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The Old School House Bar and Restaurant

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Church Road, Swords, Ireland
+353 1 840 2846
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:30
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location and bar. Place to unwind and enjoy the evening. Suggest you stop by for a good time and food.

Thank Dano7
St. Paul Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere and incredible food. Be advised large portions to arrive with an appetite. The evening entertainment was amazing. Definitely a do not miss.

Thank KenandMaureen1992
Ashbourne, Ireland
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant and bar in Swords is a great spot to eat (if you can get a seat), like anywhere I suppose it has its busier times but really can be hard to get a table sometimes, testimony to it's good food, nice atmosphere, good prices and friendly staff. Nice spot to eat if or around swords, pub grub, decent... More 

Thank Shamrock330
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have a just spent a 3 day trip to Ireland and thoroughly enjoyed our night at the Old School House which. You can sit inside or out (they have heaters) and wherever you look there are interesting areas to see and be in. Apart from the Guinness and the great food you will see all sorts of unusual things... More 

Thank Bru1
Zurich, Switzerland
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great very busy bar in swords.Has live music weekends and all the sports games on tv.The staff are young and friendly.The food is good pub grub spare ribs chicken etc all cooked well.We went with all the family including kids and they were great.Nice place

Thank davemurphys
Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has an old school pub menu, pies, wraps, burgers, fish and chips. Massive potions. Staff here are excellent and will do anything to help. Great for big groups too.

Thank Emmatrip76
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub great staff the pub is always full and it's great craic for just a couple as well as a group

Thank Brian C
Sierra Madre, California
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights here and enjoyed the hotel and restaurant a lot. The pub has nice ambiance along with outdoor tables to enjoy the city. The rooms had large beds and places to sit. Very comfortable. I laughed at the room keys as they were on a brass knob that weighed enough to be used as a weapon! We did... More 

Wailuku, Hawaii
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Wed, not knowing it was seafood night! We ordered the mussels to share thinking it was for 2 people to share but it was a huge pot for 4 people! It was also delicious and for 10€! We had mussels at almost every restaurant we stopped in in Ireland and this was by far the most we... More 

Thank H W
Marseille, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

À great place , great ambiance, good food. Try the Guinness steew served in pie .wonderfull. Burgers are monstered !

Thank Maximus F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
American, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?