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The Swallows Return

Littlehampton Road, Worthing, BN12 6PB +44 1903906731

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Great fun and great service. Be aware that chargrilled means chargrilled and not your average roast or cooked meats!

Duncan George 25 September 2016
from Horsham

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Perched on the edge of the South Downs National Park and close to the sea, The Swallows Return is a country pub with seaside appeal. Offering well-loved British pub cuisine, the beautiful gardens boast al fresco seating, along with the comfortable chairs next to the hearth inside. Originally a barn, The Swallows Return is open and spacious, with airy oak beams and uniquely large and eye-catching windows.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Swallows Return menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies designed by celebrity chef James Martin offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Swallows Return ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

At just a 12-minute drive to Worthing, The Swallow Return is a country and seaside haven.

The Swallows Return

Littlehampton Road, Worthing, BN12 6PB

Contact +44 1903506346
Reservations +44 1903906731

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Customer reviews for The Swallows Return

4.1 ((((* (based on 48 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (29)
  • lunch (29)
  • al fresco (11)
  • large parties (10)
  • private dining (8)
  • romantic (8)
  • child friendly (7)
  • value (7)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • business (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • views (4)
  • luxury (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* by from Ferring

    We had a warm welcome. Super waitress -Jackie. Lovely food with good friends. Perfect lunch

  • (((** by from Durrington

    We spent a pleasant evening in comfortable surroundings. Service was good and food ok. Mains on the small side for an adult male, but made up with the huge cheeseboard which is enough for two.

  • ((((( by from Worthing

    Very good

  • ((((* by from Worthing

    Very enjoyable Sunday lunch. It was huge and we couldn't get through it, but we had a very good try!

  • ((((( by from Worthing

    The evening was great from start to finish, Nick our waiter was very attentive and joined in with our banter which was great too. We were celebrating a friends 60 th birthday and with a voucher we had a bottle of prosseco which went down very well. The food was of a great quality and served hot, except my apple pie and custard but this was remedied on request, and subsequently hot. We requested to be moved from our original table and this request was accommodated and made the whole dining experience wonderful. This is good as I am back there on the 22 new October for my sisters birthday so am confident we will get the same service.

  • ((((* by from Goring

    On Saturday lunchtime, my wife and I, as vegetarians, felt that the available dishes were rather sparse in size and content. eg the vege burger/ brioche had just one burger and a very small portion of chips. .I had an extra portion of veg to boost the content. We looked on line to see if you did nut roasts or vegetable lasagnes, perhaps on Sundays,. but you do not.

  • ((((* by from Worthing

    Good lunch, plenty of choice. Service. Dry good and staff very friendly

  • ((((( by from Horsham

    Great fun and great service. Be aware that chargrilled means chargrilled and not your average roast or cooked meats!

  • ((((* by from Worthing

    Friendly and comfortable atmosphere. Different choice of dishes from the usual on offer. Extremely helpful and accommodating staff.

  • (((** by from Worthing

    Food great when received one hour wait for food very long

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