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The Swan

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52-54 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
01704530720
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Today
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 228
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good fish and chips

We had cod and chips, bread and butter and a drink for £7.75 each it was pretty good value. Food was quickly served and very hot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
CarolynChester
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Chester
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Chester
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64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had cod and chips, bread and butter and a drink for £7.75 each it was pretty good value. Food was quickly served and very hot.

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1 Thank CarolynChester
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn Thank you for taking the time to post a lovely review. Think you covered all bases we try to achieve , wonderful hot fresh food , served efficiently and pleasantly and value for money ! I will pass on your feedback to the the team and would like to take this opportunity on their behalf to say thank... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Sunday teatime with my husband and our friend. All of us had visited quite a few years before. In fact my husband used to visit as a child some 50 years ago. Food was fantastic, quickly served, freshly cooked, fish batter was light and crispy, chips a delight. I had the lighter meal and it was plenty,... More 

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1 Thank Lynne F
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear LynneF Wow !! Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review !! We are delighted that we lived up to your memories !!. We all do our very best to maintain our high standards and I will pass on your comments to all involved , where I can assure you its always greatly... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had home made steak pie, chips, mushy peas and gravy, This meal was truly delicious and I would recommend it.

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1 Thank Janicestanley
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Ms Stanley Thank you so much for your lovely post . We are always over the moon when we receive positive feedback . I will make sure your comments get passed on ( Especially to the lady who makes the pie on site !) We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Ormskirk
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122 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Revisited this down to earth establishment last week before going to the cinema. The Swan is a no nonsense fish and chip restaurant that serves the best fish and chips in Merseyside and Lancashire! What more can I say except that I have been coming here for more years than I care to remember and the standard of food and... More 

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1 Thank Neil S
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Neil Thank you so much for your lovely review. We don't take anything for granted and sincerely appreciate our customers taking the time to post a fanatastic testimonial. I will make sure all your wonderful comments get passed on to the team and we genuinely look forward to seeing you again ( for many more years !!). More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved my fish and chips! It came with mushy peas and buttered bread, it was great value for money and delicious.

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1 Thank 320deborahm
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear 320deborahm Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a positive review. We always aim to please and of course , to achieve value for money with our fresh product is a must ! Thank you again and we genuinely look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

North West, UK
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the best I've ever been to, but if fish and chips are your thing then you won't go far wrong. Price point is about right, and service is lightning fast.

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1 Thank dannyrado
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Dannyrado , Thank you for your positive feedback , think you covered all bases we try our very best to deliver on . More 

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always go to the Swan whenever we are looking to eat in Southport. As wheelchair access is difficult we use the takeaway and go up to the promenade to eat it. The homemade steak pie has lovely large pieces of meat in it. The chips are always fresh and the scampi very nice. Would love it more if they... More 

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1 Thank Barry K
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Barry Thank you very much for posting your review. We do have wheelchair access from Lord Street entrance (not sure if you know ?) I will pass on all your lovely comments ( especially to the lady who makes the homemade steak pie on site !). Thank you again for taking the time to post your review and we... More 

Southport, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best fish and chip shop in the town and has won many awards, limited parking outside but you can always get a spot to just nip in. The fish is always fresh here, it has a good taste, texture and the fillets just slide away in segments like you would expect from a fresh fish.

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Thank Don C
Southport, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy fish and chips perhaps once a fortnight and tend to stick with our two favourites, Croston chippy or travel up to Yorkshire Fisheries at Blackpool. We hadn't been to the Swan for many years but walking around Southport on (yet another) miserable day decided that fish and chips were needed. We entered from the back entrance and were... More 

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1 Thank Karl L
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Mr L , Thank you for all your lovely comments and positive feedback. Our team go out of their way to make sure everyone is welcomed so always wonderful to pass on . We make sure all our products are Fresh and locally sourced. We genuinely look forward to welcoming you back in the future ( when hopefully the... More 

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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's great here good food the steak pie is awesome. Had a few meals. Better at lunch a tad cheaper and less busy. It's a bit overpriced. There are cheaper comparable products nearby. But it is very nice and I think worth it. 3 stars is for the price £2 cheaper it would have been perfect

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Thank Adam F
swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Mr F Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review,,positive feedback is always welcomed .I feel unfortunately in this case though I need to disagree . Our prices are highly competitive,( £7.50 for Fish ,chips mushy peas ,bread & butter and pot of tea, all Fresh and locally sourced ) and are the same price... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 52-54 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: 01704530720

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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