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The Harbour Bar

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Sending love to the trad band, Seodin! So great!

We love this place, so many rooms, so many bars, two bands - one "modern", one trad. One of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lexmiller
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Nice spot!

We stopped here for a drink on Saturday evening - good friendly bar - real mix of out there deco... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sarah W
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Welcome to the official page of The Harbour Bar, one of Bray's best loved pubs.Voted as one of the Lonely Planet's best bars in the world this is a gem located right beside the boxing club where Katie Taylor trains, often calling in to use the...more
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1 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We love this place, so many rooms, so many bars, two bands - one "modern", one trad. One of the rooms, where the modern band was playing, used to be a funeral home, back in the day! Walk through all of the rooms including the...More

Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink on Saturday evening - good friendly bar - real mix of out there deco but good vibe. Food looked great too

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely great bar, you understand why it’s one of the best bars in Ireland and even the world. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and most importantly great beer! 12/10 would definitely recommend

Thank Dagur G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a regular here, staff are generally friendly, polite and we'll trained. Last night served by a great barmaid, chatted with us and gave us free tasters as we weren't sure which beer to order. Today it was busier so I understand it is...More

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Management_Bray, Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi dabernster, Thank you for taking the time to review the Harbour Bar and for your honest and valuable feedback. We would love to speak to you further about your time with us if you are willing to take a call off management? If so,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a Brazilian festival at the Harbour Bar. It was pretty good and the pub itself is nice. It was however on the expensive side and I didn’t think it lived up to all the hype I’d heard about the place. I’ll go again...More

Thank AmKreuz86
Management_Bray, Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi AmKreuz86, Thank you for taking the time to review the Harbour Bar and for your honest and valuable feedback which we have now passed over to management. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely bar catering for all ages, with a heated terrace. Got to see some live music which was brilliant. Would recommend for all ages. Nice friendly atmosphere

Thank Trevor D
Management_Bray, Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Trevor, Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Bar and for your kind and valuable feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Harbour Bar is one of the best Irish Pub experiences. Fantastic range of drinks (Gin being my tipple!) Friendly helpful staff. The Fish Bar offers great variety in fish fare. Great range of evening entertainment and we can bring our dog! Simply the best!

Thank Rhoda K
Management_Bray, Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rhoda, Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Bar and for your kind and valuable feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 pm lunch appointment and ate about 3.30, choice of fish and chips and scampi and chips amondgst the four of us. Great giddle music in one of tge quirky bar rooms, and lots of people having a great time. Excellent

Thank Tony N
Management_Bray, Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tony, Thank you for taking the time to review The Harbour Bar, and our resident Fish Bar. We are delighted to hear that you and the gang enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Aisling

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting here for a friend's birthday party. Really quirky and unique array of rooms and decor. Great atmosphere, no matter which of the bar's many rooms you end up in. Great mix of entertainment & clientele of all ages. Highly commendable waiting staff,...More

Thank Orla R
Management_Bray, Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Orla, Than you for taking the time to review The Harbour Bar. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, we hope your friend enjoyed their big day too :) Best, Aisling

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Plenty of entertainment, a very popular bar with many quirky rooms plus lots of outdoor seating. Very close to the Dart.Well worth a visit

Thank Sandra M
Management_Bray, Manager at The Harbour Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandra, Thank you for taking the time to review the Harbour Bar and for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Aisling

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Leef3585
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Response from TonyT1606 | Reviewed this property |
I think around five , not one hundred percent sure
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Francis C
6 March 2015|
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Response from Eamonn W | Reviewed this property |
Hiya , yes Irish traditional folk music is played by a good band in the bar section, if you get bored, more contemporary style music is played in the lounge.
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