The Venue in Strandhill dates from around 1880 and is the second oldest building in the Village. Inside, this friendly old pub, with an open fire, traditional cosy wood interior and collections of stoneware on high shelves. Off the bar is one of Sligo's most popular restaurants, offering panoramic views of Sligo Bay โ€“ perfect on all occasions for couples, friends, families or corporate groups.


About Us

Our Sligo restaurant is famous for its Lissadell mussels, crab claws, and seafood chowder served with that wonderful soft-on-the-inside-crunchy-on-the-outside delectable French bread, The Venue Pub and Restaurant Sligo serves only the freshest catch and homemade breads.

But for those not inclined toward seafood, other treats on the menu include char-grilled steaks, and vegetarian options, along with lighter fare for lunch, of soup, salads (delicious, crisp, and fresh), and open sandwiches, on brown or white bread.

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Light Lunches available from 12.30 โ€“ 4pm, including roast of the day, panninis, steak sandwich and much more.

The A la Carte The menu offers a wide range of dishes, including seafood, a variety of excellent chargrilled Irish steaks, the Venue's famous homemade burgers, chicken, duck, pasta and fajitas. Seafood extends from Lissadell mussels, Coney Island oysters, Mullaghmore Lobster ,Crab Claws and Shrimp to Cod in beer batter, whole Sea bass and the chef's specials: Seafood Mornay and whole lobster. The รก la carte menu is supplemented with a variety of daily dishes such as rack of Lamb, Chicken breast stuffed with mango and lobster and Atlantic Salmon โ€“ all complemented by an extensive wine list and there's a delicious range of desserts to finish off with!

Propreitors : Peter & Yvonne Haugstrup

Mullaghmore Lobster


We Take Bookings For Corporate, Birthday, Anniversary, and Christenings! Whatever the occasion we look after our guests and and their party of guests.

There is set menus available for bigger groups.

There is also live music that can be played in the pub, we have trad sessions from time to time which gives the pub a great atmosphere!

What the view looks like from outside!

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