Welcome to The Castle

Sports & Gastro Bar Belturbet

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About The Castle

The Castle Sports & Gastro bar, formerly known as The Diamond Bar, has traded as a licenced premises pre dating the 1920’s. Currently owned and operated by the Slaughter family since 2014, the premises has undergone significant changes and now includes a heated outdoor seating area and a Gastro Restaurant, ‘Upstairs @ The Castle’. You will find The Castle situated in the heart of Belturbet, a picture perfect village nestled on the banks of the River Erne in the centre of the UNESCO Geo Park, West Cavan.


About Sports Bar

We welcome you to our National Award Winning Sports Bar. As you step through our doors you will find yourself immersed in a world of unique sports memorabilia. We pride ourselves as being Cavan’s premier venue to watch all live sporting events. From football to rugby, GAA to golf and Formula 1 racing, we’ve got you covered. What’s your tipple? We stock a wide variety of draft & bottled beers, spirits and non-alcoholic options as well as an esteemed collection of premium gins and whiskeys. If you’re out with the other half and dressed to impress, why not sample our amazing cocktail list.


When the lights go down and the sports are over, get ready to throw on your glad rags and let the craic begin! We will serve deliciously cold pints, your favourite cocktails and shots galore as you belt out a classic oldie during our Friday Night Karaoke or groove along with our Saturday night live entertainment. We are renowned for hosting the best after wedding, 21st & the oldies who “won’t tell us their age” parties in town!

Bar Opening Times Winter

Monday-Friday: 4PM-11.30PM

Saturday: 12PM-12.30AM

Sunday: 12.30PM-11PM

Bar Opening Times Summer

Monday-Thursday: 1PM-11PM

Friday: 1PM-12.30AM

Saturday: 12PM-12.30AM

Sunday: 12PM-11.30PM

Bar Gallery

Our lovely pictures!

About Restaurant

Our restaurant, Upstairs @ The Castle, is a warm and cosy new addition offering a panoramic view of West Cavan. Located on the first floor, it offers a bright and vibrant atmosphere that serves to enhance a pleasant, memorable dining experience. Our Head Chef has worked closely with local suppliers and producers to ensure a modern and diverse signature menu and all of our beef is 100% Irish. There is sure something for everyone including vegan & vegetarian options and the menu is easily adapted for any specific dietary needs or allergies. (Please make your server aware)

Restaurant Opening Times Winter

Monday-Friday: 4PM-9PM

Saturday: 1PM-9PM

Sunday: 1PM-8PM

Restaurant Opening Times Summer

Monday-Saturday: 1PM-9PM

Sunday: 1PM-8PM

Book Your Event

With the capacity to seat 60 people, Upstairs @ The Castle is the perfect location for any function. From after wedding parties to Communions and Confirmations, we cater for all. We have designed delicious bespoke menu options to suit all requirements and budgets. Our staff are always on hand to help you arrange the perfect celebration. From start to finish, we will look after it all. So sit back, relax and delight in the festivities.

Restaurant Gallery

Our lovely pictures!

Gift voucher the perfect choice

The Caslte gift vouchers are the best way to give a customized gift. Your friends and family can choose what they want for themselves making it an ideal present. These gift vouchers are physical and can be used in our place. This makes our gift vouchers easy to use and always accessible. There are no extra processing fees. Our gift vouchers are just like cash.


What customers say about us?

Just had the Valentines menu at “Upstairs at the Castle” for anyone who hasn’t tried it I highly recommend it, top class food, service excellent from host Lauren and the girls👌

Gearoid Argue

Highly recommend The Castle. Delicious food and great staff. Very welcoming, with a lovely outdoor dining area. Looking forward to our next visit.

Dani Masterson

Great spot.. Popped in today to watch the tennis. Only pub showing it and of course the Dubs match. Friendly staff and great atmosphere, my new local in Belturbet

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4 The Diamond, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, H14 CK85