The Swan Inn
|General Managers||Vic & Jenny Harrison.|
Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1AT
|Contact Us||Tel. 0118 988 3674|
|Map||Click Here For Map.|
|Type||Pubs in Reading.|
|Pub Explorer Reference||10844.|
|Pub Opening Times||Monday - Saturday 11am - 11pm.|
Sunday 11am - 4pm.
WHAT'S NEW & FORTHCOMING
|Pokemon Go Gym:||
The Swan Inn is a new Pokemon Go Gym. Please come and battle. Pokemon are here!.
Wokingham Borough Council have presented The Swan Inn with an 'EAT OUT EAT WELL' Silver Award for excellent standards of kitchen hygiene.
We have FREE Wireless Internet Access.
|Timothy Taylor (Boltmaker) Best Bitter:||
CAMRA voted 'Champion Beer of the Year' 2014.
Gatherings for birthdays, anniversaries etc can be catered for in our restaurant or on the Patio. Private BBQ's can also be arranged. Please call us to discuss your requirements.
|Drinks on Draught||Becks Vier, Budweiser, Litovel, Stella Artois, Guinness & Weston's Stowford Press Cider.|
|Real Ales||Fullers London Pride (4.1% ABV), Timothy Taylor Landlord (4.3% ABV) & Local Guest ale Loddon Hoppit & Timothy Taylor (Boltmaker) Best Bitter.|
|Other Drinks||Extensive Range of Wines, Tea & Coffees.|
|We are accredited for excellence in service of our quality real ales.|
|Good Beer Guide|
We are in CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014 accredited for excellence in service of our quality real ales.
Lodden Trail Riders.
Our Food & Menus
All our food is freshly prepared & cooked to order. Lunches, Evening Meals & Bar Snacks available daily including fresh fish, our own pies, 8oz Burgers, soups, patés etc. Wherever possible we source our ingredients locally. We have fresh fish delivery 6 days a week from 'The Smelly Alley Fish Company' of Reading. All our meat is purchased fresh from our local Master Butcher - we do not buy any processed meat products.
|Meal Times||Monday - Saturday 12noon - 2.30pm & 7pm - 9.30pm.|
Sunday 12noon - 3pm.
|OUTDOOR FACILITIES||Beer Garden, BBQ facilities for parties, Partially Covered Patio Area heated, southerly facing with lighting & a 42" plasma screen, Very Large Car Park.|
|GENERAL FACILITIES||Free Wi-Fi Access, Wheelchair Access - we have a portable wheelchair access ramp.|
|OTHER||Children Welcome, Debit and Credit Cards accepted.|
The Swan Inn is a traditional 17th Century pub specializing in real ales & home cooked foods, privately owned and managed by the current licensee's for the past 29 years. Near to the Madjeski Stadium, the Swan is a popular meeting place of the local business community & home to the famous Irish Wolfhound 'Mr. Niall' - official mascot of the London Irish R.F.C. You can dine in the bar or restaurant at lunchtimes and evenings, were we offer food which is all cooked from scratch on the premises, with choices from our kitchen such as soups, pates, curries, chili con carne etc. We are famous for our homemade steak & ale pies and fresh cod (with homemade batter). You can be assured that the freshest of ingredients is used - all locally sourced. Our handmade, homemade 8oz Burgers are to die for! We are also well known for our BBQ's for private parties. Our slogan is 'Real Ale & Real Food'. To find us take junction 11 of the M4 and follow Basingstoke sign, at the 1st set of traffic lights turn left for Three Mile Cross, we are on left opposite the petrol station, half a mile from the motorway. Staff at The Swan Inn are always happy to give help and advice.
A Potted History of The Swan Inn
The Swan, believed to have been constructed in the early 17th century started life as three timber-framed artisans cottages. Some 50 years later two of the dwellings became used as an ale house in those days known as "The Globe Inn". Business flourished and in 1760 the premises were sold for £24 10s under the new name "The Three Sugar Loaves". At that time is was used as a changing station for horse on the stage route from London to Portsmouth. Mary Russell Mitford, the celebrated authoress and dramatist came to live next door in 1820. In her famous book "Our Village" she referred to the pub as "The Rose Inn" although by that time it was actually known as "The Swan".