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The Swinging Bridge

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18-20 Trafford Boulevard, Trafford M41 7JE, England
0870 9906310
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Table for two - booked. Checked reviews first.

At 17.15. April 9. Good food: 1xFish Pie, 1xCod Herb Crust. Good service - prompt. Very pleasant staff. Nice table. We stayed 4 hours. Both enjoyed the evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Maria T
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Altrincham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

At 17.15. April 9. Good food: 1xFish Pie, 1xCod Herb Crust. Good service - prompt. Very pleasant staff. Nice table. We stayed 4 hours. Both enjoyed the evening.

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Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I had been here in the past with family and noticed almost immediately the disappointing change. The staff were lazy and led by poor management which left us waiting far too long for our meals when we were one of the only people in the restaurant. Wouldn't come here again and wouldn't recommend unless you have plenty of time to... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A family meal was let down by a long wait and very indifferent management. Our waitress was very good but food took 55 mins to arrive. The premises was less then 40% occupied but we felt abandoned in a dark corner. We hunted out the assistant manager who was defensive when asked about the long wait, the food was generally... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A perfect day. We booked a bit late so as expected they were booked up but they did their best to fit us in. The staff upon arrival couldnt have been more attentive. The meal was absoloutely perfect and plentyful. We were going to move on after our meal but as the staff were so amazing we spent the rest... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Due to our disappointment as we were much looking forward to having a quiet meal today after hard work since December 2014. Asked if we had booked with them in which we didn't know it was necessary to book beforehand. A big let down even they don't keep other space for people who turn up for a meal after tiring... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I visited this restaurant on Saturday night after failing to find somewhere to eat in the Trafford Centre because it was extremely busy. I’ve been here to eat many times before and I always find it has a lovely relaxed atmosphere and the staff are always very attentive. The choices on the menu are varied, catering for... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Visited the swinging Bridge on 12tth of Feb had a really Nice Meal Service was very Good and Friendly ,Food was good and nice and Hot .will go again .

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Powys, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Me and my partner came here today for dinner. We were seated straight away and our drinks order taken. The staff were polite and friendly and there was a good choice of food on the menu. Food came swiftly and was very nice, better than martons or a Witherspoon. Very reasonably priced. Will definitely go again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Visited the swinging bridge on 1st Feb 2015 for a family meal. When we arrived at the pub we requested a table for 9 people and we were told that tables only sat parties of up to 8 and we would have to sit in bar area on two adjacent tables. My wife and I then discussed going elsewhere and... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Visited for breakfast. All you can eat. The choice is vast and you literally can have all you can eat. Reasonably priced. Lovely start to the day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18-20 Trafford Boulevard, Trafford M41 7JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford
  • Phone Number: 0870 9906310

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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