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The Swagman

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
+353 71 914 2280
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Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub, interior is a bit dark but interesting. Staff very friendly and great selection of beers and gins! Very relaxed place could have stayed all night

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Thank DeirdreH6
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great spot to catch the parade today! We spent a lot of time here occupying a couple bar stools. We figured out the staff was great, the food was good, and we wish we had more time there. The owner was great in accommodating guests, including a happy birthday song and even a self Guinness pour. I am overly impressed... More 

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Thank captthrasher
newry co down n ireland
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We visited this bar and the buzz was excellent;. Well worth a visit the barstaff and music was 1st class.

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Thank jackie m
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Found this we place last year and I cannot reccomend it enough! The warm atmosphere and the food was just fantastic.The main Bar Man/owner is Dale and he's a right laugh I had the prawns and the funky chips and it was perfect , great portions ( 6 big Tiger Prawns ) my whole bill was like 20€ and that... More 

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Thank motorbike33
Ballyconnell, Ireland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Pop in to have a drink and meet a friend. Bar was hopping all evening with people, craft beers galore along with the normal ones. Decided to eat here having seen the fabulous food being brought out to other patrons. It was fantastic and definitely would visit again. Great value too.

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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, and it was great. I had a goat cheese pizza that was delicious, while my friend had a burger that looked almost as good. It was a great choice. Good good, good drink, good prices.

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Thank Kelly D
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

If visiting Sligo the swagman bar is a must! friendly staff ,the swagman welcomes all friends and families a traditional Irish pub with a twist great atmosphere love it

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Thank Kaya M
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing lunch in swagman, despite the place being packed to capacity the service was quick , place was clean and the food was delicious. Love to eat here when I'm home. Well done Dale and crew keep it up.

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Thank Sinéad F
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

such a lovely place!! The food is wonderful and the pricing is great. Really nice smoking area and the staff are friendly. Definitely my favourite bar in Sligo.

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Thank Eva M
ireland
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great ales. Great pub. Good choice of drink. Food looked good. Went in for a beer while shopping. Very good atmosphere

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Thank IrelandBean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 11
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 5 Wine Street, Sligo 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo
  • Phone Number: +353 71 914 2280
Description
Great Vibe, Exellent Value, Brilliant Food.Home made food and great service just like it used to be.

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