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The Swan

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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21 The Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7NH, England
+44 1952 433108
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Showing 36: English reviews
South Wales
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took advantage of the Monday and Tuesday meal offers, which were very good. I had steak first night - a really lovely meal. So nice - we went back the second evening. Would 100% recommend The Swan. Staff are friendly and accommodating.

Thank CBTherapist
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to go here for a meal. Very impressed. The food was lovely and very well presented. Bar staff very friendly and professional

Thank Chrissie T
Dorset, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

It was tried simply as the first one found below the hotel, but a lucky find. It was busy at the end of a Friday and changed to people on a meal out. The staff made sure that we got a table, but did not pester for us to move on. Good choice of food.

Thank Beverley H
Bargoed, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Welcoming and atmospheric place with friendly staff. It was very quiet when we visited on a Monday but the upside was that mains were half-price. My partner and I partook of the local cider and beer and both were excellent. We ordered a pie and a prawn curry, both of which were delicious. I was asked whether I wanted the... More 

Thank Ceri C
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Popped in for lunch and chose various "tapas" type meals to share. All food was great, manager great fun and a pleasant hour or so spent here.

Thank GerryKent
Frome, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We met our friends here and enjoyed a snack and a pint. The food was good and well presented and the real ale was excellent.

1 Thank Paul M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Starter of deep fried Brie was lovely, I could have eaten more. My main which was a Mediterranean veg linguine dish was terrible and had lots of chilli in but no lemon or pine nuts, so nothing like the description on the menu; needless to say I left it. One other main was burnt; perhaps the head chef was off....people... More 

1 Thank Gina S
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Visited on a Sunday for Lunch whilst in Ironbridge, Restaurant area was not that busy as it was mid-afternoon. We ordered and our starters came fairly quickly and were delicious sadly the wait for our main meal was exceptionally long. In fact in another party sitting nearby some mains came at least 15mins before the remainder. Ours came even later.... More 

1 Thank HappytripperSurrey
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Had a wonderful meal here - we were well looked after by Charlotte who was attentive and friendly, ensuring we were topped up with drinks and happy with our meals. Great atmosphere in this attractive establishment and very reasonably priced - would recommend!

Thank Theresa C
Barnt Green, England, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

We visited here on the May Day Sunday. The food was very tasty, and nicely presented. Our dog could join us, which was great. I had the Cajun salmon, with coriander crushed potatoes. The interior is very tastefully decorated.

Thank Tony S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 The Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1952 433108
  • This restaurant is at The Swan Taphouse

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?