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The Swagman

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
+353 71 914 2280
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (30 reviews)
“hot wings” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Mostly a younger crowd. Good whiskey selection. Outdoor area is mostly uncovered but has one table with protection from rain

Thank BeirutMoores
Reviewed 14 April 2018

A fantastic selection of beers, a good menu with a range of food guaranteed to cover everyone's preferences and attentive, helpful staff. Well worth a visit or two when in Sligo

Thank Althom
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Food - great Drinks - always great Service - great Can be noisy with people in drinking, but that is to be expected from a bar.

Thank Shauna B
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I was here with a large group of men on a busy Friday night. Pints 1st standing & when we wanted food they found a table for us. I had the fish & it was very good I didn't hear of any complaints from my...More

Thank baz1961
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We went here for a few drinks and lunch. There's a lovely atmosphere in this bar. Its old and cosy I loved it. The staff were so friendly came over for a chat and very welcoming. The food was delicious and reasonable priced . We...More

Thank GalwaayGalwaygirl34
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Dropped infor a pint when the better half was finishing her Xmas shopping. Great atmspher, super efficient staff [and boss], great beers. Definately be bachk here

Thank John H
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Had a few good pints of good craft Ale here where there is a wide selection. The Chicken Wings do not disappoint. Absolutely finger licking good. Food is well priced, only slight downside is the lack of trained waiting staff. But they try their best.

Thank antrimhurler
Reviewed 4 December 2017

My first time here was last summer & couldnt wait to return after an enjoyable feed & atmosphere. However I was here yesterday Dec 3rd for lunch & everything about it was disappointing. The staff were extremely chilled, sipping on coffee & oblivious to all...More

Thank S D
Reviewed 23 November 2017

While it looks from the outside to be your typical pub , and decorwise it is ,but the food is far from typical but absolutly delicious . I enjoyed a carbonara which was both abundant and tasty , herself had the ceaser salad and likewise...More

Thank PABO
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We popped in (4 of us) for lunch. The menu was an interesting combination of Italian, traditional and Australian. The staff were really friendly and helpful, and allowed us to try the kangaroo without anyone ordering it, which was kind. Incidentally, the feedback on that...More

Thank J0_RW
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Questions & Answers
3 May 2018|
Response from antrimhurler | Reviewed this property |
Monday is a good night as Dale the owner plays drums with the Swagjammers. Other nights are quiet enough....
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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