Valentines Weekend at EMPIRE

28 January, 2016

Treat that special someone this Valentine's Weekend at EMPIRE Swords. We have a fantastic offer running from the 11th - 14th of Feb. Enjoy 2 cocktails on arrival, 2 starters, 2 main courses, a sharing dessert, bottle of bubbly and 2 dessert cocktails for €90. 

We will have great live bands all weekend, with an early acoustic set on Saturday 13th Feb. 

We have put together a list of Valentine's gift inspirations below. 

To book please call 01 8138328 or mail 

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1. Kate Spade Agenda from Hippenings

Every girl would love this beautiful Kate Spade Agenda from Hippenings. 'A to-do listers dream come true'.

You can purchase here.


2. Make Up Course from Vanity X Swords

Treat that special lady to a one day course from Vanity X. You can get all the details here


3. Bellapierre Make Up @ BioFresh Skin Care Swords 

Some Bellapierre Make up from Bio Fresh Skin Care on Swords Main St. Its got some recent rave reviews from major digital influncers such as Marissa Carter. You can see their range here

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Every Tuesday - Steak and Wine Night at EMPIRE

11 January, 2016

Tuesday is Steak & Wine Night at EMPIRE Swords

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Every Tuesday at EMPIRE from 6pm - Enjoy our famous aged beef and sip on carefully chosen wines to be enjoyed with our steaks. 

You can see our menu below. Book now - 01 8138328 

French Onion Soup
Topped with croutons and melted cheese 8.50

½ Dozen Oysters on their shells ice and served with tabasco and fingers of brown bread €12

10oz Prime Rib Eye
Grilled to your liking with button mushrooms and baked dauphinoise potatoes and pepper sauce

8oz Fillet Mignon Rossini
Wrapped in Parma ham, topped with pate or crouton rosti potatoes and served with a Marsala sauce, enjoy with sauteed spinach

12oz Super Sirloin Steak
Served with grilled tomatoes, creamy mash and béarnaise sauce

Fillet Steak Diane
100% Irish beef steak covered with black peppercorns and a rich mushroom wine sauce, served with mashed potatoes and grilled onions.

Signature Sirloin Steak
Served with onion rings, hand cut chips and pepper sauce

Jane Russell Apple and Cider Sausages
With red and yellow bell peppers, tomato, garlic, sauté onions on a bed of creamy mash

Lambs Liver
Pan fried gently, served on mash and topped with crispy bacon and rich jus

All seasoned with Maldron sea salt crystals and green peppercorns

Sides €4
Chunky Fries and Aoili
Buttered spinach
Baked potatoes and sour cream
Dauphinoise potatoes
Onion rings
Wedge of iceberg with crisp pancetta, red onion and French dressing
Chopped iceberg lettuce with tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers

Red Wines Specials - please see our black board

Music after dinner, 10pm Joe Dolan Tribute , late bar and DJ


Smash Hits LIVE at Babylon

07 January, 2016


We are so excited to have Smash Hits play live in Babylon on Fri 29th of Jan. 

Smash Hits are a unique tribute to the golden era of early 90s dance, pop and R‘n’B. This Dublin six-piece is comprised of experienced musicians performing the best of classic 90s tracks.

Show starts at 9.30pm and entry is €10. Its not a ticket event so you can just pay at the door. 

Why not enjoy dinner in EMPIRE before hand. To reserve a table call 01 8138328 

EMPIRE Turns 1 !!!

04 December, 2015

Last night we celebrated our 1st Birthday in Swords with a massive party for all our customers. Guests were treated to canapes and complimentary cocktails. The Harleys played on the night and people partied until the early hours. 

Thank you for all your custom and support in 2015, our 1st year has been a wonderful success and we couldn’t have done it without you,
Have a wonderful Christmas season, and hopefully you will spend many nights with us here in EMPIRE and have a great new year.

To book a party over the Christmas period please call 01 8138328 or mail 








New: Sunday Brunch at EMPIRE

26 November, 2015

This Sunday 29th of Nov we are launching our brand new Sunday Brunch menu. Sunday brunch will be available from 11.30am - 2.30pm, perfect Sunday morning treat in cosy surroundings. Great selection of brunch cocktails also available. 

Feast your eyes on our delicious menu below. To reserve a table call 01 8138328 or mail 





EMPIRE - Bar of the Year 2015

16 November, 2015

We are delighted to share with you that we were awarded the 'Bar of the Year' title at the Fingal Business Excellence Awards last Friday night in the Crown Plaza in Santry. We won the award over some seriously excellent competitors. .

This award was open to all licensed premises including bars, pubs and hotels. Mystery guests assessed each premises looking at the service, the interaction with the customer and the environment provided in terms of the target market.

The mystery shopper commented “There is a great atmosphere in this stylish bar, the staff were friendly and there was a great range to choose from. I really enjoyed this visit and will make a point of going back”

The night was very enjoyable and attended by over 400 guests. Congratulations to all the winners on the night and well done to Fingal Chamber of Commerce for a successful event. Looking forward to next year already!




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