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The Harbour Bar

1 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 286 2274
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Great little bar.

We went to the Harbour Bar on our first night, we ordered fish and chips and it was the best we had... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Clare O
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
Traditional, good selection of ales

We enjoyed this Irish pub very much. Waiters were friendly and the ale was good. We would recommend... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
maximilianraynor98
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Welcome to the official page of The Harbour Bar, one of Bray's best loved pubs.Voted as one of the Lonely Planet's best bars in the world this is a gem located right beside the boxing club where Katie Taylor trains, often calling in to use the facilities.This is one of Bray's top spots for live music with traditional and acoustic sessions in the bar every Wednesday - Sunday and live bands in the lounge every Thursday - Sunday.The iconic Harbour Bar in Bray, Co Wicklow, is famous for attracting a glittering clientele and its visitors' book is a who's who of famous names down through the decades.The Harbour Bar is open daily.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“live music” (19 reviews)
“the pub” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
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1 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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+353 1 286 2274

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We went to the Harbour Bar on our first night, we ordered fish and chips and it was the best we had tasted! The bar was full and very friendly, with waitress service .My husband ordered a pint of Guinness of course!! Would definitely visit...More

Thank Clare O
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Clare O, Thank you for taking the time to review the Harbour Bar - Fish Bar is a new addition to the scene, so far so good :) Best, Aisling

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this Irish pub very much. Waiters were friendly and the ale was good. We would recommend if you are stopping in Bray.

Thank maximilianraynor98
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Maximilianraynor98, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review of the Harbour. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Plenty of atmosphere and charm. Friendly barman, drinks served to table and service with a smile. Lovely outdoor area.

Thank Araz33
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi Araz33, Thank you for taking the time to review the Harbour Bar. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This pub is just class, fantastic atmosphere great food , and even better a beautiful pint of Heineken nice and cold on a sunny Sunday afternoon, staff themselves are a 5 Star very courteous and so friendly, not my first time here but first review...More

Thank Tony T
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi Tony, Thanks a million for this great review of the Harbour Bar. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It deserves the title of the best pub in Ireland! Really nice place with great atmosphere to have a pint.

1  Thank Aline S
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Aline, Thank you for taking the time to review the Harbour - we'll happily take that title :) Best, Aisling

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Love this place. Am from the West and reminds me of pubs in Galway, very chilled, little fire going even in summer, lots of good trad and great atmosphere! They look after the kids too with free iccream and sun cream on hot days! Lots...More

Thank Sinead C
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

HI Sinead, Thank you for taking the time to review the Harbour - Fish Bar is a new addition to the Harbour and is becoming quite the hit. Hope to see you soon, Aisling

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a hen night here and cannot rave enough about how great the staff were. So attentive, nothing was any trouble and as we were leaving the bouncer (Aiden or adrian) went out of his way to help us. The place was hopping. Definitely...More

Thank cuthieruthie
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi cuthieruthie, Delighted you and the hens had a great time down in the Harbour. Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you all again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This old world pub has a great buzz and super atmosphere that is hard to describe, you have to experience it!

Thank Braylo
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Braylo, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a top review of the Harbour - we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Been to the harbour bar on a few occasions now and always have a great time! The regularly run comedy shows and music which are always great fun!

Thank Niamh R
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Niamh, Thanks for taking the time to review the Harbour. Our monthly comedy shows run by Hardy Har Har comedy are my favourite - keep an eye out on FB for the next one! Best, Aisling

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and friends visited here quite a few times & each time we all really enjoyed it. It has a really relaxed vibe to the place. Its lovely on a summer or winter evening especially summer sitting outside under the heaters if winter there is...More

Thank DaisyMae_225
Management_Bray, Public Relations Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi DaisyMae, Delighted to hear you and the mates enjoy your time down the Harbour. Fish Bar is creating quite a name for itself indeed - next time try the Prawn Tacos, they are to die for!!!! Looking forward to seeing you soon, Aisling

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Leef3585
20 July 2017|
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Response from Tony T | Reviewed this property |
I think around five , not one hundred percent sure
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Francis C
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Response from Eamonn W | Reviewed this property |
Hiya , yes Irish traditional folk music is played by a good band in the bar section, if you get bored, more contemporary style music is played in the lounge.
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