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The Swan Taphouse

€€ - €€€, British,
21 The Wharfage, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7NH, England
+44 1952 433108
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (29 reviews)
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 The Wharfage, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7NH, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Excellent location. Room 7 provided what was needed. No more! Squeaky floor. Finial missing off curtain pole. Nowhere to store toiletries in bathroom. Modern decor in bedroom, rather traditional in bathroom. Noisy extractor fan in bathroom. Smell of drain noticeable in room as soon as...More

Thank actionman72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, typical smokehouse nosh excellently cooked great taste wanted more but was so full! Had the messy fries with a mac and cheese burger which was cooked to perfection and the second best mac and cheese (after my own) i have ever eaten. The...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t normally write reviews, but I felt I had to for this. Dreadful afternoon tea and definitely would not recommend. Booked through Groupon for two people, but also ended up taking an extra person (costs £13.95 normally). Food consisted of tiny stale brioche style...More

Thank thespiral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I purchased a Groupon deal for a Steak meal for 2 with wine. There were 3 steaks on offer and we chose the Rump cooked Medium Rare. It came with very crunchy (possibly triple fried) seasoned wedges, grilled tomato, mushrooms and pea shoots. It was...More

Thank Gailbf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here many times for Sunday lunch but on this occasion it a massive let down firstly they were under staffed asking one member of staff to stop eating her lunch four times because the other members of staff couldn't cope with the amount people's...More

Thank tonisha2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited following a nice afternoon walk. We ordered the Sunday dinner. The cauliflower cheese had run out and no alternative was offered so I did ask for a Yorkshire pudding and the waitress then said that was ok ! No sauces offered with meal although...More

Thank Womansown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As in the title, we had dinner in the restaurant, which was excellent. Staff were very helpful, although the duty manager refused to honour the complementary breakfast which I was told would be included when I phoned to check availability. The room was spacious but...More

Thank Discover756147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us went here for a 70th birthday meal on a Friday evening, the staff were incredibly friendly, the service quick without being rushed and the food was lovely. A good range of beers and gins (i'm sure all ranges were covered but we...More

Thank Claire197505
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Quite an unusual place inside with bits and pieces of tables and chairs and the decor was all over the place with no particular theme. The staff were very good and pleasent to talk too and the food was the best, really tasty. This is...More

Thank alpacatrekker
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Called in for a couple of drinks. Served quickly. Nice couple of ales on. Food looked amazing and the restaurant part was busy. Nice outdoor area.

Thank blondiebee
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Questions & Answers
12 August 2018|
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Response from Sarah B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know the answer but I know they were very dog friendly when I went there for a Sunday lunch. The chef is a real dog lover apparently. Well worth calling and asking I think.
25 March 2018|
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Response from evs1717 | Reviewed this property |
yes there is parking about 100 metres away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 The Wharfage, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Telford  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1952 433108
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  • This restaurant is at The Swan hotel smoke and taphouse
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