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Swan Inn and Bistro

€€ - €€€, British,
12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
+44 1234 711111
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The area is divided into a bar area where locals meet to both eat and drink and the dining area leads off it. Food is good with many local dishes and well-prepared meals. The portions are large and most diners have their fill!. Selection of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CamelliaD37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we called in on the off chance on a freezing cold day. made very welcome and enjoyed a scrummy HOT lunch. really charming helpful waiting person. if only they had apple pie as a pudding! also, if midweek menu is not available it should be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kater1232016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had Sunday lunch in this nice pub in the centre of the wonderful Olney. Charming place, old english style, traditional food. I had fantastic vernison that I definitely recommend. Everything was technically fine, but there was no ‘soul’. It was like eating in one...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LuisaC0158
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing place to sit and watch the world go by over a refreshing pint of beer. Also plenty of other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available. In addition a tempting menu of lunches and dinners for different times of the day, suiting many tastes including vegetarian...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Domdomdomdom_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a table of four, we had the festive menu on Dickens day, it was lovely and the service was excellent considering how packed it was.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank carolkimber
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We went to the swan as it has always had good reviews for its fine food. The bar was noisy and crowded, when the Sunday lunch was served, I knew straight away the roast potatoes were frozen as were the Yorkshire puddings, the chicken was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank stantonjohns
Reviewed 23 November 2018

We ate there on a Friday lunch when the pub was almost full and had a great and buzzing atmosphere. The food choices were more interesting than usual and we thoroughly enjoyed our meals. I recommend the haddock with a mustardy sauce and my husband...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Choir93
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Don’t be fooled by other more expensive places in Olney. The Swan is the original & best for excellent home cooked pub grub or a bit more if u prefer ! Great place with great staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 685nigeld
Reviewed 11 November 2018

we had sunday dinner today,3 adults 2 children,food was beautiful,service great,value for money excellant,we will go again as soon as possible.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Best impromptu lunch we've had in some time and can't fault the service either. We arrived 4 minutes before food service ended for the afternoon but were still greeted well. Starters arrived quickly and the photos show they looked great and they Tasted wonderful! Such...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AngelPW2312
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Response from Raman_Mar | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Sorry, for taking so long to respond. I did not access the site.
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Response from r0ccie | Reviewed this property |
Everyone has their own opinion and the large number of positive views are a testament to their service. I have given poor scores generally when it is warranted. This platform enables me to do something that we generally... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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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