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Sean's Bar

13 Main Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 2358
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Great pub!

Pub was packed! Live music was awesome and staff was great at their jobs. Lots of local and import... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Jessica D
via mobile

Found the drinks to be more expensive than our hotel. Good place to people watch. The bar staff... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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13 Main Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 2358
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Pub was packed! Live music was awesome and staff was great at their jobs. Lots of local and import beers on tap.

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Found the drinks to be more expensive than our hotel. Good place to people watch. The bar staff seem more interested in the customers who sit at the bar. The whole time we were there the bar man spent his time talking to a young...More

Thank pamelagF8232QX
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Expectations were obviously too high. Beer was nice, crowded, live music, too loud, too many tourists, I guess a must do when in Athlon but there are definitely cozier pubs around.

Thank DeliTrotter
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Love this pub. Drink always spot on. Even on a cold wet Feb Thursday, character oozes from this place. Not first visit & hopefully not the last.

1  Thank patcwhitty
Reviewed 21 March 2017

So this is certified by the Guinness Book of World records as the longest continually run bar in Europe - since 900 AD! It is a great place with great service! There are all kinds of cool things to look at inside that are really...More

1  Thank TravelAgentAmyZ
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Very cool location, albeit a little cramped. They have a very spacious back patio where they had a local celebrity playing (pre-Paddy's Day). We ran into some folks from Idaho at the introduction of the bartenders. Enjoyed all of the first responder patches from around...More

Thank Kayla S
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to write a big thank you to Eric behind the bar for his brilliant service and friendliness and excellent knowledge of drinks, he is an asset to the place

Thank Catherine653
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The bar itself is a lovely spot. Real old style pub with great character. We moved out to the beer-garden area where a live band were setting up. The band were good but maybe a bit too Rock for my taste. :-)

Thank IffyJiffy
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Drop in here for a pint if you're in Athlone. It's a good old fashioned bar with a good atmosphere, good Guinness and a fire in winter.

Thank John W
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We popped in here to have per-dinner drink & the barman (who we named Sean!) was so attentive and friendly. The lovely fire was so cosy. Gorgeous quaint pub :) loved it and he made a perfect Irish Coffee. Thank you

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Questions & Answers
7 February 2017|
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Response from Cathy M | Property representative |
yes we have music every night. music starts about 10pm. trad/ballads/accoustic each night . hope to see you soon
29 December 2016|
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Response from Cathy M | Property representative |
Hi rumgurl, hope all is well with you. Yes there are trains from Heuston station Dublin to Athlone daily. We are only a five minute walk from the train station in Athlone. If you were planning to visit us for a night there... More
Grainne M
4 October 2016|
Response from Cathy M | Property representative |
Hi Grainne, Thanks for your enquiry. On a Saturday night we do not hold reserve areas due to the size of the pub and the crowds that visit the pub on a Saturday night. We can hold a space up to around 6/7pm if that suited... More