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Good beer, good food and good company are the order of the day in this friendly modern brewpub, with 16 beers on tap (inlcuding several of their own brews), more than 170 varieties in bottles, and around 30 craft gins.
Scarborough's beautiful Edwardian pleasure gardens, Peasholm Park, are famous for their summer sessions of Naval Warfare, when large model ships re-enact famous naval battles on the boating lake.
Rawdon's is a friendly pub along the Main Rd, less than a block from the Market Sq and has regular live music.
The huge Båten (‘the boat’), on a boat moored at the harbour, is a highly rated open-air restaurant and a very popular summer drinking (and eating) spot.
The Northern is your best bet for live bands, with traditional music sessions on Tuesday evenings, and local rock bands and DJs on Friday and Saturday nights.
The thatched Paddy’s Bar has been completely remodelled without detracting from its character, and attracts all ages, particularly for its regular traditional music sessions.
Just off the top of Main St, this postcard-perfect pub is a great place to grab a pint and a few snapshots.
Up-and-coming Irish and international bands gig at this good-time pub.
A quiet and neighbourly old pub in the heart of town, Brennan’s is a refreshing departure from the brash and spangly places up the street.
O’Connell’s is a wonderfully unspoilt and atmospheric country pub.
Carrick’s cinema screens new releases.
The most lively evening joint in Boyle has a great line-up of live music – everything from jazz and traditional music to rock, depending on the night.
Tuesdays and Fridays are race night at this track pretty close to the city centre.
At this well-worn, all-wood pub, you can savour a pint and swap fishing tales. Traditional music sessions take place on Wednesdays.
This multipurpose restaurant/bar/entertainment hub is onto it, with live bands from Thursday to Monday nights and an excellent Italian-inspired menu (mains €14 to €23).
Con’s is a traditional Irish pub that serves a good pint and decent, hearty grub, such as carvery lunches and doorstop sandwiches. It’s a local favourite, so it can get busy.
A strong contender for Ireland’s best pub, here you can enjoy an excellent pint of Guinness in a quiet atmosphere of conviviality. There is a separate lounge with velvet curtains, assorted paintings and cosy couches...
An art gallery, theatre and cinema. The theatre puts on excellent gigs and modern, experimental-style plays, while the cinema shows art-house movies almost exclusively. Call to check prices...
This popular watering hole does a roaring trade in beers from around the world as well as its own selection of intoxicating brews.
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