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The Swan Tavern

77-80 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LY, England
+44 20 7929 6550
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A disappointing evening

We were entertaining two out of town guests last weekend and decided to invite them to join us at... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Excellent time at Swan Tavern at Shakespeare's Globe

We enjoyed the Swan Tavern both before and after the show. Although the Globe's downstairs... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Osprey, Florida
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5 Jul 2017
“Small but good”
23 Jun 2017
“Proper City boozer”
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 22:00
77-80 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LY, England
City of London
+44 20 7929 6550
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We were entertaining two out of town guests last weekend and decided to invite them to join us at The Swan. We have had a drink previously at The Swan and thought that given the spectacular views it affords across the Thames to the city...More

Thank nw05250
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the Swan Tavern both before and after the show. Although the Globe's downstairs restaurant was totally booked, we managed to get a table for a pre-theater dinner at the Swan Tavern upstairs. The food was wonderful; our party of five ordered the three...More

Thank josephz165
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I have visited this pub several times over the years, and I have fond memories of it. It has one of the smallest bars in London downstairs, and a not much bigger area upstairs. It serves real ale, and Stowford Press cider. I sat down...More

Thank Thirdface
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

A small pub near leadenhall steer market. Verynarrow and crowded but great friendly staff serving great beer. Old building surrounded by tower blocks

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

An old favourite. Upstairs if you fancy a doorstep sarnie, or the British weather dictates & downstairs / outside if you want a pint basically is the form here. Downstairs bar is small but service is rapid. Usually 3 ales on the go & London...More

Thank TheNRR
Reviewed 1 February 2017

really interesting place, two bar areas, up and down, not too big but the atmosphere was good. had a nice few beers here before moving on for food. Staff were very efficient and friendly!

Thank les s
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Nice pub. Very popular and gets very busy at lunchtimes and just after work. Quite a few people stand outside as it can be a bit cramped inside. Decent range of beers available. Prices are average for London. Might try a quieter time when I...More

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting small pub on ground floor with larger bar on first floor which projects over the passageway outside the ground floor bar providing a covered external area. Beer is excellent and well kept, Fullers London Pride and ESB are highly recommended. No children's area and...More

Thank Duncan M
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

An ok pub beer is good with an average offer staff are lovely .... Food is terrible you would be better off getting a sandwich from the supermarket at the end of the road!

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Went with business colleagues after work. Super convenient and fun atmosphere. Good selection of tap beers and wine. Recommend.

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