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The Swan & Castle

Castle Street, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
+44 1865 260690
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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Indian, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Castle Street, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been in the New Westgate my son and I went into the Swan and Castle. One girl was serving behind the bar, one was restocking and replacing glasses. Several customers were standing waiting. Ridiculous state of affairs. After several attempts to place a food...More

Thank Merewoodman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here just after 10am prior to visiting the new Westgate shopping centre Ordered via the app at 10.10am The table behind us went to order their food about 5 mins after Took over ten minutes for our one tea and one coffee to arrive...More

Thank buckinghamgeezer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is pretty good for a Wetherspoons, ate her once or twice before and food is good for price. Not as busy as many Wetherspoon pubs and in a good location near Oxford Castle.

Thank garp_kaz
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

On entry the place was plesant with a comfortable atmosphere and child friendly. Service was shocking. Ordered drinks - no issues. Ask for a jug of tap water...had to take from elsewhere. Fair enough! Asked if they had a children's menu...didn't know. Found my own...More

Thank Bwcio
Reviewed 14 October 2017

A small group of us on a Friday night were denied entry by bouncers straight out of the 1920's just because one of us was wearing shorts. As a New Zealander i was very offended, and disgusted that the way people dress should be a...More

2  Thank bpcampbell858
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Called in on our weekend away just had a dessert and a cup of tea was very nice. The pub was spacious and had outside seating area. We had apple crumbe with ice cream 2 desserts for £5 offer and was a good size portion,...More

Thank looseboots2015
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Came on a Friday lunch time for a couple of drinks with friends. Received excellent service from both the manager Jenny and the lady named Rachel behind the bar. Staff seemed to be working very hard to satisfy the high numbers of lunch time customers...More

Thank feedmegoodfood_1
stephanie R, Manager at The Swan & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words, We hope we have the pleasure of you returning again.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Me and my friends came here today for lunch and the manager stephanie was very rude when she came to our table to put our plates down and we then saw her 'gossip' to her staff about us who then came over to the area...More

3  Thank abethanylouise
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Called in here for lunch whilst in Oxf. I have to say it didn't look much from the outside but the inside was rather nice. Clean. Spacious. Outside seating. Comparative pricing. City centre. The only downside was the slow service. This is not a major...More

Thank northants90
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Visited 2weeks ago,table and chairs in need of refurbishment, floor could do with a good clean ,meal was OK have had betterMore

1  Thank Ossyclaret1
stephanie R, Manager at The Swan & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your review! we like feedback here at the swan and castle. We aim to provide the best in customer service and experience when anyone visits the pub so im unhappy to find that you didn't enjoy your recent visit. WE ARE UPDATING!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 260690
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