Reviews & Awards
We are delighted to have won two awards in the 2021 hospitality trade ‘Oscars’. Stay Original Co was presented with the ‘Best Acommodation Operator’.
We are delighted to have won two awards in the 2021 hospitality trade ‘Oscars’. Stay Original Co was presented with the ‘Best Premium Food Offer’.
The Times September 2018
Cosy relaxation in this spruced up Georgian village inn.
What's On Somerset Autumn 2017
There are 7 gorgeous letting rooms at The Swan. Ours looked out over the architectural shapes and colours of Wedmore as the church bell dinged at dusk.
Mendip Times July 2017
This elegant 18th century building is now a haven of easy-going comfort with leather sofas, flagstone floors and bare wooden tables.
Muddy Stilettos July 2017
I’d happily bring the Muddies here, the atmosphere’s relaxed and there’s a children’s menu which is a shorter version of the main.
Good Magazine, June 2017
The swan at Wedmore is a find to have in your little black book for a locally sourced dinner cooked by former River Cottage chef Tom Blake.
The Telegraph Travel, June 2017
This good-value gastropub with rooms is a bustling focal point for the beguiling Somerset village of Wedmore.
Red Magazine, November 2016
Situated in the delightful and active village of Wedmore, south of the ancient Somerset Levels and Mendip Hills, The Swan is an elegant 18th-century building that has been completely refurbished and modernized.
Grazia, April 2015
"The gorgeous rooms - with neutral shades and French furniture - may mean you rush through all that lovely food to get upstairs."
Homes & Antiques, April 2015
"This elegant pub combines a lively atmosphere with elegant furnishings."
The Swan, Wedmore, Voted One of the UK’s Top 50 Gastropubs (press release)
The Swan in Wedmore has been named one of the Top 50 Gastropubs in the country.
The Middle Wick Blog
Spoiled for Great Food and Drink in Somerset.
The Food Pilgrims, January 2014
"Mains were exemplary. Seriously, we're salivating at the memory of it."
theworlds50best.com, January 2014
"The recently re-opened pub with rooms has Tom Blake from River Cottage in the kitchen and was named Newcomer of the Year at the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropubs 2013."
Red Magazine, January 2014
"With bedrooms that would give many boutique hotels a run for their money, this gourmet pub is a must for anyone visiting the area."
The Guardian, February 2014
"More recently the Levels have been making their mark as a destination for foodies, with local produce being served and celebrated in beautifully renovated inns such as the Swan in Wedmore."
Wuthering Bites, 2013
"A fantastic place to stay if you’re looking for a B&B / pub with rooms that does exquisite gluten free food with plenty of options on site."
Good Food Magazine, February 2013
"This beautifully restored Georgian hotel-gastropub in the heart of the Somerset Levels also has six elegant rooms, all different, all quirky."
Good Food Guide 2012/2013 Restaurant of the Year (South West)
Budweiser Budvar Best Newcomer 2013
"Ex-River Cottage chef Tom Blake delivers good-quality food cooked in a simple style with everything freshly prepared, and fresh-baked bread available to take home."
Wells Life July 2015
"At the gorgeous Swan at Wedmore, head chef (and River Cottage protégé) Tom Blake is firing up an alfresco wood oven in anticipation of the bright summer days and the languid, sunset evenings to come."