If we were to add a third item to Benjamin Franklin’s famed two-item list of certainties (death and taxes), it would probably be that nothing beats a good meal followed by well-crafted beer at Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield. Now I know what you’re thinking, but it’s not just the beer talking, Black Swan Brewpub really is quite something else. Located at 2067 East Hadley Road, Plainfield, the Black Swan Brewpub is a restaurant that offers a creative culinary experience, warm hospitality, and some of the best beers in southwest Indianapolis. The restaurant serves various pub dishes and other American fares in a casual environment. It is open Sundays through Thursdays from 11 am to 10 pm, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 11 am to 12 am. Black Swan brewpub makes its own beer, offering a rotating tap of its homemade beer and various wines and spirits at its bar. In addition to its full-service dining experience, take-out services are also available upon request. Some of the must-try items at Black Swan Brewpub include fried pickles and sliders for starters. For dinner, we recommend pasta or one of the house burgers. There is also a selection of meals for vegetarians, including the grilled cheese x three and dishes that are gluten-free such as the braised pork shank. In other words, you will be hard-pressed not to find something for your tastebuds once you walk in Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield. So, whether you are looking for a spot to take your significant other, or catching up with friends, Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield has something that will fit your needs.
Let’s start by talking about the setup. The Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield is located in a single-storey building easily identifiable from the outside by the crimson design, olive green roofs, and conspicuous and minimalistic logo at the top. Just outside the Brewpub, there’s lots of space where you can park your car. So, when you visit Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield, you don’t need to worry about driving around in circles looking for parking space. As you approach the Brewpub, you are drawn by the beautiful windows on the front side, which complements the exterior design’s crimson and olive green colors. What instantly grabs your attention when you walk in is the versatility incorporated in the interior design. The dining area features a mix of dark circular and rectangular bistro-style tables accompanied by sets of four chairs each. The corners feature pallet-designed lounging areas and eye-catching black and white wall hangings on top. The flour is in a dark walnut shade, which goes well with the dining and lounging areas’ overall design. The bar is simple, and precisely what you would expect from a Brewpub. It features a counter where the bartender places the drinks once they are ready. Different assortments of drinks are displayed on the other side of the counter, and a blackboard listing the drinks available when you walk in. When you spend your first five minutes at Black Swan Brewpub in Plainfield, you can quickly tell that the owners put in quite some thought by the overall design, and wanted to create a laid back and relaxing atmosphere for the customers. The outcome of this idea was as it were, your “home away from home.”