We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Swan

52-54 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
+44 1704 530720
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mushy peas” (55 reviews)
“cod” (48 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
£
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
52-54 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (570)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 568 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a takeaway. Lovely food but I would have liked a more spruced up interior. Don't know what the restaurant is like so this isn't a comment on that. The takeaway bit was clean and tidy but felt the room could have been decorated...More

Thank hmm1986
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to post a lovely review. We pride ourselves on our wonderful freshly sourced ingredients and fabulous service. We hope you found our take away welcoming ,also cleanliness we pride ourselves on. Thank you and we genuinely hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not on the tourist trail, you've got to know where to find this place. But once you do, you'll keep going back!!! We came here a couple of years ago and the food was delicious, so, having come back to Southport for the day, this...More

Thank DobbyDerbys
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear DobbyDerbys Wow , this is what it is all about !! Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful 5* Review (fabulously detailed) .Think you covered everything we all do our very best to achieve. I will pass on...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My first visit on recommendation. Lived up to high expectations. Beautiful lightly battered fish, and another member of our party had steak pudding packed full of big chunks of steak. Get the buttered bread to make a fab chip buttie. Portion of curry sauce as...More

1  Thank Bernardo1968
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Bernado Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful 5 * Review (also thanks to who recommended you !) So pleased you enjoyed your first visit and we sincerely hope to see you return. I will pass on your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish and chips to die for. The fish chips and peas were so delicious the first time we called here not long ago that we have been back 2 more times as we can't stay away. We live in St Helens so will do our...More

Thank Vera L
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Vera What a fantastic 5 * Review . Thank you so much from us all . It is wonderful to have such positive feedback . You are right normally the small cod is sufficient and great value for money . Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

An enjoyable meal after a busy day at the Open golf. Both the Haddock and the Plaice were great value. Set both my wife and I up for another busy day at BIRKDALE.

Thank Paul L
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paul Wow , thank you so much for your amazing 5 *Review , glad you enjoyed the Haddock and Plaice and we sincerely hope to see you again ( hope you both thoroughly enjoy the Open !!) Thank you again for fantastic review .

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a place you would come across on your ramble, tripadvisor comes to the rescue. The service was quick and on ordered the food came quickly. The chips and mushy peas were good but the fish was grezt. Thin crispy batter tasty cod. Not quite...More

Thank dfi5926143
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review , we all sincerely appreciate it and genuinely hope to see you again .

Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is great but try the fish & chips i am 73 yrs old and they are some of the best fish & chips i have ever tastedMore

Thank Thomas M
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thomas Wow , thank you so much for your amazing 5*Review, what a wonderful endorsement for you to give , the best Fish n chips you have tried in 73 years!We all sincerely appreciate your lovely feedback and we genuinely hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and good value for money. Could only eat the 'Small' fish and chips, the larger one too big for me. Fish cooked to perfectionMore

Thank John P
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear John Thank you so much for your wonderful 5*Review . So pleased you enjoyed the fish (yes you are right the small is normally sufficient !) I will pass on your lovely feedback to the whole team . Thank you again and we hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think that this is everyone,s idea of fish and chips at the seaside, always good value and served with onions in viniger. What a treat for the taste buds!More

Thank Andrew A
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andrew Thank you so much for taking the time to post a lovely review. Yes even after 40 years the onions are stil a hit ! We do our very best to be competitive in all areas , so it's wonderful to have such...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The choice of fish here is fab. The serving are HUGE and the service was quick. No wonder it is called the best in Southport. Well worth a visit

Thank Elliep59
swan d, Owner at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ellie Thank you so much , this is what makes it all worthwhile for us all , such fab 5* Reviews , which none of us take for take for granted . Thank you again and we to see you again soon.

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Bistro21
734 reviews
.05 miles away
Thai Rice
465 reviews
.07 miles away
Volare
592 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Atkinson
531 reviews
.33 miles away
Southport Theatre & Convention Centre
197 reviews
.19 miles away
Genting Casino Southport
89 reviews
.23 miles away
Southport Little Theatre
116 reviews
.20 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
deano1333
13 December 2016|
Answer
Response from swan d | Property representative |
Hi Thank you so much for us letting us know .Could you please contact us personally on our email as we would love to rectify this situation ? Rita/Helen
0
Votes
angela h
2 July 2016|
Answer
Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
No dogs and no outdoors area I'm afraid.
0
Votes
Citylee
10 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from swan d | Property representative |
Hi Citylee we have been here for over 60 years , no never been a pub , but next door was , The Aristocrat ,then Stanleys Keg , many moons ago !! Hope this helpful .
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 19:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 19:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-54 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 530720
Description
Fish and chip restaurant. Family run for 40 years. Fresh and Homemade produce. Wheelchair and family friendly. Reasonable prices.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing