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The Swan

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Stanley Street, Southport, England
Today
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Closed now
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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 174
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    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
A day in southport

The best fish and chips in southport , you have to have a big appetite as large potions. Very friendly staff. Quick service . Value for money for a family to eat here . This was our second vist because it was so good last time . ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
breezababe
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paris
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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242 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
paris
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The best fish and chips in southport , you have to have a big appetite as large potions. Very friendly staff. Quick service . Value for money for a family to eat here . This was our second vist because it was so good last time . ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear breeze babe Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review ! You more than covered all the areas in which we all do our very best to deliver in. Thank you again and we sincerely look forward to seeing you again in the near future where we hope to make it a hat trick ! More 

Southport, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Having lived in Southport all my life I amazingly only got around to trying the swan last month. Food was great, just what you could expect and the chips tasted fresh instead of dripping in grease. I would recommend.

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear BeckyM Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review ! I hope you carry on visiting us and we sincerely look forward to seeing you in the near future . More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

What can I say. Oh yes the best fish and chips in town. And it is the best fish and chips in Southport, eat in or takeaway you can not get better.

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Doll00 Thank you so much for your wonderful comments they REALLY do make it all worthwhile for everyone involved !We sincerely look forward to seeing you again in the near future and I will make sure all the team know of your lovely post where its always gratefully accepted. More 

Southport, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This as good a chippy as you will find. The food has stood the passage of time and is always of a high standard. Eating inside is cumfy, warm and friendly.

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

DearJack0999 I have just read your lovely post thank you very much for taking the time to do so especially when it is so positive we are always grateful to hear when customers are so pleased, thank you again and we sincerely look forward to seeing you again in the future . More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Excellent fish and chips, I went for the smaller portion which was more than enough and not much smaller than the standard portion. Lovely chips, fish and mushy peas, very pleasant staff too. Great value for money in pleasant surroundings.

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear marmee095 Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review,pleased to hear that you enjoyed the small cod special and that it was sufficient its been a welcomed addition to the menu. Its always marvellous to hear that the staff have been pleasant and always gratefully received I will pass on your lovely comments... More 

Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My daughter has a severe peanut allergy. I emailed The Swan to ask if she would be able to eat there. I got a very positive, quick and helpful response. We had a great take away tonight. My daughter commented that she has not been able to have take away fish and chips for a long time! Thank you We... More 

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear JL12fe Thank you so much for posting such a heartwarming post with all the new regulations we all find ourselves burdened with these days (EU) we do tend to think we are in a bit of a minefield! So since we have researched for the new policies yours is the first post to acknowledge we are providing a helpful... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My fiance has been coming here (and nowhere else) for 20 years and now i am hooked too. We have never been in the restaurant but use the takeaway instead and it never fails. The fish and chips are gorgeous and the staff are really friendly. The only bugbear is the parking! And this is only a problem sometimes because... More 

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear RebeccaM Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely post, .its always amazing to hear how people come to visit us (thank you Fiance!) and then becoming hooked ! We can only apologise for the parking its a bugbear for us too but thank you for persevering and we look forward to seeing you again soon... More 

Southport, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

cant remember having a bad meal here, could probably do with a refurbishment of the seating and decor but quality of food is great, staff are very good and always very reliable. Always guaranteed a quality meal. Could do with opening later on Friday and Saturday evening

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Steve9364 Thank you very much for taking the time to post an informative post we do our very best to please so always marvellous to hear the food and staff consistently achieve this, We will pass on you wonderful comments to all involved where it is much appreciated.We sincerely look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Liverpool England
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We still visit this restaurant We have been coming here for a very long time and the food never lets us down.The fish is always lovely and fresh as are the chips.The menu is varied but we always opt for the fish dinner. Its great value for money and an ideal place to take children. There is plenty of space.... More 

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Petunia Thank you for your lovely post as its wonderful to welcome new customers its always fabulous to know that we are satisfying our regular loyal customers as we do understand how important it is to not become complacent. Its great to hear such positive feedback so thank you again and we genuinely look forward to seeing you again... More 

uk
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Decided to go here after reading the trip adviser reviews> Got to say that we were glad we did. Lovely clean bright tables and chairs, excellent service staff, and some of the best Fish and Chips to be had anywhere. A beautiful lightly battered crispy fillet of cod accompanied by a mountain of chips and a goodly dollop of mushy... More 

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swandirectors1, Owner at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear skintnhappy I have just read your wonderful review ! Thank you so much for taking the time it is always appreciated to hear positive feedback .I think you more than sufficiently covered all the most important aspects of our business which we genuinely endeavour to achieve. We will make sure all involved will hear of you lovely comments and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stanley Street, Southport, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
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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