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The Old School House Bar and Restaurant

Church Road, Swords, Ireland
+353 1 840 2846
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood chowder” (27 reviews)
“steak” (78 reviews)
“fish” (33 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
American, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Church Road, Swords, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Went on a Saturday afternoon before the U2 gig. Had a vegetarian dish, Enchiladis they were presented beautifully and tasted fabulous. Very busy however was served food quickly. Will definitely go again for food. Great value too at 11.95 for the food. They also have...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very busy, lively pub. We had to wait for a table and given an alarm to let us know when one was ready. However before it buzzed a member of staff came to us and said a table was available. The staff were very very...More

Thank Fearless00457840060
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for watch game but food just ok, service good, we regularly go there in game night never disappointed, we will go back again.

Thank Raj N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wednesday night was fish night, had possibly the best seafood chowder I have ever had. We could only order a smoked Haddock main course between the two of us, we were fit to burst!

Thank grahamerichardson
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this place several times before but this was my first time upstairs in the restaurant as we usually eat in the bar and always enjoy it!! The Sunday menu certainly did not disappoint. The food was delicious and it has to be...More

Thank Conehead798
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and 5 friends went to the Old Schoolhouse last Sunday night , the bank holiday weekend !! It was so busy and all staff were run off their feet, but Willie made sure to get us a table and kept checking in on us...More

Thank Pauline R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place was mobbed on the Saturday we went, greeted by a lovely very funny man, had us in stitches, we waited around 15 mins for a table and was well worth it, food was marvelous, big portions of everything and the staff so lovely, and...More

1  Thank Fleetstreet85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always try and make a stop the the Old School House when in Swords. It’s fantastically finished in a traditional style, there is a good lunch and dinner menu and the drinks, including the the Guinness are excellent. There is a good outdoor eating and...More

Thank Sunburst1111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy! Always!!! But with good reason, it's the best spot in Swords for a delious, filling meal with a great atmosphere! Rain or sun, this is the spot to be in Swords!! Mostly go for food with a few drinks, great spot to meet friends...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely grub, large menu and something for everyone. The corned beef melts in your mouth and the burgers are fabulous.

Thank colum l
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Jane G
December 16, 2016|
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Response from Rocco Orazio P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but the space is limited.
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Jess R
November 24, 2016|
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Response from IrishGracie | Reviewed this property |
You can only reserve a table for the restaurant section not the bar, I probably would book in case it's busy but if you haven't booked you could be lucky
Mary S
November 10, 2016|
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Response from am200276 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - i am pretty sure they have some gluten free food but i cannot remember
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $40
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road, Swords, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Swords
  • Phone Number: +353 1 840 2846
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