The Heart of Great Taste


“The Athlone food story is a story of love and passion for great taste. It’s how we express our joy for life, our commitment to the best, our dedication to creating that which is special.”

At the heart of every Athlone experience is our outstanding selection of food and drink destinations. Rustic and real, fine and fresh, unique and understated; traditional pubs where the locals meet sitting alongside exclusive, award-winning bistros and gastropubs. We’re so proud that our town is alive with exceptional food stories, local producers and surprising hidden pleasures around every corner – rewarding your passionate appetite for life.





Delightful Times Await!

Experience the vibrant nightlife of Athlone this bank holiday weekend! From cozy pubs to lively bars, our town offers an eclectic mix of venues to suit every taste.

Whether you’re seeking traditional Irish music or contemporary cocktails, Athlone has it all. Join locals and visitors alike in exploring our bustling streets, where every corner holds the promise of a memorable night out. Plan your weekend getaway now and discover why Athlone is the ultimate destination for nightlife enthusiasts. Cheers to unforgettable moments in the heart of Ireland!


Welcome to a Foodie’s Paradise

So much about a wonderful trip, great holiday or memorable event is tied up with the food we experience. We link special times with specific flavours, food we tasted for the first time, or a dish that transported us to a different world.

As the centre of foodie excellence in Ireland, Athlone in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands offers the kind of delicious culinary experiences that will make holiday memories to last a lifetime.

But where to start? There are so many outstanding restaurants to try – so here’s our top choices to start you off…


Looking to stay in Athlone?

Visit our accommodation directory to find the venue you’ve been searching for.


Plan the Perfect Romantic Getaway

World-class dining is just the start. Celebrate your romance in style and make memories to last a lifetime with your very own Athlone love story…