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US$13 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lemon sole fresh fish bread and butter pudding swordfish sea bass prawns phil and clare the pub cooked to perfection lovely old pub sunday lunch great place to eat family lunch three courses attentive service birthday meal landlord
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Reviewed yesterday

We came here for a family meal and the food and service were fantastic. Great that we could order fresh fish, which tasted great

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended by Laura at Owl Lodge in Astwood and with good reason. We were booked in for Saturday evening and a late Sunday lunch and the food and drink were excellent on both visits. Phil the Landlord was the perfect host and his team...More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a quiet mid week lunch , but wow, the fish cooking and choices just get better. Phil, Claire and their team certainly know how to provide great service, fantastic cooking and incredible produce in such a relaxed, chilled out environment. Been 9 months since...More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited most of Phil and claires pubs . Always love seeing Mary. Above all the food is excellent and never had a bad meal. Today was Sunday lunch. Starters devilled kidneys crayfish salad and Stilton garlic mushrooms all faultless. 3 roasts 1 chicken...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most friendly pub. We popped in on the off chance of a Sunday roast. We were made so welcome by the owner and his staff. Had a great meal. Prompt service too but what makes this place outstanding is the friendly welcome and service...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a find! This place is an absolute gem. We visited for the first time on Friday evening for a meal and it was truly fabulous. The landlord, Phil and his team made us so welcome and the service was friendly and professional. The food...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 15 August 2021

For 20 plus years we have eaten at Phil Hale’s various pubs. The food, especially the fish and deviled kidneys, is always top notch, the wine list has a good choice and the service friendly and professional which makes for a very pleasurable meal. Long...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 10 August 2021

We were recommended this place for the fresh seafood and it did not disappoint. All five of us loved the food we chose - and some of us had pre-ordered some special dishes (scallops, mussels), which was a really nice touch. The seafood was delicious...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 6 August 2021 via mobile

Classic pub menu with a fresh fish menu based on the delivery that day. Kept fabulously simple with perfect accompanyments and a choice of chips/new spuds, salad/veg a simply beautiful meal in a lovely setting.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 24 June 2021 via mobile

Found the Old Swan online whilst planning an overnight visit to Bletchley Park and booked based on the review. Very friendly reception by all the staff, food was delicious an excellent lobster and my Wife enjoyed what she said was one of the finest steaks...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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The Old Swan at Astwood is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4