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The Swan Inn

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Swinbrook, Burford OX18 4DY, England
+44 1993 823339
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Excellent food and service in a delightful out of the way Cotswold village in a contemporary but quaint pub with pretty gardens

Thank cejh59
Cotswolds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We were met at the bar by a lovely chap who was friendly and courteous. Waiting staff were attentive but not overly. We had a great table that sat 9 of us. Food was gorgeous and pub has beautiful setting. Perfect 'Saturday meet up with friends' venue. Will definitely be back! Thankyou!

Thank Lucy S
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We came into this Inn initially for a drink but then decided to share an entree and main meal. The entree arrived in decent time and was tasty. However an hour after the entree and we still had not received our main of fish and chips. We did enquire,from the wait staff on three occasions who advised each time they... More 

Thank Traveller7166
Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We booked to stay here for 1 night as we had a funeral to attend in the area and as it was our wedding anniversary we decided to book a suite to have more space for our 2 children. The guy on phone took all our details including card details to verify the booking. We drove for 3 1/2 hours... More 

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Henlow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The menu for The Swan Inn looked brilliant so we thought we'd give it a try, however it didn't quite live up to expectations. Nothing was bad, it just wasn't amazing. I had mussels as a starter, and my partner had them as a main, and we agreed that they really weren't great and didn't taste all that fresh. I... More 

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Sutton Coldfield
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Great location as our son and daughter live in Oxford and London, so I picked out The Swan in Swinbrook for it's location and tranquility. Just off the A40 and close to Burford and with the weather so sunny we decided to eat outside in the garden although I had reserved a table in the restaurant. All the staff were... More 

Thank PaulNewman57
Seattle, WA
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131 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

On a sunny Sunday evening our group made this stop for drinks and dinner. Drinks are served in a park-like setting on the grass behind the building, then you can eat there or inside for dinner. I don't usually order pork shoulder as a main course but two of us did so and it was wonderful, one of the best... More 

Thank SoundviewWest
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Superb food in a very picturesque setting. Lovely grounds outside to the rear and by the river. A destination pub, but beware you might bump into David Cameron!

Thank TiggerSurrey
Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

great food, fab atmosphere, taken over by the London set with dogs and wellie boots, no distraction from the company

Thank P B
Witney, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Had my first dinner here on a Wednesday night. Very busy for a Wednesday and staff informed us there might be a wait which we were fine with. As it was, we were served very quickly, no long waits for food or anything. Staff were brilliant and attentive. My steak was fab, asking for it medium-well usually gets overcooked in... More 

Thank Helen T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swinbrook, Burford OX18 4DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford  >  Swinbrook
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 823339
A food led Cotswold Country Inn that sits on the banks of The River Windrush, 3 miles east of Burford . The Inn has 11 boutique letting bedrooms and serves delicious food , Real Ales and fine Wine .

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