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Wrights Cafe Bar

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
+353 1 840 6744
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Today
12:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 01:30
Mon 12:00 - 23:30
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 01:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:30
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food service was excellent the atmosphere was very friendly and the staff were very helpful and polite and the entertainment was superb all in all will definitely be back a definite 10 out of 10

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Thank mfetherston05
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on St Patrick's Day with our 3 young kids and were treated brilliantly! The food was excellent, reasonably priced and served quickly. There was a great atmosphere without being rowdy (nice when the kids are with you!) and the chap playing the live music was brilliant...def get him back next year! The icing on the cake, however,... More 

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Thank rainbowdance
Maryville, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff & friendly service. We above & beyond to make us feel welcome. Seafood chowder was the best we have ever had.

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Thank Joy J
Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of having a meal here food was amazeballs and more over was served by a very efficient and more importantly very friendly lady(Fiona... tall blonde girl) who actually looked like she liked her job

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Thank IloveTurkey73
Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We're delighted that you had a good experience with us here at Wrights Cafe Bar and we hope to see you again really soon. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing and the staff are so friendly and helpful. I had the chicken and mushroom pie, it was so nice and perfectly cooked. I will definitely be back.

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Thank Derek S
Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We're delighted that you had a good experience with us here at Wrights Cafe Bar and we hope to see you again really soon. More 

Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had gorgeous luch here today.Food freshly cooked, great value and top service!Kids eat for free on Sundays too!Would definitely recommend!

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Thank c_mcg27
Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We're delighted that you had a good experience with us here at Wrights Cafe Bar and we hope to see you again really soon. More 

Dublin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic fun bingo night. Gorgeous food and Adam the manager couldn't be more helpful. Highly recommended for a great night out

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Thank Lisa S
Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We're delighted that you had a good experience with us here at Wrights Cafe Bar and we hope to see you again really soon. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wrights Cafe Bar is normally buzzing form early evening until very late, but its also a good place to get day time food. Staff are always friendly and the menu is extensive, they normally have daily specials so ask if you dont see a blackboard.

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Thank Paddy M
Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We're delighted that you had a good experience with us here at Wrights Cafe Bar and we hope to see you again really soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We went to wrights recently and the customer service was brilliant! The food was lovely. Would definitely recommend to friends i've been a good few times for lunch and the lady Fiona who was serving us was so nice she remembered me from before and was so friendly its great to see they appreciate their customers.

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Thank Becky P
Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We're delighted that you had a good experience with us here at The Bloody Stream and we hope to see you again really soon. More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Music was brutal.. Drink was a complete rip off.. Empire 2mins down the road has much better music cheaper drinks and foods alot nicer during the day

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Thank M1148IRmarym
Wright B, Public Relations Manager at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are disappointed that you did not have a good experience with us here at Cafe bar and will take all your points on board and discuss them with our team. We hope that you will give us another go and can guarantee that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:30
Thursday
12:00 - 01:30
Friday
12:00 - 02:30
Saturday
12:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Swords
  • Phone Number: +353 1 840 6744
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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