The White Swan

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108 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A 1ES
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The White SwanTucked into a quiet corner near Lincoln's Inn Fields, The White Swan is an absolute delight. The owners, Tom and Ed Martin, also run The Gun out in the Docklands and in 2017 remodelled this popular Chancery Lane gastropub into a traditional chophouse. M eat is king and nose to tail eating is the thing, using heritage breeds from Cornish cockerel and White Park cattle, to Iron Age pigs, wild deer from Suffolk and kid goats from Devon. Sweetbreads, liver and kidneys are served along with on the bone 45-day-aged steak and fallow deer rack with kale and redcurrant jelly. Whilst very much a meaterie, The White Swan also offers responsibly sourced fish and shellfish from south coast day boats, seen in choices like Brixham gurnard with confit fennel, and St Mary's Bay lemon sole, grilled or meuniere. The upstairs dining room is stately and beautiful, with huge high ceilings and rich dark wood trim. Below is the ground floor pub where crispy pigs' ears, sausage rolls and black pudding croquettes go well with wine, craft brews, draught ales, stout and cider.

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Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 120 23% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from The White Swan
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 63 42% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 7 minutes from The White Swan
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 391 35% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 7 minutes from The White Swan
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
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Yolk
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 New Street Square, EC4A | 1 minute from The White Swan
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113 Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
113 Chancery Lane, The Law Society, Holborn, London WC2A1PL | 3 minutes from The White Swan
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 4 minutes from The White Swan
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
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Volupte Lounge Afternoon Tease
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 1 minute from The White Swan
Spice up your afternoon tea with a naughty but nice trip to this intimate early 20th century style salon, cabaret and vaudeville club. Appropriately entitled 'Afternoon ... More
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The Watch House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
92 Fetter Lane, EC4A | 1 minute from The White Swan
Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine and cocktail bar serving ... More
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Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
London > Restaurants >
12 New Fetter Lane, EC4A | 1 minute from The White Swan
Walk through Bel-Air's doors and you'll be blasted with beats straight outta Compton, and a dose of LA sunshine - even the ... More
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 5 minutes from The White Swan
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
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Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from The White Swan
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from The White Swan
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New Street Square
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New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 1 minute from The White Swan
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to eat. ... More
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Fleet Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Holborn, London EC4A | 3 minutes from The White Swan
Once the thriving hub of Britain's newspaper publishing industry, Fleet Street now plays host to some very historic pubs, beautiful old churches and large financial buildings, ... More
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from The White Swan
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 1 minute from The White Swan
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
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Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The White Swan
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
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London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The White Swan
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 minutes from The White Swan
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from The White Swan
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from The White Swan
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The White Swan
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from The White Swan
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 6 minutes from The White Swan
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The Castle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26 Furnival Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 1 minute from The White Swan
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 3 minutes from The White Swan
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
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Ye Old Mitre Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Ely Place, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from The White Swan
This elusive wood panelled old tavern, hidden down an alleyway between 8 and 9 Hatton Garden, dates back to 1547 when it was built for the ... More
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Bounce Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from The White Swan
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 5 minutes from The White Swan
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
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Bleeding Heart Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The White Swan
As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from The White Swan
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The White Swan
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
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8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 5 minutes from The White Swan
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Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from The White Swan

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Barbican Art Gallery 14 minutes walk from The White Swan

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