Raising a Glass for Sam Wanamaker

We are raising a glass to celebrate Sam Wanamaker’s 100th Birthday! Sam Wanamaker, the man who set out to restore Shakespeare’s Globe theatre on London’s Southbank, would have celebrated his 100th birthday this June. In his honour, our bar team…


What’s on at Swan?

We are now getting into the swing of the Globe’s 2019 Summer Season, with productions of Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2 and Twelfth Night already underway, and classics including The Merry Wives of Windsor and A Midsummer…


Mother’s Day at Swan

From breakfast and brunch through to afternoon tea, sparkling cocktails and our special set menu, we have got you covered this Mother’s Day. With hearty stacks of buttermilk pancakes and a cracking Eggs Royale, our brunch menu is an excellent…


Feast your eyes on Swan’s new winter cocktail menu

From the citrus sweetness in our Show-star Martini to the herbal notes of Spring, Where Art Thou! we have a whole host of new tipples joining this season’s cocktail menu. Cosy up in our bustling bar for a pre-dinner aperitif or post-work wind…


Swan in Bloom

The talented florists at The Swan Flower Company created a beautiful midsummer’s garden in the Balcony Room, with tumbling wisteria and overflowing florals as part of our 2018 summer pop up. By day we served our A Midsummer Night’s Dream…


The best Christmas attractions by the river in London

Between the 17th and 19th centuries in London, wintertime funfairs, markets and parties were regularly held not only by the Thames, but on the river itself. This period was known as the Little Ice Age, when around Christmas time the…


Afternoon Tea: an English classic that’s bang in season

There are few things so quintessentially English as the Afternoon Tea. Dating back to the 1800s, it was invented by the aristocrat Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, who wanted something to combat that ‘sinking feeling’ in the afternoon, after…


Press Coverage in May and June 2017

A summer of love for Swan As summer gets into full swing and The Globe gears up for a busy season ahead, there’s been a lot of focus on Swan from London’s foodie set. Our menu has been the talk…


Swan and Modern British Cuisine

Swan Bar & Restaurant is located on the Southbank overlooking the River Thames and a short walk from London Bridge station. Seasonal and modern British menus are the Swan hallmark for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner meals. Swan’s modern British cuisine…


Things to do in the South Bank and London Bridge area

The Swan Restaurant is well located for those visiting London, as we are based near one of London’s most famous and most popular tourist attractions. Based on the south bank of the Thames River, across the river from St Paul’s…

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