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The Swan

#65 of 1,350 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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Nice dinner after our bike tour

We had just completed a Fat Tire bike tour. We came across this place as we walked back to... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Ghiatrain
,
Sharon, Massachusetts
via mobile
Great pub

We had a meal at the restaurant and it was so good we stopped back at the bar for drinks the next... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
joycep883
,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
26 Aug 2018
“Nice dinner after our bike tour”
7 Dec 2018
“Terrible”
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66 Bayswater Road, London W2 3PH, England
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

This pub was very close to our hotel and looked like a nice place so we thought we'd try it out one morning. I hate complaining and never like to make bad reviews but this place deserved it. We came in and sat down and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a meal at the restaurant and it was so good we stopped back at the bar for drinks the next night.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank joycep883
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We had just completed a Fat Tire bike tour. We came across this place as we walked back to Grosvenor Square. There is an active pub scene but we ate in the back. I liked my burger and my Guinness. We shared some of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ghiatrain
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Dear Sir/Madam. Today I had the unfortunate experience of visiting The Swan. I found the overall ambience most pleasing and the beer pleasant. However, I made the unfortunate mistake of choosing the Chicken Sandwich on white bread with a “handful” of chips (some body has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank taffyrm16
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this little pub as we were leaving a walk through Hyde Park. The chicken pie and steak pie were outstanding.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharla R
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We were reluctantly seated in a corner table in the upstairs dining room. We were ignored from that point on. After about 20 minutes no one even bothered to take our drink order let alone our dinner order. The restaurant was at most half full....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank wozn2
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

£5.75 for a pint!! And I’m from Dublin ! What an absolute joke ! Forgetting the extortionate price of a pint, they didn’t even have cappuccino, I settled for two latte and I’m not messing, they tasted like the Nescafé sachet’ We stayed in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Bearded_Wonder1
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Great Pub situated right on Lancaster Gate entrance to Hyde Park. Food was good pub grub staff were good and the live music was great

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed September 28, 2017

I used to frequent this pub some years ago, on a regular basis. However, my opinion changed. I initially enjoyed the novelty value of a man named David playing the piano in the back bar each evening - appeal to tourists. I went there regularly...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank G9629LPinfo
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Have you heard the landlord (Stewart I think) sing? Pay £10's for the Albert Hall or even more for a cruise ship :-) but here its free - this guy's modulation is simply awesome. From Frank to Roy O - you'd think they were there....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ed R
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