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“Great All-rounder!”
Review of Wrights Cafe Bar

Wrights Cafe Bar
Ranked #4 of 65 Restaurants in Swords
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$26
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Ever since it opened its doors in 2001, the award-winning Wrights Cafe Bar has been acknowledged as the premier late night bar and live music entertainment venue, not just in Swords, but also on Dublin’s northside.A winner of such awards as the Black & White Scotch Whisky ‘National Super Pub of the Year’ and Best Licensed Premises, Wrights Cafe Bar combines luxury, style, colour and comfort to give an unmatched atmosphere that appeals to all tastes. Whether it’s a pleasant drink or appetising food or watching big sporting occasions on plasma screens, Wrights is geared to meet your needs.Wrights Cafe Bar is split into a number of separate areas and levels – an upper level lounge, with dramatic red and cream furniture, dark wood tables and chandeliers, gives a distinctive ‘bordello’ effect; then behind the bar, there’s a secluded lounge that overlooks an open-plan area below, complete with a purpose-built stage area that’s perfect for dancing to live music.It has established a regular clientele and and has proven an attraction to visitors from further afield, while it can also cater for parties and special functions, with areas specially reserved for larger groups.A superb selection of wines, spirits and beers from around the world, the finest champagnes, exciting cocktails and speciality coffees are always on offer while a wide diversity of food is served from 12 noon to 9.00pm daily. Lunch and evening menus and daily specials are just part of the service, with an Early Bird option available between 5pm and 7pm, Monday to Friday.
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Despite being a Swords local, I only visited Wrights for the first time last week. This was a family celebration so it was hubby, me and our 3 adult offspring.
We couldn't fault this venue on any count. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was excellent. Between the five of us we had 4 different starters, 4 different mains and 2 different desserts - and every one of them was beautifully presented and delicious.
It was also excellent value. Added to the above was a couple of drinks each - for a total bill of €155. Unbelievable!
It was a Sunday evening so it was very busy - luckily we booked in advance. The atmosphere was great. And even though we (hubby & I) were probably the oldest people there, we didn't feel at all uncomfortable.
We thoroughly enjoyed our meal, and will definitely return.

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Thank Jean O
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Love coming here for food and drink. Always made welcome by the really friendly and helpful staff. First review here but its long over due. The steak is really popular but I have to mention the seafood which is exceptional, that's including the chowder. The homemade brown bread is delicious. The place always looks great and the service is really good, you really feel good about your visit here. That's a credit to the Manager and all his wonderful staff.

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Thank Ronan G
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

We attended a private function in the Cafe Bar. We were so well looked after all afternoon. The food was amazing and reasonably priced and I couldn't fault the service. Would definitely return for future celebrations!

Thank edel h
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

I was here with my friend and i have to say this place is great for food,it was very busy and we found it hard to find seats at first, but the Manager on the floor found a lovely booth and he was so helpful. We went for the 10 euro steak deals which were lovely,service was excellent and we will be back here real soon.

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Thank patrick b
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Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2014

Dear Patrick

Thanks for taking the time to write a review for Wrights Cafe Bar.

We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and that the staff were helpful.

10 euro steak deal is very popular! :) We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Regards

Avril
PR & Marketing

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Reviewed 21 March 2014

They do a really good steak with chunky chips , onion rings & pepper sauce for €10 , Staff very helpful even though it was one of the busiest days of the year . Service with a smile ! i would definitely go back again .

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Thank Emma C
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Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2014

Dear Emma C

Thanks for taking the time to write this review.

We are delighted to read that you enjoyed Paddys Day at Wrights Cafe Bar. It was such a great day. Always one of the busiest of the year! :)

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Regards

Avril
PR & Marketing

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