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All reviews oldest pub in ireland great atmosphere beer garden live music the pub traditional music pint of guinness smoking area friendly staff irish coffee great guinness open fire great night few drinks old style visiting athlone definitely worth a visit
Always a busy little spot so if you want to experience Irelands oldest public, try get in a little early. Very small inside but the outdoor area is huge! Fantastic atmosphere, always entertainment playing. Great place to visit!
Heard quite a bit about Sean's bar , happy to say all was true. Horrendous weather didn't deter us , delighted to see an open fire on arrival. Warmly greeted by the barman. I had been told the Guinness was excellent it was superb, my...More
Lovely quaint bar in the heart of Athlone.
We sat in one of the nookes for a few hours listening to a trad session. It was lovely. Guiness was great (reported by my husband)
We have visited Sean's Bar over the years and definetly recommend...More
We went to Sean’s Bar after dinner at Bacchus to have a birthday drink. There weren’t many people in the bar as it was a week night around 9pm. We sat at the bar in the hopes of having conversations with other people since we...More
My second visit and it's not changed. Excellent Guinness and great entertainment. It was reasonably quiet on the Friday night but after the rugby international on the Saturday it was bouncing! Don't expect a quiet evening!
We visited mid day and it was quiet, we had an opportunity to have a nice chat with the bartender, Tim, who filled us in on the history of the pub. It was certainly an interesting story. We went back later in the evening to...More
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
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 are some great hotels in town to choose from too such as the Sheraton, Radisson Blu , Prince of Wales or Shamrock Lodge. See you soon !