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Tricky's Mc Garrigles

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Irish, Gastropub
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11 O'Connell Street, Sligo, Ireland (Formerly McGarrigles)
+353 86 606 9007
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bucharest, Romania
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very small bar with local musicians and different bands singing. I visited during a night with banjos - great craic and music! The kind of place where people know each other, come to learn how to play from each other and even if you travel alone, they'll 'adopt' you for a fun evening.

Thank MihuC
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Within 5 minutes of arriving Michael was over chatting to us and giving us tips on places to go in Sligo, delighted we stumbled upon here on my birthday- was a night to remember! Small, but a great atmosphere, particularly with the live music.

Thank Rob M
Mullingar, Ireland
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I love this Bar,, Very friendly staff with Music there during the week and at weekends.. Michael the owner is a gent and very accommodating.. Great little spot !!

Thank Michael K
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Had been here before the past two years at the Fleadh ......and pre Fleadh. Several different local bands play here. I deliberately timed the holiday to take in Monday night but went on the Sunday instead. Fantastic band called Sunday Mass. Will be back....again!

Thank Cushendall1
Sligo, Ireland
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198 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I've visited Mc Garrigles on and off over the last 15years and can honestly say it's a Irish pub that hasn't really changed its identity much over that time. The staff are friendly, the drinks are good, the clientele is non pretentious, the fire is good during the winter months and the bathrooms are truly awful in every way but... More 

Thank nicola c
London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

McGarrigles is one of the best venues for impromptu live music in Sligo. On my most recent visit Quentin, (a guy with a guitar, a digeridoo, some electric drums and a ukelele) was brilliantly improvising something between nu-folk and drum and bass. The pub is small but friendly, and usually quite crowded - so getting to the bar can be... More 

Thank Terribleman
Sligo, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

fantastic location. the staff are really lovely and welcoming. Great range in drinks and fantastic atmosphere.

Thank Maria G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

We went here on a recommendation, having been told the band that play here on a Sunday evening were good. They were fantastic, we had only planned on staying for 1 or 2 but stayed until the end we enjoyed it so much.

Thank EmmaS1983
Upstate N.Y.
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here because of the live music. We are so glad that we did! It was just a bunch of local folks getting together and playing. There were musicians of all ages just enjoying themselves and playing. We also noticed a few families that were there with their young children, just spending an evening together. This was a great... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Really enjoyed the live music and atmosphere. Very quick staff. Reasonably priced beer. All round a great evening.

Thank Sarah K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $11
Bar, Pub, Irish, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 O'Connell Street, Sligo, Ireland (Formerly McGarrigles)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo
  • Phone Number: +353 86 606 9007
Super food served 12:30pm to 8:00pm
Then the craic starts with music 4/5 night a week !!

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