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The WoodPecker Bar & Restaurant in Ashford, Co. Wicklow is well worth a visit. A good pub is all about the people, so we go the extra mile to make sure everyone feels welcome. We pride ourselves on being a traditional family run pub offering a warm welcome to all.
The WoodPecker is a very popular place for young and old alike. We guarantee friendly staff, great drink and superb food. We believe when it comes to food consistency is everything and we are very fortunate to have three excellent chefs Barry Dunne, Chris O'Mahoney and Sarah Kennedy that can produce fantastic food at reasonable prices. We cater for all dietary requirements (all the soups and sauces are gluten free). We use fresh local ingredients and our meat is sourced from Irish producers.
Whether you are looking for a bar, restaurant or a cosy corner to catch up with family or friends the WoodPecker in Ashford has it all. We cater for all occasions, with great food, great value, great atmosphere and the best in live entertainment every weekend from a variety of well know local and national artists ensures it will be a night to remember.
We also have outdoor seating and a beer garden for those sunny afternoons and roaring fires and cosy snugs for those wintery evenings.
Our establishment is well know for exceptional food and good nights out. This is why we strive to have the best events and services possible including:

Live Music

Music Festivals

Pool/Darts both Social & Competitive

Quality Food & Drink

Live Sport on TV


Private Parties

Beer Garden

Free Parking

Contact Us

If you would like to learn more about the full variety of products and services available at The WoodPecker Bar & Restaurant, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us. 

Just send us an email at We’d love to talk to you and looking forward to meeting you. 


The WoodPecker Bar & Restaurant

Ashford Square,
Ballinalea Road,
County Wicklow

Opening Hours

Thurs – Sun: 12pm – 9pm

Sun (Carvery): 12pm – 4pm




Siobhan reviewed WoodPecker Ashford Bar & Restaurant — 5 star April 9

"Have to say it was our first time here and all I can say is Gorgeous food was amazing, staff we're so friendly highly recommend and we will defo be back. "

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