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The Strand Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, , Pizza
Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
+353 71 916 8140
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (113 reviews)
“seafood platter” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere. Great open fire and good Good location on main Street. Nice staff. We enjoyed a lovely meal downstairs.

Thank Scottish-traveller14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for some late lunch on a cold November afternoon. Although the place was packed, service was friendly and efficient. Loved my seafood chowder. Prices reasonable, ambiance great. Can't wait to return!!

Thank philipscargill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very Good restaurant, food was delicious and very reasonably priced. Although busy it is well staffed and the staff are pleasant, attentive and helpful. Good atmosphere, quite old I think, but that adds to it's charm. Toilets very clean, definitely worth a visit or a...More

1  Thank bettycullen17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well pleased to have visited this fine big restaurant pub. You could get lost it’s so big. Chowder is recommended as are the pizzas Staff are so friendly and helpful. Happy to recommend it to all.

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cosy pub with great food, perfect after a stroll on the beach. The soup would warm your heart. The staff would bring a tear to a glass shtone. Once you decide to go to the strand you are tipping away like a small dumper....More

1  Thank mayo73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped on c15.00 in the afternoon. It was a cold day, so we took a table close to the open log burning fire in the bar area. It was busy for a mid-afternoon but service was prompt and helpful. We opted for mains of Fish...More

1  Thank IrelandSean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s mostly a bar, with only pizza. But the pizza’s very good, the beer and wine are too, and the bartender was very helpful in sorting out Irish whiskey options. Several cosy snugs to choose from inside, even on an (early) Saturday evening. Good service....More

1  Thank 382PaulK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a number of very tasty meals here over the years and try to visit when in Sligo. Lovely seaside area. Great stop after a bracing walk along the coast. The food is excellent in terms of choice, quality , taste and value for money....More

1  Thank Rhona42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Strand is so friendly and the food is great. Best of is the fish and chips, the pizzas, and the ever changing daily specials. The bar has a good variety of beers on tap, and some evenings you can hear the best musicians in...More

1  Thank Lori H
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Came here to celebrate my friends birthday, she is a local who now lives in England. This place has everything fantastic friendly staff, great food and every drink you could possibly ask for, always sad to leave but we’ll definitely be back

2  Thank Linda I
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18 July 2016|
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Response from Ros1943 | Reviewed this property |
Yes plenty of local taxi services
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo  >  Strandhill
  • Phone Number: +353 71 916 8140
  • E-mail
The Strand Bar (est 1913) nestled between mythic Knocknarea and the famous surf beach of Strandhill, has for many generations been the favoured social spot for locals and tourists alike.Just ten minutes drive from Sligo, close to the airport and one of Europe’s most magnificent surfing beaches, this well-known bar has a big welcoming turf fire, cosy snugs and friendly staff.
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