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The Betsy Swords, bar and restaurant, is located at the heart of North County Dublin. Since opening guests can enjoy its contemporary cuisine and unparalleled service, bringing a touch of magic with decadent decor to provide our customers with comfort, ease and cosiness while enjoying a varied mix of classics and locally inspired dishes.

Catering for every occasion from lunch, dinner and beyond, with beautiful bars serving cocktails, fine wines and drinks. Our eclectic menu includes The Betsy Signature Fillet Steak, fish, vegetarian options and the famous Betsy Sunday Roast.  The Betsy is devoted to constant evolution and development, using the best products that are authentic and bursting with honest to goodness quality and flavour. Our décor, lighting and music offer an oasis of calm away from the bustle of life with a warm Irish welcome.

Our team are ready and waiting to take your reservations via phone 01-8404002 and email bookings@thebetsyswords.com.The Betsy Swords welcomes local residents, businesses and visitors alike.

The Betsy Team


It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Christmas is a time for decadence and if there’s anywhere in Dublin that knows how to toast the season, it’s The Betsy Swords. This year, those looking to truly celebrate in style can avail of our Christmas Lunch and Dinner Menu

Betsy Garden and Terrace swings with brick wall
Photo of cocktails

New Hours

Wednesday 4pm – Close
Thursday 4pm – Close
Friday 4pm – Close
Saturday – Noon – Close
Sunday – Noon – Close


On entering The Garden Terrace at The Betsy Swords, customers will experience the perfect place to escape from the bustle of Dublin to soak up the sun whilst gazing across our scenic gardens. Enjoy al fresco lunches and drinks in a beautiful setting. Moreover, his stylish space makes it the perfect place to unwind and have fun with friends and family

Betsy Garden and Terrace swings with brick wall
Steak with pepper sauce, tomato and chips


The Betsy Team have a strong passion to deliver the best in all aspects of food preparation and presentation with a special focus on service. A warm Irish welcome awaits in stunning and glamourous décor where customers can enjoy a first-class experience.

Experience an array of dishes from our menus – discover new flavours alongside our favourite classics. Relax in an atmosphere of style and comfort with impeccable service while listening to a carrousel of music


A vast array of gins or whiskeys, a glass of wine, a few bubbles or a cocktail are the perfect start to your visit to The Betsy Swords. Each of our bars offer a unique and memorable experience with highly trained bartenders specialising in smart twists on classics. Our menus have an excellent selection of wines, spirits and signature Betsy drinks to suit every taste.

Moscow Mule cocktail in a copper cup

what our customers are saying

Wow, one of the best. Service, food, decor all absolutely top class.
Lovely touch that the owner checks that everything is OK, you don’t see that much anymore.
Class Spot

John Paul Faughnan