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The Swan at Southrop


The Swan was a coaching inn from the 17th century, it had sawdust on the floor & a bakery. The fare was simple for farmworkers who dropped by after a hard day in the fields.  The rural history of the building and its place on the community is key to the village pub, with ties to the Thyme farm on the Southrop Manor Estate. Now complete with cosy sofas, the Old Bar for simple merry-making, The Snug for more intimate dining, the Garden Room and the Restaurant.

Where is The Swan at Southrop located?

Located on the beautiful Southrop Manor in the heart of the Cotswolds. The surrounding countryside and villages are picturesque to fully immerse yourself by enjoying walks or cycling tours with picnics.

What cuisine is on offer at The Swan at Southrop?

The chefs choose daily from Thyme farm's produce, creating dishes that include carefully sourced ingredients from craft producers across the British Isles, Ireland & France ... a nod to Southrop’s Norman heritage.  The drinks menu includes craft ales, beers, English & Breton ciders as well as wines from small independent producers in England, France & Portugal (including a selection of naturally fermented wines), recently added new wines from Spain, Australia, South Africa, Italy, Bulgaria, Argentina.

What makes a meal at The Swan at Southrop unique?

The award-winning restaurant has been named by the Good Food Guide, "Restaurant of the Year 2010," and is prestigious in both menus and services. The Swan bases its excellent menu on ingredients from the local area surrounded by the beautiful Gloucestershire landscape. Provenance is critical in the kitchen department, and seasonality is the secret to the success of the menu.

Facilities & information

Extra info

Closed Times: Sunday evenings

Open Times: Daily 12:00-14:30 (Sat 15:00, Sun 15:30), Mon-Sat 18:30-21:30 (Fri & Sat 22:00)

Vendor Accreditation: AA 2 Rosettes, Good Food Guide 4/10

Arrival information and directions

Address: Southrop, Lechlade, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, LechladeGL7 3NU, United Kingdom

The Swan at Southrop is easily reached from Oxford, Swindon or Cheltenham. Southrop is just to the west of the A361 as it runs north from Lechlade up to the Burford roundabout on the A40 (Oxford to Cheltenham road).

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