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PUBLISHED: 13:14 11 April 2008 | UPDATED: 15:06 20 February 2013

The Swan at Felsted

The Swan at Felsted

The Swan at Felsted


Who are the chefs?
Head chef is Gary Stephens, sous chef is Craig Blandford, chef de partie is kvetoslav Jelinek with sous chef Maris Smits


Paint a picture of your venue
A contemporary gastropub serving great food ranging from traditional classics


Tempt us with an example dish
Fresh king scallops saffron a'oli potatoes finished with a truffle dressing


What are the average prices of a starter, main and dessert?
Starters from £5, mains average at £12.75 and puddings £5.25


How long have you been running The Swan at Felsted?
Since January 2002


What did you do before?
I worked in the farming industry as an agricultural business consultant, so I suppose I've just moved a little along the food chain.


Is there anything new you want to shout about?
We are using more and more local products in our menu such as Wicks Manor Pork at Tolleshunt Major and game from Holifield Grange Estate.


How many covers do you seat?
70 covers inside including 20 in a private dining room and 40 covers outside in a delightful sheltered courtyard


What are your opening hours?
Dining hours are Monday to Saturday, noon to 2.30pm for lunch, dinner from 6pm to 9.30pm.
We also serve food from 5pm to 6pm for our tea menu (sandwiches and kids meals).
Sunday lunch noon to 4pm

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