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the Auld Shebeen, Athy, Co Kildare

the Auld Shebeen

4.7
4.7
60 Reviews
€30 and under
Gastro Pub
The Auld Shebeen Gastro Pub situated on the banks of the Grand Canal, Athy, on arrival you will be greeted with one hundred thousand welcomes to our Traditional Irish Bar. Having just opened our doors 9th July you are in for a huge treat with our stylish decor and relaxed atmosphere you can choose from one of our three dining areas depending on what dining experience you require. We serve a selection of great quality dishes including a choice of gourmet burgers, fresh fish , tasty wings, with us gaining a quality reputation for our freshly baked pizza from Meat Lovers to Wild Mushroom to Procuitto and much more. We are delighted to say we serve gluten free pizzas and have a great gluten free beer or wine to compliment the pizza.
As you dine you can enjoy a beverage from our wide selection of draught beers, ciders including local craft beer. We have an excellent wine list with each wine having its own special story to tell.
We look forward to welcoming you through our doors

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2 people

19:00


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Gastro Pub, Pizzeria

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00–23:30

  • Phone number

    (059) 863 0433

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Area

    Naas

  • Parking Details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 60 people are saying

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.7Value

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  • County Kildare

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  1. VS

    VivienneS

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 August 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    I have sent msg to the auld sheebeen regarding how dissatisfied I was with the experience last night. I await the reply. Very unusual. Have been several times and its always been excellent
  2. G

    Gizmo

    Leinster

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 July 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Excellent food and drink choices. Food was delicious as usual. Was extremely busy on the day we visited. Fantastic value for money
  3. p

    polinaelisabeth

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Auld Shebeen bar is my favourite place in Athy, I love kitchen in there and an atmosphere as well. I recommend that everyone who wants to chill out with friends or alone)))
  4. VS

    VivienneS

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Couldn't fault a thing. The extra little touch with the surprise birthday candle made it so special. Unfortunately don't know the waitresses name but I hope management know who she is and complement her. Definitely back with more guests
  5. TR

    TinaR

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Heard many good things about this place. Eventually got to see for myself. Had a fab time. Staff are so lovely and friendly and couldn't do enough for you. Very quick service and food was delicious. Excellent value for money, Will definitely return. Would highly recommend 👍
  6. TD

    TanyaD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Went in for the first time on Friday night. The food was fabulous would definitely recommend the wings , pesto burger and steak sandwich. Portion size is huge and the cocktails are to does for, the mojito with a twist is simply delicious. Fabulous was A* and the waiting staff are a credit to the establishment, nothing was too much. They were all super friendly and very polite. Will definitely be returning.
  7. AF

    AoifeF

    Dublin

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 18 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the everything about here! The food and drinks are amazing, the staff is so friendly and the atmosphere is brilliant
  8. GF

    GemmaF

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A lovely meal out with two small kids. All staff very attentive and considerate towards kids. Food was outstanding.
  9. J

    Joyd

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 March 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    Waitress very rude and food has gone down hill. Will give it a miss the next time
  10. FP

    FanicaP

    Leinster

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 March 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience5
    Very young unexperienced staff, seemed disturbed when asked for more drinks The attitude of the staff a bit chicky
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food. Outstanding service.
  12. AF

    AoifeF

    Dublin

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 5 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    They staff here is honestly amazing! They are so friendly and accommodating!
  13. AF

    AoifeF

    Dublin

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 28 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was absolutely incredible as usual! The food is the best in Athy, possibly Kildare! The atmosphere is just wonderful and the staff are the friendliest people ever
  14. CM

    ColetteM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and very good value. Dublin food and Dublin service here on athy!
  15. AF

    AoifeF

    Dublin

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 12 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The best place in Athy for food! And hands down the best pint of Guinness in the town! I always bring friends there when they come to visit! The staff are amazing, the food is incredible and the vibes are excellent
  16. FM

    FionnualaM

    Leinster

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 January 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Arrived at 2.30 p.m. Was offered the menu. I had only been here once before. I didn't realise that I could have been offered the 2nd menu! So was really disappointed when other people came in and were offered the more extensive menu. I had already ordered. I enquired and it was explained about the times of each menu available. I mentioned that I had an appointment for 2.30 p.m. I didn't complain, as I will go back, but next time I will be wiser. The Chicken Wings starter were fab. I found the seating bar area was cold. Not too many there, but we all had our jackets on.
  17. CC

    CatherineC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had a lovely meal would highly recommend it. We had pizza and really enjoyed it
  18. AF

    AoifeF

    Dublin

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing, as always!! All the staff are amazing, the food is next level and the cocktails are incredible
  19. G

    Georgie

    Leinster

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and staff are so friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a lovely family evening.
  20. FP

    FanicaP

    Leinster

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice set up, great food , family friendly, attentive staff
  21. TM

    TomMc

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 December 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great food friendly staff and great to have on our doorstep . Very covid complient
  22. FM

    FionnualaM

    Leinster

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Today was my first visit to the "Auld Shebeen" in Athy. We had booked for 2.15 p.m. It was my first time since before Covid-19 to eat out and to get together with Family. From a Covid-19 safety perspective, everything was excellent, from Passport checks to seating arrangement to hand sanitiser on our table. The Food was only Georgeous. Each of us chose something different from the menu and not one complaint or dissatisfaction among us. The Service was Excellent. Could not fault it. Friendliness, knowledge, understanding, wearing of masks, how the food was served, Brilliant. I live in Athy and I now have somewhere that I will look forward to visiting again and again and again.
  23. KC

    KenC

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    All round fantastic great food excellent staff brilliant atmosphere 👍
  24. K

    Kimw

    Carlow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 5 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great night, the service was fantastic everyone was so friendly and welcoming

    the Auld ShebeenResponded on 16 November 2021Hi Kim, Thank you for your 5 star rating of you recent visit with us. Delighted to hear you found our staff as friendly and welcoming as always. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards

  25. JM

    JulieMckenna

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovey food. Great friendly service. Never disappoints.
  26. G

    Garyk

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was outstanding, great atmosphere and cocktails were delicious 😋
  27. A

    Avriln

    Leinster

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2020

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Some parts of our order were wrong and because they were closing early our booking was brought forward like other people's. I don't feel the staff cud cope wit the capacity
  28. NK

    NaomiK

    Leinster

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The food, service and atmosphere in The auld sheebeen can not normally be faulted. Have visited many times and enjoyed various dishes from their food menu and sampled a few of their lovely cocktails.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic family experience the staff and Edwina made the girls feel so special mam and dad had a great time also fantastic food and service brilliant staff
  30. SL

    SiobhanL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We really enjoyed our night, the staff were so friendly and helpful. There was a lovely atmosphere in there.
  31. D

    Dp74

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2020

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Had a great night..the food was fantastic and the place had a lovely Christmas feel.
  32. GK

    GraceK

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice evening, food was very nice and very good value. Will be back!
  33. GO

    GeraldineO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere here. Food is great and the staff are so nice. You feel so safe and loads of space between people.
  34. CM

    CathalMcCarron

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great night, food and service . Will be back again soon
  35. KF

    KarolF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very comfortable and cosy atmosphere, food and service was excellent. Will definitely call again.
  36. KS

    KarynS

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for lunch on Sunday. Temperatures checked at the door, hand sanitizer on all tables. Tables sanitised afterwards. Lovely Christmas decorations, very festive atmosphere. Food was amazing, fish was delicious. Everyone cleared their plates and said they couldn’t fault it, lovely all round
  37. J

    James

    Leinster

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Top class service with excellant food along with a really good astmosphere. Hope to return soon as we really enjoyed the night.
  38. BM

    BernieM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 December 2020

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    Lovely pub, spotless clean, friendly staff ,tables spaced well, really good atmosphere and nice food
  39. SB

    SeanieB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great venue for a meal and a beer , friendly efficient staff and everything is reasonably priced .
  40. PW

    PadraigW

    Carlow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 December 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a very good experience staff were very friendly and helpful

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Diner temperature check required
    • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

the Auld Shebeen is rated 4.7 stars by 60 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for the Auld Shebeen

Upper William Street, Athy, Co Kildare R14 RY62

Additional information

  • Area

    Naas

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00–23:30

  • Cuisines

    Gastro Pub, Pizzeria

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Private Lot

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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