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Three Swans

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Thuck Phat left this review about Three Swans

A handsome pub located between the river and the Abbey, the Three Swans has various posters in the windows advertising various of their ale offers.
Sadly, once inside four of the six handpumps had clips reversed with just the two offering the house beer, Acorn Three Swans, at a low price of £2 a pint if I recall correctly, and Bosun's Neptune. The surly barmaid poured us a half of the latter which was flabby at best and barely drinkable.
Selby isn't overly endowed with decent ale houses and this is not one of them.

On 19th June 2017 - rating: 4
[User has posted 589 recommendations about 588 pubs]

Bucking Fastard left this review about Three Swans

A good looking traditional pub exterior,matched by an authentic interior.Either side of the entrance there are leather upholstered banquettes below the windows,while the bar is in the middle left of the building,with a pool table at the rear.Bar stools around the bar were popular with the regulars but their bar blocking behaviour made seeing what was on offer rather challenging.
And this was the biggest dissapointment,as we were lured in by a sign outside saying 6 real ales available.Four clips were turned,there was a house Pale brewed by Acorn and Bosuns King Neptune,which was badly out of condition and not even value at £2.80.
Throughput maybe cant justify a 6 ale offering,but the sign promised otherwise and I have deducted points accordingly.I can see no reason to return.

On 26th May 2017 - rating: 4
[User has posted 1556 recommendations about 1556 pubs]

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Alan Winfield left this review about Three Swans

The Three Swans is a decent looking pub that is situated in a quiet area of the town centre.
Once inside i went into an oblong shaped room which had comfy bench seating either side of the front door,the room is carpeted and the bar is on the left side,there are bar stools for seating down the right side.
There is a pool table and darts board to the rear,plus a large TV to the rear left which was showing Football.
There were two real ales on the bar,i had a drink of Rudgate Jorvic Blonde which was a very nice well kept beer,the other beer was John Smiths Cask.
Background music was playing.
This is a pleasant pub to have a drink,a shame it was empty on my Saturday Afternoon visit.

Pub visited 13/2/2016

On 6th March 2016 - rating: 8
[User has posted 5962 recommendations about 5962 pubs]

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Latest updates View all updates for Three Swans, Selby
19th Jun 2017, 10:55
Review submitted by Thuck Phat
26th May 2017, 21:04
Review submitted by Bucking Fastard

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  • Darts : Yes last updated 06 March 2016 by Alan Winfield
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 06 March 2016 by Alan Winfield
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 06 March 2016 by Alan Winfield
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
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Last inspected: July 5th 2017
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Events at Three Swans
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7pm - 10pm, Sun 27th Aug