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Wrights Cafe Bar

The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
+353 1 840 6744
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (46 reviews)
“onion rings” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a few drinks before going to watch the boxing. The bar had the football on and it was a good atmosphere with a mixture of families, couple and small groups. The bar had a good time choice and was reasonably priced....More

Thank Jason R
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jason Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit to Wrights Cafe Bar. We hope you come back and visit us again soon! Warm regards Veronica Duggan

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Couple weeks ago I had my husbands surprise party here ... rang manager Paul so helpful couldn do enough for me .. vip area above the bar brilliant area exactly what I wanted small but big enough for 50 people couldn of went better everybody...More

Thank PAULINE D
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Pauline Thanks for the lovely review. We're delighted we were able to help you plan your husband's surprise party. We're a very popular venue for parties so we're thrilled it was a resounding success. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Whether it be for family event or date night this place is fab. Food is delicious, staff extremely helpful and pleasant. Kids under 12 eat free on a Sunday. Highly recommend.

Thank Delly101
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Delly101 Thanks for your lovely review. Our "Kids Eat Free on Sundays" is extremely well received and we're delighted you and your family enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon! Warm regards Veronica Duggan

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We popped in here because it was the only open place we could find during the hurricane. I am glad that we did! First, the staff were all wonderful. We made the circumstances into a fun evening. Second, we liked the meal a lot. We...More

1  Thank J-ROCK727
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate it. We're getting great feedback about the food we serve which is wonderful to hear. I'll make sure the chef knows how much you enjoyed your meal. Maybe you might join...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Not sure about the food, but couldn't believe how many people they let enter their establishment at night, But with a 5 Euro entry fee to be packed into a pub and queue for ages for a beer and the staff are rude as they...More

1  Thank Anthonyexp
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi Anthony Thanks for taking the time to write to us about your recent visit to the Cafe Bar. We take health and safety issues on the premises extremely seriously and we always adhere to our capacity numbers of 400 patrons (numbers stated on the...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Group of 14 from Dublin Airport Staff. Great Atmosphere, Food & Service. All had a great evening, would definitely recommend a visit and we will be back.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Thanks a million for the lovely review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit at Wrights Cafe Bar. It's a popular spot for work nights out. We hope to see you again soon. Warm regards Veronica Duggan

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Nice and modern good spot to have dinner at and good spot for socializing with friends also..Food is very reasonably priced and is always very good!!..👍🙂

1  Thank Miriam I
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Miriam Thanks for taking the time to write about your visit. We're delighted you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards Veronica Duggan

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very friendly wait staff who provided excellent service. Atmosphere looks like the place is turned into a nightclub on weekends.

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1  Thank garth66
Wright B, Sales and Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Garth thanks for taking the time to write your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit. Warm regards Veronica Duggan

Reviewed 28 September 2017

5 of us recently ate here one evening mid week, 4 adults and 1 child. I had the Falafel which was totally amazing. The Chips and Dips are seriously good too. We all thoroughly enjoyed our food and between us had various menu items, but...More

Thank Savana2007
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time out to write such a lovely review. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back to Wrights Cafe Bar again soon.

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Recently moved to the area and tried wrights for the first time around 2 months ago for dinner. Food was perfect, our waiter Roy was absolutely fantastic he had the food exactly as I asked for it and the service he provided was brilliant. Because...More

Thank Corrina S
Wright B, Sales & Marketing at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Hi Corrina Thanks for taking the time to write this lovely review. We're delighted you're now a regular to Wrights Cafe Bar and I'll be sure to pass on your comments to Roy. We hope to see you again soon! Warm regards Veronica Duggan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Swords
  • Phone Number: +353 1 840 6744
  • E-mail
Description
Ever since it opened its doors in 2001, the award-winning Wrights Cafe Bar has been acknowledged as the premier late night bar and live music entertainment venue, not just in Swords, but also on Dublin’s northside.A winner of such awards as the Black & White Scotch Whisky ‘National Super Pub of the Year’ and Best Licensed Premises, Wrights Cafe Bar combines luxury, style, colour and comfort to give an unmatched atmosphere that appeals to all tastes. Whether it’s a pleasant drink or appetising food or watching big sporting occasions on plasma screens, Wrights is geared to meet your needs.Wrights Cafe Bar is split into a number of separate areas and levels – an upper level lounge, with dramatic red and cream furniture, dark wood tables and chandeliers, gives a distinctive ‘bordello’ effect; then behind the bar, there’s a secluded lounge that overlooks an open-plan area below, complete with a purpose-built stage area that’s perfect for dancing to live music.It has established a regular clientele and and has proven an attraction to visitors from further afield, while it can also cater for parties and special functions, with areas specially reserved for larger groups.A superb selection of wines, spirits and beers from around the world, the finest champagnes, exciting cocktails and speciality coffees are always on offer while a wide diversity of food is served from 12 noon to 9.00pm daily. Lunch and evening menus and daily specials are just part of the service, with an Early Bird option available between 5pm and 7pm, Monday to Friday.
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