Bowing Swan Tavern Info
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Deep in the heart of Dol Amroth, there is a little tavern with a big reputation. Known throughout Western Gondor, this humble yet sophisticated tavern draws a steady stream of locals and travellers alike. Dol Amroth's thriving trade system gives the staff access to foods and drinks that many people have only ever dreamed of. The eclectic menu and exotic drinks are always sure to please.

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Getting to Dol Amroth

The minimum level for the zone is 85. This means a character must be at least 85 to map-bind, rez in, and be summoned to this zone. However, for one Mithril Coin, characters of any level can swift-travel from South Bree-town to Dol Amroth.

If you are below level 85, mobs outside the city will try to attack you from great distances even if they are usually docile. However, you will be completely safe inside the city walls.

The entrance to the Bowing Swan Tavern is located at the red dot below:

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Menu

Appetizers

Warm Spiced Olives: Fresh black and green olives simmered in oil with coriander, orange peel, garlic, and pepper flakes. Served with crusty white bread for dipping.

Red Lentil Dip with Pita: Silky smooth red lentil dip seasoned with lemon, clove, and bay. Served with toasted triangles of golden pita bread.

Stuffed Grape Leaves: Creamy long-grain white rice cooked in dill and lemon, wrapped in tender grape leaves and baked in chicken broth.

Spinach Pie: Creamy spinach, onions, and soft cheese baked in thin layers of flaky, golden dough. Served with a poached egg.

Butternut Squash Kabobs: Cubes of butternut squash roasted until tender in chili powder and cumin. Served with a spicy lemon yoghurt dip.

Main Dishes

Swordfish Steaks: Meaty Belfalas swordfish steaks pan-seared in lemon butter sauce with onions and oranges. Served on a bed of barley with boiled red and golden beets.

Butter-basted Spiced Cod: Tender, flaky Belegaer cod smothered in butter sauce and harissa, a Haradic paste of dried chile peppers, garlic, olive oil, and coriander. Served on a slice of fried polenta.

Grilled Lamb and Figs: Tender, boneless shoulder of lamb and flavourful Harondorian figs grilled over open flame with lemon and garlic. Served on rosemary skewers with a bed of cilantro lime rice.

Apricot Chicken with Carrots: Tender shreds of chicken slow-cooked in lemon peel and apricot nectar with shaved carrots and whole dried apricots. Densely seasoned with minced garlic, tomato paste, and Haradic spices.

Vegetable Flatbread: Thin, crusty white bread layered with three varieties of cheese. Topped with diced tomatoes, chopped olives, sliced green peppers and red onions, and peppermint leaves.

Soups and Salads

Spinach Salad: Tender baby spinach with thin-sliced strawberries, cheese crumbles, and slivered almonds. Tossed in a blueberry vinegar dressing.

Beet and Carrot Salad: Warm, shredded beet and carrot served with toasted walnuts and fresh watercress. Tossed in a parmesan vinegar dressing.

Watermelon Salad: Warm cubes of fresh watermelon tossed with cubes of crumbly white cheese, mint, and diced pear. Garnished with fresh mint and arugula.

Lamb and Prune Stew: Tender shoulder of lam, cubed and simmered in garlic, cinnamon, and turmeric with yellow onion, carrot, and Belfalas prunes.

Kale and White Bean Soup: Fresh, tender kale and kidney beans simmered in a lemon-pepper garlic broth with flavourful crumbles of Pelargir sausage.

Desserts

Mint Crepes: Whipped, minty sweet creme and chocolate cookie crumbles stuffed in thin, crispy golden wraps. Drizzled with hot fudge, and garnished with powdered sugar and mint leaves.

Chocolate Baklava: A traditional dish of West Gondor. Tender chopped nuts drenched in chocolate and honey, pressed between layers of flaky, golden dough. Served with whipped cream.

Pistachios and Fruits: A conservative dessert of salty pistachios and sweet dried fruit minced over honeyed yoghurt, served on a bowl of cinnamon-sugar oatmeal.

Citrus Tart: A thick, creamy tart served in a toasted crumb crust. Topped with roasted pine nuts and candied citrus slices. Available in lemon, lime, and orange.

Prune and Almond Cake: A dense golden cake sweetly flavoured with almond flour and studded with Belfalas royal prunes. Garnished with blanched almonds and powdered sugar. Served with whipped cream and berries.

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Drink List

House White Wine — Light and sweet, this simple white wine is a classic favourite among the locals. It pairs well with almost any meal, and has a pleasant and refreshing aftertaste.

Tolfalas Breeze — Pineapple juice and coconut rum with macadamia syrup. Laced with volcanic honey and garnished with lime.

The Kraken's Lady — A bold red wine mulled with orange, cardamom, cinnamon, and saffron.

Caravan from Rh√Ľn — Cherry brandy with cocoa liqueur and heavy cream. Garnished with chocolate shavings and dried cherries.

Shore Leave — Spiced rum with pear puree, ginger nectar, and lime juice. Garnished with nutmeg and a slice of yellow pear.

The Harad — A spicy southern brandy mixed with almond liqueur. Garnished with curry powder and dried orange rind.

Prince Imrahil — Rich, fresh cream and toasted almond milk infused with genuine Haradic tequila. Chock full of fresh blueberries.

Royal Blood — Blackberries, watermelon, and golden plum wedges soaked in house white wine, seltzer, and royal plum syrup.

Forlong the Fat — Tawny port, apple cider, and rich pumpkin butter. Garnished with cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin seeds.

Sea Cliff — White rum with Belfalas hard lemonade, stuffed with fresh coastal basil.

Lossarnach Red — A flowery red wine from the famous Misty Bay Vineyard in the vale of Lossarnach.

Swan-feather — A pale white wine with a sweet, fruity flavor. Made in Dol Amroth's legendary vineyards.

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House Rules

(Posted on a billboard outside the dining area)

  • Please do not carry weapons on the tavern premises. Any individuals with suspected disruptive or violent intentions will be escorted away by a Swan-knight.
  • Brawling is strictly prohibited on the premises. Please keep altercations to the courtyard.
  • No pets allowed on tavern grounds. Well-behaved swans will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Tabs may be settled at the end of your visit.

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Things to Do at The Bowing Swan

  • Bring an instrument and play a tune for your fellow patrons.
  • Order a drink and walk to one of the many nearby attractions.
  • Discuss court politics with fellow patrons.
  • Dine at one of the open-air tables and enjoy the balmy ocean breeze.
  • Relax, talk with friends, meet new people, and enjoy!
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