Swan on the River
The Swan on the River is situated in an idyllic location on the bank of the Great Ouse, in the charming village of Littleport, north of Ely. Inside, the decor is modern and bright, and friendly staff provide a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere in which to dine. As well as a riverside dining room with stunning views, the pub boasts a spacious outside area – the perfect spot for al fresco dining in the sunshine. For a touch of luxury, why not visit for a delicious, homemade afternoon tea? The evening menu changes with the seasons, and focuses on freshly prepared traditional British fare made with locally sourced ingredients. Delicious starters include breaded whitebait with lemon mayonnaise, as well as seasonal soup of the day served with homemade bread. Tempting main courses include homemade pie of the day, and succulent locally reared steaks served with hand-cut chips, grilled tomato and field mushrooms, alongside vegetarian options. To finish your meal on a sweet note, try the white chocolate and cranberry bread and butter pudding. For those who prefer a savoury option, the British cheeseboard will not disappoint. For liquid refreshment, The Swan has a range of cask beers, including offerings from local craft breweries. To accompany your drink, there’s an impressive range of tasty homemade bar snacks, with offerings such as sausage rolls, chipolatas with honey mustard, and pork scratchings with apple sauce. Now boasting five beautiful rooms, the Swan on the River is the perfect spot for a bed-and-breakfast stay to remember.