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Wycombe Swan

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Great country pub

Really nice location near the golden ball and caves! Good local ales, try the rebellion which is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Good venue with decent facilities…

We were here for the Chris Bonnington talk on a Sunday evening and this was our first visit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Wycombe Swan is a thriving entertainment venue set in the heart of High Wycombe town centre. Wycombe Swan consists of the Swan Theatre, Old Town Hall and Oak Room.
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St. Mary Street, High Wycombe HP11 2XE, England
+44 1494 512000
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All reviews local theatre pre show great theatre booked a table car park front row right next door comfortable seating provincial theatre easy parking great seats bar staff interval panto performance stage waitress
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have used The Swan fairly regularly. The shows are invariably very well produced and performed but that has nothing to do with the way the theatre itself operates. It's not helped by the very poor design of the front of house spaces which easily...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife took a group of neighbours, all seniors to this years xmas panto. (she has done this for the last 5 / 6 years). The show was first class. The biggest disappointment was at half time she went for the normal ice creams only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice location near the golden ball and caves! Good local ales, try the rebellion which is a lovely tiple.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank richardmercer2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to see Cilla. Fab meal in theatre beforehand and good service. Discounted tickets made it even better.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sue5664
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were here for the Chris Bonnington talk on a Sunday evening and this was our first visit here. It’s a pretty easy place to find, ignoring our SatNav which seemed to be taking us elsewhere we parked in the multi-storey which is signposted as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HCT1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

but could do with updating. Not enough toilets for the amount of people in attendance and not enough bar staff but some good shows. Certainly easier to get to than going up to London

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neese45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an interesting bloke. Stories from his life, he left school with nothing. On stage for more than two and a half hours and then another hour signing copies of his book. They were all personalised and he posed for a photo with anyone who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank djay1950
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Just back from seeing Horrible Histories which itself was very good but this is about The Wycombe Swan itself and that wasn't great. They had no draught beer or cider - the same as when I went 2 months ago to see a dance show...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Goz007
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Just got home from a fantastic,nostalgic sing-along afternoon at the superb Wycombe Swan theatre.The theatres very good acoustics,really helped the atmosphere as the D-Day Darlings serenaded us with all the patriotic songs of the war. I had taken a 94 year old war veteran with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rodney c
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We didn’t book for a meal but on arriving in High Wycombe it made sense to eat here. Not many tables but we managed to get one, friendly bar staff but the food was not good, my chicken had blood in it and I was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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29 April 2018|
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Response from Flipfit | Reviewed this property |
I have never found a theatre or events venue that gives the expected finish time of a show. I believe this is due to it being a live performance and allows for any unexpected changes to the programme. However, I have... More
Steve J
1 November 2017|
Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
Some restricted viewing from the very back, highest level but only on the extreme sides - you will find the stair hand rail is the only concern but as they're small square metal tubing it''s not as bad as it could be