Food file

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


More from Food & Drink

Friday, November 16, 2018

Being home to so many wonderful places to eat choosing where to go for dinner can often be difficult. With that in mind we’ve picked 20 of our favourite places to help you decide

Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Stephanie Mackentyre continues her tour of Essex’s best eateries by stopping to eat at Dedham’s Sun Inn with her pooch

Read more
Friday, October 26, 2018

CyclesUK are a leading independent bike retail chain based in Essex and they have held a public vote to find the cafes that local cyclists love. The results are in and these are 10 of the best cycling cafes in Essex

Read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Looking for somewhere special to enjoy a festive lunch with family and friends?

Read more
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A hearty portion of pie and mash has been an Essex dining staple enjoyed for generations. We pick 15 places to go for a tasty portion of this local favourite

Read more
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

As an enduring British institution, it’s incredibly important to get your Sunday lunch right. Here are 12 pubs in Essex that know how to deliver precisely what you require.

Read more
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Essex Life Food & Drink Awards for 2018 took place on September 27th at Down Hall Hotel

Read more
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Treat yourself to a pint of real ale surrounded by fresh sea air and coastal views at any one of these 12 glorious Essex pubs

Read more
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Advances in agricultural technology have meant that the harvest scene across the county is much different today than decades ago. Hannah Salisbury from the Essex Record Office looks back at times gone past

Read more
Friday, September 28, 2018

We reveal the winner for the Chef of the Year award. Sponsored by Allstaff Employment

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Local Business Directory

Search For a Car In Your Area

Property Search