Sports Bar

No matter if you are looking for a new haunting to spend gameday, or just want a friendly and laid-back bar to relax and unwind in, we are sure you will love McGowans. Located in the heart of Dublin, and with a huge selection of delicious food and drink you’re on to a winner with us. What’s more, as a sports bar, we have 16 screens where the latest matches can be followed.

Live Sports and Entertainment

Over the past few years, McGowans has proudly gotten the reputation of providing some of the best value cocktails and a friendly,welcoming atmosphere to watch the game of the day and unwind with friends and family. Once you visit McGowans for the first time and experience the vibrant mix of characters and the incredible bustle and buzz, you are sure to return.

No matter if you are a football, rugby or even cricket fan, you’ll be well looked after with our 16 large screens- make sure to follow our Twitter and Facebook page for updates of what’s going on in the bar and see some of our incredible offers.

Friendly Environment

One of the biggest things that everyone loves about McGowans is how welcoming and charming our bar is- from our regular faces to new friends only visiting Dublin for a day or two there is no doubt that you’ll feel at home and love the craic- and with something different every night you are sure to be spoiled for choice!

Great Location

Our stunning bar is located in Philsboro, on the northern side of Dublin, which makes it perfectly located for both visitors to the city and locals alike. Established in 1860, McGowans has been a huge part of the community since and is always full of energy and excitement – regardless of the day of the week. Split over 3 floors and with a stunningly new refurbished club, you can come for a snack and football and then stay for a dance afterwords.

Something for Everyone

Although we are a sports bar, even if you are not a big sports fan, you are sure still to fit in, feel comfortable and have a night to remember. With 16 large screens and our huge venue split across 3 floors, you are sure to find something you love and with our full bar menu and food served late, there is a little something for everyone.

Special Occasions

If you are planning a special occasion like a birthday or even just a night out to catch-up with friends, why not come to McGowans where you can enjoy delicious food and drink and before heading upstairs to our incredible club, where you can dance the night away into the wee hours. If you are interested in reservations, or even just would like more information then do not hesitate to contact one of our friendly assistants, who are at your disposal at all times, and make sure to stay tuned to our social media channels for updates on all of our fantastic events and things going on in the area.