Our Kitchen is open for special events such as Kitchen Takeovers, BBQs, weddings, conferences, meetings Christmas and on Quiz Nights. Unfortunately it is not open on a regular basis at this time so please what is on offer below. Also please consult with our Events Calendar too. And every week we still have our fantastic takeaway service from Dublicious. To see more, please visit our Friday Feast page for some mouthwatering menus.
You asked, we listened! At our Quiz Nights we will have a food menu chosen by you. This is available from 6.30 to 9.30pm before and during the Quiz. There is a range of nibbles and sharing platters for you to choose from. Just ask one of the volunteers for information and to order. This is being offered by volunteers and profits will go to the refurbishment of The Swan. The menu varies slightly each time depending upon the availability of local produce. This is now a regular feature of our quiz nights and is popular with the regular quizzers.
Click on this link to learn more about our amazing Quiz Night with Quiz Lord Martin. Quiz nights occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.
Kitchen Takeovers in November
Swan Director, Willie Calvert, will be taking over our Kitchen on two dates during November. On the 15th he will be having his widely acclaimed (he said that!) Curry Night. And then on the 30th, he will be having a St. Andrews Celebration with traditional haggis, neeps and tatties. Both are from 6pm until 8pm and sure to be entertaining. Pre-booking is essential so please do email email@example.com to book your table.
On Friday 24th and Saturday 25th, there is a Kitchen Takeover by the Secret Cook. Serving between 5pm and 9pm each day, there's some excellent autumnal food in the menu that is sure to please. Booking advisable via firstname.lastname@example.org
And watch out for one on Boxing Day! More details to follow in the near future.
We are now taking bookings for Christmas. From Friday 8th December each weekend we will be opening the kitchen for some traditional Christmas Fayre. The kitchen will be open 12-8pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 12-6pm on Sundays until Christmas Eve. Last orders 30 mins before kitchen closes. Booking advised.
From the 8th December, the Kitchen will be open each Friday and Saturday from Noon to 8pm and on Sunday Noon to 6pm until Xmas eve as last food day. Last food order will be 30 mins before closing time.
During our school term time, the students of our sixth form school also provide an excellent food offering on a Thursday lunch time called “Epic Thursdays” They also take over The Kitchen once a month on a Tuesday evening to provide themed foods such as “Worldwide Wings” from The Green Canteen team.
Students interact with real customers, greeting them as they arrive, serving food and drinks, taking payments, clearing tables and all the other jobs that are vital to the running of a successful enterprise. As skills and confidence builds, students take more of a role in the planning and organisation ocreating themes, producing the marketing materials, managing communications and analysing trends. To see them in action, come along during term time at:
To avoid disappointment, please check with our Events page to confirm exact dates but they are on holiday until September. Although not required, table bookings are possible; see below.
The Friday Feast is a weekly takeaway service provided by our chums at Dublicious. Each week there is a different theme from Vietnamese to Brazilian, from curry to posh pies, all sure to please. Each week there are options for meat lovers, vegetarians and for fish lovers. To find out more information about the meals available and the ordering process, see our dedicated Friday Feast page.
Dublicious Food was opened in 2013 to enable chef patron, Chris Davies, to follow his passion for cooking. With a focus on big flavours and quality ingredients, the dishes and menus are nurtured to deliver a taste explosion. Working closely with local suppliers, they are able to find the best ingredients and focus on a sustainable future by recycling cooking oil and using biodegradable food containers or 100% recycled materials.
As well as providing the Friday Feast, they also cater for weddings, private dining experiences and BBQs.
Bespoke event catering is a possibility from The Kitchen and our partners. Please do get in contact with us to discuss your specific requirements, email email@example.com.
Food Hygiene Rating
We received our Food Hygiene Rating of the maximum of FIVE on the 15th of May 2022. This is a testament to the work of the team to get The Kitchen and internal halls into a tiptop state for serving food. Our internal procedures and processes, with our trained team, aim to keep The Kitchen and all our food at this level now and in the future. Excellent hygiene, excellent grub!
Booking A Table
We are pleased to offer a number of tables for booking but please note walk-in is very much still possible. The bookable tables are under the covering in The Courtyard (with heaters), in The Coach House, and also in The Bar. Bookings can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that there is only a 15-minute grace on your time of arrival. We do recommend booking early to get the table you want and also to avoid disappointment. This is especially true of our major events or around major holidays.
The Kitchen Refurbishment
The refurbishment of The Kitchen was only completed at the beginning of May 2022. This was an extensive piece of work which has required a complete strip down and rebuild from the ground up. Funding has come from ploughing back profits, from events held including those online during Lockdown, and from Coca-Cola for winning a Great Britsh Pub Award.
The Kitchen is used by both The Pub and for Epic Thursdays, training and also special events by The School. Our students will be able to gain skills - such as front of house, barrista, money processing and kitchen skills - that are in real demand throughout Windsor.
To learn more about what we are doing, and to see what the team had to do to The Kitchen, please see our weekly diary.