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The Swan

££ - £££, British,
The Swan Inn St. Julians Avenue, St Peter Port GY1 1WA
+44 1481 728969
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (9 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Swan Inn St. Julians Avenue, St Peter Port GY1 1WA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very quiet on a Thursday late lunchtime. This pub has a nice interior and is close to the harbour and seafront. Currently there is no chef so the kitchen is closed; I tried the only real ale and it was off so I ended up...More

Thank tonyinbrighton
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We ate here twice while in St Peter Port in September. The first time we had the best fish and chips I've ever tasted and I fell in love with sticky toffee pudding. The second time was a little more relaxing since it wasn't as...More

1  Thank jane_d15
Reviewed 8 November 2017

very good pub great staff great beer the food smelt good but stopped serving food after 2pm not suitable for wheelchairs toilets where up stairs.

Thank Ged S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Recommended by reception staff at Old Government House Hotel, and they were spot on. Good sellection of beers/lagers and wholesome food on menu. Excellent pie & chips, plenty of meat in the pie, and a just-right pastry crust. Good value for money, even for the...More

Thank KmanWent
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The food we ate here was so delicious! I had the lentil and cauliflower pie and chips and it was so so yummy! One of the best pies I've ever eaten! My mums steak pie was apparently also very yummy as well as my sister's...More

Thank Hannah-may W
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This place serves excellent steak & ale pies. Barmaid told me they are made on the premises but I think they were supplied from outside. However, very nice pies. No veg came with it except mash , where was the veg. If they don't do...More

Thank JazzBoro
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were only planning to have a few drinks there and to move on to somewhere else for a meal. Thankfully someone suggested eating there and we all had really good bar meals. I can recommend the fish pie, it's great.

Thank frquenttraveller
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I visted here after reading the Michelin recommended guide on the internet. The food lived up to the recommendation and the service was fantastic!

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A few of us decided to have dinner here after hearing that they had won awards for their pies and had a good reputation for burgers. I must say I was very disappointed with the food. We ordered an array of burgers and a pie...More

2  Thank guernseygirl86
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

A traditional old pub, nothing fancy but perfectly good enough to watch the football and have dinner. Had a hot and spicy burger was really good, lovely food

Thank PIW80
Stella R, General Manager at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Hello PIW80, Thank you very much for the nice feedback. We are very happy to hear you did enjoy your meal at the Swan. Looking forward to see you soon. Kind regards Stella

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$53
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Swan Inn St. Julians Avenue, St Peter Port GY1 1WA
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Guernsey  >  St Peter Port
  • Phone Number: +44 1481 728969
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Gastropub recommended in the michelin guide 2009/10/11/12/13/14/15/16/17
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