Located within the Swan’s Nest hotel, our Stratford bistrot has a smart, yet relaxed atmosphere in an enviable location. Sitting on the banks of the River Avon, our customers can enjoy picturesque views from our bistrot or outdoor terrace whilst dining with us.

Just five minutes walk from the town centre and main attractions like the Royal Shakespeare Company, our bistrot has become a favourite amongst locals, tourists and actors alike. Customers can also make their dining experience extra special, by dining in our private and intimate Clopton Room. We can also cater for weddings.


Swan’s Nest, Bridgefoot
Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7LT

01789 264 804

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Butterfly Farm

Located next to our bistrot, enjoy the unique pleasure of watching hundreds of the world's most spectacular and colourful butterflies flying all around. You can see them feeding and flying in a wonderful tropical environment. Click Here

Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres

One of the world's best-known theatre ensembles, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) performs throughout the year at its home in Stratford-upon-Avon. The company focuses on works by Shakespeare, other renaissance dramatists and contemporary writers. Click Here

Canal and River Tours

Passing right in front of our bistrot, you can enjoy a leisurely 45 min boat tour and discover unusual and interesting facts concerning Stratford's industrial heritage, town history, river wildlife and William Shakespeare in a fun and amusing narration. Click Here

General Manager: Neil

General Manager

Neil joined us in 2009 after working in chef and hospitality management recruitment for two years. Prior to that he’d managed an independent boutique country hotel with a brasserie and bar for four years.

Head Chef: James

Head Chef

James joined us in 2010 and has quickly worked his way up through the ranks to Sous Chef. He is currently acting Head Chef.


Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 10.00am
Saturday and Sunday, 8.00am to 10.30am


Monday to Friday, 12 noon to 3.00pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon to 4.00pm


Monday to Thursday, 5.00pm to 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday, 5.00pm to 11.00pm
Sunday, 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Bank Holiday Monday opening hours are the same as Sunday opening hours.

The Bear Free House & Kitchen

When you’re next in Stratford-upon-Avon why not visit our sister pub, The Bear Free House & Kitchen, they offer seven conditioned cask ales, quality draft lager, 28 wines by the glass and so much more. Click Here

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