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The Swagman

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
+353 71 914 2280
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

!5 of us dropped in at the same time around 8 on a Thursday night and the Swagman staff handled us quickly and in a very gracious friendly manner. Enjoyed the atmosphere, the tasty food, and later the music. One of our tour members had...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Sligo for a quick lunch break as part of our coach tour. Asked a local for recommendation for a decent pub and found our way to The Swagman. It was lunch hour so very busy but managed to find a table at...More

Thank lyruf2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to swagman for food last Friday evening,the town was a bit quite but We we were presently surprised that there was a great busy atmosphere in the pub.The ozzy barman was great crack he let us taste some of the draft beer selection...More

1  Thank Dennis1939
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in around 5 for a pint of Guinness, met some lovely folks at the bar and ended up staying for the whole evening! Our burger was delicious, the atmosphere warm and friendly...they made us feel like part of the family. Definitely recommend this...More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clearly an important meeting place in town. Friendly people in and out. The clam chowder is excellent, considering it's a pub. Good vibe, good conversation. Recommended.

Thank Mirella Menglid... M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch with friends I hadn't sent in ten years. We Sat in the beer garden, the craic was 90. Ordered food which came in great time and was very tasty. Bar man was gud craic and nice and polite. A great experience,...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, fantastic food . Lovely atmosphere. Came with kids for family dinner and would have loved to have sat rest of night with a few pints if we hadn't had kids with us. Would def recommend and def visit again if we were in...More

Thank marlex12
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Swagman just for food, which was really good (albeit service could have been quicker). Great menu, ideal for a group as there is a wide selection, so any fussy eaters should be happy enough here. Comfortable seating. Moved up to the front of...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This old rambling indoor and outdoor venue is not for everyone but is great for those who like an unpretentious fun atmosphere. We only had a couple of beers as the kitchen cooker broke down as we ordered but the beer was great and to...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Went as a group 7 in total, Arrived at 7.30 ordered at 7.45, at 8.30 we were informed no mash or veg. Food arrived, wrong order's, steak sandwich with no sandwich....told waiter and he arrived out with 2 slices of bread....order of steak onions and...More

Thank sanjoOffaly
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26 April 2017|
Response from Jimmyy54 | Reviewed this property |
During the day it would be family friendly. Not sure at night as it's quite lively with live music but still friendly atmosphere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Irish, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo
  • Phone Number: +353 71 914 2280
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Great Vibe, Exellent Value, Brilliant Food.Home made food and great service just like it used to be.
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