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A Pub Crawl Guide to Banbridge

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A Pub Crawl Guide to Banbridge

Banbridge, a town in County Down, Northern Ireland, has an abundance of unique pubs and bars that are sure to delight any visitor. From lively and classic pubs to more modern eateries and clubs, Banbridge has something to suit everyone’s tastes. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed evening at the pub or are keen to explore some of Banbridge’s finest pubs and clubs, follow this pub crawl guide for a great night out in the heart of Northern Ireland.

The Wishing Well

The Wishing Well is an award-winning classic pub in the centre of Banbridge. This lively pub is a favourite with locals and visitors alike for its warm atmosphere and great selection of beer, spirits, and food. You can enjoy a few pints or sample some of the delicious home-cooked meals from the extensive menu. Live music is a regular feature at The Wishing Well, so come along for a great night out.

My personal opinion on The Wishing Well is that it is an excellent pub choice for a night out in Banbridge. The atmosphere is pleasant and the selection of drinks are superb. It is a popular choice among locals and visitors alike and its live music offering makes it even more enjoyable.

Simon’s Bar

Located just outside of the centre of Banbridge, Simon’s Bar is renowned locally as one of the best sports bars in the town. Customers can enjoy their favourite live sports on the big screen TVs or relax in the beer garden with one of their great selection of beers from around the world. There is also an extensive food menu, with pub grub favourites like burgers, pies, and wings available for those looking for something to eat.

I would recommend Simon’s Bar as a great place to visit if you are a fan of sports and good food. The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for watching your favourite sports on the big screens while enjoying a few beers with your friends. It can get quite busy during peak times so try to get there early to avoid disappointment!

The Old Mill

The Old Mill is one of the most iconic pubs in Banbridge, boasting a rich history dating back over 200 years. This unique pub has a warm atmosphere and offers a range of beers, spirits, wines, and ciders. Food is also available throughout the day, with a typical menu comprising pub favourites such as fish and chips, burgers, and sandwiches. Quiz nights are very popular at The Old Mill, making it a great choice for an entertaining evening.

The Old Mill is perfect for those seeking an authentic pub experience in Banbridge. It’s a great atmosphere for those who like to socialise and enjoy the occasional tipple. The pub’s history and sense of local community make it well worth a visit if you’re looking for a traditional pub experience.

Watereside Bar & Bistro

The Waterfront Bar & Bistro is one of the newer establishments in town, located on the scenic east bank of the River Bann. This modern bar is renowned locally for its excellent selection of craft beers and ales and its superb menu celebrating locally produced food. There is also an outdoor terrace where customers can relax with a pint and enjoy the views of the river. With regular DJs playing the latest tunes, The Waterfront Bar & Bistro is perfect for those looking for an enjoyable evening out in Banbridge.

The Waterfront Bar & Bistro is a great option for those who are looking for a modern pub experience in Banbridge. With fantastic views of the River Bann, it’s ideal for a leisurely evening spent enjoying good food and quality drink. The passionate staff and seasonal menus make this one a great place to visit for some lively entertainment.


Brewbot is an independent craft beer bar located in Banbridge town centre. This exciting bar places emphasis on quality with its extensive range of craft beers from local brewers such asBeannchor Brewery,White Hag Brewery andGriffin Brewing Co.. There is also an extensive menu with classic dishes being given an eclectic twist – think loaded fries, gourmet sandwiches and burgers, loaded fries, ribs and wings.

Brewbot is perfect for fans of craft beer who want to explore some of the region’s finest brews. With knowledgeable staff and an ever-evolving menu showcasing local brews, this pub makes you feel right at home in no time at all. The modern atmosphere makes it ideal for those who want to socialise while sampling some great quality drinks.


Hannigans is one of the most popular nightclubs in Banbridge, offering visitors a great night out with its excellent selection of music, drinks, and food. This nightclub boasts an impressive array of international DJs playing everything from 80s tunes through to chart hits from across five rooms – from House Music in the main room to Grime in ‘The Bedroom’! There are three bars to choose from – including an exotic cocktail bar – as well as a wide selection of drinks on offer including spirits, beers, wines and shots!

I have often visited Hannigans during my time in Banbridge and have thoroughly enjoyed my experiences there each time. With its array of music and drinks selections, visitors can be sure that they will have an eventful night full of good times! Definitely worth checking out if you’re looking for an enjoyable evening out in town!

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A Pub Crawl Guide to Banbridge

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