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The Swan

) #11 of 48 Restaurants in Chesham $$ - $$$ , British,
Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UT, England
+44 1494 783075
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UT, England
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Reviews (112)
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are occasional visitors to this pub and are never disappointed. With the hope of seeing the Persieds meteor shower we headed to the dark skies of Ley Hill. Cloudy sky thwarted the view but what a fabulous meal we had in the meantime. The...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family for Sunday lunch. It is a really welcoming pub with fantastic food, and hands down the cleanest toilets I think I have ever been in lol!

Thank parklane40
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience with amazing food and a very accommodating staff. Will be definitely be back soon!

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Is The Swan a quaint English pub dating back hundreds of years? - yes. Is The Swan clean and tidy? - yes. Are the staff polite and helpful? - yes Is the food tasty and the menu varied? yes and yes again. Is The Swan...More

Thank cannopener
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in after a family and football weekend. My husband is from the area and wanted to visit old haunts. The food was excellent especially my Seafood Pot Au Feu - it was fresh, perfectly balanced and cooked! The wine list was well-thought out and...More

Thank murraycat2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A great pub serving real ales, real cider and other wine & beer. 500 year old half timbered - but modernised beautifully - and very picturesque inside and out, with very friendly (& efficient!) Landlady & Landlord. Nice food too - perfect portion sizes... not...More

1  Thank JonnyGeeBass
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were made very welcome despite the staff being busy with a large group which had just arrived for lunch. Both members of staff apologised and explained that there would be a delay with the food. It was so worth the wait! The seafood pot...More

Thank GoldilocksG123
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We visited as a family group with a combination of vegetarians and meat eaters. The portions (especially of the risotto) were miserly. The sides accompanying the steak were also sparse. The triple cooked chips were limp and some were black and had to be sent...More

Thank mamos27
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our lunch here today. We went with a selection of 4 light bites menu items plus chips. Food was delicious well presented and ideat for sharing. We were three and each dish was idea for three if you want to eat tapas style.the...More

Thank sandphands
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went for a special birthday lunch today and sat by the cosy fire. The food was absolutely delicious. The pub is a classic old English style with low beams and wooden trimmings, a great place to just drift off and lose some time in a...More

Thank Kirsty W
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Questions & Answers
19 July 2016|
Response from NigelByatt | Property representative |
Hi, I am sorry but we have no rooms or accommodation. We are a pub restaurant only.
19 July 2016|
Response from NigelByatt | Property representative |
We do allow dogs anywhere in our garden (front and back). By special arrangement we also allow dogs inside in our Snug area if the weather is bad, but this needs to be prearranged to ensure availability of the Snug.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ley Hill, Chesham HP5 1UT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 783075
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