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The Swinging Bridge

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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18-20 Trafford Boulevard, Stretford, Trafford M41 7JE, England
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to come here as a child every week and I loved it, I haven't been in afew years but I went last weekend and it was still as nice as before. The staff are friendly, the food is great and overall it's just a pleasant experience for a nice relaxing meal out. And average prices. Would defiantly recommend... More 

1 Thank nicolel1992
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had a few lunch on the runs here and its ok. Simple pub food with no complaints served quite efficiently and slick.

Thank Clayton C
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat fairly regularly in a Table table in the West Midlands but find that they do vary. However we had an excellent sunday lunch which was well cooked and piping hot.

1 Thank Rebecca B
Surrey, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited 28/10 . The place is very nicely decorated and clean . The menu has a good variety . We only had one course but the food was good quality and hot . The waitress was very friendly and efficient. Good value pub food

1 Thank George C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Working in the area popped in for lunch.the fish and chips was just the job .the service was excellent from all the staff .

Thank Bill S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Good food and beer and an escape from shopping. Friendly staff, good bar food and reasonable prices.

Thank mitchian
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal to celebrate my birthday with my family including my 3 Year Old grandson food was very good, even though they were busy they had time to talk to us and my grandson will definitely be returning

1 Thank lyndyb1
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here. We were seated quite quickly. Our drinks order was taken straight away.It was nice to hear our waiter chatting with other customers & he seemed very happy.Which is lovely to hear staff who are happy in their job. Ryan G (5347) was our waiter & was very helpful. He was polite & efficient.He obviously enjoys his... More 

1 Thank lillysavage_12
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Excellent pub and excellent staff, couldn't do enough for us. The food is lovely, breakfast cooked to order and as much as you like.

1 Thank Allyson R
East Yorkshire
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Just stopped off here for lunch two days running while organising a new car swap out. Waiter service very attentive, no long waits. Just typical pub grub but quite well cooked - chicken forestiere was my choice and the chicken was cooked but still lovely and moist; my husband was also pleased with his main course as well - paprika... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-20 Trafford Boulevard, Stretford, Trafford M41 7JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Stretford
  • Phone Number: 441617494184

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