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Wrights Cafe Bar

The Plaza, Swords, Ireland
+353 1 840 6744
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (45 reviews)
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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 402 reviews

Reviewed today

Go here all the time for a bite to eat/for drinks with friends and the staff are always lovely, great place with a great service.

Thank Florina K
Reviewed yesterday

We love going for dinner on a Sunday with out kids. Staff are very friendly and food is delicious. Great value for money under 12's eat free with very paying adult main course on Sunday.More

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Thank keirakellyt
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Keira, Thanks for your super review, its much appreciated. Wrights Café Bar is a great family dining option with lots of choices on the adults & kids menus. We've also introduced new Kiddie Mocktails so the kids can enjoy something a bit special. Also...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had my 20th birthday here recently could not fault the staff! Fiona took are booking the week of the party and ensured the area I wanted would be reserved for me. On the night of the party she greeted me and all my friends making...More

Thank Kate F
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kate, Thank you for your amazing review. I'm delighted to hear you had such a fantastic birthday celebration with us in Wrights Café Bar. Its a super spot for any celebration & our staff are delighted to ensure you have a wonderful night, Ill...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and great sevice. HAd food which was superb...Great portions and tasty. Good value also. They have spoecial offers such as Burger and a pint for €10 - great value....Buzzing on weekends but quiet aftenoons so inviting for a quiet lunchMore

Thank H1mself
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your fab review, delighted you enjoyed Wrights Café Bar. Our food is top notch & with €10 daily deals, Family Meal Deal €39 along with lots of other offers there is something for everyone. Don't forget our Free After Work Fridays? Every...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff and lovely atmosphere. The food is extremely reasonable compared to anywhere else in Swords. The cocktails are great also.More

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WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review, delighted you enjoyed Wrights Café Bar so much. Our aim is to provide great quality food at good prices. We have a fantastic range of tasty dishes from burgers to steak & prawns & everything in-between. With €10 daily...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been here twice on both my trips to dublin close to swords shopping centre and the cinema, the bar is always busy so best to book a table, the food is really good and the drinks really nice. on friday they have a dj which...More

Thank JJP15
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review, delighted you enjoyed Wrights Café Bar so much. Our food is top notch & with €10 daily deals, Family Meal Deal €39 along with lots of other offers there is something for everyone. Hope you got to enjoy our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and drink but this place gets extremely busy around peak times. We booked on a saturday but the place was packed.More

Thank Kevin A
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kevin, Thank you for your lovely review, I'm delighted you enjoyed Wrights Café Bar. Its true it can get busy, best to book if possible but we will always do our best to look after everyone. We have some amazing food & drinks special...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the leek and potato soup with Irish brown bread. The daily special, stir fry, caught our eye. Pwawns with noodles for me and chicken with rice for my wife. Very well prepared, hot, fresh, and tasty.More

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WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ray, delighted you enjoyed Wrights Café Bar, all our food is freshly prepared & made to order so your are guaranteed great quality & value. Check out our €10 daily specials Mon-Fri & if your around on a Friday 6-7pm we do Free After...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great service. The menu and ambiance was amazing....great music! I recommend eating at Wright's while visiting Swords.More

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Thank artpeece
WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your fab review, really appreciate it. Wrights Café Bar is a great spot for a bite to eat, we have recently redesigned our menu with lots of tasty dishes at great value including Mon-Fri €10 daily specials. With live music Friday & Sunday...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there last bank holiday Monday with my wife and two small children for something to eat and I have to say the food was fantastic, a good variety and thoroughly enjoyed by all. Four clean plates was all that was left on the...More

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WrightB_13, Director of Sales at Wrights Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andrew Thanks for your review. We're delighted you and your family enjoyed yourselves, both the food and the service. We've our new Family Deal for €39 which may be of interest - 2 adult main plus two drinks (pint, long neck, glass of wine,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
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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