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The Swan

52-54 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
+44 1704 530720
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mushy peas” (66 reviews)
“cod” (66 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
52-54 Stanley Street, Southport PR9 0BS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quality product quite clever really you can have a small portion which is probably enough for most. Surprisingly busy very early evening. Ecellent

Thank alastairm636
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During my childhood, whenever we visited Southport, my Dad would treat is to fish and chips at the Swan. So recently when in Southport with my wife I suggested we looked for the restaurant and see if it was as good as I remembered. With...More

Thank miasgrandad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dated decor, amazing chippy! Always great food, fast and well cooked. Can’t complain - also serve wine/beer

Thank rapd123
Reviewed 3 days ago

I last reviewed this place a year ago and wanted to say that it is still great. Really well cooked fish 10/10.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service They also serve deserts which I opted for chocolate pudding and custard. We went on a Friday lunch time and there was hardly any tables free.

Thank Scenic553917
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place knows exactly what it’s about and so does it perfectly. Great value, with drinks included in the £7-9 for big portions of golden fat chips with steaming fluffy potato within and crisply battered fish straight out of the fryer. Peas are available only...More

Thank PJAL47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best fish and chips I’ve had in a long time, nice light batter, not too heavy on the stomach, business must come from word of mouth as not easy to find

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

Thank you so much Lisa for your fantastic 5 * Review , I know we are off the beaten track but so glad you found us and enjoyed ! We sincerely hope to see you again .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick service ... fresh fish always ...chips and mush peas hot and as they should be .. goes well with their curry .. staff are switched on and always courteousMore

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

Thank you so much Michael for your fantastic 5 * Review , think you covered everything we all try our best to deliver , I will pass on your lovely feedback to the whole team where it’s always gratefully accepted . We all genuinely hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family of four. Haddock, cod, jumbo fish finger and chips were all sampled. Clean plates all round. My son said it was the best fish and chips ever. Great value as meals come with bread and butter and a drink. We...More

Thank N S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely little place is just a few minutes walk from the promenade and has a restaurant and takeaway section. The fish, chips, sausage and curry sauce were all excellent and very reasonably priced. The service was also great. I'll definitely eat here again next...More

Thank mattd_2382
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Questions & Answers
22 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ADCNW | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is some on the street Pay & Display parking on Stanley Street and in neighbouring streets, just off Lord Street & the main seafront Promenade, by Southport Theatre, and at The Marine Lake.
Gary E
25 November 2017|
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Response from swan d | Property representative |
Hi Gary We are all working as fast and efficiently as we can ( everybody has been fantastic ) unfortunately no set date yet , although the 4/12/17 ( optimistically) is what we are all hoping for . If you can ring 01704... More
13 December 2016|
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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
Fish and chip restaurant. Family run for 40 years. Fresh and Homemade produce. Wheelchair and family friendly. Reasonable prices.
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