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Sean's Bar

13 Main St, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 2358
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub
13 Main St, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything you would expect of the oldest pub in town, and probably the county. Great atmosphere, nice crows, solid drinks. Worth a stop.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jimpQ2490OE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The barman was full of information on the history of Athlone and the origin of whiskey.The staff were very entertaining and there was a lovely open fire place with a lovely warm fire burning.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank moorecaroline07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for one and the rest in history Thursday night in November and the place was hopping Great musicians. Good barstaff. Good pints and great craic!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank markyspark1
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Was here on the Sunday of the October Bank Holiday weekend. Said we would go in for 1 or 2 at 4pm ish. Were there until 11ish. Staff, customers all great. Great Pint of Guinness too. Would love a bar like this near me. One...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Excellent DJ that brought us back to good old college days when we lived in Athlone, still the best town in Ireland to party in and make us feel young!!! Thank you!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anna-Therese L
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We stopped here on our way from Dublin to Galway. I had heard about it while researching places to stop to break up our drive. This was well worth the quick detour. The original bar is in the front with it's quirky characteristics that make...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank slbracer
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Visited last week with my oldest sister and two cousins from Granard. The staff was so friendly there and the locals having beer. Hung out about an hour. Great location also.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debi D
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is reported to be the oldest pub in Ireland. That in itself makes it a great place to visit. Great selection of beer and ale. Close to Athlone Castle stop here for a pint a tour of the castle

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We were Five in number,we found a very friendly bar,the bar tender came and told us about the bar and how whiskey was first made and sold.The oldest bar in Ireland,is full of charm warn fire place,and great service came away buying their 4 year...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elainebI8346ML
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Friendly as ever and a great pint ! And its own whiskey ! And chocolates - yum ! You never know who you'll meet here!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dontblamemeimirish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Irish, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 1:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 am
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Main St, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 649 2358
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