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The Old Swan Inn

) #4 of 6 Restaurants in Gargrave ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
20 High Street | Skipton, Gargrave BD23 3RB, England
+44 1756 749232
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“gammon” (4 reviews)
“landlord” (15 reviews)
“pub” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
20 High Street | Skipton, Gargrave BD23 3RB, England
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Reviews (137)
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

What a really pleasant surprise. Had dinner with friends at the Old Swan last night. It happened to be "Pie Night". Steak and Stilton pie to die for, brilliant. The other meals were good quality, large portions and good VFM. The pie night 2 meals...More

Thank Stuart27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in Gargrave decided we wanted a Sunday roast,so visited the old swan, we were not disappointed my roast beef lunch was wonderful as was my husbands roast turkey. The portions are quite big , so if you have a healthy appetite this is the...More

1  Thank pennych
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the end of three days of walking the Penine Way and had arrived in Gargrave earlier than expected. Nowhere was open (it was bank holiday Monday) and The Swan was the only place that would let us in! But what a welcome,...More

Thank shaunhazell1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been several times before but the new owners have really turned it around. Meals are excellent with a quick and friendly service. Good selection of ales in friendly relaxed atmosphere. Cheers Jack and staff for a great weekend. Landlord (Jack) looks like Billy Connolly (minus...More

Thank Bryan593
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok on Thursday so a special pie night, we had an excellent home made pie, filling & tasty. Guy who recently taken it over was friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay. Fabulous host's Breakfast each morning set you up for the day. Comfy beds Lovely atmosphere

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a local we have been so disappointed with what the Swan has had to offer over several years - until now! The new team in charge are making great strides to realise the potential in this fabulous old pub. After a very good report...More

3  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were travelling to windemere and stopped at this inn on the spur of the moment hoping for a snack to break our journey. We were really surprised by the character of the pub and fresh flowers around the pub a lovely touch. Very friendly...More

Thank Donnahousewife
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Lovely old pub with lots of character. Good honest food and a quick and friendly service. I would recommend a visit at any time of the day for a quick lunch or a more leisurely meal in the restaurant. There is also a large beer...More

Thank Tricia0466
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were staying at the premier inn near by and had a very good Sunday meal (last orders on Sunday 6:00pm.)

Thank Stuart F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Eric B
Is it dog friendly?
17 September 2016|
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Response from Keith L | Reviewed this property |
Yes we saw few happily running round the beer garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 High Street | Skipton, Gargrave BD23 3RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Gargrave
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 749232
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