map placeholder

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

Friendly clean surroundings with attentive staff. Good food quality and choice. Prices very competitive.

Linda Davies 12 November 2016
from Horsham

View all 53 reviews

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

Make a booking

See all restaurants in West Sussex

See all restaurants in Worthing

Customer reviews for The Swallows Return

4.1 ((((* (based on 53 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
  • Food ((((*
  • Value ((((*
  • Ambience (((()
  • Location (((()
  • Service (((()
  • Drinks (((()

Recommended for

  • lunch (33)
  • dinner (30)
  • al fresco (11)
  • large parties (11)
  • value (10)
  • child friendly (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • romantic (8)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • business (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • views (4)
  • luxury (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 12 November 2016 by Linda Davies from Horsham

    Friendly clean surroundings with attentive staff. Good food quality and choice. Prices very competitive.

  • ((((* 9 November 2016 by Judith Lester from Ferring West Sussex

    Jolly good Sunday lunch. Family birthday. Good atmosphere. Helpful staff. Very busy.

  • ((((* 8 November 2016 by Craig Phillips from Rustington


  • ((((( 31 October 2016 by Janetta Dalton-Sedgwick from Epsom

    A good visit this time. Very nice waiter, food up to standard and not noisy. Will return.

  • ((((( 27 October 2016 by Karen from Horsham

    Service was fantastic - food was all great. Such a big choice so something for everyone .

  • ((((* 20 October 2016 by Geraldine Bowden from Ferring

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

  • (((** 20 October 2016 by Cheryl Messenger 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.

  • ((((( 11 October 2016 by Siobhan from Worthing

    Very good

  • ((((* 11 October 2016 by Kim De luca from Worthing

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

  • ((((( 4 October 2016 by Bernice Mitchell 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.

Nearly done! Please enter your details

  • Guests:
  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Menu:
Change Booking reference:

Your Contact Details

  • Name:
  • Email:
  • Phone:
* required
Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter a valid email
Please enter a valid phone number

Please email me the latest promotions and deals from

By completing this booking, you are accepting the Terms and Conditions associated with it.


Booking confirmed

An email confirmation has been sent to

  • Guests:
  • Date:
  • Time:
  • Menu:
Change Booking reference:

Restaurant details

Book this restaurant again Close and return to restaurant


There was an error completing your booking.
This table is no longer available or cannot be booked at this time. Please search for a new table.

Nearby restaurants

Book this restaurant