The Swan Markyate

36 High Street, St Albans AL3 8PB
$ English

Reservations

Booking Notes:

Our opening times will vary dependant on the weather and occupancy levels and we may have to close at short notice for the safety of our team and also the enjoyment of our customers.

We will advise you if this impacts your booking

Business Info

  • Address: 36 High Street, St Albans AL3 8PB
  • Cross Street: Markyate
  • Cuisine: English |
  • Cost: | Very Inexpensive
  • Category: Pub
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Brunch | Lunch |
  • Parking: Street |
  • Payment Options: VISA | MasterCard | Cash | Apple Pay | Android Pay | Debit |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: 1582842660
  • Features: Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Room, Working Fireplace, Free Wi-Fi,
  • Occasion: Child Friendly, Dining Alone, Meet for a Drink, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite,

Photos

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Business Hours

Reservations Available
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Thursday Lunch 12:00 - 14:00
Thursday Dinner 17:00 - 20:00
Friday
Friday Lunch 12:00 - 14:00
Friday Dinner 17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
Saturday 12:00 - 20:00
Sunday
Sunday 12:00 - 15:00
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Customer Reviews & Ratings

4.85 out of 5 stars based on 184 votes

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Apr 20, 2021
Sarah M.
Fantastic team, felt really safe. These amazing guys have kept us entertained and fed with treats over this whole covid time, thank you.

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Nov 05, 2020
Simon R.
Amazing pub, amazing staff, amazing food. Highly recommended

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Nov 04, 2020
Sara N.
Great place to eat

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Nov 02, 2020
Manuela G.
Really amazing food! We definitely come again!!

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 02, 2020
Jim M.
First class service in a really pleasant, Covid secure environment. Good quality breakfast, well cooked and at a very reasonable price, Highly recommended

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Oct 21, 2020
catherine c.
The veggie cooked breakfast was Plentiful, delicious, well presented. My husband really enjoyed his full English. It set us up perfectly for a long cycle. The staff couldn’t have been more helpful or accommodating

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 06, 2020
Angela S.
Excellent food & service! The pub is extremely clean & all Covid rules in place, but still making it a warm & friendly atmosphere!

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 04, 2020
Lulu J.
First time have been ou5 an£ felt safe , staff very conscientious, great food

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 04, 2020
Stephen J.
First time having breakfast in the Swan and it was great! Myself and my two boys (11 & 15) loved it! My wife will be along the next time as well!

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 23, 2020
Kay M.
Very helpful and understand with my in-law s made us feel very welcome. Food very nice and plentiful Thank you

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 13, 2020
Emma G.
Wonderful food, service, value for money and groups spaced well to make everyone feel comfortable being able to eat out safely. Thank you

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 01, 2020
Camilla Bates B.
Very exciting that the Swan now does food, it's just what we needed. See you soon.

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 01, 2020
DENISE A.
Excellent value and delicious food, service excellent

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Sep 01, 2020
Paul S.
Excellent!!! Great food, lovely people and very nicely refurbished. Fantastic outdoor area. We will be back!

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Sep 01, 2020
Tracy S.
Excellent piping hot food lovely breakfast friendly and helpful staff thank you

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Aug 25, 2020
Lauret B.
Great food, great service, very friendly staff and helped the husband have a very enjoyable birthday breakfast excellent value for money!

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Aug 20, 2020
Ruth K.
Fantastic breakfast and great service. Very good value too. We will be back! Thank you

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Aug 20, 2020
Joanne T.
Fantastic breakfast with great staff

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Aug 19, 2020
Sarah M.
Amazing breakfast today, can’t wait to try to lunch menu. Lovely chilled friendly atmosphere, my mum loved her birthday breakfast !! Thanks everyone

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Aug 19, 2020
Sarah M.
Absolutely fab visit. Big portions, delicious food. Exceptional value

Overall: 9/10
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Aug 21, 2020
Jessica H.
Would be great if you had an alternative milk in order to be able to offer vegan/lactose intolerant coffees :)

Overall: 9/10
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Aug 20, 2020
Nicola M.
Keep up the good work

Overall: 8/10
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Nov 02, 2020
liam s.
food very good my coffee was cold but overall good value..

Overall: 8/10
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Aug 25, 2020
Vicki F.
Food was great and such a good price for the amount you get! We were served by Hannah and she was lovely, great customer service

Overall: 7/10
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Oct 21, 2020
Jenny H.
Great food, prompt service, good value in beautiful, ancient pub setting.