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Butler and Barry Gastrobar

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly

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About
A GASTROBAR unlike any other, - award winning Butler & Barry will leave you wanting more. From the most enviable location on the east coast, our guests enjoy exceptional food and drinks served with stunning ocean views. Voted best Gastro Pub and Best Restaurant Manager - Leinster - Restaurant’s Association of Ireland. We believe we can help you create moments to savour in an exquisite space and all you have to do is pay us a visit. Amazing sea views, great food, cocktails, live music and DJs. Have a great experience - as a family, a couple or a great girls night out. What is a Gastrobar I hear you say? For us, a gastrobar is a bar with exceptional taste in food. Whether it’s a tipple or a feast you’re looking for, you’ll find it at Butler & Barry. Come one, come all, you won’t be disappointed. And who are Butler & Barry? Mr. Butler & Mr.Barry are the men from a time gone by who inspired our gastrobar.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here to celebrate my husbands 40th, there were 11 of us on a busy night in December. The Christmas menu was out when we arrived but when we said we preferred the bar menu that was no problem we were able to order...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RmcKav
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi and thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you all had a great night - especially as it was for a special birthday. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Donal.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top spot, very well looked after by Carmen, she was excellent. Would recommend it for a get together or party. Food was excellent also. Will be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bkdub20
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! Carmen is very popular alright - we hare lucky to have a great crew. Appreciate your kind review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had the most delicious Sunday lunch. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Cosy and beautiful,with stunning views. . We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catoline1
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Catoline ! Much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice addition to the area. Lovely decor. Lovely staff. Didn't get to eat much off the menu but what we did get was very tasty. Great with kids (we had a big gaggle of them!) will definitely go back when in Bray again. My only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ciaragheg
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice review :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gastropub just on the beach In bray. It sells beer, wine and has a food menu. There is a window overlooking the beach. I sat on a chair, i did not eat much but wish to return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rockfist
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even Solo I got a table at the window with fantastic sea view. Restaurant/Bar very nice looking, Staff very helpful &attentive. I had the Fish &chips/mushy peas also side order of Cajun onion rings seeing the portion thought I would not be able to finish...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Suzanne S
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Suzanne thanks for taking the time to write your kind review :)

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

A very good location for this gastro bar. The service is excellent. Very professional waiter who knows what he is serving. The food is very good, we also appreciate that they mention their suppliers: locally sourced, all bread from the bakery in Bray, leaves from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Veronica - thank you very much for your kind review - we really appreciate it. Yes, it's important to us to use local produce from local suppliers. D

Reviewed 27 October 2018

First time in this restaurant. We were seated in a very noisy part of the restaurant with loud music blaring from speakers. We had booked a table. There was another table free all night in lower, quieter part of restaurant which in hindsight I should...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dreamer83536
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi there and thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We will take your feedback on board.

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely location right on the sea front and lovely inside too. Me and my friends had cocktails from the menu and found they weren’t as a high standard as they should of been for the price of them. Laced in sugar. Didn’t get any food....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shannonmclaren21
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Shannon thanks for your review and for your feedback. Kind regards, Donal

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We enjoyed an evening meal here--enjoyed a couple bottles of wine (reasonably priced I thought) and entrees, salads, desserts. The Creme Brulee was divine. I mean it, seriously out of this world. Everyone agreed their entrees were delicious. Great service too. Will visit again when...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kim R
Donal B, Front Office Manager at Butler and Barry Gastrobar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Kim and thanks so much for your lovely review - especially for the food :) . Much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back. D.

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Hi there - sorry for late reply - yes, absolutely - very family friendly
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