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The Venue Bar and Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, Irish, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

We are a Bar/ Restaurant specialising in Steak and Seafood. Our Restaurant hours are from 12.30pm to 9.30pm Daily . The bar is very popular with the locals and tourists alike and is open till late with live music at the weekend.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
European, Irish, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

Warm cosy bar with that old world feel, the staff are very welcoming and great service. The restaraunt is good and spacious with beautiful views of Strandhill and the sea. A great menu and there is something for everyone.You won't be dissapointed,

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank audreymcg2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the Venue on steak night... Chicken wings for starter were unbelievably good. I had the venue style chicken fillet burger and it was so tasty. My other half got the t bone steak. Wow-it was out of this world - it would melt in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bonnie1900
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this bar and restaurant twice last weekend. We liked it so much we returned two nights later. The bar is beautiful with old stone walls and lovely fire. Bar staff v friendly. We hadn't booked the restaurant the first night but the staff were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank D9278YPjoelC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Venue. Great choice on menu and lovely atmosphere. Friday night steak night my favourite😍 Good parking facilities and would advise booking.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank maurakmcd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times when visiting family in Sligo and what a restaurant. From the moment you step inside you enter through a beautiful bar and then the oiugh the doors into the restaurant. Immediately you are greeted by friendly staff. Food is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank inaf2357
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Was with my girlfriend in for a Dinner! Must say the food was very delicious and service was super! 5 stars

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food,Great service. Great price.Didnt order a dessert but the girl still brought me out one for my birthday on the house nice touch.The only down fall after the meal we went in to the bar had lovely seats beside the fire but then had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fidelma B
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We ate here 2 nights in September. When we said that we do not like big meals at night there was no problem with us just having a starter each and sharing a side order. Staff were very pleasant and helpful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WilliamCar
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Sunday lunch nice and simple menu with plenty to choose from at reasonable prices pleasant staff quick in and out

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank R G
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here after driving 40 mins it was recommended However we were really disappointed with not only the quality of food but the disinterested staff. They have a reputation for fish but that did not come through on our evening there EG the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pete j
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14 January 2015|
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Response from Marie634 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I agree with all of the above answers----why not ring the restaurant ? I am sure you can find the phone number? somewhere
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