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The Swinging Bridge

$$ - $$$, British,
18-20 Trafford Boulevard, Stretford M41 7JE, England
+44 161 749 4184
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“lamb rump” (2 reviews)
“pate” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18-20 Trafford Boulevard, Stretford M41 7JE, England
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Stayed at the attached premier inn and added the breakfast. Really was disappointed. Had to waiting 15 mins for a seat. Not worried about that if busy but discovered that it was because there were only two staff at the front and the tables were...More

Thank AdamSte
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited as a large family group. For a Sunday dinnertime it wasn't busy. Appeared to be well staffed. However had to ask if we could order after sitting waiting for over twenty minutes. Waitress who came was pleasant. Took orders. Starters came a while later....More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We ate here 9 times during our stay, 5 breakfasts and 4 dinners. The food is always to a very good standard, promptly served in a friendly way. If you're looking for pub style food in amiable surroundings give it a try

Thank Chris F
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Good food and good service at great value for money. Nice staff that are attentive. Spacious. Nice decor. Clean

Thank sarahbManchester
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Ate here whilst staying at the adjoining premier inn. This is the 1st time Ive stayed at a premier inn and experienced breakfast like it advertised as all you can eat buffet style. For £8.99 there was a buffet style continental breakfast plenty cereals and...More

Thank saralittle85
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

I came here for my sister's birthday. I couldn't recommend this restaurant more! The staff were lovely and in particular Emma was outstanding. She made us feel very welcome and she was just amazing!! Perfect afternoon.

Thank Amy P
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Great to see the management back after there holiday as they are very friendly and helpful. Good atmosphere with the bar staff and the waitresses are great and after spending 17 weeks here it is nice that they make you feel at home.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

After 16 weeks of working away and eating here I can say it is one of the best places I have been to. The staff are friendly and helpful and the manager is top notch

Thank Paul D
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Looked at the menu online and it looked so promising. We waited qlmost an hour for our food and it wasn't really worth the wait. The lamb I ordered was fatty, chewy and gristly. Add tepid into the mix and you can see why it...More

Thank Culture_Vulture0161
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

We got a table here on arrival to the hotel. They had sold out of a few things. However our waitress for the evening was lovely. Very happy, helpful & chatty. We saw her at breakfast the next morning too

Thank Pds1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
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 M41 7JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Stretford
  • Phone Number: +44 161 749 4184
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