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The White Swan Inn

Market Place, PICKERING, YO18 7AA

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The Swan is a venerable stone-built coaching inn dating from the Tudor period, in a historic market town on the edge of the North York Moors. It's run with a clear eye to its role in the community, being a welcoming hostelry for locals, and a prime destination for regionally-sourced eating. The kitchen philosophy is all about feeding patrons on good Yorkshire produce that isn't overly mucked about with ('we don't do froths and smudges,' says chef). Rare-breed meats from the celebrated Ginger Pig butcher in nearby Levisham, local cheeses, fish from Whitby and veg from the allotment all feature proudly. Expect to start with ham hock terrine with a quail's egg, piccalilli and chargrilled toast, or potted crab with celeriac remoulade, before being spoiled for main-course choice. Will it be shallow-fried stone bass with kale and smoked salmon cream sauce, or rack of lamb with a Jersey Royal potato cake, minted new carrots and caper sauce? Puddings bring on the familiar likes of sticky toffee pudding, or maybe lemon meringue with pannacotta and lemon and poppy seed tuile.

Further information

Tel: 01751 472288
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Open all year.
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: Darren Clemmit
Number of seats: 50
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 1
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.


Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £13.95
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

The White Swan Inn, Pickering


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Just beyond junct of A169/A170 in Pickering, turn right off A170 into Market Place
Nearest station: Malton

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