The Dean Swift


This "local beer house" specialises in beers and also serves a selection of freshly cooked pub favourites plus a number of "surprises".

Venue Details & Map

The Dean Swift

10 Gainsford Street
Butler's Wharf
+44 (0)20 7357 0748
Public transport:
Tower Hill, Underground

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Dean Swift

4.0 out of 5 20 July 2016
by Paul S.

It was a Sunday afternoon after a visit to the Design Museum and a stroll along the riverside when we all decided to go grab a Sunday roast. A little adventure around the area led us to The Dean Swift and we were pretty impressed.

It is a pretty good looking pub with a nicely designed interior, friendly atmosphere, a few board games to keep you going and an upstairs seating area with a few...more

4.0 out of 5 13 July 2016
by Matthew H.

Good beer. Would be a lovely pub if they stopped playing ColdPlay all night long. Someone in the pub has a boner for that band and it makes a nice environment mostly depressing.more

1.0 out of 5 6 May 2015
by Carla L.

We used to really like this pub but I would discourage anyone from returning.

We went in at 10:45 the other day, and after a wait, were served a pint each. After the drinks had been poured and we had paid, we were then told we had 15 minutes left... we assumed that this would be for last orders and that we would have drink-up time, however 5 minutes later we were again told that we only had...more

4.0 out of 5 30 January 2011
by strengthofabear

Its really good here, quite a small building and it feels like going round to a mate's front room. They also have Brew Dog IPA, on tap, which may well now be my favourite drinkmore

4.0 out of 5 9 October 2010
by SamNealy

This pub is quite nice, with a mix of locals and LSE students from the nearby halls of residence. There's a selection of board games and a good quiz night.more

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