• Best Village Pub Restaurant Northamptonshire

    Welcome to The White Swan

Award Winning Village Pub & Restaurant

The White Swan is beautiful multi award winning 18th-century stone pub in the middle of the Peterborough countryside.

We are officially "Best Village Pub & Restaurant 2023 - Northamptonshire"

The newly refurbished White Swan is an inviting setting for seasonal recipes and Sunday roasts. Sample a cask ale from the bar, or sit outside in the picturesque terraces to enjoy the tranquility of the local area.

The White Swan menu features gourmet takes on British pub classics, as well as a great selection of crowd-pleasing international options.  As well as original a la carte dishes there are modern classics like stone baked pizzas, burgers with all kinds of toppings plus pub classics like fish and chips, steaks, and BBQ ribs. Plus, a great vegetarian / vegan selection. Over 75% of our menu is also suitable for those requiring a gluten free meal.

On Sundays, enjoy roast dinners with all the trimmings in additionon the the full main menu at The White Swan near Peterborough. Indulge in childhood favourites on the dessert menu like loaded ice cream sundaes and warm cookie dough, all washed down with cask ales, international wines, cocktails or one of our 60+ gins from the bar.

Also serving children's menus, The White Swan is a charming countryside pub that is ideal for relaxed meals with the whole family.

We also continue to offer our full takeaway / delivery service. Follow the link below for details.

Our online booking system is live with real time availability, so if you would like to book a table for a date in the future then please do so using the Book Now link below.

If you are booking a large group of more than 12 (maybe looking for a local restaurant or pub whilst staying at the lodges at Landal Rockingham Forest Park) just give us a call or drop us an email and we will do our best to accomodate you. 

Did we say we love dogs? Yes, well behaved dogs are always welcome. We may spoil them with dog biscuits though!

Come in and see us soon!

Will & Jason x






View Our Menus

Take a look below at our current menus. We update the menus every month or so. Our menus are designed to offer a choice for every diner plus good portions at the best possible value for money. We do fantastic casual food all freshly prepared to order. Note that due to current well known supplier and pricing issues, menus and pricing are subject to change. E&OE

Spring 2024 Menu

We have developed a great casual dining menu with a deliberately huge choice of freshly prepared meals that offers our best selling selection of Burgers, Pizzas & Fish / Meat / Vegetarian dishes plus a great selection of really fantastic sizzlers & flatbreads. A Kids Menu is also available in the same menu. Most of our dishes are available Gluten Free. (Did you know that we are the highest rated restaurant in Cambridgeshire for Gluten Free)

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Sunday Roast Menu

On Sunday we offer our popular Sunday Roast Menu PLUS our Full Main Menu shown above. So, on a Sunday, your party can mix and match between Sunday Roast & Main Menu items...always something for everyone. ***Note that Sunday Roast is "When it is gone it is gone" - if you want to ensure that you have a Sunday Roast please book before 3pm...It may be available longer but we cannot guarantee this as it depends on how much is ordered by early guests. Sunday Roast WILL NOT be available all day***

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View Our Drinks Menu

Not only do we have the largest food choice in the area, but also one of the broadest drinks selections. Hand crafted cocktails, a carefully curated wine selection (including a huge "by the glass" selection) plus, our famous gin selection - around 100 carefully chosen gins.

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Top 10% of Restaurants Worldwide

We are proud of what we do

The whole team at The White Swan work really hard to provide the best experience that we possibly can. We are really proud to not only be in the  Tripadvisor Top 10% of restaurants worldwide, but also to be voted Best Gourmet Dining Restaurant & Village Pub - Northamptonshire 2020, Northamptonshire Family Friendly Pub Of The Year 2021 & 2022 and now Best Village Pub & Restaurant 2023 - East Of England.

Opening Hours

22 Main St, Woodnewton, PE8 5EB

01780 470944



Bank Holiday Mondays (Excluding Christmas & New Year) Breakfast 09:00am - 12:00pm, Lunch 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Mon - Tue CLOSED

Wed - Fri  5:30pm - 10:00pm (Last table booking 8:45pm)

Sat 12:00pm - 10:00pm (Last table booking 8:45pm)

Sun 12:00pm - 8:00pm (Last table booking 6:00pm)