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The Old Swan at Astwood

€€ - €€€, British,
Astwood 8 Main Road | Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes MK16 9JS, England
+44 1234 391351
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (8 reviews)
“lemon sole” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Astwood 8 Main Road | Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes MK16 9JS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First visit to this gem of a place. Great proper English pub. A very warm welcome from the landlord. Both my partner abd I had steak and the food was cooked superb. Absolutely gorgeous and we will def go back.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decide last minute to go for lunch, my husband and daughter had been here before and raves about the food. Totally agree, I had salmon, hubby had lamb cofta, both fresh and delicious. Desert -pavlova and cheesecake, sublime. Lovely setting, warm friendly welcome, definite recommend...More

Thank taffyjan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit since Phil and Claire took over the running of the pub. I like that they’ve made some subtle changes without altering the friendly feeling of the place. The food focuses around steak and fish given the family link to a...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a genuine pleasure to see Phil & Clare again, and they did not disappoint. My Wife's birthday lunch was excellent and the extra touches made were very much appreciated. The staff were very attentive and took time to ensure your meal was enjoyed...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in June for the first time since new ownership. The quality of food and service has been maintained and our French friends (real foodies) thought it was excellent. We spoke to the chef and told him we would be back. Great choices for...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t realise we lived so close to such a great pub. The food and service are very good, that and the welcome means we will be back again.

Thank Pepi1677
Reviewed 9 June 2018

a group of 7 had Sunday lunch and the overall experience from arrival and through the lunch as first class. Very friendly staff and a decent selection of food and ales made us relaxed before the food arrived and all of our choices were very...More

Thank keith d
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Fabulous pub, in a lovely quiet scenic location and the food, hospitality and service is first class. Tuesday - Thursday the Old Swans offers a 3 Course Special for £18 which is fantastic value alongside their specials board and normal menu. The quality of food...More

Thank mx5fan
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Just gets better. A lovely relaxed lunch with friends who have not been here before who shared our delight in this treasure of a delightful pub/restaurant. The welcome from Phil and his team ( especially Mary!) was warm and genuine and the awareness they have...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Genuine quality at work here, from the ambience to the drinks, to the food and the whole experience, which leaves you feeling hopeful for the future of the great British pub. Have lunched here several times since April (with our children and without) and we...More

Thank Caldwell25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Astwood 8 Main Road | Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes MK16 9JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 391351
  • E-mail
17th Century Pub Restaurant specialising in Simply Fresh Food, including Daily Deliveries of Fresh Fish & Quality Aberdeen Angus Beef
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