Dead Centre Brewing

4.7
221 reviews
€30 and under
Brewery
Dead Centre is not a faceless corporation…milking the beer industry for all it’s worth. Instead, we’re a tight knit crew that relies on friends, family, colleagues and other breweries to create a product that we can truly be proud of.

Fresh, flavoursome and (wherever possibly) local ingredients are what give our beer it’s character. Cutting corners here is not an option at Dead Centre Brewing. We believe you get out what you put in…so only the best goes in.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 221 People Are Saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.6
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DavidB
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and beer. Staff are brilliant and very friendly

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Aishling
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food! The staff are as cool as the atmosphere! Great, friendly service. Love going here

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Great food but poor service and table of 5 just sat at 2 high top barrel tables that group had to push together to be all seated together. Asked if we could be moved to another table and were told we couldn't as there was a group booking and that the restaurant was fully book. Other areas of restaurant were also free but were told we couldn't be moved. Upon leaving Dead Centre Brewing all available tables that were empty when we asked to move remained empty. Restaurant was not full at the time between 5pm-6.45pm on Saturday 4th Dec, 2021. When booking was made, request for a low table was also made but not given upon arrival.

Love the restaurant and have been there a number of times before. Never have had an experience like this previous

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ImeldaK
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

As always a lovely place for food.. staff brilliant and extremely friendly. Can be a bit pricey just for pizza etc. Minerals not worth buying €3 for a mixer bottle.. otherwise we like coming here.

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AmyK
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were all so lovely and food was delicious! Would definitely go back!

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ChrisB
4 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It just keeps getting better and better. and better

MB
MichaelB
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food and service excellent as usual.
Service was good and setting brilliant.

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JamesH
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit and thoroughly enjoyed it! Excellent food, lovely staff and a great setting. I can’t wait to visit again soon

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AoifeR
3 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice spot. Good selection of craft beers plus there own brews. The food was good. Good service by staff. Nice decor

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maria
London
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall2food3service4ambience2

Quite drafty if sitting close to the doors looking onto the river, even when they are closed. But really the exit door out by the river should not be used on a cold and windy evening, every time these opened a freezing gust of wind came in and cooled an already not warm enough restaurant. Pizza is served on a fairly naff black plastic trays with a sheet of paper underneath, which tends to become entangled with the pizza. Lastly, the alcohol free beer option wasn't great at all. However, my friend said his craft beer was nice.

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Jinkyh
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Pizza was only okay. Very good service very friendly. Good selection of beers.

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Tina
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and very attentive staff. Will definitely make a return visit.

AM
AnnMarieM
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff extremely pleasant! Food is superb esp the dough balls!! The selection of beer is 2nd to none!! Great night!

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EBueno
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Considering COVID awareness, being new to town, it took me a while before I visited.. but it was totally worth it. The interior is great, cozy and earthly, I loved it the tables were not crammed together. I loved the variety of beers. While I went with a snack that did not impress me much, I am going with a pizza next time. So far I know it looks real good :) I would say this is my favourite place in Athlone.

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ImeldaK
2 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff, service and Food are excellent.. lovely views of the shannon. Food arrives quickly and hot..

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KevinW
1 review
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening at the dead centre - staff especially are outstanding - warm, friendly and helpful - made out perfect visit even more fantastic

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Leigh
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

lovely service, beers were perfect staff excellent

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vipAK75
London
3 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great venue and friendly service. Here for the beer but enjoyed a pizza too. Nice casual evening out and with good spacing given the current Covid restrictions. Will be back.

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NikkiO
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as usual! Fab food and top notch service. Always recommended

RD
RafaelaD
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Good food and drink. Nice place and good atmosphere

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ElaineC
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a nice relaxing meal here, pizza and beer were both 10/10. Lovely location right beside the water and relaxed atmosphere. Staff were really friendly too. Looking forward to going again!

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Indie
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been to dead centre a good few times and we always get great service and the food is always amazing!

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ShannonB
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and pints and great ambience as always.

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GinaO
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service supplying local beer and delicious pizza.

SB
SharonB
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely evening again with the folks in Dead Centre - everything was excellent as always.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic venue, food and of course the best of drink

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Walshy
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food good, staff good, beer good. All ya need really.

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IanM
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, excellent beer and a super location. Love the takeaway growlers on offer too!
Highly recommend.

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HelenH
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice pizza’s, superb beer, worth every penny

MC
MariaC
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We are seasoned brewery tap visitors and we were definitely not disappointed with this one. The setting, on the banks of the Shannon was as delightful as the staff - very attentive and courteous. The selection of beers was great. We enjoyed the set ‘flights’ as a precursor…and then had a couple of others too.
Offering reasonably priced food - of a delicious standard - was a bonus too!
All in all, we’d give Dead Centre 100/100.

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DavidE
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great music. All you'd want.

PB
PadraigB
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were brilliant and food was amazing. Will deffinetly be back

NC
NjChandradasa
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Excellent service! Great beer. Food was good too. I wish you had more options in the food menu though.

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LisaB
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolutely lovely and great portion sizes! Had a lovely night with friends 😊

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KarenK
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The pizza topping sauce was very sparce, I had the gluten base and total pizza was very dry unfortunately. This wouldn't stop me from going back.

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DerekO
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great. Evening in dead centre. Value for money and this place is really casual. Staff excellent and place was spotless. Pizza menu is simple and this is good as you cannot get it wrong. Beer was nice.

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CarolineC
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food and staff were outstanding. We will definitely visit again

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Molly
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was wonderful, we had two pizzas, one with a gluten free base, both were very tasty and the sweet potato fries were excellent. The food was served steaming hot!

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AoifeK
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friend and I had a lovely time. Staff were very lovely and made sure we were happy. The food was fab. Will definitely come back again

GM
GerryM
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fantastic range of craft beers in a beautiful setting.

FAQs

Dead Centre Brewing offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (090) 642 0883.

Dead Centre Brewing is rated 4.7 stars by 221 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.