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The Strand Bar

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Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
+353 71 916 8140
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10:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:30
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fire place, live music on weekends, nice waiting staff, cozy feel with your typical Irish wooden pub style. Has different sections and people who want to eat tend to sit toward the back areas, while people who are there just for drinks stay closer to the bar, standing up. There's also a separate room with doors, which I think I've... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great bar with lots of atmosphere, we watched the rugby and then went up stairs tothe Tra Ban restaurant and enjoyed a lovely meal and returned downstairs where a live band played til closing .We had a great night.

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1 Thank Margaret C
Cavan, Ireland
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on Sat for a bit of luck.we ordered two bowls of the chowder.just so you know it's not a bowl but a cup and at €5.50 each its pricey.it was watery as well.I like my chowder and this just wasn't good.We ordered a pint of lager and a pint of miwadi and were charged for the Miami.Its a... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lunch menu is great, and you can get pizzas to late. The atmosphere is always great here. Locals and tourists

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1 Thank Kate M
Belfast
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visit Strandhill quite often, it's beautiful and unspoilt, the sea is often rough and it's a great surfing site but the jewel in the crown is the Strand Bar, great pub night or day, the service is excellent, food served all day and the pizzas are fantastic, we always have a great night

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, friendly staff Excellent food, lots of choices on the menu Cosy establishment Highly recommended

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1 Thank Sharon R
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Big open fire friendly staff fantastic service and great food that doesnt cost the earth what more could anyone want. Have been here before and will definately be back any time im in town

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff reasonably priced great value all round great parking and lovley for a walk by the beach

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1 Thank Louise M
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is my First review - i am knew to the tripadvisor thing. Took a trip to the wild atlantic way and said i'd jump on the bandwagon! Went here for lunch when i was in sligo - great service and great food in a old-worldie feeling bar. If i'm in the area again i will most certainly return.

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Zionsville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The title says it all... very friendly staff.... pizza was amazing, service was prompt and reasonably priced for a pub next to the ocean..... Note though.. During the week... full menu items stopped being served after 4pm... at that point you can choose Pizza or Chinese.... definitely choose the Pizza!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pizza, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 23:30
Saturday
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo  >  Strandhill
  • Phone Number: +353 71 916 8140
Description
The Strand Bar (est 1913) nestled between mythic Knocknarea and the famous surf beach of Strandhill, has for many generations been the favoured social spot for locals and tourists alike.Just ten minutes drive from Sligo, close to the airport and one of Europe’s most magnificent surfing beaches, this well-known bar has a big welcoming turf fire, cosy snugs and friendly staff.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?