Bars

Enjoy a pint in Ireland’s oldest bar or party the night away with great bars and live entertainment until late in Athlone, at the heart of great nights and even better memories.

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The Sheraton Bar at Sheraton Athlone Hotel

The contemporary hotel bar is the perfect location to experience the welcoming Irish culture with a pint of Guinness or cocktail, as you relax on one of our sofas. Enjoy Afternoon Tea served from 12 noon till 5.30pm, please book in advance. The Sheraton Bar is perfect for gathering with friends. As evening draws, the lights come down & the candles come out, while you relax over one of our signature drinks or cocktails.
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The Villager

A awarded ‘Westmeath’s Best Gastro Pub’ at the 2016 Irish Restaurant Awards, The Villager is ran by local husband and wife tea, chef Cathal Moran and Maeve Lennon and is a real gem in the heart of Glasson Village. It really has has something for everyone. Call in for a coffee, a pint, meet up with friends and family or a romantic dinner for two. Serving everything from a pig on a spit for that special occasion to stone baked pizzas cooked just the way they should be, they offer wholesome rustic fare with great flavours, friendly efficient service in a warm and lovely ambience. Try the Parmesan fries and buttermilk goujons washed down with your favourite pint… delicious!
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Grogans of Glasson

Right in the heart of the picturesque village of Glasson lays this charming olde worlde pub and restaurant. Moira and Miriam Grogan are your hosts and they preside over a wonderfully atmospheric traditional family pub and restaurant.
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Walsh’s Pub and Grocery

Ran by the Walsh family for six generations, Walsh’s Pub & Grocery on Connaught Street is the traditional Irish pub and even includes a ‘magic door’ so you can do your shopping while you wait for your pint of Guinness to settle! With a cosy décor and warm fire, unwind with a drink and friendly camaraderie. An acoustic session takes place every Saturday night where all genres of music are appreciated and musicians invited to play. Or if you’re in town on the last Friday of the month, take part in the Pub Quiz.
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The Venue

Located in the heart of Athlone, The Venue offers an intimate but energetic late-night entertainment experience with live entertainment, top DJs and if you want to treat yourself some wonderfully crafted cocktails. With an enticing drinks menu, unique décor and warm hospitality, you’re guaranteed an unforgettable experience that blends a bouncing atmosphere with a sophisticated setting surrounded by friendly and skilled staff! The Venue is an ideal venue for any occasion, friends night out, pre-dinner drinks or a full celebration/occasion. Light some birthday candles, celebrate an engagement, say goodbye or hello to someone special. They are committed to making it a night to remember! The Venue bar is stylish and classy, with premium drinks being their forte with acarefully crafted gin list, serving leading brands of whiskies, an extensive list of top-quality wines as well as bottles of the best of bubbly for the perfect toast to special occasions. Finally, their cocktail list will wow you! From perfecting the classics to experimenting to new heights with their Fireman cocktail with spicy jalapeños - you’re sure to find something here at The Venue!
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The Prince Bar & Kitchen

The Prince Bar is a vibrant and sophisticated town centre venue. The interior has a warm feel to it with low-key lighting and cosy open lit fires. Escape into a quiet alcove for a relaxing or chat or enjoy a lively night. Spread out over two floors, there are four bars to choose from, including a dedicated cocktail car.
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Gertie Brownes

Gertie Browne’s is the ideal location to meet up with friends for lunch, after-work drinks or a night out. Our friendly staff strive to ensure that the customer is welcomed and made feel at home with a good drink properly presented and delicious, high quality bar food being served from 12 pm daily.
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Sean’s Bar

A pint in Ireland’s oldest pub is a must for anyone visiting Athlone. But when you hear it’s history it becomes even more so. Athlone is named after ‘the Ford of Luain’, an innkeeper who guided people across the treacherous waters of the ancient ford. The crossing point and the pub date back to 900AD and over the centuries the town we know today has grown around it. This is a place steeped history and can still see the wattle and wicker walls on display. Listed in both "25 of the Most Incredible Bars in the World" and "50 Bars to Blow Your Mind" by Lonely Planet, a visit to Sean's is a must! Pop in any night of the week and you’ll also see live music, laughter and an atmosphere like nowhere else.
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