good things to know

Our cuisine

We serve food that is categorised as Modern British with a twist… Paul has his own style!


We offer two types of menus in both our Cygnet restaurant and our Majlis Lounge. Our delicious grazing menu is available for lunch (Wednesday – Saturday) and dinner (Wednesday and Thursday only). And, for those new to us or those who can never decide, our tasting menu is available at both lunch and dinner (Wednesday – Saturday).


We can cater for most dietary requirements, providing we are given advance notice. Please add any additional information when booking online or email us separately. Due to the nature of the dishes we are unable to cater for vegans.


£30 per 75cl for bottles not listed on our wine list. Please notify us beforehand.

Service charge

Your final restaurant bill will be subject to a 12.5% discretionary service charge.

No-shows and cancellations

Late cancellations or no shows, less than 48hrs beforehand, will incur a charge of £40 per person.

(Refer to our T & C’s when booking online)

Private/exclusive hire

For exclusive/private hire of The Swan Inn/Cygnet restaurant, please send an email to:


We have several suppliers that are in and around Oxfordshire. We work closely with the following: Hilary’s Honey, Rectory Farm, Wild Venison & Game, Oxford Wine Company, GrapeMinds, Liberty, Swig, Ucopia, Winetraders, SH Jones Wine, Drury Coffee.

Where we source our ingredients from is very important to us!

Our menus are created and based on the seasonal availability of ingredients on a daily basis, week by week.

Whilst we endeavour to work closely with suppliers that are local to us; We pride ourselves to work with others who can supply the freshest & the best produce; Aubrey Allen & Flying Fish!

Parties more than six

We very much welcome groups of more than 6 guests. In order to ensure that the quality of the food and service remain high we require all bookings of more than 6 to be booked directly either via our email or our landline 01865 849959 (Wednesday to Saturday).

A deposit of £30 per person will be required to secure the booking. If the deposit is returned it will be subject to a surcharge of 3% to cover the charges made by our payment provider.


For parties of six people or more, we ask for credit card details to secure all restaurant bookings, with a deposit of £30 per person. If the deposit is returned, it will be subject to a surcharge of 3% to cover charges made by our payment provider.