The Swallows Return

British, Pubs·

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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
British, Pubs
Cosy, Fun, Quirky
Food Occasions
All day dining, Brunch, Dinner, Sunday roast
Alfresco And Views
Outside seating
Special Features
Dog friendly, Vegetarian options
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Experience all the quintessential charm of a British country pub right in your Ferring neighbourhood. Originally a beloved family residence, The Swallows Return is steeped in history, and the beautiful building and surroundings reflect that. Today, The Swallows Return extends a warm welcome, inviting guests to relish the comfortable setting, the perfect place to relax and escape.

The menu boasts a delectable array of hearty classics and beloved country pub favourites. Relish every bite of the renowned Vintage Inns steak and mushroom pie, or treat yourself to the timeless delight of beer-battered fish and chips. For those seeking a touch of seasonal inspiration, there are culinary surprises that are sure to please. Whether your palate craves the richness of cask ales, the crispness of lager, the sophistication of fine wines, the allure of British gin, or the refreshment of a mocktail, The Swallows Return offers something to satisfy every taste bud. And what better place to enjoy your chosen refreshment than in the picturesque gardens, adding a touch of beauty to your visit.

Embrace The Swallows Return’s all-day menu, available from Monday to Saturday, thoughtfully crafted to highlight the best flavours of each season. It's the perfect reason to gather and soak up the warmth of sunny days and longer evenings, or come together for a heartwarming meal on a chilly night.

Delight in the freshness of the smoked mackerel pâté and the sweetness of the strawberry bellini trifle. Indulge in seasonal offerings like the scrumptious duck and orange parfait, succulent buttermilk chicken burger, and a selection of signature skewers fresh from the chargrill. And for those who crave the comforting classics of a country pub, rest assured that the menu always includes sensational steaks, traditional fish and chips, and a hearty, daily-baked pie.


Do I need to book?

Yes, it is recommended. You can book via the website or over the phone.

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Can I bring my dog?

Yes, dogs are welcome.

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1 Titnore Lane, Worthing, West Sussex, BN12 6PB

01903 506346 01903 506346


Opening Times

All day
Mon 11:30-22:00
Tue 11:30-22:00
Wed 11:30-22:00
Thu 11:30-23:00
Fri 11:30-23:00
Sat 11:30-23:00
Sun 11:30-22:00


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2 Reviews 

Roy R

14 March 2024   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 4
Value 4
Well worth visiting!

Excellent service and very nice food from a very comprehensive menu

Clive M

01 September 2023   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 5
Value 5
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