Hosting Events at Swan

Centrally located on London’s vibrant Bankside, the Swan Bar and Restaurant offers a wide range of dining options including breakfast, brunch and laid back lunches through to creative canapes for standing suppers, afternoon tea and a la carte dining. In…


DJ Nights in the Swan Bar

We can’t think of a better way to spend a Friday night than with a cocktail in hand and some killer tracks playing in the background. And with that, we are excited to announce DJ nights in the Swan Bar…


Smashing Weddings in the Underglobe

We are delighted to announce that we are a recommended vendor on Smashing the Glass, the worlds biggest Jewish wedding blog, which was founded by Jewish wedding expert Karen Cinnamon. It is a fabulous resource, a veritable cornucopia of inspiration…


A Short History of Afternoon Tea

There is a great deal more to afternoon tea than tea.  This quintessential English tradition is, perhaps surprisingly, a relatively new custom . Whilst drinking tea was popularised in England during the 1660’s, it was not until the 1830’s that…


Allan Pickett has that ‘back in the kitchen’ glow in his belly

Spring is almost here. The beginnings of warmer weather and the first few brave daffodils are teasing us into a season of new, fresh flavours from greens and baby veg to the best tomatoes and lamb. What better time to…


Swan picks Allan Pickett as its new executive chef

Here at Swan we stick to our values and are fiercely proud of our roots, but we also believe in keeping things fresh and continually striving to offer the very best dining experience. That’s why we’ve recently had a makeover,…


Our New Look Restaurant

This February, following an extensive refurbishment, Swan Restaurant at Shakespeare’s Globe has reopened its doors with a fresh, vibrant new look. Bringing a new menu, focusing on provenance, seasonality and simplicity, we showcase the best of classic British dishes, with…


Coming Soon – The New Swan Restaurant

During January the Swan Restaurant will be closed, as work begins on the new look second floor dining room. Due to open on Wednesday 20th January, our new Restaurant will be a luxurious mix of contemporary style, with a beautiful…


My London Wedding Planner – Ayshea Donaldson

We met wedding planner Ayshea Donaldson, founder of My London Wedding Planner to chat about planning your special day at Swan at the Globe. Ayshea set up and has been running her business My London Wedding Planner with over 12…