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Loved it!

Recently paid a visit here...we didn't eat as we had a table booked elsewhere so can't comment on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lovely little stumble

Myself and my partner were looking for a bite to eat after a trip to the castle, very much stumbled... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Sahannah B
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1 The Strand, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 4848
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this pub, it used to have it all, it was the Sean’s Bar of the Leinster side of Athlone. But it has sooooo changed in every way.. the bar had beautiful stall breaks for a little privacy which were not only quaint but...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently paid a visit here...we didn't eat as we had a table booked elsewhere so can't comment on the food, however what a great pub for a few scoops! Lots of nooks and crannys to sit and sup...loved the old telèfon box...just a lovely old...More

Thank DublinAoife
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner were looking for a bite to eat after a trip to the castle, very much stumbled onto this pub. We were pleasantly surprised by the menu and the price. The staff were very welcoming and professional. The interior itself is very...More

Thank Sahannah B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The staff are brilliant and the lady serving us Kelly was brilliant. She spend ages getting the tv sound working and would not stop until it was done. The food was really really delicious. Nothing was a bother and I would love to have more...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We meant only to stop in for a pint and ended up spending 3 hours. The barman was fun and engaging, offering local history and flare. Pay your homage to the picture of Jimmy as you warm by the fire. Returning very soon!

Thank Blake L
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We visited Gertie Browne's for lunch. Staff were very friendly, and a lovely atmosphere. We went right through to the dining area at the back. We were welcomed and encouraged to sit wherever we wanted. The food was delicious. There were a few families around,...More

Thank Jatvla
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A great Irish pub full of friendly people and great drinks. We came in as strangers and left feeling like friends. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Nicely integrated with the Hatters Lane Restaurant downstairs. This pub has an old world feel to it. Loads of interesting antiques on display. Good drink and service and is now under new management.

Thank FearMorGael
Reviewed 26 August 2018

A pub full of old world character, great beer and sitting by the door we could watch the Friday night comings and goings of all the revellers - great atmosphere.

Thank Lolabow B
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We loved this pub so much that we visited it for 3 consecutive days. The staff are efficient, knowledgeable and friendly (especially Kelly). The food here is outstanding! We had the chilli con carne, Thai curry and chowder (more than once) and all were delicious.

Thank LilSips
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