Eating out in Strandhill – Bars & Restaurants in Strandhill, Restaurants in Sligo

Places to Wine and Dine in Strandhill
Strandhill is very lucky in that it has a host of top class Bars and Restaurants to suit every palate, taste and visitor.  From Family friendly to Haute cuisine, from a pint of porter to a glass of Veuve Cliquot – Strandhill can cater for every taste.There is Live Music in all Bars at weekends from Thurs – Sun; ranging from Traditional to Folk to Rock; just enquire with us for details!

The Venue Bar and Restaurant
Top RoadStrandhillTelephone: +353(0)719168167Email: info@venuestrandhill.ieWeb:
The Venue Bar & Restaurant is located on the top road in Strandhill and two minutes walk from Strandhill Lodge and Suites, it has a cosy atmosphere with an excellent restaurant overlooking Strandhill Bay.
“The food is marvellous, the view, spectacular: a dining experience not to be missed and not soon forgotten.” –
Famous for its, crab claws, and seafood chowder served with that wonderful soft-on-the-inside-crunchy-on-the-outside delectable French bread, The Venue Pub and Restaurant Strandhill serves only the freshest catch and homemade breads.
But for those not inclined toward seafood, other treats on the menu include char-grilled steaks, and vegetarian options, along with lighter fare for lunch, of soup, salads (delicious, crisp, and fresh), and open sandwiches, on brown or white bread.
We also have a wide range of a la carte menu options.

Brees Bar

Located in the old part of Strandhill; Brees Bar is a great locals bar that serves a great pint – it is located on the Sligo road just behind Keane’s Centra Petrol Station.

Mammy Johnstons Ice Cream Parlour

Exquisite home-made Ice-cream with over 100 choices also serves crepes, pancakes and all manner of goodies for children young and old!

The Strand Bar and Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant – Trad Music Venue 071 91 68140

The Strand is renowned in Sligo as one of the best bars in the county, traditional and well finished very busy spot with great features and traditional food.  The Strand also serves food daily until 4pm and the restaurants open afterwards.  The Strand also do Pizzas until 11pm daily and the Jade Garden Chinese opens from 5pm daily.

Stoked 07191 68140

Stoked is located above the Strand Bar and specialise in World Cuisine in the form of TAPAs – an excellent restaurant only opened in 2018.

The Dunes BarLive Music Venue Serve Food

Located past the venue on the left another great spot with live music at weekends, lively comfortable and friendly.  Also has Sky Sports.  They serve bar food after 5pm great burgers and hot-dogs.  Have a great Open-Mic night on Mondays.

Shells Café

A great cafe located directly opposite the seafront, serves home-cooked food and has a super breakfast and lunch menu.  Jane and Myles are the owner/operators and it is well worth a visit always busy, always good and always friendly.  Won best Casual Dining venue in Connacht last year.

Strandhill Golf Club 07191 68188

Strandhill Golf Club serves food on a daily basis, also does weddings, parties and large events.  It has a lovely cafe bar area overlooking the golf course and Strandhill Bay.  You can book a round of golf for as little as €25.  Just ask at reception for special deals.  We can make a reservation for a tee time for you.

The Strand Bar & Jade Garden Restaurant
Strandhill, Sligo
The Strand Bar (est 1913) nestled between mythic Knocknarea and the famous surf beach of Strandhill, has for many generations been the favoured social spot for locals and tourists alike.
Just ten minutes drive from Sligo, close to the airport and one of Europe’s most magnificent surfing beaches, this well-known bar has a big welcoming turf fire, cosy snugs and friendly staff.  The Strand Bar offers visitors a wealth of eating options including Carvery, Sunday Lunch and evening meals it also offers two top class restaurants
The Jade Garden is a fine Oriental themed restaurant offering top class Chinese and Oriental dishes and is located upstairs in the Strand Bar.  Well worth a visit it also offers patrons the option of takeaway or pickup! – Excellent Restaurant that stays open late.
Strand Bar, Strandhill
Trá Bán Steak and Seafood Restaurant
Fantastic Hip Tapas Bar opened in 2018.  Described as "Good vibrations with Awesome food'
The Draft House
Draft / Craft / Munch: Craft beer paired with dishes from locally sourced ingredients on the Shore Road in Strandhill.  Newly opened in 2015 has Showers for Surfers, Doggie kennels for walkers and Craft beers for visitors.  Great food and atmosphere. Live soulful music regularly.
Shells Café
Shells Café is a gem by the Ocean make no mistake a great family restaurant with fresh breads and all day breakfast – well worth a visit with the family…Shells Sea Side Bakery Cafe makes all our own breads, bakes and cakes. We don’t use preservatives – you can taste the difference! Our coffee is fairtrade, organic and gorgeous. We take great pride in everything we produce.  Regarded as one of the top eateries in Sligo – well worth a visit!
Shells is quickly developing a reputation for being Sligos top eatery amongst its category and this can be seen by the queues that can be seen on a weekend morning – excellent seaside fare!

Other Bars in Strandhill

The Dunes Bar
Sitting inconspicuously under the mountain in Strandhill, Co.Sligo, The Dunes is the informal bar you’ve been looking for. Great beers, wines and cocktails meets small order food, warm woods and a roaring fire. Our aim at The Dunes is for you to walk in and immediately feel at home. Gone are the day’s you fear to frequent the pub alone. At The Dunes you know the people serving you, and if you don’t, you will soon.
Whether you’re stopping by for Monday’s famous Open Mic Night, or grabbing homemade donuts & coffee on a Sunday afternoon, The Dunes is what it is, and that makes us very, very happy.
A Down to Earth Bar, Local Run and perfect for anyone wanting to glimpse Irish Life
Sonny Brees as is colloquially known is located on the Old Strandhill Road and opposite the Strandhill Rugby Club.  A good local bar and you will receive a warm Strandhill welcome when you enter!



Strandhill Lodge & Suites,
Top Road,
Co. Sligo
F91 VX08


+353 71 912 2122



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