Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

Swan at Shakespeare's Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

Main Course £18
Food Spend £45
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 11:30 12:00 - 16:00 & 17:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 21:00

We had High Tea and it was an excellent experience: delicious food, cosy place and kind staff.

Bodil Egdal 18 February 2017
From Cph

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More about Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

Set over 2 floors, Swan is located at the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe with stunning views of the Thames and St Paul’s. Open all day, this beautiful bar and restaurant serves hearty, modern British food alongside afternoon tea.

Served throughout the day, the Swan menu showcases locally sourced British produce and changes seasonally. A theatre menu is served prior to all performances at The Globe, whilst the set Sunday menu includes a range of traditional roasts alongside modern British options.

The Swan Bar offers all-day dining, from breakfasts, through to lunch, evening meals and cocktails. Focusing on homemade British classics, the menu features fish and chips, sharing boards and indulgent puddings, and is joined by a drinks list which includes local ales, interesting wines and unique cocktails.

In celebration of Shakespeare 400 and Emma Rice’s staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Globe Theatre, Swan has launched A Midsummer Night’s Dream afternoon tea. Available daily, the tea includes a collection of sweet and savoury treats, many of which are inspired by the characters and foods from the play. A savoury take on afternoon tea is also offered, in the form of the specially designed 'Gentleman’s Tea'.

Offering glorious British eclecticism and perfectly complementing the theatrical buzz of the next-door Globe theatre, Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe is a 10-minute walk from London Bridge Station.

Customer Reviews for Swan, Shakespeare's Globe


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18 February 2017 by Bodil Egdal from Cph
We had High Tea and it was an excellent experience: delicious food, cosy place and kind staff.
7 February 2017 by Wendy Waite from Haywards Heath
Excellent afternoon tea with attentive and pleasant service.
6 January 2017 by David Booth from Portsmouth
We had a very enjoyable t afternoon with a delicious afternoon tea . Perfect setting overlooking the Thames and excellent tasty food. Pleasant friendly staff.
A fun experience for our foreign guests.
4 January 2017 by Robert Zampetti from London
The setting was alLovely room with window table overlooking the Thames and the dome of St Pauls. The service was attentive and the food delicious.
30 December 2016 by Sheila Nuttall from Bankside
We enjoyed the food - the pork belly was perfect. The service was good - friendly and attentive. A small thing the bread and butter was removed following the starter it would be nice if we were asked about this - we'd have preferred to retain it.
23 December 2016 by Silvie Tonellotto from Royal Borough of Greenwich
Lovely, great service and very accommodating of the two babies we had with us...thanks
23 December 2016 by Richard Isom from London
Lovely food, great setting with views over the River Thames looking at St Pauls. Was my first visit and would definitely return.
22 December 2016 by Carl Burdett from London
Great setting, great table, excellent view, friendly staff and awesome Christmas menu
21 December 2016 by Andrew Milligan from London
Great views of St Pauls, good food, less crowded than restaurants north of the river
18 December 2016 by Annette Morrison from London
Food was lovely as was the setting

Swan, Shakespeare's Globe

Swan at Shakespeare's Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

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