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Swan with Two Nicks

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Park Lane | Little bollington, Altrincham, Trafford WA14 4TJ, England
+44 161 928 2914
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely Mother's Day here - food and service were great! I'm often reluctant to dine out on Mother's Day as you are often restricted to set menus and suffer from poor service due to places being so busy! However, the Swan with Two Nicks has restored my faith! We were a group of 9 who all thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Thank emj_246
Washington, DC
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed next door at Ash Farm and dropped in for dinner on a Saturday night. Great meal! Loved the beef in ale pie!!

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Thank P_H_CWashington_DC
Warrington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat outside and had a drink and some lunch in the sunshine. Staff were really friendly and the pub was lovely. Food was delicious and plenty of it! Will be back soon!

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Thank Heather_b_85
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrible meal here last week. A real shame as we love the atmosphere but with so many good pubs around, there are plenty of other options. We'll go for a drink again but not for food.

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Cheshire, UK
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit since last year and we really mustn't leave it so long before we visit again. I love it here. It's a lovely, charming pub in a perfect location to drop into after visits to Tatton Park and Dunham Massey. The staff are some of the friendliest you will find anywhere. After our previous visit, I... More 

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Thank Stuart A
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped into the Swan for a quick lunch after a lovely walk around Dunham Massey on a Saturday. We hadn't booked but we're given a table and told that were busy so we ordered sandwiches and chips within 10 mins. We waited over an hour for the food! The servers were polite but waiting so long!!! When it arrived it... More 

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Thank Jo G
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited whilst on a long walk feeling cold and hungry! Welcoming towards walkers, dogs and dirty shoes which was good as we were filthy! Good pub food, not the cheapest but overall good value

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Thank CheshireFamily4
Trearddur Bay, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been here for well over 10 years and it was a huge pleasure to be back! A casual lunch and a couple of beers between old colleagues was just the ticket. It retains it's true "Pub" credentials and offers great fresh food also. I am especially thrilled that they allow well behaved dogs in the bar!! Service... More 

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Hale, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You need to book to get in and a group of 6 of us ate there following a lovely walk around Dunham Massey park. The atmosphere is great. We went on a cold frosty Sunday in December to be welcomed by lovely festive decor and roaring fires. Wonderful. The food, whilst not gourmet, is well above your average pub grub.... More 

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Thank ElKel
Annabel206, Manager at Swan with Two Nicks, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, pleased to read that you thought we were VFM and well above normal pub grub but a little confused by the statement food doesn't warrant the 5 stars even though its well above average. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and look forward to seeing you again More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our first visit for lunch this pub was excellent. However, not the case this time. The salmon fishcakes were in fact potato cakes with no more than 10% of salmon in them. They should have been labeled potato cakes with a trace of salmon! The chips and the batter on the fish were brown, not golden, and the taste... More 

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Thank JGW99
Annabel206, Manager at Swan with Two Nicks, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I do wish you had actually said something at the time and we would happily of changed the fishcakes for you. We normally get good feedback on this starter, so I can only apologise and this has been fed back to the chefs. I can assure you we change the oil on a very regular... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Lane | Little bollington, Altrincham, Trafford WA14 4TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Altrincham
  • Phone Number: +44 161 928 2914

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