Swan in the Rushes
At the heart of the Loughborough real ale scene
The Swan in the Rushes has been part of the Castle Rock family for over 25 years, before this it was known as the Charnwood public house. The place was closed and seemingly unwanted before the company saw its potential, gave it a new name and re-opened the doors to a thirsty public. The pub has remained an integral part of the Loughborough real ale drinking scene ever since, offering a wide range of ten cask ales at any one time, one of which is always a mild, plus 5 traditional ciders – the Swan regularly stocks the newest brewery to the area: Charnwood.
In addition to its real ale pedigree The Swan in the Rushes also offers over 30 single malt whiskies.
The pub has a traditional include bar area, with jukebox and quiz machine, a quiet lounge with national and local newspapers available daily and also a dining/family room and after a bar renovation in late 2014, the Swan now offers a dynamic range of world and craft beer. Other areas include a heated smoking area and car park for customers.
In October 2013 the Hop Loft was opened on the first floor, which is a multi-purpose function room fitted with a world beer bar. The Hop Loft boasts an outside terrace, free Wi-Fi, optional staffed bar, plasma screen and spacious and airy seating space – making it perfect for a variety of events and celebrations.
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Hop Loft Function Room
Based upstairs at the Swan in the Rushes, the Hop Loft is a hirable function room suitable for a variety of events.Click to find out more
Every Monday from 9pm – Bar vs the Lounge!
Every Tuesday – 6pm-10pm. Visit Todo Latino for more information.
Loughborough Ukelele Group – The Loughborough Ukes
Perform Tuesdays 7pm-9pm.
Last Thursday of each month.
Local brewery Charnwood takes over at the Swan with its beers on all available handpulls
Funhouse Comedy Night
First Sunday of each month.
Four or five comedians plus a compere entertain you for the evening for only £5.
£5 lunch offer
12pm-2pm Monday to Friday
Choose any jacket potato or panini from our menu with a drink* all for £5.
*any draught soft drink, tea or coffee.
Two for One Tuesdays
Buy two meals and get the cheapest free
*terms and conditions apply