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US$6 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 26 August 2020 via mobile

The Black Swan has been closed for some time so not sure why it is still listed here. There are plenty of alternatives in Henley to choose from. Hopefully this pub will eventually reopen at some point.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020

This pub has a huge beer garden, but has rules against children running around, which we appreciated, especially as the pub was so busy. Staff were attentive and worked safely, but as they were so busy, some table wiping was overlooked. When this was pointed...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 25 January 2020 via mobile

Very nice inside Great staff Lovely seating area and the fire was on ! Very clean Would Regina recommend

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 7 January 2020

We went for a quiet drink just before Christmas, the place was deserted (we should have taken this as an omen, as every other pub in the village was packed) other than 5 people sitting at the bar which made it difficult to get served....More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 14 October 2019 via mobile

Wandering round Henley-in-Arden late on a cold, damp autumn afternoon, killing an hour or so waiting to pickup the wife, I looked through the window and saw real fires. And the place is just so cosy. 4 real ale pumps but only 1 dispensing today....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 22 September 2019

We were in the area for T20 finals day this weekend. Staying nearby we ventured in to Henley and came across the Black Swan. I believe the landlady is new to the pub, but what a first impression her and her excellent staff made. We...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

Went here for a drink and some food on a Friday night only to be told once we had arrived that they would not be serving food. Had to go somewhere else. Dated bar with heavy type music. Ok if you like that sort of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 30 July 2019

Seems a nice pub, with its own good size carpark. Their website says food served from 6pm - 9pm,as does their sign as you enter the pub. However when we asked for a menu at 6pm (having already bought drinks as we waited for 6pm),we...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 26 July 2019

the food was excellent even though i would have loved a bit more all the food was delicious and freshly prepared . the service was excellent . in terms of ambience ,it was a little informal with people at the bar to close for comfort...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

Came for Sunday lunch and had a carvery. We were treated to a free starter and hot bread rolls. The food was absolutely perfect and locally sourced. There was no fat on any meat that they served. The vegetables were perfect and fresh. The management...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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I can't remember exactly. I think it was something like £8.95 or £9.95. It was definitely value for money.
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    How is The Black Swan rated?
    The Black Swan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4