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The Old Swan Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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20 High Street | Skipton, Gargrave BD23 3RB, England
+44 1756 749232
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Swan has recently reopened and has a fantastic menu....Sunday lunch was amazing! We will definitely be going back here.

Thank DalesExplorer39
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just completed Pen-Y-Ghent and was looking for somewhere to recover and grab something to eat with a dog in tow, we chanced on The Old Sawn Inn, so glad we did, immediatly made to feel at home, the fire was stoked to warm us up, Jack was brilliant, knew when we needed to be left and when to... More 

Thank Belinda O
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

There were four of us dining in the evening and we were seated promptly but were not rushed into choosing from the menu. Our choices were of excellent quality and quantity. Good, honest Yorkshire food presented well.

Thank tomtombrooks
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We called in at the old swan in Gargrave today for an evening meal. Mandy was absolutely brilliant. She was extremely helpful, and couldn't do enough to meet our requirements. The dietary needs of our party were met without issue or complaint. I recommend this pub to everyone. We will definitely be back!!!

Thank 76Rach
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I took my two sons for lunch out and decided to go to the lovely village of Gargrave. The old Swan Inn was very pleasant, service was good and food was ok, the large room we sat in was very bland and there was no atmosphere or music. I would recommend this pub for families.

Thank CheekyT1969
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

A year ago we visited The Old Swan and it was tired, dark, gloomy and deserted. Today we have found it busy, bright and inviting. The food was excellent, prepared and served with panache and style. Now under new management the pub has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It is also very near the canal for those of us who... More 

Thank Kath C
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely walk along the canal stopped for a drink with the dog witch can be snappy at times and the owners/staff couldn't be more friendly and dogs more than welcome refreshing change. Many thanks

Thank skinnywar
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

went to this pub after flower show at Harrogate and stayed local the food was excellent and with wine reasonably priced good local food cooked fresh

Thank David S
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Really nice unspoiled dog friendly village pub with stone flagged floors. Great rambling garden. and a nice pint of Bombardier

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Visited Gargrave for a weekend with friends celebrating a birthday, after a lovely walk called into the bar for a few drinks and a bite to eat. Staff extremely friendly, wine lovely and very nice sandwiches, well worth a visit

Thank wilkiebob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?