Best pubs in Swansea

Check out the top pubs in Swansea, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. King Arthur Hotel
1. King Arthur Hotel
host-0host-1host-2
21 local reviews
Higher Green, Reynoldston
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+44 1792 390775
BarLodgingRestaurant
Rob
Touched by legend on exquisite Gower, South Wales, The King Arthur is a delightful gastro pub. With its log…
Marian
A cosy pub & restaurant with open fire and friendly staff. Perfect for a bar meal or book a table in the…
Rachel
Very popular traditional pub and restaurant in the centre of Gower with good food and beer
1. King Arthur Hotel
1. King Arthur Hotel
host-0host-1host-2
21 local reviews
Higher Green, Reynoldston
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+44 1792 390775
Rob
Rob
Touched by legend on exquisite Gower, South Wales, The King Arthur is a delightful gastro pub. With its log fires and cosy restaurant, it…
Marian
Marian
A cosy pub & restaurant with open fire and friendly staff. Perfect for a bar meal or book a table in the restaurant. Specials board, salt…
Rachel
Rachel
Very popular traditional pub and restaurant in the centre of Gower with good food and beer
2. The Ship Inn
2. The Ship Inn
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
The Ship Inn, Swansea
01792 390204
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Matt
Close to the beach and serves good pub food as well as some wonderful fish specials.
Rachel
Friendly pub with good food in bar or restaurant. Dogs welcome.
Jeffrey
A village pub , good for food & drinks
2. The Ship Inn
2. The Ship Inn
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
The Ship Inn, Swansea
01792 390204
Matt
Matt
Close to the beach and serves good pub food as well as some wonderful fish specials.
Rachel
Rachel
Friendly pub with good food in bar or restaurant. Dogs welcome.
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
A village pub , good for food & drinks
3. The Plough and Harrow
3. The Plough and Harrow
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
88 Oldway, Bishopston
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+44 1792 234459
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Jane
The local pub...with award winning food. On the expensive side but if you want a nice meal out worth a try…
Lucy
Great menu, and a short drive from the cottage. This gastro pub is perfect for lunch and dinner, I would…
Madeline
Newly refurbished pub. Very smart, serves excellent food. 10 minute walk from Ty P.wlldu
3. The Plough and Harrow
3. The Plough and Harrow
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
88 Oldway, Bishopston
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+44 1792 234459
Jane
Jane
The local pub...with award winning food. On the expensive side but if you want a nice meal out worth a try. Can be walked to in about 20…
Lucy
Lucy
Great menu, and a short drive from the cottage. This gastro pub is perfect for lunch and dinner, I would highly recommend.
Madeline
Madeline
Newly refurbished pub. Very smart, serves excellent food. 10 minute walk from Ty P.wlldu
4. Rhossili
4. Rhossili
host-0host-1host-2
35 local reviews
Rhossili, Rhossili
LocalityPolitical
Pino
Voted one of the best 10 beaches in the world ! This is approx half hour drive from the property, and easy to…
Steve
This is one of the best beaches in the world. There is a National Trust Car Park and Shop and the Worms Head…
Sue
View of fabulous three mile Rossili beach and The worms Head. Great Bistro and pub with big views. National…
4. Rhossili
4. Rhossili
host-0host-1host-2
35 local reviews
Rhossili, Rhossili
Pino
Pino
Voted one of the best 10 beaches in the world ! This is approx half hour drive from the property, and easy to get to, but along the way…
Steve
Steve
This is one of the best beaches in the world. There is a National Trust Car Park and Shop and the Worms Head Pub is good for food and drink…
Sue
Sue
View of fabulous three mile Rossili beach and The worms Head. Great Bistro and pub with big views. National trust land, shop and car park.
5. The Joiners Arms
5. The Joiners Arms
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
50 Bishopston Rd, Bishopston
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
01792 232658
BarEstablishment
Alyson & Paul
Great Real Ale Pub, that brews its own. Try and catch an event with live music there, but expect inebriation …
Leanne
Great selection of Real Ales - home of the Swansea Brewing company. Good pub grub! Friendly locals.
Madeline
Real ale pub. Also serves good food. 7 mins walk from Ty Pwlldu.
5. The Joiners Arms
5. The Joiners Arms
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
50 Bishopston Rd, Bishopston
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
01792 232658
Alyson & Paul
Alyson & Paul
Great Real Ale Pub, that brews its own. Try and catch an event with live music there, but expect inebriation on those times.
Leanne
Leanne
Great selection of Real Ales - home of the Swansea Brewing company. Good pub grub! Friendly locals.
Madeline
Madeline
Real ale pub. Also serves good food. 7 mins walk from Ty Pwlldu.
6. Mumbles
6. Mumbles
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
Mumbles, Swansea
SublocalityPolitical
Debra
A great old fishing village with grocery shops, fruit and veg shops, hardware store, more touristy shops -…
Sarah & Sean
Two local supermarkets for groceries. Multiple award winning restaurants, bars and pubs. A selection of…
Marian
Pretty seaside village with shops, pubs and restaurants. Visit the peer, Verdis, a special ice cream from Joes…
6. Mumbles
6. Mumbles
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
Mumbles, Swansea
Debra
Debra
A great old fishing village with grocery shops, fruit and veg shops, hardware store, more touristy shops - gift shops, book shops, clothes…
Sarah & Sean
Sarah & Sean
Two local supermarkets for groceries. Multiple award winning restaurants, bars and pubs. A selection of boutiques. Top sights include…
Marian
Marian
Pretty seaside village with shops, pubs and restaurants. Visit the peer, Verdis, a special ice cream from Joes and explore Oystermouth…
7. Britannia Inn
7. Britannia Inn
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
Britannia Inn, Llanmadoc
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1792 386624
BarLodgingRestaurant
Langland
Fab pub on North Gower, delicious food and access to North Gower coastal walks including the Whiteford…
Marian
Popular Pub and restaurant. Enjoy an extra special meal book in advance especially on weekends. Highly…
Rachel
Popular village pub with good food, beer gardens, pet rabbits and an aviary!
7. Britannia Inn
7. Britannia Inn
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
Britannia Inn, Llanmadoc
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1792 386624
Langland
Langland
Fab pub on North Gower, delicious food and access to North Gower coastal walks including the Whiteford Lighthouse reserve and salt marshes
Marian
Marian
Popular Pub and restaurant. Enjoy an extra special meal book in advance especially on weekends. Highly recommended
Rachel
Rachel
Popular village pub with good food, beer gardens, pet rabbits and an aviary!
8. The Pilot of Mumbles
8. The Pilot of Mumbles
host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
726 Mumbles Rd, The Mumbles
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 7897 895511
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Alyson & Paul
An old style drinkers Pub with a large selection of Real Ales (some brewed on the premises) and Ciders…
Lee & Victoria
Great beer...try the Gold. This is voted best pub in Wales by CAMBRA and it's 2 doors down from us!
Alison
A small pub, but great views
8. The Pilot of Mumbles
8. The Pilot of Mumbles
host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
726 Mumbles Rd, The Mumbles
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 7897 895511
Alyson & Paul
Alyson & Paul
An old style drinkers Pub with a large selection of Real Ales (some brewed on the premises) and Ciders. Friendly welcome from Richard and…
Lee & Victoria
Lee & Victoria
Great beer...try the Gold. This is voted best pub in Wales by CAMBRA and it's 2 doors down from us!
Alison
Alison
A small pub, but great views
9. Jolly Sailor Inn
9. Jolly Sailor Inn
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
1 Church St, Porthcawl
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
01656 782403
BarLodgingPoint of interest
Caroline
This is an atmospheric pub in the local village. They also serve food, and sometimes have live music or other…
Jay
Our local pub, good food, local Welsh beers - geat in Summer with drinks outside, cosy in winter.
Anne
Village pub, walking distance from the house
9. Jolly Sailor Inn
9. Jolly Sailor Inn
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
1 Church St, Porthcawl
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
01656 782403
Caroline
Caroline
This is an atmospheric pub in the local village. They also serve food, and sometimes have live music or other events.
Jay
Jay
Our local pub, good food, local Welsh beers - geat in Summer with drinks outside, cosy in winter.
Anne
Anne
Village pub, walking distance from the house
10. Vivian Arms
10. Vivian Arms
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
104 Gower Rd, Swansea
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
01792 516194
BarEstablishment
Joy
This is the local pub in Sketty. They do local ales alongside the generic brands. Food is usually available…
Sheila
A local, friendly pub with reasonably priced meals.
Sam & Richard
Friendly local pub serving good food.
10. Vivian Arms
10. Vivian Arms
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
104 Gower Rd, Swansea
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
01792 516194
Joy
Joy
This is the local pub in Sketty. They do local ales alongside the generic brands. Food is usually available - very cheaply. Its the usual…
Sheila
Sheila
A local, friendly pub with reasonably priced meals.
Sam & Richard
Sam & Richard
Friendly local pub serving good food.
11. Pontardawe Inn
11. Pontardawe Inn
host-0host-1
3 local reviews
123 Herbert Street, Pontardawe
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01792 447562
BarRestaurantFood
Peter
Known locally as 'y Gwachel' this awarding winning pub has built a reputation a wide range of guest ales,…
Ben
Cosy local pub, aka "The Gwachel". Home of the annual Pontadawe Folk Festival with a regular great live music…
11. Pontardawe Inn
11. Pontardawe Inn
host-0host-1
3 local reviews
123 Herbert Street, Pontardawe
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
01792 447562
Peter
Peter
Known locally as 'y Gwachel' this awarding winning pub has built a reputation a wide range of guest ales, live music and good food
Ben
Ben
Cosy local pub, aka "The Gwachel". Home of the annual Pontadawe Folk Festival with a regular great live music scene
12. Clyne Gardens
12. Clyne Gardens
host-0host-1host-2
26 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Rob
Clyne Gardens contains varied National Collections of plants set in beautiful parkland. Internationally famous…
Cathie
One of the best displays of plants from around the world set in a wonderful valley that can take hours to…
Dawn
Clyne Gardens is a lovely landscaped park, makes for a great walk at any time of year. Either walk from the…
12. Clyne Gardens
12. Clyne Gardens
host-0host-1host-2
26 local reviews
Rob
Rob
Clyne Gardens contains varied National Collections of plants set in beautiful parkland. Internationally famous for its superb collections of…
Cathie
Cathie
One of the best displays of plants from around the world set in a wonderful valley that can take hours to explore and you will want to…
Dawn
Dawn
Clyne Gardens is a lovely landscaped park, makes for a great walk at any time of year. Either walk from the house, or drive 2 minutes to…