Welcome to Empire

Sip, Savour, Socialise

Our Story

EMPIRE BARS GRILL VENUE is a multi award winning premier destination for dining, distinctive cocktails and entertainment in Swords. 7 nights a carousel of live music and DJs bring eclectic beats to Swords.

We are located on 25 minutes from Dublin city centre and minutes from the M1 motorway and Dublin Airport, Empire Bar Swords is the perfect place for dining or for your party or event.

Monday to Friday we open from 12 noon and a dedicated lunch menu featuring soups, sandwiches and light bites. Our restaurant at Empire Bar Swords serves a superb menu daily from 4pm with signature dishes such as prime fillet, fresh scallops and salmon. We serve weekend brunch every Saturday from 10am - 2pm and Sunday from 11am to 2pm. Choose from delicious brunch dishes such as Eggs Benedict, American style pancakes with berries and syrup and much more. Every Sunday a traditional Sunday roast is served with all the trimmings.


Empire Bar Swords is the place for glamorous, sophisticated dining and cocktailing in North County Dublin catering for hen parties, corporate nights out, birthdays, anniversaries and everything in between.

Open 7 days a week from 12 noon with a late bar Thursday - Sunday. Nightlife with custom mixed music and brilliant live bands. Select a wine from an extensive wine list or sip on one of Empires most distinctive cocktails.


Reserve your area for your party in our restaurant or bar today!


Pub of the Year 2015 – Fingal Business Excellence Awards

Leinster Bar of the Year 2015 – Bar of the Year Awards


The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.

Audrey Hepburn
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Our Food

Menus

Lunch

Served from
12 Noon Daily

Dinner

Served Daily
4pm to 9.15pm

Sunday Lunch

Served from
12 Noon Weekly

Empire Set Menu

2 Courses €21.95
3 Courses €24.95


Early at Empire

Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm
All Night Wed & Thurs until 9.15pm

Brunch Menu

Saturday 10am-2pm
Sunday 11am-2pm

Drinks Menu

Wines, Cocktails, Beers, Spirits, Bubbles & more

Here at Empire, we use quality products sourced locally

Keelings - Fruit & Veg | Wrights of Marino - Fish | Avonmore - Cream, Butters & Cheeses
Caterway - Exotic Herbs, Flowers & Leaves | Musgraves Food Services
Please note that menus are likely to have minor daily changes

Upcoming Events & Offers

Live at Empire Bar Swords



Weekly Line Up

LIVE AT EMPIRE | SWORDS

Monday Club at EMPIRE

Early at EMPIRE available from 5-7pm

2 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €25

3 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €28

Live music with Danny and Niamh from 9.30pm


Great drinks deals. Enjoy a night of fun in EMPIRE with great atmosphere and great music

To reserve a table call 01 813 8328


Tuesday at EMPIRE

Early at EMPIRE available from 5-7pm

2 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €25

3 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €28


Selected cocktails are 2 for 10 euro until 10pm

                              Best Tuesday night out in Swords!

                              To book a table call 01 8138328

Wednesdays at EMPIRE

2 for €10 cocktails till 10pm

Early at EMPIRE available all evening!  

2 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €25

3 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €28

Enjoy a midweek meal dinner and drinks, food is served until 9.15pm.

Selected cocktails are 2 for 10 euro until 10pm 


Thursday Live at EMPIRE with Red Note District

Thursday 2 for 10 euro Cocktails - All night

Early at EMPIRE available all evening!

2 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €25

3 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €28

Live Music with Red Note District from 9.30pm

Late bar and DJ afterwards 

No late bar, closing at 12 midnight 

Selected cocktails are 2 for 10 euro all night! 

To reserve a table call us on 01 8138328 or mail info@empirebars.ie

Live music with Rock of Ages

After work party with acoustic set from Johnny Adams

Join us Friday after work for cocktails

Selected cocktails are 2 for €10 until 10pm

Live music with Rock of Ages

Late bar and DJ until 2.30am in Empire and Babylon 


To book a table call 01 8138328 or mail info@empirebars.ie 


LIVE MUSIC

Live music with B Sharps

    Social Saturday's at Empire 2-6pm

    Selected cocktails 2 for €10 

    2 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €25

    3 course with glass of house wine or pint of beer €28

    Saturday Night is party night! in Empire and Babylon Swords 

    Live music in Empire with B Sharps

    Late bar and DJ in EMPIRE and Babylon

    To reserve a table call us on 01 8138328

Sunday at Empire Swords

Live music with Over The Limit

Love Sundays at Empire Swords

Live music with Over The Limit


Rewind at Babylon

Late bar and DJ afterwards in Babylon

90's 00's and commerial hits, 

Great drinks deals, 2 G&T, s , Corona Bucket Deal €20, Shots €4

Bottle Specials

Bottle of Absolut Vodka with mixers €60

Bottle of Beefeater with Thomas Henry €60 

Late bar and Dj afterwards

To book call 01 8138328




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Parties & Private Events

SIP - SAVOUR - SOCIALISE


Empire Bar Swords has facilities to cater for a wide variety of parties and events. We have areas available for private and semiprivate events, including birthdays, hen parties, engagements, corporate functions and other celebrations.

Bar bites, bigger bites, desserts and full drinks menu are available for your party. Our Head Chef would be happy to customise menus for your groups needs.

Our experienced events team can assist you in arranging your event from start to finish. We will help to ensure its an event to remember. We have live entertainment weekly and a late bar and DJ Thursday - Sunday.  

For more details and prices please contact us on info@empirebars.ie or call us on 01 8138328 .


Hen Parties at EMPIRE

Empire Bar Swords is the perfect place to celebrate your special hen party with friends and family. We can cater for groups large and small.

  • Premium cocktail on arrival
  • Choice of 3 main courses
  • Glass of bubbly
  • Reserved area
  • Live bands
  • Late bar and DJ (Thurs - Sunday)
  • €25 per person
    Luxury Finger Food platters available €35 per platter

    Call us today 01 8138328


    Talk to us about accommodation recommendations and local activities

    Carnegie Court Hotel located on North Street Swords and just minutes walk from EMPIRE www.carnegiecourthotel.com/

    Fingal Sailing School on the Malahide Estuary for kayaking, sailing and lots more www.fingalsailingschool.ie

    Robyns Nest Cookery School for a fun afternoon cookery class with the girls: www.cookerycourses.ie

    Corporate Events

    Empire Swords is a multi award winning bar and restaurant located on Swords Main Street. It is the ideal venue for your next corporate event. Whether it’s a product launch, staff party, a meeting space, wine tasting afternoon or a summer BBQ we have it covered. We guarantee exquisite food and excellent wines with a warm welcome and impeccably good service.

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