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The Swagman

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
+353 71 914 2280
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its not that long ago since i reviewed this place and gave it a poor enough review, but this time it was a better experience. Staff were friendlier and much more helpful and the food was good. They still have one of the best drinks...More

Thank Dfinnerty
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Went in for a few pints during the day the two ladies on the bar were so friendly and helpful. Chatting to customers creating a real friendly environment, will be top of the list to go back to next time I'm in sligo. Savage.

Thank Yourgodfather
Reviewed 6 October 2017

!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 5 October 2017

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 October 2017 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 22 September 2017 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 16 September 2017

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
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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