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The Black Swan

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Culgaith ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meringue” (2 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Culgaith, England
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Reviews (159)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal with family who live in Culgaith. Pre ordered our food the day before at the Black Swans request. All the meals were full of flavour, and it's an interesting menu to choose from. Service was friendly and efficient and we would...More

Thank Karen R S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an overnight here on the way to Ardnamurchan. Very friendly welcome, comfortable room and the food was superb...great flavours, fresh veg and puddings to die for. Breakfast the next day was also excellent, well cooked and presented.

Thank Rosamund W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were traveling through and stayed two nights in this town, this restaurant was so delicious that we had to eat there two nights in a row! My favorite is the leg of lamb, fish and chips in the sweet-and-sour chicken! This is the last...More

Thank MrPhoenician
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the S/C cottage across the road and had Sunday lunch at the Black Swan on Fathers Day. Very busy.....always a good sign. The whole thing from the moment we stepped inside felt warm, homely and welcoming. Service was swift yet unhurried. Run...More

Thank ACFNewmarket_Suffolk
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in a long time. Compliments to the chef for producing a first class meal well presented hot and very tasty and also to the lovely staff definitely a visit if you are in the area

Thank denuse1
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal at the Black Swan. It is only a few minutes walk from Laurel House B& B where we were staying so no need to drive. There was a busy atmosphere but the staff were helpful and efficient. The food was lovely and beautifully...More

Thank JMcC1955
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely pub with a great restaurant ,we go whenever we are in Culgaith .The new owners are so welcoming and nothing is too much trouble .

Thank anniepitts
Stephen H, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review, myself and the team look forward to welcoming you back to the Black Swan, kind regards Stephen

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were on a tour of National Trust properties in Cumbria and were looking for somewhere for lunch and came across The Black Swan Inn. We were actually a little bit late for the lunch service but they were kind enough to still serve us...More

Thank AlistairCoy
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Fabulous place, fabulous location with stunning views!! Very clean throughout!! Rooms are 5 star standard.Without a shadow of a doubt the best food we've ever had when staying at any hotel, first class service!! All the staff are very friendly and welcoming!! Would recommend to...More

Thank joy239
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Had steak the first time I went and found it tasteless. Also, we sat (almost alone) in the restaurant which is rather featureless and lacking in atmosphere. All in all, I was not keen to return, but we were obliged to when other restaurants in...More

Thank Travellingdave0
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Questions & Answers
Jill S
30 April 2017|
Response from Stephen H | Property representative |
Its always advisable to book a table , even in the bar . We do allow well behaved dogs but only in the bar area., many thanks Stephen
Linda J
12 February 2015|
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Response from exkgs | Reviewed this property |
Tel 01768 88223. See their web site.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 33 - US$ 41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Culgaith, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Culgaith
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