We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wrights Cafe Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
+353 1 840 6744
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (46 reviews)
“falafel” (4 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (460)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 443 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visit here maybe once a month if we can staff are always very attentive and friendly. The only bad thing I'd say is I ordered the steak sandwich. On the menu it said it was a 5oz striploin steak but to be honest it was...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank hporter-40
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wright’s has a more subdued vibe than other surrounding pubs which fit our liking for a less noisy atmosphere. After 11pm it transforms into a night club and becomes a younger persons perfect bar. It is clear they have invested a lot of money into...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank jason0u
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jason, thank you for your lovely review, its appreciated. Delighted you always enjoy Wrights Café Bar & we have recently invested a lot into both internal & external refurbishments in keeping with the high end yet relaxed feel. Drop in some Friday as I...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Come here after work in a Wednesday night the music does be great and it’s not to packed either The door staff and bar staff are lovelyMore

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank cathywhelan5
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Cathy, thank you for your lovely review & delighted to hear you always enjoy Wrights Café Bar. There is always a great atmosphere & nights a week with something different each night. Drop in some Friday for our After Work Fridays with live music...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely food. Nice friendly staff very relaxing haven’t been here for a long time will definitely be goin back sometime soonMore

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank MiriamW206
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Miriam, thank you for your lovely review. Delighted you always enjoy Wrights Café Bar & our fab food, with lots of great options & some great deals. Our staff are always on hand to welcome everyone & create a fun & relaxed atmosphere. Don't...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice pub, very friendly staff. I go almost every day!!! ill definetely miss it so much when Ill leaveMore

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Andreea I
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow Andreea, what a fab review, thank you so much. Ill pass on your comments to our staff, they really are amazing & welcome everyone like a friend. Look forward to welcoming you again & if theres anything I can do for you please feel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my girlfriend went here for dinner last night. She had been once before but was my 1st time. The place looks very nice and was a lot bigger than I thought from outside. Decent menu and a great looking bar. It was after...More

Thank John O
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. We're complimented on our staff and the service we offer so I'm really disappointed that you found them to be too attentive. I'd really like to speak...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today - 7 October 2018 What can I sat about this gentleman his service level was exceptional. From the moment we entered the establishment he went out of his way to find us a nice table for the family meal. Nice and chatty to...More

Thank YNWA1988
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review.. We're absolutely thrilled to receive such a lovely review and I will be sure to let Roy know how helpful you found him. We hope to welcome you back again very soon! With warm...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must say I have eaten twice here and the service provided is very high. I’m someone who likes to try new things when it comes to food but even on my second visit here I had to have the Steak Sandwhich again as it...More

Thank SwordsConniseur
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow what high praise, thank you for your feedback, its really appreciated. Im delighted you enjoyed the steak sandwich so much but youll have to come back again soon to try some of our other fab dishes. Ill be sure to pass on your lovely...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

He asked about us and told us a little about himself. My family is from Donabate and we were visiting them. We ate out every night in Ireland in Dublin, Belfast, Limerick and Trim and he was best waiter we came across.More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank ndjoe03
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow what a lovely review & yes our staff are fantastic, they create a friendly & relaxed atmosphere whether your dropping in for a drink or bite to eat. Ill be sure to pass your comments on to him & our gm. So glad you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest it wasn't our first choice however it didn't disappoint. It exceeded all our expectations and the food was top class. We brought our MIL who's vegetarian and 2 young kids and we all were satisfied. The choice was amazing and the atmosphere...More

Thank Niamh S
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Niamh, thank you so much for your fab review & delighted you decided to give us a go for food. As part of the Wright group we have some of the very best seafood dishes but also lots of options for non fish lovers...More

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Swords
Carnegie Court Hotel Swords
294 reviews
.72 km away
Travelodge Dublin Airport Swords
1,207 reviews
.78 km away
Premier Inn Dublin Airport Hotel
3,343 reviews
1.28 km away
Dublin Airport Manor by theKeyCollection
348 reviews
3.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Old School House Bar and Restaurant
949 reviews
.15 km away
Ruby's Pizza and Grill
370 reviews
.12 km away
indie spice grill
299 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Swords Castle
129 reviews
.37 km away
Swords Round Tower
16 reviews
.28 km away
St Columba's Church
6 reviews
.29 km away
Pavilions Shopping Centre
93 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wrights Cafe Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Swords
  • Phone Number: +353 1 840 6744
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing