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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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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here quite a few times and I always used to enjoy the food here but the last couple of times I was here , I have left disappointed. The food can taste like rubber and the last time I was there the bun off the burger was burnt but they just laced it in cheese thinking I... More 

Thank Marie M
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are just back from a weekend in Sligo and stopped a guy on the street for a recommendation for a nice pub! This place is a gem, loads to look at around the bar, well stocked with all sorts of drinks. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Stepping out into the smoking area there was a dj and benches.... More 

Thank Fiona T
Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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 

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.

Thank jackie m
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 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 

Thank motorbike33
Ballyconnell, Ireland
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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.

1 Thank Fergal M
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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.

Thank Kelly D
1 review
Reviewed 7 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

Thank Kaya M
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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.

Thank Sinéad F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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
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?