Sports Bar

Best Sports Bar In Dublin 

Whether you are looking for a new haunt to spend a game day or need a friendly and laid-back bar where you can unwind, you’ll love McGowans Sports Bar. Located in Philsboro, in the heart of Dublin, we’ve got a huge selection of delicious food and drink and all the live sports action.

You’re on to a winner no matter the result of the sport. As a Sports Bar, we have 16 screens showing all the live games, check out our Sports Calendar to stay in the know about important fixture dates. Food, beer, and all the sports!

We’re just down the road from the famous Croke Park, the centrepiece of Irish sports for over a century. Check out their stadium tour, then come and have a beer and a bite at McGowans, one of the best pubs in Dublin.

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Live Sport In Dublin City Centre

We show all the sports. That’s the deal. If you want it, you ask, and we’ll do our best to get it. All the football, rugby, cricket, and of course, the GAA matches. You can see the games on our big televisions from anywhere in the room. If you don’t get a ticket, head to McGowans for the best atmosphere and view anywhere outside the stadium.

We’re a popular destination for booking seats in advance to watch a certain game, so just get in touch, and we’ll do that. The best Dublin bars always have something going on, so find out by following our Twitter and Facebook; you’ll also see our incredible deals.

You’ll watch the live sport and relax with friends and family. During the NFL season, we show American football upstairs every Sunday on the big screen. Watch sports like the Premier League live and have a few beers amidst the downtown buzz of beautiful Dublin.

Come on down to McGowans ’cause when you visit once, you’re sure to rave on about the best pub food in Dublin and the great atmosphere.

Even if you don’t like sports, you’ll like the menu, the craic, and the music! You’ll love how we’re one of the most friendly late night bars in Dublin. 

Where To Go In Dublin For Food?

We’re one of the best sports bars in Dublin for food whilst watching the game, or maybe you’re popping out for lunch. We’re down with that, too.

Did you know people come from all over Dublin to try our famous chicken wings? Now we’ve whetted your appetite. Come on now, won’t you get yourself round here and see the rest of our food menu? Burgers, fries, pasta – we’ve got the best Dublin food and how about a fresh pint to wash that down?

The best Guinness of any Irish pub outside of St James’s? Or how about a nice, cold, smooth lager? We’re delighted to see you refreshed and feeling at home, enjoying the craic at one of the best sports bars in Dublin city centre.

We serve stunning cocktails at great prices within a friendly, traditional pub. We’re stocked with all the drinks you’d expect from a sophisticated Sports Bar, and we’re happy to let you try a beer if you’re not sure which to choose. Customers have always been king (or queen!) in McGowans; that’s why we’ve been in business since 1949.

Hire A Venue In Dublin

Venue hire in Dublin isn’t always easy, but with McGowans, you can plan a special occasion like a birthday or a night out with friends. We’re an excellent private party venue in Dublin with all mod cons. Enjoy delicious food and drink before heading upstairs to our incredible club, where you can dance the night away into the wee hours.

Suppose you are interested in reservations or just want more information. Won’t you get in touch with one of our friendly assistants? That’s why they’re there. Keep an eye on our social media for when Singles Night will start again, and watch out for all the other fantastic events happening here at McGowans.