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The Swan

35 Swan Street, West Malling ME19 6JU, England
+44 1732 521910
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“sticky pork” (7 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
35 Swan Street, West Malling ME19 6JU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The swan is lovely, however it would be nice if the menu changed every now and again. The service is "ok". It should be so much better. They always ask you if everything is ok. So on this visit we decided to try saying no...More

Thank Kent_chap
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently had a cocktail making party with friends and family, and would just like to say thank you to all the staff but particularly to Silvio who was brilliant and made the event very special. I frequently visits the Swan for all occasions and...More

Thank karenparsons07
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The swan is a lovely place to eat. They have a good menu and a lovely restaurant in which to relax and munch. Friendly staff. Nice food and all round a nice experience. The menu can be a little bit limited and it does not...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoy this place... The food, the service, the atmosphere, the furnishing and decorations. I have had the steak each time as it is beautiful. The prices are a bit steep but it's worth it for an excellent night out. Perfect for a birthday...More

Thank Ryan N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I treated a friend to dinner here for her birthday and we both enjoyed a great evening. We were greeted extremely warmly, passing many busy staff who all took the time to welcome us as we were taken to our table. Drinks were quickly arranged...More

Thank Localguy84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was superb and special - a real treat. The service however left us feeling disappointed. It was efficient but not very personal of friendly. Definitely an are that needs improvement.

Thank Usedit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice evening here with good food - excellent sweet potato soup and pork belly starters and lovely syrup pudding. Service was good on a busy evening. The overall bill was more like London prices so more of a special occasion dinner. The...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing birthday dinner at the Swan, fantastic drinks selection, great staff and stunning food. I had the pork belly to start, lamb and wild garlic mash and then salted caramel tart. Was all perfect and they also brought over a dessert plate for my birthday....More

Thank Letitia T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was on point which is a rarity but the rib eye sharer was shocking! Food was 3 star and service 5- the gents were amazing! Hard to find good staff but your food lets you down! Especially when a table for 2 coats you...More

Thank Chocolate_shaf
David B, General Manager at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Shaf, Thank you for the time to write a review following your recent visit. Please refer to your private message inbox on Facebook as I know you posted a similar review there. Kind Regards, David Benavent General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two meals from the set lunchtime menu which were both exceptional. Will look forward to returning in due course. Beautiful garden out the back, and very good, non-pretentious service.

Thank Mossiman
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What time is brunch offered?
21 February 2017|
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Response from David B | Property representative |
Brunch is served between 9.00am and 12.00am Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday is served between 10.00am and 11.45am.
John Y
Parking facilities
2 November 2016|
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Response from ian583 | Reviewed this property |
Not at the restaurant but 3 hours behind the tesco super market works out around £2.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 77
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Swan Street, West Malling ME19 6JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 521910
  • E-mail