attentive the other staff were underwhelming in their service and friendliness. I asked for a small cake...More

Thank kcallaghan008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A difficult one to review..the service and food is excellent quality....the portions were ridiculously small and overpriced. The wine,of course was lovely, but considering your eating in the vineyard the 'mark-up' was outrageous. Also 'extra costs' for some dishes unnecessary,especially the cheese board. I would...More

1  Thank Steve T
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Menu & Prices
8 November 2016|
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Response from rabbits68 | Reviewed this property |
If the question is regarding Menu and prices. Then the answer is Yes ,you can get this info from their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Down Winery Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tenterden
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 761616
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