About Us

Welcome to McGowans of Phibsboro guaranteed fun, great music, and excellent quality food.

Dublin’s best known, worst kept secret for a great night out, McGowans of Phibsboro guaranteed fun, great music and excellent quality food, Late Bar, Fabulous DJ’s and amazing laser-illuminated nightclub venue. Weekends will never be the same again once you’ve tried McGowans.


Open 7 Nights a Week
Music 7 nights a Week,
& DJ Wednesday– Sunday!

Have a look at our weekly guide to see what is on any day of the week.


Our Menu



Explore our full selection of food. All the ingredients are fresh and carefully selected by our chefs. Ohh, and did we mention our Famous Chicken Wings?

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Open Hours

Monday – Friday: 5 pm – Late

Saturday – Sunday: 3 pm – Late

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McGowan's Phone Booth



Established in 1949,

McGowans is a family run business. It has been in the family for over 70 years. It has had a few makeovers over the years but is still as famous as ever for its friendly, safe and fun environment.

Four generations of McGowans have made their mark on this Phibsboro landmark pub, turning it into one of Dublin’s most popular and fun-filled pubs & restaurants with its brilliant party atmosphere, great food, plenty of special offers and a fabulous new nightclub upstairs.


Venue Hire

With over 5 different areas including a cocktail lounge, nightclub, and beer garden,
and catering to any size of party from 20-250, McGowans is the perfect place to celebrate any occasion.

Have a look at all the spaces for hire and pick one that suits your needs the best.

Alternatively, if you already know your requirements, gives us a call on 01 830 6606 or use the group booking form and we will help you plan your night out. 


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