The Swan is a fun and relaxed traditional free house serving the best local, independent drinks and authentic Indian dishes in the heart of Cheltenham.

We are really proud of the quality of our drinks, we’ve amazing real ale, kegged craft beer, proper ciders and real lagers, all made here in Gloucestershire or its surrounding counties. Our spirits and soft drinks are local too, supporting amazing independent distilleries and soft drink manufacturers. Our wine is all from Europe, largely organic and we have a selection of delicious natural wines too.

We are a region with world-class beers, ciders and spirits and you’ll be spoilt for choice here.

Our food is the tastiest, freshest and best quality Indian, loads of tasty dishes that are perfect for snacks or meals and ideal for sharing with groups and friends. Great quality ingredients and spices mixed with care make a delicious combination.

As well as being passionate about supporting quality, local producers we’re also trying to be more sustainable, we’ve been awarded a ‘single use’ plastic free pub certificate, we also compost our waste, use renewable energy providers and recycle wherever possible.

We hope you get a chance to enjoy one of our famous takeaways soon!

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Offers & Events

We will post our upcoming events here, but also keep an eye on Instagram or Facebook for further details.

Check out our special offers below.


The Swan
35-37 High Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1DX

Call us now on 01242 243726

The Swan is located in the centre of the regency spa town of Cheltenham, at the eastern end of the high street just before it becomes the London road. We are a few minutes walk from both the Playhouse and the Everyman theatres.

There is a large car park directly behind the pub on St James Street.

The Good Stuff

We love fantastic local & seasonal food and try to use suppliers who support this, also all of our meats are from the Cotswold & surrounding counties and farm assured, all chicken is local & free range & all our fish is MSC certified and guided by our fishmonger on seasonality. We have recycling for all our glass, card, plastic & tins and have sourced a 100% recycled paper for our menus.