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The Swan at Nibley


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

Since reopening the pub in March 2009 we've tried to impress people coming back with a wide selection of real ales and a stunning menu & specials board selection from our chefs. Visit our website to have a look at our restaurant menu, our drinks offering or to have a look at our special offers.
US$10 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews steak chicken pie risotto sunday roast potatoes prawns pudding cake specials board the pub wonderful meal piping hot christmas lunch birthday meal lovely atmosphere booked a table
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not been here for a few years, lunch today was exceptional. Good job I booked a table as very busy. Very nice varied menu, specials too and reasonably priced. We had Ploughman’s and a steak ciabatta, both superb. I can’t wait to head back for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank teejaybeeBristolUK
Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked on line for a Sunday meal. Easy to book and on arrival seated at the exact time , ordered our meal and it came quickly. Presentation of meal was excellent and the taste lived up to the presentation. Good portions and a lovely tasting...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Autumn43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at a B&B nearby who recommended the Swan. Navigating the evening traffic to get there seemed of little regard once we were seated and got into our fist 'pint'. The ladies order the 'small' fish. Wow , we wondered how big the large would...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AussiePD
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Super food, great ambiance, attentive and friendly staff, recommend to anyone. Were found a table, busy day.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L97FBdavidb
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

Had Christmas lunch here 6 of us fabulous service spot on food first class and the atmosphere was great had such a lovely time we have booked for next year!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sharmiller123s
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We went to The Swan last night 22nd December. We come from Stoke Gifford and struggle to find anywhere for a decent roast dinner. After reading the review decided to book a family Xmas meal here. I wasn't keen on my starter Beetroot Arancini as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bristol-couple
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I visited for a meal with my parents to celebrate my birthday, me and my partner have been here for several occasions but only a handful of times for a Sunday roast! Again we were not disappointed! Every last bit of it was delicious, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank janehG3833GU
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Table booked for 12noon for the six of us. After 25minutes with drinks whilst awaiting a late arrival we were told by a cheerless male member of staff that we should order as table needed by 2pm. Then again, after two courses and more drinks,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank rbnchampion
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic birthday lunch, food and staff were great. Would recommend this restaurant, we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, the festive menu was lovely.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Global09475429779
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We booked here to celebrate our 42nd wedding anniversary on arrival it looked nicely decorated, and welcoming. We were shown to our table quite quickly. Our order was taken by a very polite young lady. Orderd a starter of whitebait @ £5.95 when it arrived...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank 747Steven
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29 December 2018|
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Response from MrRichard245 | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I have no idea. I do not live in the area and was only visiting when I reviewed it
29 September 2018|
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Response from Janetlawna | Reviewed this property |
I have had festive menu there. Always excellent
Bridget B
26 July 2018|
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Response from T92DCianc | Reviewed this property |
Not sure tbh
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