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The Swan & Railway, Wigan Central, Wigan

80 Wallgate
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Local Pub (Marstons)

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Jon B left this review about The Swan & Railway

update - currently closed and getting a major refurbishment I believe.

so much potential here with its majestic imposing Victorian interior and position opposite the station. but as the other reviewers say, it's rough and run down. a decent pub crawl would get a lot better if this place sorted itself out.

On 31st July 2018 - rating: 5
[User has posted 410 recommendations about 409 pubs]

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ROB Camra left this review about Swan & Railway Hotel

As you enter there's a small pool room to the right and an island bar serving two very tatty rooms. This was a smart pub when I used to call in after the Wigan beer festival at the pier, sadly it's a shabby mess now. 6 handpumps on the bar, but only 2 on which were Hobgoblin and a Marstons Revisionist special beer which tasted crap, although it was well kept enough. Needs a lot of money spending on it to make is good again.

On 12th October 2016 - rating: 4
[User has posted 2586 recommendations about 2521 pubs]

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Al Bundy left this review about Swan & Railway Hotel

A pretty nice looking pub from the outside and inside is a very traditional old style pub with lots of stained glass windows. Multi-roomed with, at this time, the pool room to the left being seemingly redecorated. Hopefully that will extend to the rest of the place, especially the banquettes that seem to be held together by various shades of duct tape. It looks like its home to tattooed metal fans which isn't too bad cos the background music was mostly guitar solo wankery nonsense. But that maybe just today's visit.

On 20th April 2016 - rating: 5
[User has posted 3228 recommendations about 3143 pubs]

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20th Nov 2018, 19:52
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20th Nov 2018, 19:49
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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 28 February 2008 by moby duck
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Last inspected: December 7th 2017
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