Congratulations to Our 2019 Winners

Following heated competition which saw our judges travel the length and breadth of the country, we are delighted to announce the Winners of the 2019 Bar of the Year Awards.

The winners of all categories were revealed at a gala awards ceremony on Monday 19 th August in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin hosted by Newstalk’s Tom Dunne.

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Bar of the Year 2019

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WINNER

Cask

Southern Comfort People’s Choice

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OVERALL WINNER

101 Limerick

DUBLIN

Igo Inn

LEINSTER

Left Bank

MUNSTER

101 Limerick

CONNACHT / ULSTER

Janey Mac’s

Special Recognition Award

WINNERS

Charlie Chawke Group
Celebrating 60 Years

and

Louis Fitzgerald Group
Celebrating 50 Years

Bar Food of the Year

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WINNER

Blakes Corner Bar

SILVER

Upstairs @ The Bull & Castle by F.X.Buckley

BRONZE

The Loft @ Shelbourne Social

Best Bar to Watch the Match

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WINNER

Buskers On The Ball

SILVER

The Castle Sports Bar Belturbet

BRONZE

Warehouse Bar & Kitchen

Best Designed Bar / Inside Space

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WINNER

J.M. Reidy’s

SILVER

Cask

BRONZE

Americana Bar @ The Devlin

City Bar of the Year

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WINNER

Café en Seine

SILVER

The Front Door Pub

BRONZE

Left Bank, Kilkenny

Cocktail Bar of the Year

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WINNER

Cask

SILVER

The Blind Pig

BRONZE

Bonsai Bar

Craft Bar of the Year

WINNER

Impala

SILVER

Urban Brewing

BRONZE

57 The Headline

Dog-Freindly Bar of the Year

WINNER

Peadars Bar

SILVER

street 66

BRONZE

Blackbird Ballycotton

Gastro Bar of the Year

WINNER

Knights Bar @ Clontarf Castle

SILVER

Wrights Anglers Rest

BRONZE

Left Bank, Kilkenny

Gin Bar of the Year

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WINNER

Russell’s Saloon

SILVER

Janey Mac’s

BRONZE

Gin Library @ Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort

Hotel Bar of the Year

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WINNER

Panorama Bistro & Terrace @ The Montenotte Hotel

SILVER

Sophies @ The Dean

BRONZE

Great Southern Killarney

Five Star Hotel Bar of the Year

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WINNER

The Sidecar Bar @ The Westbury Hotel

SILVER

Prince of Wales Bar @ Ashford Castle Hotel

BRONZE

1824 Bar @ The Shelbourne

Innovative Bar of the Year

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WINNER

The Virgin Mary Bar

SILVER

Cask

BRONZE

Token

Late Bar of the Year / Nightclub of the Year

WINNER

Opium Club

SILVER

The Quays, Galway

BRONZE

Studio One Venue & Garden @ Silken Thomas Kildare

Live Entertainment Bar of the Yeat

WINNER

The Workman’s Club

SILVER

Dolans Pub and Restaurant

BRONZE

Whelan’s

Local Bar of the Year

WINNER

The Old Orchard

SILVER

Blackbird Ballycotton

BRONZE

An Poitín Stil

Best Newcomer

WINNER

J.M. Reidy’s

SILVER

The Betsy

BRONZE

Bonobo

Outside Space of the Year

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WINNER

The Central Navan

SILVER

An Púcán

BRONZE

The Rooftop Bar and Terrace

Outstanding Customer Service Award

WINNER

The Betsy

SILVER

Gin Library @ The Galgorm Resort

BRONZE

Shaky Bills

Restaurant Bar of the Year

WINNER

Wild Honey Inn

SILVER

The Grayson

BRONZE

Candlelight Bar @ Siam Thai Dundrum

Tourist Bar of the Year

WINNER

Durty Nelly’s

SILVER

Johnnie Fox’s Pub

BRONZE

Quay’s Irish Restaurant, Temple Bar

Traditional Bar of the Year

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WINNER

Lowry’s Irish Music and Whiskey Bar

SILVER

Kehoe’s

BRONZE

J.M. Fitzgerald’s Bar

Whiskey Bar of the Year

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WINNER

The Shelbourne Bar

SILVER

The Horseshoe Bar @ The Shelbourne

BRONZE

Prince of Wales Bar @ Ashford Castle

Outstanding Whiskey Experience

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WINNER

The Tack Room @ Adare Manor

Wine Bar of the Year

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WINNER

Piglet Wine Bar

SILVER

Tomahawk

BRONZE

Wine & Tapas Bar @ The Old Orchard

Bar Manager of the Year

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WINNER

Andy Ferreira
Cask

Staff Personality of the Year

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WINNER

Jean Mc Guinness
Russell’s Saloon