Our Cygnet restaurant at the Swan Inn, Islip, headed by Paul Welburn our Chef Patron (previously awarded Michelin star at The Oxford Kitchen 2018), was awarded 3 AA Rosettes at the AA Awards 2023.

Our ‘Cygnet’ dining room is a space, where you can enjoy our ever changing, tasting menu and grazing menu; using seasonal ingredients.

For further details please click on the 'Menus' tab. More details on our 'Upcoming Events' page.

If dining with us, do feel free to arrive earlier to enjoy a pre-dinner drink in our Majlis lounge. Our resident mixologist makes a great cocktail, mocktail, G&T...

The Swan Inn, a 17th Century Cotswold stone pub, resides in the historic village of Islip, Oxfordshire the birth place of Edward the Confessor. The pub which is steeped in history, saw a huge refurbishment during 2022 and has been lovingly restored and brought back to life.

Paul Welburn

Our Chef Patron Paul Welburn (previously awarded Michelin star at The Oxford Kitchen 2018) has trained and worked with some of the best chefs in the UK, cooking gently nostalgic British dishes with modern twists with influences from abroad. His career has already spanned top restaurants and now is focused on launching and evolving The Swan Inn to showcase his passion for seasonal and flavour driven dishes once again'.

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