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The Paragon Bar & Bistro

) #9 of 21 Restaurants in Skibbereen €€ - €€€ Irish, Bar, European
24 Main Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
+353 28 21772
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
14 Oct 2016
“Good portions & friendly atmosphere”
1 Oct 2016
“Very good pub grub”
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, International
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
24 Main Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great location. Upbeat, friendly and helpful staff. Live music every weekend. A hive of activity. A decent sized menu- everyone could find something they would love. However the quality of the food served let the venue down. No wow factor to the food we received....More

Thank Car N
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The decor in the Paragon harks back to the '60s so don't go if you are into traditional Irish pubs or designer restaurants. But if you want to watch the big game this is the place - big screens abound. I had a couple of...More

Thank Mykosha
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We always start our holidays in Baltimore with a visit to the Paragon for a big Skib breakfast. Freshly cooked and unlimited tea and good coffee is just what you need for a busy day ahead. At €7.95 a head it's great value and you...More

Thank Conail W
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for food lately and both of our dinners were awful. Wouldn't recommend the food and the person in charge wasn't very pleasant either.

Thank Ted19844891
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Food was average, a little over priced. The bar was grubby, behind our seat was a radiator and there was all rubbish thrown down there. Wouldn't recommend or go there again

1  Thank Maur1701
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Have had serveral meals in the paragon always fantastic and quick service sometimes at short notice due to my work

Thank frankie008
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

On a trip to Skibbereen my wife and I ended up here most nights after trying a few others. The food here is better than pub food. The portions here are so big you could feed the five thousands. The waitresses serving are the nicest...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We walked back through a courtyard to enter Paragon Bar, where I enjoyed Durban Chicken Curry (not too spicy, very flavourful). My wife enjoyed her Spaghetti Bolognese (sauce was sweeter than expected). Murphy's on tap was poured well and tasted great. The night we ate...More

Thank 251ceh
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We enjoyed the excellent pub grub at the Paragon in the centre of Skibbereen, There is an extensive menu, and good service

Thank iduap
Reviewed 20 September 2016

we choose the paragon because it had live music. food (seafood chowder, sea bass with chips and rib eye with mash) was great and very good value. service has potential to improve but was allright. a very nice evening out :-)

Thank drgnfr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Skibbereen
  • Phone Number: +353 28 21772
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Description
The Paragon Bar and Bistro is one of West Cork's finest establishments providing a very unique casual dining experience along with live music and an extensive range of international beers, wines & spirits!!!All through the week we are very busy catering for local folk and tourists alike allowing them to mingle in the very essence of Skibbereen, an old Market Town steeped in history dating back centuries.At the weekend the venue is transformed into the livliest & trendiest nightspot around!!!! The very best live bands & top djs perform and suit all tastes!!! The paragon bar & Bistro has a brand new evening menu which is very exciting and we do daily specials which include Steak & Pint night on thursday for only €14.95!!!