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The Swan

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Bar, British, Pub
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21 The Wharfage, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7NH, England
+44 1952 433108
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09:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 09:00 - 21:30
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here early evening on a Monday in March during a two night visit to Ironbridge. We were warned there would be a long wait for food. After waiting well over an hour the food finally came and we learned that it was an unexpectedly busy night. What is perhaps surprising is that because the food was good and... More 

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Thank Liz S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place we had heard good things about the launch of their new menu and decided to try it out. I was very impressed with the burger I had and the messy fries are a must! Lovely manager. I didn't catch his name but he was so friendly as we walked in and made sure we were looked after.... More 

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Thank Angie L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just been for lunch at the newly relaunched Swan, Taphouse. The oldest pub in Ironbridge has been revamped and is now a Smoke and Taphouse right opposite the River Severn. The decoration is very pleasant and the staff are warm,friendly and very welcoming. The new menu is amazing with a wide variety of meals including brisket of beef or pulled... More 

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Thank Helen B
Bedale, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short walk from Best Western Valley Hotel. Had a very nice meal here,reasonably priced, nothing to break the bank. Some very tasty real ales on offer. Traditional pub. Worth a visit

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Thank Kenneth M
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It is all in the welcome. It so is. And it wasn't a problem to fit us in-o obviously a pretty busy night. There were hearts on the table & loads of choices of menu-fabulous attentive service & beautiful food. We felt loved.

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Thank Claire K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ate here on Friday night, the restaurant area behind the bar was quite busy which was good - it was a bit on the dark side but had a pleasant atmosphere. Good choice of food - we had the seafood linguine and the slow roasted belly pork which was excellent. The service was very good- lovely friendly staff and very... More 

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Thank MinxiePix
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had a 2 night stay at the Best Western Valley hotel a couple of hundred yards up the road. On the second night we took advantage of the Swan's Monday night offer of 50% off main courses. Had the rump steak which was fine, and good portion sizes. Beer was ok, choice of two real ales. Only criticism would be... More 

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Thank david54196
Coventry, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had evening drinks and a meal at the Swan. The bar and restaurant lacks any kind of history, warmth or character. However the staff tried hard and the food was very good.

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Thank dean b
South Wales
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

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.

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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 30 December 2016

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

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Thank Chrissie T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
09:00 - 21:30
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?