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Swan Inn and Bistro

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12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
+44 1234 711111
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unplanned lunch with my friend and all our grownup children. The food was very reasonably priced and when we ordered we realised it was very busy but the food came out pretty quickly. Nothing was too much trouble and the guy serving was very nice and attentive. Would definitely recommend and revisit. The food was very tasty.

1 Thank Louise D
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During a visit to Olney with friends we decided to pop in here for lunch. Fortunately we were quite early so managed to get a table without reservation but the tables soon filled up. All 4 of us fancied having the tandoori chicken skewers which were on the specials board as a starter, but the kitchen kindly agreed to serve... More 

Thank Catans
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was average pub grub. My wife felt the waiting staff made her feel she was in the way with the pram by the table. I hope we weren't too much of an inconvenience ...

Thank MrTofBedford
Belfast, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

As always great range of ales beers and specialist spirits. Great atmosphere and friendly helpful staff. Well worth another visit.

Thank Trevor C
Northampton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This was an unexpected surprise. We decided on the off chance to call in and check the Sunday lunch. Could tell immediately it would be good, very busy, managed to get table for two. The food going to other tables looked amazing. We ordered the roast pork, fabulous the quality and amount great. The price was reasonable and service excellent.... More 

1 Thank kevinhJ2539IF
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Pub was warm and clean. The staff were efficient and friendly. We did not book but were accommodated instantly. The Starters were all delicious and substantial. The mains were well presented and of the highest quality. The quality of produce was high and seasoning perfect.

Thank Mr FD B
Silverstone, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Just popped in here for a quick bit, as some of the shop keepers had recommended it. The atmosphere was bit like a cafe and we did not feel comfortable having some lunch. The food was OK and I have to say we will try somewhere else when we next visit Olney (which is a great place to visit)

Thank Roger W
Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have been going to the Swan for over fifteen years and in the past this place was great! But since the new management have taken over its simply overpriced and not even close to how it was. This is a crying shame for a business that was built over 20 years of serving fresh local food, all the signature... More 

1 Thank goya252
Olney, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Met a friend for lunch in Olney toady and decided to try to Swan. Bar menu was good - not too extensive but still a good choice. We both opted for sandwiches - one roast beef (good and pink) and one fish finger - with a side order of chips each. Food arrived promptly and nicely presented on a board... More 

Thank K2B50
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

On visiting Olney we took a chance with the Sunday roast in this pub. The pub/restaurant was busy which was a good sign. And we were sat quickly although having not booked. I had the roast pork with the usual trimmings. Although it looked the part and it was a generous serving it was very disappointing. The pork was particularly... More 

Thank Englishgent55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Olney
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 711111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?