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The Swan Salford, Salford, Bedfordshire

The Swan Salford

4.5
4.5
750 Reviews
£25 and under
British

The Swan Salford is an attractive Edwardian pub in a lovely village setting, just 10 minutes from central Milton Keynes (1 mile jnt 13 M1). It's perfect for a drink after work and as somewhere to meet eat and drink with friends. The Swan combines classic pub
grub with modern brasserie dishes. We serve food all day. Drink quality draught beers, ale on hand pump plus a carefully chosen wine list with quality variety value. Meetings & private dining available.

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Booked 14 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    British, Gastro Pub

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00–23:00

  • Phone number

    01908 281008

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    The converted barn at The Swan with its exposed beams of painted brick has space for a grand dining table seating up to 28 people or we can remove or reconfigure the table for a cocktail party or business meeting. A projector & screen, blackout blinds and flipcharts are available for your business needs.

  • Area

    Salford

  • Parking Details

    Front and rear car park within the grounds of the pub

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

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What 750 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Bedfordshire

    Best Overall

  • Bedfordshire

    Best Food

  • Bedfordshire

    Best Service

  • Bedfordshire

    Best Ambience

  • Bedfordshire

    Best Value

  • Bedfordshire

    Fit for Foodies

  • Bedfordshire

    Lunch

  • Bedfordshire

    Romance

  • Bedfordshire

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  • Bedfordshire

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  1. RT

    RachelT

    Bedfordshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As always, lovely food and great customer service

    The Swan SalfordResponded 7 days ago

    Thank you so much for your fabulous review Rachel, so glad you enjoyed the food and the great customer service. We hope to welcome you back soon.

  2. IF

    IainF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Perfect location for our informal business lunch for four. The tables are positioned very well, allowing brisk and discrete service. The food is very good and the choice is wide. Overall, we will return and I would recommend it without hesitation.

    The Swan SalfordResponded 7 days ago

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we are thrilled that you were able to enjoy your business lunch with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

  3. GB

    GillB

    Bedfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous Sunday Roast lunch, lovely venue and very attentive staff. Good value for money.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 2 May 2022

    Thank you so much for your kind words and the 5 stars Gill

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had to move tables from the middle of the restaurant but apart from that all good

  5. VC

    ValerieC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the service was excellent. A nice ambience and nicely noisy with everyone obviously enjoying themselves. We will come again.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 1 May 2022

    We are so pleased to read everyone enjoyed themselves and that we can expect to see you again soon!

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Buckinghamshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and lovely space

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 30 April 2022

    Thank you so much for your kind words!

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    Very small portions, but lovely. Also overpriced for the size of the food received. But overall a lovely place.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 25 April 2022

    Oh no, this does not look like our usual high standards at all! We are sorry to have let you down on this occasion. We are always striving for pub perfection and would love to hear more about your experience. Please do get in touch with us at reservations@peachpubs.c o m

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Bedfordshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 21 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food great service

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 22 April 2022

    Thanks for the 5 stars and lovely comments anon

  9. PM

    PeterM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As always great food great service and a lovely atmosphere, and the Estrella hit the spot to.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 17 April 2022

    Thank you Peter, we hope to see you again for a pint soon!

  10. JD

    JohnD

    Hertfordshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Always a nice welcome and atmosphere is nice and relaxed. Good food and service, would recommend

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 17 April 2022

    What lovely words John thank you so much! Please do come and see us again soon.

  11. JO

    JOHNB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    I had a really good experience 1 point Iwas dissapointed with their was no background music which I always enjoy when I visit you.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 19 April 2022

    Thank you for your feedback John! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

  12. IT

    IanT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    First time my work colleagues and I had been back to the Swan since before covid and it was just as good as previous and are looking forward to visiting again.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 8 April 2022

    Thank you for taking the time to share your review, we value all guest feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the team helped you feel right at home. this is great to hear! We would love to welcome you back again very soon.

  13. M

    Minn

    Buckinghamshire

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on 6 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Never disappoints, fabulous food, well choose wine selection.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 8 April 2022

    Thanks for your kind review Minn, we hope to see you again soon.

  14. R

    Ruff

    London

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 6 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    The Swan always provides consistently good services and a seasonal menu.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 8 April 2022

    This is a very kind review and we are smiling ear to ear reading your wonderful words regarding your meal with us Wednesday evening.

  15. CC

    CliveC

    Bedfordshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Steak on the bone was a bit rare near the bone but it was soft and taste was good. My daughter and I like the the surroundings and service very much.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 4 April 2022

    Thanks for your kind review Clive, we hope to see you again soon.

  16. DB

    DawnB

    Bedfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A lovely roast and a good portion size. Lovely range of drinks too. Will be back again soon.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 4 April 2022

    We are so pleased you enjoyed your roast Dawn! We cant wait too see you again soon.

  17. DS

    DanSquared

    London

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3

    Service was a bit slow for food and waited 40 minutes for a drink. It could have been short staffed but don’t know. restaurant didn’t seem overly busy. A bit disappointing as we’d had a good experience when going here previously.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 29 March 2022

    We are sorry to hear this visit did not rise to the occasion and this is not how we would like our guests to leave us, we always strive to take all comments on board and we would like to discuss this further, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us at reservations@peachpubs.c o m so we can look into this and make amends!

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Bedfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Even though very busy. The staff were friendly and made you feel relaxed

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 21 March 2022

    This is wonderful to hear, we wish for all guest to feel right at home with us!

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Bedfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Such a lovely evening. Staff, amazing (as always). The menu isn’t so long that it addles your brain trying to choose, but definitely interesting enough for all! Lovely atmosphere, and the team make you feel like you’re the only people in there. Attentive but not in your face, friendly but know when to step back and leave you to enjoy. The attention to detail from the chefs should also be applauded. Genuinely love this place.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 22 March 2022

    This is such a great review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we really hope to welcome you back again soon!

  20. SA

    SimonA

    London

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Great service, as always, good food...the sea bream was outstanding, although the veg-wellington could have had more seasoning/flavour and (maybe) a little less spinach. Always enjoy coming here and will definitely be back..the roasts are awesome!

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 14 March 2022

    Simon thank you for taking the time to share your review, we value all guest feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the team helped you feel right at home. this is great to hear! We would love to welcome you back again very soon.

  21. RC

    RosieC

    Hertfordshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous food & fabulous service as always. Our favourite place for a Sunday roast!

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 14 March 2022

    Rosie thank you for taking the time to share your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and the team, atmosphere and food had all exceeded your expectations.

  22. M

    Minn

    Buckinghamshire

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on 9 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Another great meal at the Swan.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 11 March 2022

    We are so pleased you had such such a great meal!

  23. T

    Tony

    Orlando

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 March 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5

    Took a work colleague for dinner, great atmosphere and the staff were exceptional. However the food - from the specials board - wasn't up to scratch. Disappointing, and a shame for the waiting staff who were really excellent. I know it's a good enough place that this may just have been an off night though. I didn't complain at the time as it was a work related dinner (and I'm British).

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 9 March 2022

    Thank you for your feedback. Its good to hear the team were great but we are sorry the meals were not quite right. Please contact reservations@peachpubs.co m with your review so we can chat further

  24. OS

    OlgaS

    Bedfordshire

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 27 February 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    Went to enjoy Traditional Sunday Roast...Atmosphere is nice, table for 2 in the bar. Out of 2 starters the tart was not fulfilling the expectations visually, out of beef and pork roasts - beef was ordered well done- but arrived rather dry, next time I'd order raw! Yorkshire puddings: too hard , I'd change the recepe as i prefer them soft. Lovely pub though!

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 28 February 2022

    Thank you for your feedback. Its good to hear the team were great but we are sorry the meals were not quite right. Please contact reservations@peachpubs.co m with your review so we can chat further

  25. M

    Minn

    Buckinghamshire

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on 21 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Another lovely meal thoughtfully served

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 22 February 2022

    Thanks Minn, so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

  26. JK

    JaneK

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Set in a picturesque village. The restaurant is welcoming with a good ambiance and plenty of light. Food great and service excellent

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 13 February 2022

    Thanks for your 5 star review, Jane ! We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope there are many more to come.

  27. M

    Minn

    Buckinghamshire

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Another great meal from the Swan at Salford's excellent kitchen. Service was exemplary despite a busy night. We will be back again and again. You have no competitors that can come anywhere near your standards

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 5 February 2022

    What a smashing review! Thank you so much Min, Lianne and the team will be over the moon with your great comments!

  28. PS

    PaulS

    London

    7 reviews

    1.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 30 January 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience4

    Arrived at 12:45 and after an unfortunate experience of waiting left at 16:35 yes over 3 and a half hours for our meal of which only 3 of us had 3 courses the rest only 2 courses. Had to ask for our drinks and food repeatedly and the food was not very good at all in fact one order was completely wrong and there was no apology or even asked if they wanted to change it to what they actually ordered they just immediately agreed with my sister in law that said it’s ok I’ll keep it. When the desserts where coming out there where no spoons and the waitress handed them to my mother and said can you dish those out for me it’s easier. When I asked the table if they wanted a coffee at the end the lady then said sorry we need the table back in 20 minutes we have taken too long my guests just laughed, but they said we could then didn’t bring the 3 coffees over in more than 40 minutes because (and brace yourself) the milk was being frothed haha I kid you not. Maybe this was just an unfortunate visit and it’s usually great but I won’t be finding out. Not a great birthday outing :(

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 31 January 2022

    Sorry to hear there had been an issue with our service, especially on a day where you were celebrating! We will always do our best to rectify any issues on the day, the last thing we want is our guests to have left us with anything less than a great experience. If you wish to discuss this further please do get in touch with us at reservations@peachpubs.c o m, we are always listening to our guests feedback.

  29. G

    Gilma05

    London

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on 21 January 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    The vegan burger was excellent

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 22 January 2022

    We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the Vegan burger! See you again soon.

  30. 2

    21birthdaybash

    Bedfordshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 January 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Great evening, we’ll looked after. Surprisingly quiet. One of my favourite places to eat and has remained do for many years

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 20 January 2022

    Thanks for the kind review! We are so happy to hear the team made you feel so comfortable. We hope to see you again soon.

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 January 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Sunday roast

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 20 January 2022

    Cheers for the review!

  32. HB

    HilaryB

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Ideal place for New Year's Day lunch. Attentive staff, but not intrusive or over-hurried. Good good and wine. Flexible seating for different sized groups. I shall come here again.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 5 January 2022

    What a wonderful review Hilary! Thank you so much, see you again soon.

  33. M

    Minn

    Buckinghamshire

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on 23 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As ever serving good stuff never disappoints

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 24 December 2021

    Oh thank you Minn, we hope to see you again soon!

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Bedfordshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and service as always

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 18 December 2021

    Thank you for your wonderful words and the 5 stars Anon

  35. LT

    LynnT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great atmosphere, fantastic friendly service, very personable, lovely food ..... definitely recommend :-)

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 15 December 2021

    Thank you so much for such a wonderful review Lynn! We look forward to welcoming you back.

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Bedfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great venue to meet up with friends and family. Friendly staff in an attractive environment. The food is delicious and there is plenty of variety on the menu. The Swan is a firm favourite of ours.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 13 December 2021

    Thank you so much for such a great review! we are delighted to be one of your favourites and we thank you for such lovely comments, see you again soon!

  37. D

    Dusky

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 November 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Pleasant and efficient staff, good choice of food and reasonably priced

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 25 November 2021

    Thanks so much for great comments regarding our team and food!

  38. DG

    DawnG

    Buckinghamshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely meal. Nice atmosphere. Bit loud on the noise coming from people. Excellent staff service. Good choice of drinks.

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 23 November 2021

    WOW Dawn! Thank you so much for such wonderful comments about the team, staff and drinks!

  39. RW

    RuthW

    Buckinghamshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 November 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Very good will go back. No fuss and no restrictions

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 23 November 2021

    Thank you so much Ruth, See you again soon!

  40. N

    Nag49

    London

    29 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on 19 November 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Nice quick lunch with a bottle of bubbles...whats not to like!

    The Swan SalfordResponded on 20 November 2021

    Thank you so much for such a great review! we hope you enjoyed your lunchtime bubbles!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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The Swan Salford is rated 4.5 stars by 750 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

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Booked 14 times today
Google Map for The Swan Salford

2 Wavendon Road Salford, Bedfordshire MK17 8BD

Additional information

  • Area

    Salford

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00–23:00

  • Cuisines

    British, Gastro Pub

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Front and rear car park within the grounds of the pub

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    01908 281008

  • Private party facilities

    The converted barn at The Swan with its exposed beams of painted brick has space for a grand dining table seating up to 28 people or we can remove or reconfigure the table for a cocktail party or business meeting. A projector & screen, blackout blinds and flipcharts are available for your business needs.

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