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The Snug Bar

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3 Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 0971
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Lovely place

Really great spot, good drinks, entertainment and nice staff. Thr bathrooms are a struggle to get... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile

I recently visited this pub and is one of the most authetic pubs that i have been in.It feels like... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
patrick l
Galway, Ireland
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2 Beer Gardens • Live Music• Live Sport • Barbeque’s• All types of Parties catered for• Guaranteed good time!The Snug bar is a traditional cosy warm Irish pub situated in Athlones Left Bank area. It's an ideal place to enjoy a pint and watch a match or party the night away. There is a host of entertainment to be had with live music to suit all tastes. We have a large heated and covered Beer Garden with full bar, Big Screen TV and BBQ which makes an ideal location for you and your friends to wile away an afternoon on sunny days. Drop in if you want to watch Live Sports in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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3 Fry Place, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 0971
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Really great spot, good drinks, entertainment and nice staff. Thr bathrooms are a struggle to get to if in heels though but sure thats not a major flaw.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I recently visited this pub and is one of the most authetic pubs that i have been in.It feels like i am stepping back into the eighteenth century. Well worth popping around the corner from Athlone Castle.It is also near Seans Bar which is a...More

1  Thank patrick l
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We dropped in for a one and behold stayed the night. The barman (Felim) was fantastic with chat, help and just amazing bar service. the pizza and pint for €10 went down well with not just us but a lot in the bar that night....More

Thank Robbie C
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely bar whilst staying in athlone. Great atmosphere. Very friendly and efficient bar man. Great service. Toilets clean. Pints of Guinness excellent! Free wifi to keep the teenagers happy!

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Visited this bar by chance and was delighted I did. The barman/manager was so nice and chatty, even the customers in this place were all so nice. We got chatting to quite a few people and were advised of places to go and see in...More

Thank Elen777
Reviewed 13 July 2017

we visited this pub on Tuesday the 11/7 night time and was served by a lovely barman by the name of Pat, he was very friendly and chatty which gave it the personal touch, the pub itself is lovely toilets clean and bright drink price...More

Thank 186605Kay666
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere here with friendly staff, located right next to Ireland's oldest pub! A great pub to have a few drinks in

Thank abigailfallx
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Rude ignorant over charged for drinks. Management really needs to get customer service classes for the bartender's. Was spoken to very rudely and was charged for two drinks only got one. When it was mentioned one of the bartender's became very rude and ignorant. Disgraceful...More

Thank Tara D
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

No good review. Neanderthal doorstaff who dissappear when Garda called. Not drunk teenagers but family party and a theft and rough handling!

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stopped in for a few beers with y sister. Nice place and nestled in the heart of town, bars left and right. Nice outdoor seating with heating included. You rock!!

Thank Cottage20
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