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The Flying Pig Saloon

Not Rated.
The Flying Pig SaloonThe Flying Pig Saloon

Taps: 19 / Bottles: 50
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y

33 Ratings
Ratings: 33
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 7.67%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

121 E King St
Malvern, Pennsylvania, 19355-2515
United States
phone: (610) 578-9208

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Reviews by Erix:
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4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5 | $$

This place was quite a find. Just before moving into the area (again) I stumbled onto this place. In an old building right in the center of Malvern is the Flying Pig. This place has the old rough pub feel to it, which personally I love. Dark wood, not overlit, the kind of place I want to drink beer at. And what beer! This is the first place I had Old Dominion Spring Brew, and for that alone I would hold this place in high regard. There were, however, a great number of other excellent beers available, and judging by the number of kegs that kicked in the short time I was there, the beers have a fairly high turnover. The service was good, but the fact that I cant make any specific remarks on it warrents a 3.5. The reuben I had was good, but nothing truly spectacular. Overall, this place definitely warrents a visit, and I plan on making many more visits. If The Drafting Room and Victory werent closer than the Flying Pig, this would be my the place you could find me on a good night for beer. Added note: late at night it can get loud, smokey, and crowded with drunk people, especially when there are bands playing.

08-15-2004 22:44:54 | More by Erix
More User Reviews:
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

06-25-2014 13:15:02 | More by GeoffreyM
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

06-25-2014 00:12:22 | More by Agentgill0
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-16-2014 14:20:36 | More by FredR35
Photo of ssimpson89


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-27-2013 06:25:10 | More by ssimpson89
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

10-09-2013 14:06:51 | More by garuda
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4.7/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $

Great local bar. The beer selection is top notch, both draft(19+) and bottles(50+). The food is great bar fare food, no fancy dinners here. The potatoe skins and the sheppards pie are the best in the area. Also all the sandwiches are very good, the Barnyard is my favorite. Very resonably priced, most drafts are $5. Including the top notch beers like Pliney the Elder, Bells two-hearted, FBS, or Racer 5. Strong selection of imports on draft.

If you love beer this is a must see local dive bar. The waitstaff is much improved, very knowledable about the beers they have, and right on with a suggestion if you tell them what kind of beer you do like. They also have some "aged" bottled beers you can chose from, like a DFH 120 from 2006, and this changes as they pull beers up from the cellar.

01-20-2012 21:44:06 | More by baybum
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$

Transcribed from undated notes, probably early-to-mid June 2009.

The squat, white stucco building seemed incongruous as compared to its neighbors as I walked up East King Street having just disembarked from SEPTA Regional (R5) at the nearby station. It looked to me like a southwestern structure more than something that I would expect on the Main Line. Entering, a coat rack, two white leather sofas and a chair sat to the immediate right in the corner by a couple of windows. The "U"-shaped, hammered-copper-topped bar was in the back right corner, directly aft of the doorway. The lavs were to the left end of the bar, followed by the entrance to the kitchen. To the left of the doorway were a series of high tables and chairs followed by a mini-sea of standard tables and chairs.

This was not a huge venue and my first server, Deena, told me that it can get packed at times. My other server, Suzanne, laid the history of the place on me: it used to be a biker bar (I can totally dig that) and the current owner put a much-coveted pig weather vane on the roof as a good luck charm. That led to the place's name as well as all of its porcine inhabitants. People donate pigs all of the time so that the place is puerco-central. Fortunately, no local pork came to disrupt my afternoon. I am allergic to pigs in cruisers, dig? It was a friendly, welcoming atmosphere to which I would return in a heartbeat.

Food: I had a groovy egg sammich as a late-breakfast/early- lunch gig. There seems to be a myth that I do not eat and I'd like to lay that to rest. I love to eat! Sometimes, I do so two or three times a day. This was one of them.

Beer: Nine AmeriCAN CO2 taps, three Belgian taps, and one rotating cask. Twenty-four bottles. Best of all, they will fill a growler with ANY of their drafts! Yow!

08-18-2010 20:47:08 | More by woodychandler
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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$

I just stopped in here on a Friday after work for a few beers on the way home. It's a decent size place with a nice wood bar with about 10-15 seats. Great draft and bottle selection. Live Bob Marley was on TV and playing over the speakers. Great atmosphere. I could've spent all night there. A guy next to me was eating a "Cheesy Pig" which looked delicious. Bartender was courteous and service was good. I did not have to wait for a refill. Prices seemed reasonable as well.

I will definitely be back and would recommend to anyone.

02-03-2010 20:44:34 | More by joeyspit
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4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5 | $$

visited on 7.18.09 after Todd's wedding prior to his reception.

first off - I walked in and immediately saw PtE on tap - I knew I was in a good place. very woody and dark and saloony kinda place (which was good). there was a nice L shaped bar in the corner - TV's all over and flying pigs hanging from all over the ceiling (go figure). 14 or so beers on draft - almost all of them were awesome - constantly rotating once one empties. I would guess there were about 240+ bottle offerings. too many to count. they do serve macros but not many. prices were really reasonable. great visit - will definitely be back.

01-27-2010 21:54:13 | More by Hophead101
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The Flying Pig Saloon in Malvern, PA
92 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.