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Long Melford Swan

Hall Street, Sudbury, CO10 9JQ +44 1787336884

(((() British
  •  - Suffolk
  •  - Suffolk
  •  - Suffolk
  •  - Suffolk

Excellent as always - efficient and polite staff and food at its usual high standard

Richard Hexton 06 December 2016
from Belchamp Otten

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Set in the idyllic village of the same name, The Long Melford Swan offers contemporary British cuisine in a cosy, hospitable setting. Seasonal and local ingredients are key to The Swan's menu, with the refined, regularly changing range complemented by a diverse world wine list.

Marrying delicate flavours with bold ingredients, the menu at The Long Melford Swan includes highlights like game terrine with fois gras, brioche bun & apricot chutney, roast Scottish salmon with diver-caught scallop, saffron duchess potato, baby leeks & lobster bisque, and Gressingham duck breast with sprouts, pancetta, roasted cep mushrooms, puy lentils & duck consommé. Complement your meal by indulging in a sweet treat, like lemon curd lamington with pistachio ice cream and elderflower cream.

Maintaining many of its original features, The Swan charms with its low oak-beamed ceilings, quirky artwork and latticed windows, while a walled al fresco garden is opened in warmer weather.

Surrounded by lush greenery, The Long Melford Swan in Sudbury is a 10-minute drive from Sudbury Rail Station.

Long Melford Swan

Hall Street, Sudbury, CO10 9JQ

Contact +44 1787464545
Reservations +44 1787336884

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Customer reviews for Long Melford Swan

4.5 (((() (based on 19 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (15)
  • romantic (11)
  • lunch (8)
  • luxury (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • trendy (5)
  • value (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • business (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • views (1)
  • (**** 26 June 2017 by Rachel Barnes-wehrle from West Malling

    The decor was excellent. However the device was very poor. We waited over half an hour to be brought any drinks. We ended up receiving our pre diner cocktails at the same time as our meal. When went the meal back it was brought out half an hour later having been "drying out" under a hot plate. Not alt all with spending over a £100!!! They either need more waitresses or chefs!!

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Jordan Beale from Colchester

    The waitresses are very nice and bubbly, was the second time I have been with my girlfriend and we have been very pleased both times with both the service and the food and drinks, the glazed cheeks on the valentines taster menu were specifically delicious.

    One of the waitresses called Megan was exceptionally nice and polite and gave impeccable service.

  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Wendy from Long Melford

    We all agreed that the lovely relaxed semi formal atmosphere was the perfect backdrop to The Swans fabulous food. For those of us enjoying the medley of canapés the variety of flavours was tremendous. The portion sizes are sneakily filling and it is very easy to over order. All in all an all round wonderful dining experience.
    Thank you everyone at The Swan

  • ((*** 16 December 2016 by Sophie Pears from Halstead

    Lovely decor but food a little pretentious and overpriced. Service was also slow despite not being that busy and our drinks order had to be chased several times.

  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Richard Hexton from Belchamp Otten

    Excellent as always - efficient and polite staff and food at its usual high standard

  • ((((( 16 August 2016 by Jackalyn Robinson from Essex

    It was the lobster weekend when we booked. The food as always was fantastic. My partner had the lobster bisque and lobster with garlic butter, I ordered off the main menu, tuna sashimi and hake. The service was excellent. Only down side was that their computer system crashed and we could not get bill immediately but that's the problem with technology and something that was resolved fairly quickly.

  • ((((( 20 July 2016 by Penelope Nicholls from Long Melford

    interesting menu that translated into wonderful food

  • ((((( 18 July 2016 by David from Sudbury

    We like this restaurant when we want to treat ourselves. The food is always well presented and tasty. Lobster on the menu which is my wife's favourite. Having the choice of your own side dish is good. Service is attentive by quite young staff. A little bit expensive and more than our usual, but it's a treat.

  • ((((( 10 July 2016 by John Vale from Stambou

    Good food, nice dining room, excellent staff.

  • ((((* 21 June 2016 by Jo B from Chelmsford

    It was delightful. The menu was thoughtful with locally produced fish and meat. When it wasn't local, the produce has been selected for quality and taste. Well worth a visit

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