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The Swatter's Carr


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Efficient staff, good portion sizes, varied menu and generally well-cooked food. Often busy at lunch times, but the wait is never that long.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks and food are so so cheap but still amazing quality. We were here on the evening of the champions league final to find somewhere that wasn't too busy so we could watch it on our phones. Place was still quite busy but food and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nicole14016
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend goes to uni here and we’ve always been in here for drinks because hey it’s a weather spoons and who doesn’t go in there for cheap drinks? It’s always clean and friendly in there! However this time we went for food to try...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank benandchloeadventure
Reviewed April 28, 2019

It's a decent pub, great location and a good place to start if you're going out in Middlesbrough. The pints of Heineken are decent.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank petermckeone
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Been quite a few times now. Great very time. Lots of seating and a great atmosphere. A good Weatherspoons pub. Lots of variety on the menu and great selection of drinks. Great prices as well. I would recommend to everyone. Can get very busy.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank the_geeck
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Popped in for a beer and bite to eat , found a table and we ordered a couple of drinks and a pizza using the app , drinks came quickly although it was very busy , very polite man brought them , pizza came before...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Have frequented the Swatters many many times since it opened. It’s never been great but acceptable for a quick tea. Tonight after a 45 minute wait (and then only when complained twice) we were given a lukewarm burger, less than half a pot of Tennessee...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Harriet1lola
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Came here for breakfast with a couple of friends and it was absolutely awful. The staff got our order wrong, we asked for vegetarian breakfasts and they came with bacon and regular sausages. When I told the waitress she just stared at the plates for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bookspines
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Came here for a Sunday lunch catch up with family . Some staff at bar very sociable and served well . My father ( 83 years old ) ordered food but wasn’t asked what drinks he wanted with the order ( they are part of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1963kiki
Reviewed December 16, 2018

This is a decent Wetherspoons in a good location for the town centre and University. It's one of the better examples of the chain, clean and with decent service. I had the Thursday night curry deal which came promptly, was hot and while not the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Wetherspoon pubs serve food till 11pm
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