General FAQ



WEDNESDAY: 5pm – late (kitchen closes at 9.30pm)

THURSDAY: 5pm – late (kitchen closes at 9.30pm)

FRIDAY: 5pm – late (kitchen closes at 9.30pm)

SATURDAY: 12.30pm – late (kitchen closes at 9.30pm)

SUNDAY: 12.30pm – late (kitchen closes at 9.30pm)

Dead Centre Brewing, Custume Pier Appartments, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 N1F2

Book online here or contact our reservations team at Call Here.

Available for private events and parties. Contact info@deadcentrebrewing.com for more information.

Possible, but availability is not guaranteed, especially during peak times.

Check local transport websites for the best routes to reach us.

Parking available in the area.

Approximately 60 minutes, including tasting.

All tours are fully guided.

Contact our reservations team here as soon as possible.

We’ll try our best to accommodate you on the next available tour.

Children welcome. Under 10 are free, 10-17 years old are €10 with a soft drink included.

Non-alcoholic drinks available.

Available at the bar every day.

We recommend trying our signature brew to start

Ask our bartenders for our seasonal or special brews.

No need for a printed copy. Electronic or phone reference is sufficient.

Allowed and encouraged. Please use our hashtag #deadcentrebrewing.

Please contact us for group booking options.

Please contact us for group booking options.

Yes, our venue is wheelchair accessible.

Yes, we have vegan-friendly options available

Please inform our staff, and we will accommodate your needs.

Please inform our staff, and we will accommodate your needs.

Facilities & Access FAQ

Yes, the bar, restaurant and brewery are all wheelchair accessible and we have a Disability Access Certificate. Our decking and mezzanine are, unfortunately, not wheelchair accessible.

While there are on-steer parking options available and we are located close to The Strand Public Car Park, we do not offer private parking.

There is not, but we provide benches at the front of our building that patrons are more than welcome to fix their bikes to.

We do. Our baby changing facilities are located in our accessible toilets.

As we have an open kitchen, we cannot have pets in the dining room. However, pets are welcome (encouraged even) on our decking area where we provide water bowls (and occasionally treats made using spent grain if your timing is good!)

Yes, we provide high chairs in the bar/restaurant.

There are ladies, gents and accessible toilets located on the ground floor of the restaurant.

Yes, absolutely. Please see our private hire section HERE for more details.

We have a stunning riverside decking area with the only unobstructed beer garden view of the River Shannon in Athlone.

This varies. Generally the noise level is quite to moderate, but this will vary on the occurrence of sporting events, live entertainment, during peak season, busy trading or

Yes. Dead Centre features its own DJ box where we host live DJs every Friday and Saturday night. We also host live bands, comedians and sport events on our big screens on occasion.

Yes, there is public open access WiFi in the building. If you are a private group requiring increased bandwidth, please speak to staff who will be able to give you access to a faster connection.

Group FAQ

Dead Centre is a large space and can cater for groups several hundred patrons strong. For group bookings over 70 people, we do require a full private rental.

Although there is essentially no minimum spend, we do require a commitment on both numbers and the selection of a menu. The fee for food will be charged at the number of people booked, not at the number of people who actually attend. This is to facilitate food ordering and prep by our chefs.

We do have several options dedicated to larger groups in relation to menu, tour and package options. Please contact us for more info.

A private dining area is available for groups of 30 or more. Or reservations team will be happy to help with private dining options.

In most circumstances, no there is not. In some instances (eg where a specific entertainment or audio-visual request is made) a deposit may be required.

We try our best to have our talented chefs cater for every dietary option. When booking, our staff will seek information on any known allergies or specific dietary needs so that each can be catered for.

Absolutely. We are happy to keep flowers and cakes refrigerated ahead of any special occasion. You are also welcome to decorate your area. Some restrictions do apply here, but our staff will help guide you on what is possible. We are also happy to point you to local suppliers.

We do not apply any service charge on larger bookings.

Customers are asked to please cancel at least one week in advance. Any deposit that has been paid is non-refundable (as this will have been used for third party providers). Any booking cancelled less than 7 days in advance may still be charged for  purchases/preparation made in good faith.

Yes. We have a network of big screens which can be used to mirror displayed content. We also have a sound system that covers the entire building (including smoking areas and toilets). We also supply a pair of wire less microphones for events that require PA or loudspeaker systems

For larger groups we use set menus to streamline kitchen efficiency and improve diner experience. If you would like to pre-order, we can accommodate this.

There is not. Larger groups can enter via either our front entrance on Strand Street) or via the deck (riverside). For private hire events, the decking entrance from Custume Place will remain locked and the entire group will enter via the front entrance on Strand Street. 

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