The A-Z of Bars in the Boyne Valley

The A-Z of Bars in the Boyne Valley

Date: 13/12/2023

Finding the perfect pub can be tricky, but not in the Boyne Valley.

From modern, electric cars to traditional Irish Pubs you will be spoiled for choice.

Many of our bars host live music, comedy nights, and serve food too!

To help you plan your perfect afternoon, evening, or night in a bar, we have compiled the A-Z of bars in the Boyne Valley.

Here are our top picks!

79 West Street

79 West Street

Located in the heart of Drogheda, 79 West Street offers everything you need for a night out with friends.

The modern, warm décor and delicious cocktails will make it hard to leave!

The indoor and outdoor venues make it ideal for both the winter and summer seasons. 

Balreask Bar

Balreask Bar

The Balreask Bar is family-run bar with a traditional pub atmosphere just outside Navan.

You will be greeted with a friendly welcome and delicious drinks.

The finest pints, wine, spirits, and cocktails are all on the menu, so there’s something for everyone.

The bar also serves food 7 days a week! 

Brogan’s of Trim


Regular live music, great company and delicious food are all on the menu at Brogans of Trim.

The bar is open 7 days a week with seating area’s outside also.

Clarkes Bar Drogheda

Clarkes Bar

There is nothing quite like stepping into a traditional Irish pub that retains all of its character. And Clarke’s Bar sure does live up to that expectation.

The building itself has been trading since the 1850s, first as a grocer and later as a pub in 1900 when the first known Pub Licence was issued.

Rich with history and culture, a pint of Guinness in Clarkes is a must!

Donegan's Pub


Another traditional Irish pub, this time it’s whiskey on the menu.

Established in 1871, Donegan’s Pub in Collon has a history and character that need to be absorbed.

With over 100 Irish whiskeys in stock, Donegan’s also claims to have the best pint of Guinness in Louth.

So, stop in and try it out for yourself.

Farrelly’s Bar

Farellys Bar

Sit back and relax beside the fire, and let Farrelly’s Bar, Oldcastle take care of you.

A family-run business with a cosy décor and friendly atmosphere – this is the perfect pub for a pint and a chat with friends or the staff.

There is live music every Saturday and Sunday, call in for the craic and to see the local musical talent!

Fox's Castle Lounge

Foxs Castle Lounge

Community is at the heart of Fox’s Castle Lounge in Skryne.

A place where everyone has a welcoming smile and a listening ear.

Known for their weekly traditional music sessions every Wednesday night and a great pint of Guinness.

One to add to the list! 

Glyde Inn Annagassan

Glyde Inn

Situated in Annagassan, The Glyde Inn is a place famous for Linn Duachaill, a Viking Longport overlooking the Cooley and Mourne Mountains.

Their open fires and famous seafood menu makes this a perfect bar to relax in and soak up the atmosphere. 

Jack Quinn’s

Jack Quinns

Located just outside Trim, Jack Quinns is the perfect place to enjoy a drink by the fire at winter, or in their spacious lounge during the summer.

It is one of the oldest pubs in Meath, dating back the to the 1800's.

Jack's is known for its pints of Guinness and Irish coffees!

James Griffin Pub

James Griffin

Voted traditional Pub of the Year, it’s easy to see why.

Although it has gone through many changes over the generations since 1904, James Griffin’s has retained its character and charm but simultaneously moved with the times.

A great location to have a quiet pint, enjoy cocktails with friends, or book a private party, this place offers it all.

Jacks Bar and Restaurant.

Jacks Bar
Specialising in great food, drinks, cocktails and craic, Jack's Bar in Kells is renowned for its weekly Thursday Trad Session. 

Open Tuesday to Sunday.

Kiely's Bar

Kielys Bar

Soaked in history and tradition, Kiely’s in the heritage town of Trim is a great place for a creamy pint of Guinness in the winter or summer drinks in the beer garden during the summer.

Lynch's- The Motor Bar

Lynchs Motor Bar
A third-generation family-run bar, Lynch’s Motor Bar opened its doors in 1926.

Known for its cosy corners and craic, call in to enjoy top-quality pints and spirits in the heart of Trim.

Monasterboice Inn

Monasterboice Inn

The Monasterboice Inn is situated conveniently off the M1 motorway outside of Drogheda.

A great central spot to meet up with friends and family to enjoy their beautiful menu, drinks and atmosphere. 

Nelly’s Bar Drogheda

Nellys Bar

This bustling bar in the heart of Drogheda is famous for its stylish interiors and amazing cocktail menu.

At Nelly’s, you can watch the world go by in the front bar or sample their delicious food menu. 

Odd Mollies

Odd Mollies

Odd Mollies oozes good vibes.

 If you’re going for a night out on the tiles, this is the one!

An electric café bar and venue, there are weekly DJs and live music to enjoy.

Peters Pub Dunshaughlin

Peters Pub

Peter’s Pub in Dunshaughlin is a family-owned pub since 1997.

With great food, beers, spirits, and amazing cocktails, their outdoor area is very popular in the summer months.

Call in for their live music at the weekends too.

Sally Rogers Bar

Sally Rogers

Located alongside the River Boyne in the heart of Trim, The Sally Rogers bar is the perfect destination for a drink, lunch or to get to know the locals.

The bar is open 7 days a week with music 4 nights a week.

The Central

The Central

The Central is a multi-award winning venue, bar and restaurant in the heart of Navan town centre.

With multiple areas to choose from like their front bar, vintage lounge, tiki bar and so much more.

They are open 7 days a week! 

The Limekiln Gastro Pub

Lime Kiln

Make a stop at the Lime Kiln Gastro Pub in 2024 and enjoy food in their stylish lounge or a drink in their bar!

Their drinks menu features award winning local craft beers and ciders as well as selected wines from around the world.

The Punt Pub

The Punt

The Punt Pub in Drogheda is a great place for a pint and to watch live coverage of sports.

A traditional pub with live music on the weekends. 

The Royal Meath
The Royal

One of the oldest bars in Navan, The Royal Meath has been in the Geraghty family since the 1960s.

A favourite for locals and tourists alike, the atmosphere, décor, and drinks will make it hard to leave.

Using the freshest ingredients, the drinks choices are endless with wine, beers, spirits, cocktails, and much more.

There is live music 3 nights a week and sports is shown on the big screen.

So whether it’s a quiet pint, or a night out with friends you will have everything you need in the Royal Meath. 


Make sure to check out all of our restaurants in the Boyne Valley during your visit also. From Café’s to street food and everything in between.

There is a reason we are known as one of the top culinary destinations in Ireland!

We can’t wait to welcome you! 

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