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Swan Inn and Bistro

$$ - $$$, British,
12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
+44 1234 711111
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Thanks for fitting me in when they were very busy and I didn't have a reservation. Good food served promptly which suited my schedule and theirs.

1  Thank Cuthbert-R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice-looking old inn, but it's a shame the people who work in it appear to have been recruited expressly for their anti-social attitudes. We've visited this a few times in recent years, each time hoping that things have changed for the...More

Thank Fran A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us visited this fabulous restaurant last Saturday - not a lot to say except the food was superb - there was no problem to making slight changes to dishes ordered - and very friendly service. A cracking evening. The restaurant was full -...More

Thank Catharina G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked a table at the last minute on a Friday evening, The table was small and in a very busy area next to the back entrance. We were given the menu and ordered pre dinner drinks. We then ordered our food and wine. The...More

Thank valerieCornwall
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We called in on the off chance of getting lunch- 4 adults, 4 children and a dog! Very accommodating, there was a real effort made to accommodate us. Food was served quickly and was delicious. Would highly recommend and will visit again when in the...More

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Four different mains ordered .... all delicious and ample. Followed by four desserts, two types, again excellent. Staff lovely, a superb end to our day.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Not one of my favourite restaurants simply because of the staff attitude and my visits are seriously curtailed as a result. Decided to celebrate a family members birthday by having a Sunday Lunch as this is really the only restaurant in town that does 'British'...More

Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I am a local but am not generous with my extol. But, after today's lunch, I want to let Andrew the Landlord know that he has "cracked it". Superb. Two of us ordered the "3 tapas" plus chips and VALUE and TASTE will never be...More

1  Thank Raman_Mar
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Firstly to explain for readers of this, I never leave bad reviews - there's little point. I just don't go back!! Secondly I will never leave a review for an average to mediocre experience - only ever a good review for what I believe to...More

2  Thank Olive C
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Traditional pub inside and out with a clean modern restaurant feel. Friendly attentive waitresses deserving a gererous tip. We each ate different starters, mains and desserts which were excellent, good proportions and the plates empty. We booked on a wednesdaythe table and we recommend to...More

1  Thank Paul A
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Julia W
6 August 2017|
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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