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Welcome to Charlie's Bar, a landmark of Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, steeped in history and community spirit. Established in 1944, Charlie's Bar proudly stands as the oldest family-run bar in the town, now thriving under the stewardship of its third generation.

 

At Charlie's, we cherish our reputation for a warm, traditional, and friendly atmosphere. Famed for serving legendary pints of Guinness, our bar epitomizes the genuine 'Fermanagh Welcome.' Whether you're a local or a visitor, at Charlie's, you're not just a customer; you're part of our extended family. Our doors are open to everyone, treating newcomers like old friends, and ensuring no one remains a stranger for long.

MORE THAN A BAR

Our bar is much more than just a place for a drink; it's a lively hub of music, laughter, and storytelling. Expect vibrant conversations, impromptu music sessions, and tales that capture the essence of Enniskillen's rich cultural tapestry.

 

CHRISTMAS '23

Recently, Charlie's Bar gained international fame through a heart-warming and globally viral Christmas video. This video not only showcased the spirit of our beloved bar but also put us on the map as a pillar of kindness and community connection. The overwhelming global response to our video is a testament to the universal appeal of our message and the charm of Charlie's Bar.

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Come visit us at Charlie's Bar, where every pint comes with a story, every visit creates a memory, and every guest leaves as a friend.

Experience the best of Enniskillen's hospitality and the magic that made us a global sensation.

EXPERIENCE THE EXCITEMENT

SPORTS
Three TV HD screens can be seen showing football.

Cheers at Charlie's for Every Sporting Moment!

Charlie’s has a long sporting tradition which is still prevalent today.

 

Showing a range of live events from Horse-racing, Gaelic, Soccer and International Rugby, Charlie’s is the perfect place to enjoy the match with a pint and a few friends. 

LIVE MUSIC
Vincy Walmsley, a regular singer in Charlie's.

There's something for everyone at Charlie's

We host an eclectic mix of talented singers and local artists at weekends. From country and rock to cheesy pop and all the newest hits, we have something to suit nearly everyones tastes! 

There is live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. On Saturday, we have Live Music in both our Upstairs Lounge and Main Bar. Our popular live traditional group play every Sunday evening from 7.30pm. 

CELEBRATE WITH US
UPSTAIRS VENUE

Have you got engaged recently, had a new baby or are you planning a birthday?

 

We want you to have the best possible experience so why not contact us about booking our Upstairs Lounge.

Our Upstairs Lounge can hold up to 100 people and is free of charge to hire.

Reviews

  • Do you serve food?
    Unfortunately, we do not serve food. However, you are welcome to order from Little Wing Pizzeria (next door to us) and they will deliver the pizzas in to your table in Charlie’s. Just ask a member of staff in Charlie’s for a Little Wing Menu if you are feeling peckish.
  • Can you reserve tables in the Main Bar, Downstairs?
    We accept bookings for our Upstairs Lounge every Saturday night. However, if you are planning on visiting with a larger group (eight plus) on a different day and would like the security of having seats, send us a message/email and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • Can outside musicians join the Trad Session on a Sunday?
    Absolutely – we love to see musicians coming from all over to join our weekly Trad Sessions. The Session takes place every Sunday, from 7.30pm and the more the merrier!
  • Can I book a private event?
    Our Upstairs Lounge is available for private hire, for up to 120 guests, free of charge. For more details, and to make an event inquiry, please visit our events page.
  • Are you Dog Friendly?
    We are very proud to be Dog Friendly. If you do bring your four-legged pooch along with you, make sure to ask one of our friendly team for a Doggy Water Bowl and some treats!
  • Are children allowed in the bar?
    We are a child-friendly pub. A young person, accompanied by an adult, is welcome to be in the bar up until 9.00pm.
  • Do you have any Hen Packages?
    Yes, we offer a range of packages for Hen Parties. Please contact us on 02866325303 or charliesbar358@btinternet.comfor a bespoke package and pricing. Each package includes a private bar, the option to play your own personalised playlist and reserved seating with Live Music in the evening. Paint by the Pints Our resident artist will guide you through a 2-hour, step-by-step painting class while you sip on a tipple of your choice. You can pick from a selection of paintings or provide an image for your group to paint! (£25-30 per person) Jiving/Line Dancing Classes Want to work up a thirst? This is the perfect activity for a bride to be who loves Country Music and getting out on the Dance-floor! Why not try a lively and fast-paced Jive dance hen party and take yourselves right back to the dance halls! With Tina from Modern Country Moves as your dance teacher, you're sure to have a laugh too. Not only will this be exclusive to your group, but you’ll have plenty of space and privacy to learn, practice and perform with the girls! (£10 per person - Bride goes free) Flower Crown Workshop Make your own beautiful handmade flower crown. Be inspired by our bounty of quality faux flowers, leafy foliage, ribbons and embellishments. The fabulous Nicola from Fountain Lane will help you structure your crown for shape, variety and fit! Select flowers to your preferred colour scheme or match in with the season. (Price is dependant on numbers and preferred style).

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