Charlie's Bar
Charlie's Bar
5
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
About
Charlies Bar is situated in the heart of the island town of Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The bar is named after Charlie Burns, the proprietor's father. The bar has been in the Burns family since 1944, when Charlie plied his trade serving farmers, locals and American troops stationed nearby at Castle Archdale. Live Music at weekends, live Sport, Open Fire and Free Wi-Fi.
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  • Cathal
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent
    We had our wedding after party at Charlie’s and from start to finish it was the best night! The staff were amazing and the venue was perfect! Thank you so much to Una and her team, we had a great time and would recommend the venue to everyone! Cathal and Claire
    Hi Cathal, It was our pleasure to host you and Claire's Wedding Day Two. Thank you for choosing Charlie's as the venue and for taking the time to leave this lovely review. It is very much appreciated and I will make sure to pass on your kind words to the staff who were working that night. Every best wish for married life together. Una
    Written 1 August 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 31 July 2023
  • Niall Greene
    Enniskillen, United Kingdom10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A vibrant community hub: Charlie's Bar Enniskillen
    I've been attending Charlie's Bar Enniskillen for the last few months and every single night has been a fantastic night of craic. Especially on Thursday nights which are filled with live music, dancing, and engaging dance lessons. The atmosphere at Charles Bar is truly amazing. From the moment you step inside, you can feel the vibrant energy and sense of community. In my experience the bar successfully brings people together in an innovative and positive way. It offers a welcoming environment, creating a space where locals and visitors alike can enjoy memorable night out. I would also like to offer the staff at Charles Bar high praise for their exceptional friendliness and hospitality. The live music adds to the excitement, with new talented local musicians entertaining the crowd every single week. Charles Bar is a place that fosters connections and friendships. It's the perfect spot for a memorable night out in Enniskillen. Overall, I highly recommend Charles Bar for its lively atmosphere, friendly staff, dance lessons, and live music that make it a must-visit destination in Co. Fermanagh.
    Hi Niall, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. I think I might print it and put it up on the wall 😂 It has made my day and I will make sure to share it with the staff too. Reviews like yours honestly mean the world to a family-run business like ourselves. Delighted you have been enjoying the Live Music. You will be happy to hear that we have decided to keep our Thursday Live Music running until the end of the year. Appreciate the support. See you on the dance floor! Una
    Written 15 August 2023
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    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 August 2023
  • Brendan MCGullion
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Thursday night the new Saturday
    A last minute decision to head out on a Thursday night didn't disappoint. Running into some old friends and joining their group, a gang from the Modern Country Moves dance class that had just finished from upstairs. Aaron Wilson was playing in the bar and it was amazing to watch the gang Jiving and Line dancing on the dance floor, the energy filled the bar with onlookers in awe. The Music and Dancing set an atmosphere that is epitome of ordin Irish pub should be..
    Hi Brendan, Thanks so much for this review. Thursday nights have become the new Saturday in Charlie's. Tina and the whole Modern Country Moves squad create such a buzz and a lovely atmosphere in the Bar. Aaron is a fantastic musician too. We have decided to continue the Thursday night live music right to the end of the year due to the positive response it has received. Hope you have a great Bank Holiday weekend, Brendan! Might see you at some point over it. Una
    Written 24 August 2023
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    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 August 2023
  • Ed P
    Eastchester, New York78 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great pub night in Fermanagh
    Had a great night here with 30 friends during a birthday celebration. Una and her team were great, and the music provided by Chris Maguire and friends was spectacular. You'll have a great time stopping in for a pint or two if you are in the area.
    Hi Ed, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review and for booking your party celebration in Charlie's. It was a pleasure to host you all. Chris is brilliant and I am delighted your group agreed. Una
    Written 5 September 2023
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    Visited September 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 25 August 2023
  • Sunshine05411087994
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Charlie's Bar... always a welcome
    We had a great time in Charlie's Bar Saturday night, out with friends celebrating, when you walk through the door the atmosphere was fab, very busy, great mixture of people in the bar, we got a seat just inside the main door, with the bar area being the normal busy Saturday night , Una and the bar staff were quickly serving drinks, making you feel very welcome, abit of banter too. Further down the bar you've the live music , great to see the local talent live. We had a fantastic night in Charlie's bar, always a fab night out, whether it's to enjoy the perfect pint beside the fire, catch up with friends or to enjoy the live music...no better place! See you soon
    Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed, positive review. Glad you managed to get a seat and that you were able to enjoy the drinks and Live Music. We are spoilt with local talent in Co. Fermanagh and wider afield so it is a privilege to give such artists a stage. Thank you for coming in to support them. Don't be a stranger! See you soon, hopefully. Una
    Written 8 November 2023
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    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 November 2023
  • Michael B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Birthday Party!
    My family and I recently booked Charlie's Bar as they have a private lounge for hire available in their upstaris floor, which was absolutely perfect for my brothers 21st birthday! There is lots of space in the lounge especially for all the family members we invited to come and celebrate with us which was around 30 and a quote from the Charlie's Bar Instagram page states "Please note we can accommodate up to 120 guests *closely seated*." When we arrvied we were met with the staff members who were all amazing and polite. The manager (Una) had also helped us book a local and brilliantly talented musician to make the night even better. Since we were informed by Una that Charlie's works closely with the pizza restaurant next door, that therefore meant pizza and pints were both enjoyed! Overall, Charlie's is definitely somewhere i would return to for another occasion, perhaps even my own party or for one of my friends, highly recommended!
    Hi Michael, What a night that was! A fantastic night for a fantastic guy. We would be only too delighted to host a future birthday of yours, Michael. It is always a compliment when someone decides to host such a special occasion in our Lounge. Thank you for your continued support of Charlie's. I look forward to seeing you in again soon. Una
    Written 8 November 2023
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    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 November 2023
  • Traveller51
    Sligo, Ireland16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Friendly staff, tasty pints and a welcome hostess
    Visited Charlie’s with family recently and we had a great night. The bar staff were superb and Una was so helpful reserving us a table and checking to see if we were alright. The pints of Guinness are fantastic and the friendliness of the staff and customers made it a great family occasion. Thanks to everyone there especially Una.
    Hi there, You are more than welcome. If you ever need seats reserved, just contact the Charlie's page and we will do our best to get you sorted. Great to read you all enjoyed the evening. We like to think of Charlie's as a, 'home away from home' so the perfect spot for a family gathering. Cheers! Una
    Written 8 November 2023
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    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 November 2023
  • Paula T
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Drinks with Friends
    Fantastic night in Charlie’s. Thanks to Una for her warm welcome and for organising a table for us and for taking photographs for us. Thanks to the bar staff for their efficient service and friendly manner. Great music with a lively vibe. Looking forward to our next night out in Charlie’s.
    Hello Paula, It was no problem at all. Anytime! We appreciated you coming to Charlie's and I am delighted you all enjoyed the evening. I will make sure to share your positive comments with the staff too. Thanks, Una
    Written 8 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 November 2023
  • Zara M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun, welcoming, great night out.
    Charlie’s in Enniskillen holds such an amazing atmosphere. Every occasion i have went, it did not disappoint. I have had the pleasure of gigging at this venue on a few occasions and always have a blast. The staff are so accommodating, kind and friendly. Would recommend this venue to anyone looking for a great night💛
    Hi Zara, Thank you so much for this lovely review. It is always a pleasure to have you in Charlie's, behind the mic. Thank you for helping to create that buzz and atmosphere that everyone loves. Hopefully you will get in soon for a night, 'off duty'. Una
    Written 8 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 7 November 2023
  • James Bond
    Sheffield, United Kingdom38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A heartwarming Chrstmas video
    Today on facebook my attention was brought to the Charies Bar Christmas video. I was very moved indeed. I live in a student area but we do have a lot of elderly here who are alone at Christmas who will clearly relate. This warmed my heart when I saw it. Here we have a gentleman who goes to visit the grave of a loved one. Clearly, he's sad and alone but he walks past Charlies. A kind-hearted couple invites him into the pub and then they invite him to talk to them. This is typical of the warm friendly nature of the Irish. I will make a point the next time I am in the six counties to pop in. It's quite a way from Yorkshire but it will be so worth it. I very much hope the staff and the landlord are rewarded for such a great service to the community.I am truly shaken but not stirred.
    Hi James, I am so glad you enjoyed the Christmas Advert. We were absolutely blown away by the response it received since posting. We are even happier that it has sparked a conversation around loneliness and kindness, particularly coming into the festive season. Make sure to send us a message if you are coming in so I can thank you in person. Yorkshire is a beautiful place. I have been once before but definitely look forward to returning in the future. Have a lovely Christmas, Una
    Written 12 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 29 November 2023
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Clare B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Cosy bar in the centre of town with loads of TV’s showing Sport. Live Music every Thursday-Sunday. A great atmosphere and high level of customer service.

The Lounge Upstairs is also available for private hire.
Written 23 May 2024
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Sightsee57421888929
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
We had our baby shower yesterday in the lounge upstairs, we shopped around before deciding and Charlies offered the best package for us which was use of the lounge upstairs with no fee and allowed us to bring in our own catering. Una was so good from the get go, I never waited longer than 24 hours for a response and I was even able to see the venue before booking. She couldn't do enough for us and didn't crowd us at our event but was easily reachable if we did need anything.🤍 The venue was very clean as well which is a plus for me as I worry a lot about cleanliness, especially while pregnant.

Would 100% hire the venue again. Thank you!
Written 21 May 2024
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Maureen G
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
An excellent bar and management team. Una and her team is always so welcoming and always donates regularly to local clubs and community events and fundraising. Always put the customers and community at the heart of her business.
Written 16 May 2024
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Hey Maureen 👋 Thank you so much for the glowing review, it helps more than you know! We love contributing to the community as it is number one in our eyes 🤩 Hope to see you back in Charlie's soon 🥰 Thanks again! Una
Written 23 May 2024
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Traveler01880619053
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
What a night. Thank you Una and the team for a lovely night celebrating our engagement. In the lead up to the event I asked if we could bring a wee buffet even though it was a late party 8pm they accommodated us they have a cold room which they were very generous in offering us to store the food prior to the event. The decorations we were able to set up prior to the event also. Honestly no question too stupid and they couldn’t have done anymore for us. Una came up and checked in with us. Plenty of staff behind the bar no one had an empty glass. Great entertainment, everyone was up dancing by 9pm and continued on throughout the night.
Thank you again Una and please thank all the staff on our behalf for an incredible night.
Written 6 May 2024
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Hi Sarah 👋 Thanks so much for leaving us a glowing review! I am so glad that we could contribute to making your night as special as possible 😊 I will pass your review on to our staff and I hope we see you back in Charlie's soon! Best wishes to you both and congratulations once again on your engagement ❤️ Una and the team at Charlies Bar
Written 8 May 2024
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elaine m
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We held our wedding reception at Charlie’s bar on 19th April 2024, and we had the best time Una and her staff were absolutely fantastic and nothing was to much, the bar staff were amazing, the upstairs has an amazing rustic feel, gorgeous place also for taking pictures. all our guests loved it. Thank you Una and your staff for making our day as pleasurable as it was.
Written 22 April 2024
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Hi Elaine, It was an absolute pleasure to host your wedding reception at Charlie's! I am delighted to hear that you and your guests had such a wonderful time and that everything met your expectations. The team works so hard to ensure every occasion is memorable and goes as smooth as possible. I will make sure to pass on your kind words to the team! 😊 I'm so glad that we could contribute to making your day as pleasurable and special as possible. Wishing you both a lifetime of love and happiness! ❤️ Una and the team at Charlie's bar.
Written 27 April 2024
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Don McDermott
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Charlie's may have captured many people's attention through it's brilliant media campaigns that have repeatedly gone viral, but this bar backs it all up by being one of the best around.

There is always a lovely, relaxed atmosphere in the place that instantly puts you at ease. It's like being in your local, even when you're miles from home. The staff are always so friendly and have a smile for everyone, whether you are a regular or a newcomer. Everyone is appreciated and welcome.

The food is delicious and the pints are superb. The layout is lovely and the whole place feels safe and intimate and perfect for socialising with old friends or making new ones. Both dogs and their humans are equally accepted and encouraged.

This is a family bar, at the centre of the community and it really shows by the way it puts so much back into the locality through their sponsorships and fundraising on behalf of many deserving causes.

One of the main aspects of any bar is it's entertainment and what it provides and Charlie's really delivers something for everyone. There are jive nights, live music, trad sessions throughout the week which is the perfect background for mixing or enjoying on your own. And they are always coming up with new ways to provide entertainment for their customers. They also hold Painting by Pints evenings which are becoming ever more popular.

So whatever it is you are looking for, chances are, you'll find it in, Charlie's Bar
Written 19 April 2024
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Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful, detailed review! I really appreciate it ❤️ This is exactly what Charlie's is about - making people feel welcome and feel at home. We like to think of it as a 'Home away from home'. I am so delighted you experienced this when you visited. We also love when our four legged friends visit us! Giving back to our community is so important to us as without our wonderful community we wouldn't be where we are. We are so appreciative of everyone who walks through our doors ✨ We hope to see you back soon! Una
Written 21 April 2024
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Melissa H
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
We recently celebrated a friend’s surprise baby shower upstairs in Charlie’s. It was the perfect venue and nothing was too much for Una and team! We were able to bring our own food and decorate the private area. There was plenty of space for games and activities also. Thanks so much for ensuring the event was a huge success!!
Written 6 March 2024
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Hi Melissa, Thank you for holding your friend's Baby Shower with us. It was a pleasure to host your group. I am so delighted it all went smoothly and your hard work behind the scenes paid off. We wish Shauna all the best for the coming months. Una
Written 25 March 2024
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An D
Belfast, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Great pub, really friendly atmosphere! I have to say, the staff are what makes this place. I was served by a lovely young lady called Majella, great chats at the bar and she really made our visit with her local recommendations!! Thanks Majella, we will definitely be back :)
Written 29 February 2024
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave Majella such a lovely review ❤️ our staff really are the salt of the earth and we are so lucky to have them! However, customers like yourself also make our bar what it is and we are equally as lucky to have you, so thank you for calling in and we hope you will call again ⭐️
Written 29 February 2024
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Bluebell2905
Enniskillen, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
would like to say William deserves the recognition. He is always friendly & approachable. If we are organising anything like birthday surprises or presentations he will do his utmost to oblige in whatever manner necessary. I had an incident one evening when my daughter phoned Charlie's to make contact with me. She was in a distressed state & William was absolutely amazing. He reassured her & made a follow up call back to me to ensure my daughter was OK. No other bar would have handled the situation like this. Its obvious he's a people person & his customers are very important to him. Great work Papa!
Written 10 February 2024
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Hi Geraldine, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. William has been a valuable part of the Charlie's team for 18 years now and we are so proud to have him with us. He always goes the extra mile for our customers and it is lovely to have this recognised. I will make sure to pass on your comments to him. Hopefully see you on Thursday. Una
Written 25 March 2024
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Brendan M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
2nd attempt! When mid week is your weekend where else you go always the the same craic and slagging never a dull moment. In the safe hands of Peter today if anyone could put a smile on your face Peter will. If Carlsberg made barmen Peter would be one nothing to learn and everything to teach to anyone with open ears and a closed mouth. Renowned for it's atmosphere but it's the staff that sets it apart from the rest why everyone comes back.
Written 7 February 2024
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Hi Brendan, thank you for leaving us a great review⭐️! Peter is a superstar and we would agree that if Carlsberg did barmen he would be in the frontline! Our staff and amazing customers certainly make us the place to be, be it midweek or weekend ❤️
Written 29 February 2024
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