Our Menu

The Swan Taphouse Restaurant

Food is served every day between 11am until 9pm during weekdays, 9am until 9:30pm Saturday, and 9am until 8pm Sunday. We have a comprehensive menu to suit all tastes and appetites. 


Our food influences come from our Head Chef, Andy. Using locally sourced fresh ingredients whilst helping local businesses. We use local suppliers in Newport, Fish in a box for fresh fish daily, all of our pork and meat is provided by Buttercross Farm and for all of our fresh food is supplied from Rowlands of Shrewsbury.


Everything on our menu can be changed on request in advance, with gluten free and vegan options.


Come and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in our warm restaurant with friendly staff.

Lunch Menu - Homemade Flat Breads

  • Emmental Swiss Cheese & Mozarella

    £5.95

    with smoky salsa & rocket salad

  • Pulled Pork

    £6.95

    Smoky salsa, guacamole & sour cream

  • Smoked Chicken

    £5.95

    with smoky salsa & rocket salad

  • Beef Brisket

    £7.95

    topped with melted Emmental & mozzarella with rocket salad

Lunch Menu - Salads

  • Smoked Halloumi

    £7.95

    (v)

  • Atlantic Prawn

    £7.95

  • Pork Belly

    £8.95

  • Rump Steak

    £ 8.95

Lunch Menu - Baguettes/Ciabatta

  • Cheddar & Sweet Pickle

    £4.50

    (v)

  • Grilled Gammon

    £5.50

    mature cheddar, pineapple & wholegrain mustard

  • Rump Steak

    £8.95

    fried onions, blue cheese, rocket and dijon mustard mayo

  • Chicken & Chorizo

    £5.95

    with rocket & mayo

  • Smoked Chicken & Bacon

    £5.95

    with mayo

  • Brisket of Beef

    £6.95

    melted cheese & house slaw

  • Fish Goujons

    £6.75

    with lettuce & tartare sauce

  • Classic BLT

    £4.95

    with mayo

  • Atlantic Prawn Mayo

    £5.95

    with rocket salad

  • Pulled Pork

    £5.95

    with house slaw

  • Mushroom & Halloumi

    £5.95

    (v) with salsa

Divine Bites

  • Sharing Flatbread & Taphouse Dips

    £4.95

    (v)

  • Taphouse Olives & Chef's Chilli Cheese Corn Bread

    £5.95

  • Jar Of Pickles

    £2.95 (v)

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(Gluten free or vegan option available, please ask! We also cater for any special dietary requirements)

Taphouse Classics

  • Smoke & Tap Pie

    £12.95

    16 hour smoked brisket of beef topped with creamy smoked cheddar cheese mash, served with pit beans

  • Slow Roasted Pork Belly

    £12.95

    served with black pudding, creamy mash, savoy cabbage with bacon & silverskin onion gravy

  • Butchers Sausage

    £8.95

    with creamy mash, silverskin onion gravy & mange tout

  • Taphouse Ale Battered Fish & Chips

    £11.95

    served with hand cut chips & mushy peas

  • Leek, Mushroom, Cranberry & Nut Hot Pot

    £10.95 (v)

    served with cauliflower cheese bake

  • Blackened Cajun Salmon Fillet & Garlic King Prawns

    £15.95

    served with saute potatoes & mange tout

  • Mamma's Mac 'N' Cheese

    £8.95 (v)

    with parmesan and panko crust ADD - Tender Beek Brisket, Pulled Pork, Bacon, Chicken or Chorizo £2.00 extra

  • 5 Bean Chilli

    £8.95 (v)

    in a hot smoky tomato chilli sauce, served with Mexican rice, sour cream & guacamole Add - Tender Beef Brisket or Pulled Pork - £2.00 extra XXX Hot Fiery Chilli available on request

Dirty Dogs

  • Smoked Hotdog

    £8.95

    with mustard fried onions &: golden mustard BBQ sauce

  • Pulled Pork Hotdog

    £11.95

    smothered with juicy pulled pork & slaw

  • Carolina Chilli Dog

    £12.95

    topped with smoked brisket chilli, melted cheese, red onion, pickles, jalapenos &: sour cream

Beasty Burgers

  • Smoke & Tap Burger

    £9.95

    homemade steak burger with Monterey jack cheese, smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles &: mayonnaise

  • Fish Goujon Burger

    £10.95

    baby gem & tartare sauce

  • Black Pudding & Chorizo Beef Burger

    £11.95

    topped with egg, chilli cheese & smoky salsa

  • Grilled Halloumi & Mushroom Stack

    £11.95 (v)

    with guacamole & chipotle jam

  • Buttermilk Spicy Coated Chicken Breast

    £12.95

    with Monterey jack cheese, dripping in sticky smoked shredded chicken and baby gem lettuce

Good Companions

  • Smoke & Tap Seriously Messy Fries

    £4.95

    smothered in pulled pork, cheese, mustard fried onions & jalapenos

  • Smoked Halloumi

    £2.50 (v)

  • Chef's Chilli Cheese Corn Bread

    £2.95 (v)

  • Hand Cut Chips

    £2.45 (v)

  • Seasoned Fries

    £1.95 (v)

  • Sweet Potato Fries

    £3.45 (v)

  • Onion Rings

    £1.95 (v)

  • Grilled Corn on the Cob

    £1.95 (v)

  • House Slaw

    £2.45 (v)

  • Mexican Rice

    £2.95 (v)

  • Pit BBQ Beans

    £2.95 (v)

  • Garlic Flatbread

    £3.45 (v)

  • Smoke & Tap Guacamole

    £2.75 (v)

Little Plates

  • Smoke & Tap Wings

    £5.95 (5) / £9.95 (10)

    CHOOSE FROM: BBQ Smoked & Glazed In House Buffalo Hot Wings with Chef;s Blue Cheese Dip XXX Hot Fiery Wings

  • Brisket Burnt Ends

    £4.95

    Tender pieces of brisket of beef braised in red wine, stout & bbq sauce

  • 4 Hour Smoked St Louis Rib Tips

    £5.95

    glazed in apple juice

  • Salmon & Haddock Fishcakes

    £5.95

    smoked & made-in-house in panko breadcrumbs with smoky tomato salsa & sour cream

  • Mac & Cheese Balls

    £4.95

    with chipotle jam

  • Nachos

    £4.95 / £8.95 to share (v)

    tortilla chips topped with 5 bean chilli, mozzarella, cheddar & jalapenos with sour cream, guacamole & smoky tomato salsa

  • Fully Loaded Potato Skins

    £5.95

    served with sour cream CHOOSE FROM: 5 bean chilli (v) Brisket Pulled Pork Cheese and Spring Onion (v)

  • Armadillo Egg

    £6.95

    cream cheese stuffed jalapeno peppers, encased in spicy texas hot-link sausage meat, then wrapped in bacon before being smoked then glazed, served with rocket salad.

From the Grill

  • 10oz Rump Steak

    £15.95 GFR

    Garnished with tomatoes, mushrooms & pea shoots & served with hand cut chips

  • 14oz Gammon Steak

    £12.95

    served with fried eggs or pineapple

  • 8oz Sirloin Steak

    £16.95

    Garnished with tomatoes, mushrooms & pea shoots & served with hand cut chips

  • Steak sauces

    £1.95

    Peppercorn or Shropshire Blue Cheese

BBQ Trays

  • Baby Back Ribs

    Half Rack £9.95 / Whole £15.95

    Smoked over cherry & apple wood chips for 3 hours then covered in our BBQ sticky glaze

  • Memphis Ribs

    Half Rack £15.95 / Whole £23.95

    st Louis cut ribs, coated in our Memphis rub, smoked over apple&: cherry wood chips for 3 hours, then covered in our bbq sticky glaze

  • Smoked Chicken

    Quarter 6.95/Half 10.95

    locally sourced chicken coated in our bbq rub &: smoked gently for 2 hours, then covered in our sticky glaze

  • Rib 'N' Chicken Combo

    £12.95

    half a rack of baby back ribs and quarter chicken

  • Smoke & Tap Tray

    £18.95

    beef brisket, pulled pork, bbq chicken wings, smoked sausage, bbq pit beans &: corn on the cob

  • Pitmaster BBQ Tray

    £19.95

    half a rack of baby back ribs, beef brisket, pulled pork, quarter chicken, bbq pit beans &: corn on the cob

  • St Louis Tray

    £23.95

    half with st bbq Louis pit rib smoked sausage & quarter chicken with bbq pit beans & corn on the cob

Saucy Sandwiches

  • Kansas Pulled Pork

    £9.95

    juicy pork shoulder smoked over apple & cherry wood chips for 16 hours, piled high on top of our house slaw with apple bbq sauce &: pickles

  • Texas Brisket

    £12.95

    tender hickory slices chips of for beef 16 hours, brisket, covered smoked in slow & Monterey low over jack cheese with baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles, jalapenos &: chipotle BBQ sauce

  • Smoked Chicken & Chorizo

    £8.95

    succulent smoked chicken, chorizo and chipotle mayo on a brioche bun with lettuce & tomato