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The Swan at Coombe Hill

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Tewkesbury Road | Coombe Hill, Gloucester GL19 4BA, England
+44 1242 680227
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice on the menu. Lovely food very well presented If you are looking for burgers and steaks keep moving. This food is 1st class dining albeit a little expensive.

Thank Julie W
Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This was my 3rd visit.. first was for a Sunday roast which was delicious, and the service was very good. A few weeks later, returned with friends after telling them how nice it was. Very disappointing, even though I ordered the same meal as previously, it was completely different. Even tasted completely different and not in a good way! Complained... More 

Thank SaraAnne123
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited for a family birthday. Restaurant empty and food pre ordered. Not normally one to complain. Fish and chips adult portion was the same size as childrens. Fish creasy. Burgers red and under cooked, taste disgusting and burger roll hard. Sticky toffee pudding completely ineddible, burnt, cold and rock hard. Discussed complaints politely with manager who was rude and dismissive.... More 

Thank caldonkol
Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Booked in advance for a family gathering, you'd think that would have given them the time to prepare the food to a better standard Long list of gripes Adults meals were the same size as the kids meals The fish in the fish and chips was greasy and had a strange taste to it, several of us had this, not... More 

Thank glos101
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We went for a Saturday lunch, preordered all our food, but sadly the meal was not up to scratch, and alot of the food was disappointing. We have eaten at the Swan on previous occasions and the food was good, but I don't think we will be going there again.

Thank Kath L
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our latest visit was Friday, 23.09.2016....party of 4....The food was as usual, THE BEST. we were not hurried along the staff along with the fine dining made it a perfect evening, sorry for not asking names but the Bulgarian lady who served us our food was very attentive and friendly, the lady behind the bar who served us drinks and... More 

Thank LesNicholls
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Visited one Saturday lunchtime as our first choice for eating was full, no tables available. On arrival it wasn't particularly busy, we ordered drinks, starters and mains. We then waited for a long time, then the waitress came over to confirm our order as there appeared to be a mix up, which considering that it wasn't busy was somewhat odd!... More 

Thank Mark S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Tewkesbury and passed this pub on the way back from a day out. We stopped for a quick drink to investigate the menu and decided to return later in the evening for a meal. We had a gourmet discount card and our friends had a similar card but both had slightly different offers and the staff... More 

Thank Mervyn L
Poole, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great meal 10oz steak cooked to perfection, friendly staff, used with taste card so very good value.

Thank Paul B
Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Visited for lunch and were very disappointed. Expensive and distinctly average food. Service was OK and food arrived quickly - for some of the dishes we had ordered it made me think it had just been reheated. I had a ploughman's lunch which was predominantly bread and where the cheese was quite tasteless.

Thank Ros184

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tewkesbury Road | Coombe Hill, Gloucester GL19 4BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 680227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?