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The Old School House Bar and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Irish,
Church Road, Swords, Ireland
+353 1 840 2846
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood chowder” (27 reviews)
“steak” (78 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 2 days 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not wait to try their food and I was disappointed. Food was plastic tasting, salsa was from a local cheapest shop - fajita was in some sort of curry souce...I wonder who is the chef there, really unhappy with the taste of it. Prices...More

Thank anka123426
Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been to The Old School House for some time and was pleasantly surprised. My friend and myself were shown to a table in an area off the bar which was quiet and perfect for a catch-up. We were shown the menus which had...More

Thank marg_mcdonnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently Visited the Old School House for Food and Drinks with work Colleagues and as a large group where accomadated @ short notice even though the pub was very busy.We where well looked after by Willie and his team from Moment we arrived until we...More

1  Thank happyholidayer01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything is wonderful, the atmosphere, the staff but I just didn't like the food, maybe because I stupidly picked the cod and it was way to oily and I cannot tolerate fat food.

Thank Viorel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant only opens on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The pub serves good pub food, but the restaurant is at a completely different level. Food is amazing, had prawns for starter, partner had crab cakes. Prawns were very good but crab cakes were outstanding, contained...More

1  Thank paulcDublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is our favorite pub , we are never disappointed, You can go for a quick lunch (tener) family dinner or just a few pints with the friends. Food is great, great atmosphere and exelent service . Willy is great a host and so is the...More

1  Thank preciosa13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of me and my girlfriends favourite place to eat out 😀 staff always so nice and the food is even nicer 🤤 steak and ribs is a top choice from me 😀

Thank Anto D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very popular pub located in Swords, parking isn’t really available outside the pub but there is plenty of spaces in the car park up the road which is just a few minutes walk away. We registered for a table for 5 (we hadn’t booked...More

Thank Jason R
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Jane G
17 December 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
24 November 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
10 November 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
US$ 8 - US$ 41
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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