Mute Swan3 Palace Gate, Hampton Court Way
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Previously a Blubeckers restaurant it has since had a complete makeover and reopened under a new name in Feb 2014. It's now a comfortable and friendly up-market pub and dining room located opposite the Palace gates. The obvious feature as you enter is the wrought iron spiral steps up to the restaurant area (also accessed via normal stairs). Walls are covered with old pictures and the wood floor is partially covered with a number of rugs under the tables. A real log fire in the bar area is lit during colder months. Cask beers change frequently with a cider on handpump often available. There is an extensive range of wine, whisky, rum and gin. A comprehensive menu of quality food available that can be consumed either upstairs or around the main bar. Bar bites listed on chalk board are also available. Seating and tables are also provided outside. There are no TV screens to spoil the atmosphere of this popular pub that draws locals and tourists alike. Due to the physical limitations of the building they cannot accommodate prams or have wheelchair accessible facilities.