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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
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sligo, Ireland
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187 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

1 Thank DeaconCouple
Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Through the window, it looked cosy. We entered, the door banged behind us, I stumbled against a stool, my glasses were fogged up on account of weather. Sound bar man. Went above and beyond to meet our needs. Great pint, great pub. The kind of bar I wish I owned myself. Watch for the couch of suprises :)

Thank keith l
Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

McGarrigles became our home away from home when we travelled to the west coast of Ireland. We asked for a pub with traditional music and everybody directed us McGarrigles on 'Connell Street. Located near the centre of Sligo Town, this pub looked like the musical centre of Irish jigs and reels. We counted over 12 musicians including 6 fiddles and... More 

Thank FoodnWine101
Buffalo, New York
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We stopped into McGarrigle's for the music and the warmth of a peat fire. We found both and some good company and a nice pint to top it all off.

Thank Lyke2Travel4
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

A friendly, place to listen to Ireland's music and drink Guinness. Get there early as it get crowded quickly. Decor inviting, food delicious. Very casual attire. Good "couples " crowd.

Thank Lynn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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