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The Swan at Southrop

££ - £££, British,
Southrop | Gloucestershire, Southrop GL7 3NU, England
+44 1367 850205
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“tagliatelle” (4 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
“scotch egg” (11 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Southrop | Gloucestershire, Southrop GL7 3NU, England
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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Strong main courses; the gilthead bream and mussels both worked really well with their sauces, but the starters (salt and pepper squid and ravioli) were rather amateur for the price, and the service ditto.

2  Thank Emyr1
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Four of us had lunch here before visiting nearby Buscot Park. The prices are quite strong but maybe NFC (Normal For Cotswolds) and although we were casual some of the other lunchers had the full jacket and tie combo (maybe also NFC?). The starters were...More

Thank Thevikingtraveller
Reviewed 12 April 2015

My wife and I visited The Swan with two of our grown up children for Saturday evening dinner. The Swan is situated in a delightful Cotswold village which is worth a visit in its own right, but the Swan is a must if you plan...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My husband and I have tried most of the pubs within a 15-20 mile radius of Cirencester and so far The Swan at Southrop wins hands down! We went for a special birthday Sunday lunch for myself, in early February. This was the fourth time...More

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Pleasant modern dining room combined with good service. Food pretty good, squid starter fairly plain but lamb for main very nice. The food is a fairly standard price. The wine list is note worthy. Lots of decent stuff by the glass - Sancerre being a...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Really lovely dinner with family recently to celebrate a birthday! Polite, friendly and efficient service by our young waitress and the food was brilliant. Slightly pricey but nice for a treat!

Thank SDavid73
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Two starters were delicious, fresh lobster tail salad that melted in the mouth, mine was the most fantastic sage and butternut squash - I wanted to eat another plate of it. We both had the rabbit which was cooked to absolute perfection. We somehow managed...More

Thank Bishopsgate3466
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We had heard about the Swan from friends of ours and were eager to try out the food. So for my wife's birthday it was an apt occasion. The food was great - I tried the game terrine for starters which was lovely though the...More

Thank Lercs1234
Swan-Southrop, Manager at The Swan at Southrop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2015

Dear Lercs1234, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent meal at The Swan, we really appreciate your feedback. We pride ourselves on the quality of the local ingredients used, especially the vegetables that come from Thyme's kitchen gardens on...More

Reviewed 15 December 2014

I have eaten here a number of times and I honestly have never had a bad meal. Everything is fresh and had great care taken over it. I ate a potted pheasant from Ropsley shooting estate for starter which was very rich and gamey, and...More

2  Thank eburt91
Swan-Southrop, Manager at The Swan at Southrop, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2014

Dear eburt91, We are so very pleased that you enjoyed your potted pheasant, burger & Merlot. Our Christmas & New Year menus are a real foodie treat, so do come back and give them a go; and don’t forget that we do offer our lovely...More

Reviewed 3 December 2014

I found the Swan by accident in the summer, while in the process of trying to find my way to somewhere else and my (92 year old) mother and I had a very enjoyable lunch there. So, when it was her 93rd birthday we decided...More

Thank Anne D
Swan-Southrop, Manager at The Swan at Southrop, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2014

Dear Anne D, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and positive review of your return to The Swan. Our set menu is something we are very proud of, sourced from our own kitchen garden and from local suppliers, its environmental...More

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14 January 2015|
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Response from peter b | Reviewed this property |
Bar & restaurant.
14 January 2015|
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Response from Swan-Southrop | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We do indeed welcome well-behaved dogs (with not too muddy paws) in both the bar and the restaurant at The Swan, and look forward to welcoming you and your four-legged friend in the near future.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southrop | Gloucestershire, Southrop GL7 3NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Southrop
  • Phone Number: +44 1367 850205
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Charming 17th Century Inn situated on the village green in the quintessential Cotswold village of Southrop.
With it's cosy restaurant, roaring fires in the winter, pretty bar and private dining room it is a delightfully English experience with a menu highlighting the best of the Cotswolds and sourcing many of the seasonal ingredients directly from its own wonderful kitchen garden ensuring a fresh and produce led menu.
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