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Taylor Walker Swan

) #1,647 of 18,151 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ , British,
Cosmo Place, London WC1N 3AP, England
+44 20 7837 6223
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
Cosmo Place, London WC1N 3AP, England
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very good pub lunch. I had the 3 types of chicken in a bun with proper chips etc. Partner enjoyed scampi and chips. Staff were friendly. Toilets nice and clean. Average London prices.

Thank sally l
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The pie was delicious however the service we received from the bartender was really rude. Held my friends passport ID like it was trash (even though it's a valid form of identification), I understand they couldn't serve alcohol to those without id. However the way...More

Thank afarin1
CathrynE75, Guest Relations Manager at Taylor Walker Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you Afarin for taking the time to write this review. We are really sorry that you feel you and your friends felt demeaned and can assure you that was not the case. We have spoken to the team about how to handle ID checks,...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

A Sound pub, with half a dozen London beers I've never encountered, and a decent draught cider (Aspall's). Admittedly just sampled the small plate chicken wings (very tasty), but saw a lot of the speciality-of-the-house fish and chips go out, and very good they looked....More

2  Thank firenze02
CathrynE75, Guest Relations Manager at Taylor Walker Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We are really glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again! Cat, Guest Experience Manager

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Ordered some burgers that took over half an hour to arrive. They vere almost decent. Not bad but not good either. Quite taste less. Bad service, totally inattentive. The staff just didn´t cared about any customers. Go there for a pint but not to have...More

Thank goldmann
CathrynE75, Guest Relations Manager at Taylor Walker Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We are really sorry you experienced such a wait for your food- our food is all cooked fresh to order, so when we are busy there can be delays. We have spoken...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

had dinner here in march. had a great pie and great fish and chip. the place was clean, friendly and the service and staff were great. would definately visit again.

1  Thank Anthony D
TeamSwan, Guest Relations Manager at Taylor Walker Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our pub, pop in again and see us soon! - From all the team @ The Swan

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A flying visit staying at the Thistle Bloomsbury and this pub is just around the corner. The food is hearty and filling with portions which will not let you down. The selection of pies caught my eye and I proceeded to take on the chicken...More

1  Thank PhilOsh
TeamSwan, Guest Relations Manager at Taylor Walker Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our little London pub and hope you will return soon - From all the team @ The Swan

Reviewed 5 March 2017

We were heading towards Euston station and found this pub down a small alley. Very pleasant bar staff and a great menu. I think this is part of the Greene King franchise which is very nice. Food was fabulous and the wagyu beef burger amazing.

1  Thank SteveS1970
TeamSwan, Guest Relations Manager at Taylor Walker Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our little London pub and definitely pop back in next time you are in the area! -From all the team @ The Swan

Reviewed 1 March 2017

We called in for a quick drink but ended up staying for a few. Small but lovely traditional pub. Staff very friendly.

1  Thank Gillian L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Swan has a lot going for it. Nice pub grub menu, a good range of beers, Malt Whiskies, Gins and Rums and very good service. Has a mix of tourists and locals and reasonable prices.

1  Thank Daveydites
TeamSwan, Guest Relations Manager at Taylor Walker Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your lovely review of our little London pub here in Holborn. Definitely pop back in and see us again soon! - From all the Team @ The Swan

Reviewed 10 February 2017

We went in to try to get a meal at dinner time. Very crowded at the bar. Dining tables at the back, but very uninviting. Small tables, uncomfortable chairs, very noisy and not at all pleasant. We chose to go elsewhere.

Thank pegandrob
Nearby
Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cosmo Place, London WC1N 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 6223
  • E-mail
Description
The Swan is a 16th century traditional British pub located in the heart of Holborn, close to Holborn tube station, Russell Square tube station, Great Ormond Street Hospital, The British Museum as well as many hotels.
We serve a wide range of cask ales, whiskies, gins, cocktails as well soft drinks and coffees.
Our menu has many great British classics on it- such as fish and chips, pie and mash and Sunday roasts. We also cater for children with high-chairs and a child's menu.
The pub also has free wi-fi and we'll gladly take reservations and group bookings. We also have regular live music and pub quizzes- give us a call, or pop in, to find out when these are on next!
Steph and the team look forward to seeing you!
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