Swan & Edgar

 
 
ADDRESS
43 Linhope Street, Marylebone, London NW1 6HL
 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Nearby

 

Swan & EdgarLiterary lovers will feel very much at home at the Swan & Edgar, Marylebone's boozer with a bookish theme. Not only is the bar made up of piled high book spines but there are regular poetry readings, book signings, quizzes and societies adding a learned air to this particular pub. The bar does also serve its traditional purpose - aiding in the consumption of alcohol. Well, we often find drinking only adds to the understanding of hefty tomes that can otherwise seem out of our intellectual reach. But it's not all 'War & Peace', 'Mills & Boon' readers are welcome too and there are books of every genre to enjoy while sipping on a pint or indulging in some shepherd's pie. The Swan & Edgar (taking its name from the bygone Piccadilly Circus department store) is brought to you by the same people behind the small but perfectly retro bar/tea house Bourne & Hollingsworth (another well known name in retailer heaven), in Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia. With this Marylebone venture, they've taken on a larger premises as well as London's literary luvvies - it's a novel approach (sorry) and one that we think works well.

 

Swan & Edgar images

Swan & Edgar   

   
Swan & Edgar

Swan & Edgar  

LondonTown.com - Swan & Edgar Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Marylebone Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Baker Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Marylebone Road NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Park Road NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Swan & Edgar on LondonTown.com

 
What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Swan & Edgar

Near Swan & Edgar
Landmark London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £168  34% off
222 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The Landmark London certainly lives up to its name, occupying an imposing Victorian building on Marylebone Road originally known as The Great Central Hotel. This landmark ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  35% off
108 Baker Street, W1U | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The Sherlock Holmes is a conversion of two five-floor, 18th century houses, accommodating 119 clean, contemporary and individually furnished bedrooms. Frosted glass and cream tiles in ... More
 
 
 
Montagu Place Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  36% off
2-3 Montagu Place, W1H | 7 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Located in the heart of Marylebone, this intimate hotel is housed in a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse near Baker Street, Marble Arch and the world ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Pubs nearest Swan & Edgar

The best pubs near London Swan & Edgar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Swan & Edgar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Linhope Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | Same location as Swan & Edgar
Literary lovers will feel very much at home at the Swan & Edgar, Marylebone's boozer with a bookish theme. Not only is the bar made up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 8 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Certainly one of the oddest and most patriotic pubs in London, The Windsor Castle is more a museum to the essence of old-fashioned Englishness than a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Swan & Edgar

Swan & Edgar clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, W1U | 9 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, W1H | 13 minutes from Swan & Edgar
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Beaumont
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, W1K | 16 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Like the rest of The Beaumont hotel it sits within, The American Bar is Art Deco in style - and what a style. It's the sort ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Swan & Edgar

Near Swan & Edgar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Seagull
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th June to 11th July 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The second production of the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2015 season, The Seagull begins with guests gathering at a country house to see an avant-garde ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th July to 29th August 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The swashbuckling musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, originally a 1954 Hollywood film, comes to the Open Air Theatre this summer. Expect big production numbers with ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th May to 14th June 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, NW1 | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The re-discovered original play about the adventures of the boy who wouldn't grow up, written by J M Barrie and directed by Timothy Sheader and Liam ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Swan & Edgar

Near Swan & Edgar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lord's Cricket Ground
London > Entertainment > Spectator Sport
Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
This revered ancient cricket ground has been the site of many a historic victory and many more England batting collapses. While Lord's Cricket Ground has long ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Swan & Edgar

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Swan & Edgar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Madame Tussauds
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures (not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ambika P3
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
35 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Located within the University of Westminster - Marylebone's campus, the vast 14,000 foot P3 exhibition and performance space - a former concrete-testing facility - is "one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Central Mosque
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
146 Park Road, Marylebone, London NW8 | 8 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Vast Islamic mosque in Regent's Park. With its huge, gold dome, the London Central Mosque gleams out above the dense green canopy of Regent’s Park. Designed in ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Swan & Edgar

The best shops and markets near Swan & Edgar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alfie's Antique Market
London > Shopping > Markets
13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Alfie's, one of the largest indoor antique markets in London, is a well known secret among decorators and interior designers who come to trawl the stalls ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Girl Can't Help It
London > Shopping > Clothing
Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
This is a veritable treasure trove of sumptuous, genuine, vintage clothing put together by Sparkle Moore and Cad van Swankster and housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cabbages and Frocks Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Marylebone Parish Church Grounds, Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Every Saturday a welcome addition comes to Marylebone, making a weekend stroll up the pretty high street an even more attractive proposition. On Saturdays the Cabbages ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Swan & Edgar

What are the best dining options near Swan & Edgar London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ali Baba
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
32 Ivor Place, Marylebone, London NW1 | 1 minute from Swan & Edgar
Egyptian cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potting Shed
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Dorset Square Hotel, 39 Dorset Square, Marylebone, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Modern European cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Landmark
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
222 Maryleborne Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The Landmark combines magnificent Victorian architecture with five star service and luxury. The best time to take tea here is in the winter months after dark ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Swan & Edgar

Near Swan & Edgar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 16 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 19 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Swan & Edgar

Swan & Edgar gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Landmark Spa & Health Club
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The spa in the basement of the Landmark London hotel is small but spoiling with luxury E'SPA treatments and the use of the 15-metre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Swan & Edgar
This tennis centre, located on the western side of Regent’s Park in the heart of London, is a real gem of a place to dust off ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, Storeyard ( Inner Circle), Regent's Park, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Elegant park designed by John Nash. Another of London’s spectacular John Nash creations, Regent’s Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Swan & Edgar

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Swan & Edgar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 16 minutes from Swan & Edgar
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 19 minutes from Swan & Edgar
... More
 
 
 
 

Also in Linhope Street

Our recommendations in the same street as Swan & Edgar

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 
 

Hotels Near

Swan & Edgar

 
 
Near Swan & Edgar All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Swan & Edgar

 
 
 
Artists' Posters
Exhibitions | Until 21st March 2015 

A & D Gallery 7 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

...More

War Music: Notes From The First World War
War Music: Notes From The First World War
Exhibitions | Until 21st March 2015 

Royal Academy Of Music 8 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

War Music at the Royal Academy of Music will look at the role of music in the First World War ...More

 
The Little Draw
Exhibitions | On 1st March 2015 

Wallace Collection 11 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

A creative workshop exploring how spaces and places....More

Mackintosh Architecture
Mackintosh Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 23rd May 2015 

RIBA Gallery 15 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

A detailed portrait of the great Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh is put together at the RIBA Gallery this spring, ...More

 
Belcea Quartet
Concerts | On 1st March 2015 

Wigmore Hall 15 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

The quartet play music by the composers Webern and Schubert, closing with Brahms's String Quartet in A minor Op 51 ...More

Beatrice Rana
Concerts | On 1st March 2015 

Wigmore Hall 15 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

The Italian pianist makes her Wigmore Hall debut with a selection of classical works....More

Keith Johnstone's Maestro Impro
Comedy | On 1st March 2015 

Camden People's Theatre 20 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

Fifteen comedy improvisers play out a series of sketches and games, all completely made-up on the spot....More

Sunday Workshop
Exhibitions | On 1st March 2015 

Photographers' Gallery 22 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

...More

Rebet Asker
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st March 2015 

The Green Note Cafe 23 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

Open stage for Greek music....More

Mark Harrison & Hubert Murray
Concerts | On 1st March 2015 

The Green Note Cafe 23 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

The artist plays music based on the style of the early blues and folk/blues artists, with a modern twist....More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Swan & Edgar

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for Swan & Edgar hotels, including Montagu Place Hotel London from 67% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960