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The Swan, Willenhall

184 Coltham Road
Short Heath
Postal town: Willenhall
WV12 5QQ
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Swan

Seemingly basic pub near (but not in sight of) a disused side branch of the Wyrley and Essington Canal. It must have had two small bars originally, but these have been opened-out at some stage to leave a plain 'L'-shaped room with just three tables in the main part and a pool table in the other. However, there is also more seating in a rear lounge and outside in a plain beer garden. I'll admit I was dubious about the "Quality Real Ales" claimed on the exterior signage of the sort that so often leads to disappointment, but there were a pair of Wye Valley beers on handpump: HPA (£2.50, and nice enough) and the seasonal Cross Bar.

On 21st July 2018 - rating: 6
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Swan

An end terraced, rather Georgian looking white rendered pub, with green paintwork.

The pub has a couple of rooms, although the lights were off in what i assumed was the lounge so i didn't see that. The bar room is L-shaped with a pool table and dart board at one end. The decor is a cream wallpaper, with green pattern on it, a couple of undressed brick chimney breasts, one with a nice tiled fireplace. There is a white ceiling and wood floor. There is a TV on in the corner, showing Eastenders and there were some trophies and mirrors on dotted about for interest. The service was fine and the place busy with locals.

Beer; all tap stuff, with Banks's MILD on handpull, which was decent.

It isn't the first time i have been here. It always feels like a locals pub, everyone knowing everyone, execpt you - and you feel as though the piano player stops when you walk in. Mind you, that wouldn't stop me visiting if they just had a greater real ale choice.

On 29th December 2010 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Bloxwich, 1.8 miles, 34 min walk (show)
Bloxwich North, 2.09 miles, 40 min walk (show)
Walsall, 3.24 miles, 1 hr 2 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Swan, Short Heath
22nd Jul 2018, 18:17
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22nd Jul 2018, 18:17
Picture submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved

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  • Darts : Yes last updated 29 December 2010 by hondo .
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 29 December 2010 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : No last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
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