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Swan Inn and Bistro

) #3 of 24 Restaurants in Olney $$ - $$$ , British,
12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
+44 1234 711111
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 High Street South, Olney MK46 4AA, England
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 5 days ago 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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Food just average, a shame as it was a quaint little pub. Cannot believe no Tia Maria as they don't have any. One extremely older miserable waitress would not even engage in small talk.

1  Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Location is great, food was lovely, atmosphere in room but the elder waitress needs a personality and learn how to smile. She seemed like she wanted to be anywhere else but there serving. We tried to engage her several times in a joke and conversation...More

4  Thank msmall34
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Julia W
6 August 2017|
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Response from Elaine C | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't of thought so best to ring them.
30 May 2017|
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
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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