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The Swan

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Address: 66 Bayswater Road, London W2, England
Phone Number: 020 7262 5204p
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 8:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:30 am

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Regretably, yet another "traditional British pub"

British pubs are remarkably consistent which likely explains why there are so many of them - no reason to go very far when the one next door is not much different than one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

British pubs are remarkably consistent which likely explains why there are so many of them - no reason to go very far when the one next door is not much different than one 3-blocks away (even gastro-pubs are not exactly a wild departure). I happened into The Swan with a friend. Probably 6-ales on tap (versus) and about 10 lagers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had fish and chips and shepherd's pie at this restaurant, and they were good. The atmosphere is calm and inviting - no loud music or crazed crowds. Very enjoyable place for dinner.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went for an evening meal after a concert at The Royal Albert Hall as it was close by, 10 min walk. Friendly staff, good lively atmosphere. Food was reasonably priced, served quickly and was tasty.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Last week when staying in London, we stayed in one of the hotels near Bayswater Road. First night we were looking for somewhere to eat that did not cost the earth and came across The Swan. It is what you would expect a great, lively traditional London style pub. The fish and chips looked amazing but as we were trying... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is the second time we have stayed at a nearby hotel to the Swan in London.The Swan is a very popular traditional style pub, hence there is often difficulty in getting a table. They do good 'pub style grub', not gourmet, and not a great deal of choice, but the meals we had were very tasty and plentiful and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

When staying in London, we usually stay in one of the hotels along Bayswater Road. Have therefore visited here on several occasion's. It is what you would expect a great, lively traditional London style pub Has a good selection of drinks & food On every occasion I have been in there it has been lively & fun. Sometimes with live... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Great pub with a friendly owner. Went there for dinner, it was a mistake, the servings were very small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Traditional pub excellent vibe quite friendly and convenient to go with business colleagues coz its quite calm. I quite liked the fact that it is 20 metres away from hotel where I am staying.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Loved everyone that worked in this Pub! Everyone was very friendly and helpful! We were recommended this pub by the front desk at our hotel and had a great time. We enjoyed the food and thought the atmosphere was great. We were there on a Friday night and they had singers (not a full band), but more in the style... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Lively place to have drink. We eat there as well as staying in hotel close by, good food, good price. When we visited Friday evening when returning from show they had singer, enjoyable.

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