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 10am and start serving lunch from 12 noon with a delicious mix of light bites & sandwiches. Our evening menu is served daily from 4pm - 9.15pm.

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

Open 7 days a week from 10am with a late bar Thursday - Sunday. Nightlife with custom mixed music and brilliant live bands. 

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

NYC-inspired comfort food and cocktails in a venue you just can't ignore. Old school hiphop, funk & soul. Good times".....

Valentines menu

Our special for this week

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

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Weekly Line Up

LIVE AT EMPIRE | SWORDS

Monday at EMPIRE

Dine with Wine

Enjoy our Dine with Wine offer 

2 mains & a bottle of house wine for only €39.95


Great Drinks Deals Until 10pm 

2 for €10 cocktails

Bucket of bottles lager (5) €20

x2 gin & btl fever tree €12

Bottles of prosecco for €20


Any 5 Pints for €20 ALL DAY


Enjoy a night of fun in EMPIRE with great atmosphere.

Food served until 9pm

To reserve a table call 01 813 8328 or email info@empirebars.ie


Tuesday at EMPIRE

Dine with Wine

Enjoy our Dine with Wine offer 

2 mains & a bottle of house wine for only €39.95


Great Drinks Deals Until 10pm 

2 for €10 cocktails

Bucket of bottles lager (5) €20

x2 gin & btl fever tree €12

Bottles of prosecco for €20 


Any 5 Pints for €20 ALL DAY


Best Tuesday night out

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

Wednesdays at EMPIRE

Dine with Wine

Enjoy our Dine with Wine offer 

2 mains & a bottle of house wine for only €39.95


Great Drinks Deals Until 10pm 

2 for €10 cocktails

Bucket of bottles lager (5) €20

x2 gin & btl fever tree €12

Bottles of prosecco for €20 


Any 5 Pints for €20 ALL DAY


Enjoy a midweek dinner and drinks, food is served until 9pm.



Thursday at EMPIRE with DJ & late bar

Dine with Wine

Enjoy our Dine with Wine offer 

2 mains & a bottle of house wine for only €39.95


Great Drinks Deals Until 10pm 

2 for €10 cocktails

Bucket of bottles lager (5) €20

x2 gin & btl fever tree €12

Bottles of prosecco for €20 


Any 5 Pints for €20 ALL DAY


Enjoy a night of fun in EMPIRE with great atmosphere.

Food served until 9pm

To reserve a table call 01 813 8328 or email info@empirebars.ie


Live Music with COMPLETE MADNESS!!

Friday Afterwork Party at EMPIRE

Clock out & join us for afterwork socials!


Friday at Empire is all about the afterwork party

with fab drinks promos, djs across 3 floors & late bar

Live Music with COMPLETE MADNESS followed by DJ til late.

FREE ENTRY


Great Drinks Deals Until 10pm 

2 for €10 cocktails

Bucket of bottles lager (5) €20

x2 gin & btl fever tree €12

Bottles of prosecco for €20 


Food served until 930pm

Late bar and DJ until 2.30am in Empire and Babylon 

To book a table call 018138328 or mail info@empirebars.ie 


LIVE MUSIC

Live music with Johnny Cash Tribute - Walk the Line!!

    Saturdays are made for Socialising at EMPIRE!


    Watch the Rugby LIVE from 2.15pm

    Match Day Deals

    5 Pints for €20

    Burger & Pint €10

    Dinner from 4pm - 9.30pm


    Saturday Night is non stop 90's in EMPIRE 

    Live music in Empire with Johnny Cash Tribute - Walk the Line.

    Late bar and DJ across THREE FLOORS 


    Great Drinks Deals Until 10pm 

    2 for €10 cocktails

    Bucket of bottles lager (5) €20

    x2 gin & btl fever tree €12

    Bottles of prosecco for €20 


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

Social Sundays Empire Swords

Late bar & DJ

Sundays Are Made For The Cure!!


Sunday Lunch served from 12pm

Dinner served from 4pm - 9pm


INDUSTRY SUNDAYS @ BABYLON

Free Entry & €4 Drinks promos all night


Great Drinks Deals Until 10pm 

2 for €10 cocktails

Bucket of bottles lager (5) €20

x2 gin & btl fever tree €12

Bottles of prosecco for €20 


Late Bar & Dj every Sunday

 


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




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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 .


Parties at EMPIRE

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

  • Glass of bubbly
  • Main course
  • House cocktail
  • Reserved area
  • Live bands
  • Late bar and DJ (Thurs - Sunday)
  • €25 per person

    Call us today 01 8138328


    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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