Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Swift Hibernian Lounge

34 E. Fourth St. (Lafayette St.) Send to Phone
212-260-3600
Quoting Swift is not necessary at this East Village pub, but having a good time is.

Cuisine
Open
Nightly till 4 a.m.
Features

* Click here for rating key

Swift Hibernian Lounge Restaurant Review

: Quoting the great Irish satirist, Jonathan Swift, is not obligatory at this East Village bar dedicated to all things Emerald Isle. Enjoying yourself over a pint of brew is. And that's not hard here, as they serve an excellent pint of Guinness. With a back room that's part beer hall-part church (yes, there's even an altar), several beers on tap, trompe l'oeil on the walls, and enough rustic Irish knick-knacks, you'll be amused for the rest of the night. When you get hungry, there’s typical pub grub to be found: spicy lamb sandwiches, beef and Guinness pie, a variety of pizzas, and good ol' mac ‘n’ cheese, among other stomach soakers. A shuttle stops by every twenty minutes to take marathon drinkers to the lounge's sister drinking spots: Puck Fair and Ulysses.
Check out hot NYC restaurants to try right now
Hot NYC Restaurants to Try Right Now

GAYOT's hottest NYC restaurants include an opulent chophouse, French fine-dining restaurant and a healthy paradise for vegetarians.



Find ideas for Mother's Day, including gifts and brunch restaurants
Mother's Day Guide

Find ideas for Mother's Day, including brunch restaurants, gifts and wines with GAYOT's Mother's Day Guide.



RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.