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The Swan, Wimbledon Village, SW19

89 Ridgway
SW19 4SU
Phone: 02089461652
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Pub Type

Taylor Walker (Spirit Pubs)

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Reviews of The Swan (Average Rating: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Ian Mapp left this review about The Swan

Only one of the Wimbledon 8 with a cask marque sign. Not sure why - off the five pumps, three were turned around leaving the uninspiring doom bar and speckled hen

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On 15th May 2016 - rating: 6
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Rex Rattus left this review about The Swan Tavern

The plethora of faux chalkboards proclaim this to be a Punch Taverns pub; confirmed by the menu which has it as one of their Taylor Walker branded outlets. There are five handpumps on the bar counter, dispensing Doom Bar; London Pride; Young’s London Gold; and Rickwar Brewery Rite Flanker as the guest ale, with the fifth pump advertising an Adnam’s beer coming soon. The Rite Flanker was a decent enough pint, at £3.28 a pint. The menu contains the usual sort of Punch Taverns offerings – the pub grub staple of steak and ale pub was £8.85.
The pub itself is surprisingly large. As you enter the pub you are in a fairly large bar area leading up to the bar counter, mainly furnished with sofas and low tables and some tall tables/stools. There was a small table in the middle of this room with miscellaneous leaflets and the like on it (e.g. for the Wimbledon Theatre), but no London Drinkers. I quite liked the brass (or brass effect probably) framed candle lamps suspended above the bar counter, and there was a TV on showing the football scores. The room opens up to the right of the bar counter into another reasonably large room on two levels containing normal tables and chairs, and which appeared to be the area favoured by diners. There’s also a fair sized seating area at the front of the pub, occupied mainly by someone selling Christmas trees during my visit.
I’m not usually a great fan of Punch Taverns pubs, but nevertheless I quite liked this one. Having an interesting guest ale on is a big plus of course, and I guess having some Christmas decorations up will always cheer up a pub a bit. This is now the only pub along the Ridgway following the demise of the King of Denmark, and I’m pretty sure that I will pay a return visit.

On 13th December 2010 - rating: 6
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Lisa Mcnamara left this review about The Swan Tavern

Fantastic pub.Staff amazing great atmosphere and really really clean .There is also an outside screen brilliant idea.Well worth a visit food is good .

On 14th September 2010 - rating: 10
[User has posted 1 recommendations about 1 pubs]

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Wimbledon, 0.83 miles, 16 min walk (show)
Wimbledon, 0.83 miles, 16 min walk (show)
Wimbledon Chase, 1.08 miles, 20 min walk (show)
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15th May 2016, 16:11
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Pub Details

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  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 29 January 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 30 May 2010 by Quinno _
  • Quiz Night : Yes - Sunday - last updated 30 May 2010 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 10:30pm
Monday12noon - 11pm
Tuesday12noon - 11pm
Wednesday12noon - 11pm
Thursday12noon - 11pm
Friday12noon - Midnight
Saturday11am - Midnight
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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Last inspected: February 28th 2017
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