Blue Bar

4.4
820 reviews
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€30 and under
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Gastro Pub
Top tags:
  • Waterfront
  • Worth the Drive
  • Scenic View
In a great harbour side location in the small fishing village Skerries. Blue Bar hits the spot for casual dining, a lively night out with friends, after work cocktails or just enjoying the sunset from our deck. From our award winning Wings, Fresh Seafood straight from the bay to our house Gin & Tonic's made with our own home made tonic.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Gastro Pub, Seafood, European
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday: 12:30pm - 9:30pm

Friday, Saturday: 12:30pm - 10pm

Sunday: 12:30pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(01) 849 0552 ext. 1
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Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Rachael Edwards
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Parking Details
Large car park 100 yards from Blue Bar.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 820 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.0
Value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DW
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Blue bar, always has a great ambiance, and especially so at Christmas time.
Great venue for a family or friends get together.

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v
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best chicken wings and other amazing dishes, Fresh sea food, Lovely ambience at the sunset 🌅

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MM
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a lovely meal in lovely surroundings but the most outstanding thing about our dinner was the fabulous job the young man serving us did.

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M
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Favourite place, food wasnt great but always a lovely atmosphere!

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TF
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Big change from the last time we been there and the food was lovely the prices decent,big change from the last time we been there

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RS
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Restaurant was only one third full so everything should have been great. We gave been here before many times with different groups, doubt we will go back again.

Food took an awful long time to come. When it did one of the meals was stone cold, then sent back. They comp'd that item. They seafood chowder was absolutely shockingly bad.

None of the waiting staff visited the table all night to see if we needed drinks or if everything was OK.

When it came to deserts we ordered two items. I could see the items sitting in the kitchen hatch for 15 minutes and there were no staff available to bring them over, no waiting staff at all. I had to phone the restaurants main number from my mobile phone to ask someone to bring over the items of which one was melted ice cream. They comp'd these too.

We would prefer to not receive free food but instead good service.

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NB
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really nice setting was a gold evening however the restaurant was really cosy. Only complaint is that we asked for 2 glasses of water and on the bill there was a diet coke and a soda line we didn't order and assume these were for the tap water we requested! Didn't want to highlight it as other than that everything else was excellent.

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SM
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Good food, great atmosphere. Very disappointed that the seafood platter was no longer on the menu.

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MR
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

There was too much of a rush in service. And felt that things were thrown on the table a bit because of the rush. Also it was very hard for the staff who served us to smile.

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P
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Love this place, one of the best for a lunch. Great time, Favourite place in North Ireland.
A bit disappointed by the meat quality that dicreased a bit compared to the previous time.

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DP
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food perfectly cooked.
Excellent service with friendly staff.
Fabulas view across Skerries Harbour.

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P
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We visited Blue Bar on Sunday for the first time....we were very impressed with the food and service....we will definitely be back

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TK
28 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very tasty food and great service

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OT
2 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Never gets old this place, and now with a new menu. Perfect

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SG
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely venue for Graduation meal - staff were lovely service excellent as were legendary wings.

Expresso cocktails a great success - and sparkler in dessert was great fun. It is quite a drive but Skerries is so pretty and bar is worth the trip.

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LS
3 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Good food anything we have dined there .
Staff always very friendly and pleasant. Will definitely Return again soon

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IG
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

It was a great experience. We enjoyed our lunch and atmosphere.

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AK
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

I love the place but I Never got my change and wings were this time hard and cold.

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AB
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Starters very pricy. Main courses not good for teenagers and they are too big for childrens menu. Our Waitress was super nice & friendly.

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PM
5 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great chicken wings. Lovely bar/restaurant. Great scene of skerries. Friendly staff.

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c
2 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We love the Amazing wings ! Drive 40minutes for them

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MK
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

I was let down by the menu, I booked online and used the menu as my guide, there was no lobster, no seafood platter there wasn't even prawn and lobster linguine as said on menu, it was too late to move by the time I found out as we were already seated. I was told "the I. T. Guy hasn't updated the menu online"........ If you want seafood I would recommend that you call them before booking a table.

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CM
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great for a date night, Wings are an absolute must, for those driving a good choice of non alchoic beers as well.

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O
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Not the first time ive been but will be a while before I am back, found it very expensive and tables VERY close together, you could here couples conversations on either side. The table were very long and narrow. The waiting staff were very good & very efficient.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great food

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K
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Had 2 yr old with us and staff were lovely and attentive

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g
2 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

beautiful food with great service and a great atmosphere along side a great view of the harbour

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V
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Ordered gluten free chicken wings & chips for my daughter who is celiac.
Advised that the chips were gluten free but that they are cooked in the oil used for other foods.
She spent that night and next day in bed sick.
Surely you can have a separate deep fat fryer for this purpose.
Really enjoyed the meal out apart from this.

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MM
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Chicken wings excellent. Atmosphere and service excellent.

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H
2 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved the chicken wings, I’ll definitely be back, great view and good staff

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OT
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good.really enjoyed it

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JM
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fab food, view and service. It was super busy but didn’t feel neglected at all!

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PG
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Decent food from an uncomplicated menu - excellent service. Would recommend.

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BK
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Blue bar never fails.. best wings in Dublin.. always make sure to make a booking to avoid disappointment.

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PS
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

First time to eat here but would highly recommend as food and service were excellent

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SP
5 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 4

Usually love going to blue bar. The brownies are amazing but the service wasn’t great, we had to constantly ask the server to bring water and he constanatly forgot. The wings are about a 3/5 not as good as they use to be.

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D
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Quite disappointed with the meal. Food was not up to usual standards.

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PH
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

5 prawns in a starter is a bit mean for sonething that costs 10.95!!

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M
4 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Service is always excellent. My seabass was great and thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

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J
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

We have visited Blue on numerous occasions over the years since it opened. This place has now become a victim of its own success. They are trying to seat too many guests. For most recent visit, made a booking online (through this website!!!) and ended up seating at counter on high stools. The much renowned wings are very poor. Over-cooked, well in advance too, and sauce was pretty uninspiring. Ridiculously over-priced wine list. Nice place with good atmosphere but I'm afraid they need to get back to basics! Their sister premises a few doors away, 5 Rock, is suffering the same fate which we discovered a few weeks ago when they offered us a spot there when Blue was full.

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