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…


And the award for Best Christmas Party Venue goes to…

…us! Forgive us for blowing our trumpet a little, but we wanted to share with you the news that we won the award for Best Christmas Party Venue at the London Venue Awards today – and are in a very celebratory mood…


Drink the Douro riverside at Swan

Follow in Wellington’s boots and join us on a journey of handmade food and foot-trodden grapes as we bring some of the best wines from the banks of the Douro river to London’s Bankside. The Ports and wines of 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…

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