Nightlife in Athlone

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  • d22randy
    Anchorage, AK224 contributions
    We had Sean's Bar on our bucket list for Ireland! What a treat! We got there not too long after they opened. We struck up a conversation with the gal at the bar and she gave us. the complete lowdown on the history of the bar. Fascinating!

    I'd say Sean's has done a great job at melding the old with the new!
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • Megan O D
    1 contribution
    The BEST spot for a hen weekend! A group of 15 of us did the Cube Athlone and a Cocktail Class in the Snug and the staff could NOT have been more craic and as helpful as they were. Barry helped us with everything we needed and put up with a loud bunch of women like a pro! Haha 😂 Gillian was the biggest help organising the weekend and was on call for anything we needed! We will definitely all be back and will DEFINITELY be calling on Gillian again. Thanks a million guys! 👰🏼😃
    Written 9 March 2022
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  • Mark Leonard
    Nottingham2 contributions
    Had a night out in Athlone last weekend and we ended up in the Malt House pub for our night. Great selection of craft and regular beers, chilled out and friendly vibe and staff were very friendly and engaging. Lovely crowd with an old school rock vibe, live band too were brilliant, great spot and we ll defo be back 😁😎 👍🏼
    Written 19 April 2019
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  • Jj
    Ireland5 contributions
    Brilliant pub in the heart of athlone . Top class bar food, lovely atmosphere proper traditional Irish bar. Brilliant cocktails. Excellent service from the staff, Peter , Mark & Flow are the bomb. Had us laughing all evening and seeing theM bounce off one another and laughing and joking
    Written 22 April 2022
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  • Brian M
    2 contributions
    Here for a night out with a good pal. Was initially out for a walk but found this gem of a public house. Could hear the music and good atmosphere before I even opened the door. Started off with a lovely pint of Guinness (The best in Athlone followed by the Bailey) followed with a couple hot whiskeys. Was a great experience made even better with the service from Rob , Kellie , Shauna , James , Paddy Guinness , Neil , Seamus and Paulie T on the door. Unfortunately didn’t get to meet the fabulous Ogara brothers who iv heard so much about. Will definitely be back!!
    Written 4 February 2022
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  • I7917IHjohnm
    Dublin, Ireland30 contributions
    This is one of the most beautiful settings in ireland. Absolutely magnificent by the lakeshore, with superb food, relaxed and utterly professional staff. All courses were great and the sommelier gave good advice. Really couldn’t ask for any more.
    Written 24 July 2021
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  • Patrick141964
    Dublin, Ireland21 contributions
    Beautiful old style pub.
    We’ve passed by it for many years.Always wondering was it as nice as it seemed from the outside.We were not disappointed.The Guinness was top notch,as in beautiful.We were served by a friendly young lad who works the weekends.He told us a bit about the pub and chatted away.The whole experience from the ambience,the pint to the service was second to none.Can’t wait to go there again.
    Written 26 February 2022
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  • Anna O
    1 contribution
    Just went for drinks and we got the Prosecco and nibbles. Jenna and Connor made us feel so welcome and couldn’t be nicer to us. They were so attentive and really made our night. I have already booked my sisters and Mam in for a girls night after such a good night.
    Written 30 November 2019
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  • ED17654
    Athlone, Ireland1 contribution
    Good atmosphere, friendly staff and great location. Overall good bar. Would definitely recommend to everyone.
    Written 23 June 2017
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  • Margaret K
    Richmond, VA3 contributions
    This was a great find. If you want to go where the locals go then stop here. Very friendly staff and customers. Tracy pours a great pint and is wonderful for a chat. I was sorry to leave.
    Written 2 December 2021
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  • 75Gerry
    Athlone, Ireland53 contributions
    Been here a few times. Good atmosphere. Friendly staff. Bit isolated from the main tourist pubs on "left bank" but you won't be sorry you stopped in.
    Written 25 April 2016
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  • Marie G
    Dublin, Ireland74 contributions
    Lovely clean pub, staff very friendly well worth a visit little bit off the beaten track but worth looking for
    Written 7 August 2018
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  • wyldwyll1
    Athlone, Ireland30 contributions
    Martins is generally a quiet pub with a warm welcome and a great pint.
    The cons.
    Limited parking, its next to the busy road linking Athlone to the South (so keep kids close), and no food options (presently) aside from snack food
    The Pros.
    Recent extension to the pub internally but charm retained. Now warm and comfortable. A few quiet corners to conduct social business but can accommodate a good crowd and regularly does at weekends.
    The real Pro...
    Niall, now the publican for over a year, has reinstated this pub as the centre of local life. Once famous for a good Guinness, Niall has a warm welcome to locals and commuters alike. Good Guinness (and a wider range of drink options) again guaranteed.
    Martins wont compete with Urban pubs for crowds, but, given its setting, it is more than the sum of its parts. Keep up the good work Niall.
    Looking forward to many more visits.
    A deserving 5 star Rural Watering hole.
    Written 30 September 2019
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  • Rob Nesbit
    Warsaw, Poland1,919 contributions
    After a quick detour via SuperMacs (love the old SuperMacs!), dropped into this small bar for another quick pint. Small bar divided into two sections, went past all the regulars giving me the eye to the quieter section at the back. Ordered a pint of Smithwicks, my usual. Got chatting to the bar man who was great craic, very good sense of humour, good bit of ribbing.

    Pint was fine, atmosphere in the bar was great, and I enjoyed this bar, good bit of banter with the bar man, and if back in the town will be back. Recommended!
    Written 11 June 2019
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  • Rob Nesbit
    Warsaw, Poland1,919 contributions
    This place was a little busier than the last bar, busy enough for the time of the day that was in it, bar was pretty full, still managed to get a place at the top table! Ordered a pint of Smithwicks from a friendly bar lady, who looked like she was worked off her feet, all alone in a busy bar, in a bar with some rather interesting characters!

    Anyway, pint was fine, bar had a good atmosphere, if a little edgy, but all good fun.
    Written 11 June 2019
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