About Us

In September of 1985, Padraig and Margaret Coffey opened the The Anvil Inn Bar in Portarlington, Co Laois, Ireland. A family run business, it was an instant success. Eleven years later in 1996, Pádraig and Margaret decided to open Playa Blanca’s first Irish Bar and today The Irish Anvil Bar in Playa Blanca is Lanzarote’s Premier Irish and Sports Bar, where a warm welcome, good food and a cold drink always await you. Situated in the Punta Limones commercial centre near the Ferry Port in Playa Blanca, the bar boasts plentiful internal and external seating areas in a traditional Irish pub setting, with unparalleled sea views and unrivalled customer service. Over the years the bar has built up a loyal customer base among the Islands frequent repeat visitors and for many a greeting by name awaits at their Lanzarote local, where we’re always glad to see you.

Our bustling kitchen is famous for our high quality food and generous portions.  Open from 9.00am to 8.45pm, whether its our delicious traditional Anvil Breakfast or our famous Anvil burger you’re after, your satisfaction is guaranteed. For more information on our menus please Click Here.

Installed in 2014, the Bar is equipped with the Island’s most up to date HD Satellite TV systems. We show all major sporting events from Football to Rugby, GAA, Formula 1,Golf and many more. If it’s on TV  somewhere, chances are we’re showing it on one of our 12 indoor  and 1 outdoor large format Flat Screen HD Televisions. If there is a sporting event you would like to see just ask one of our staff members and they will endeavour to find and show it for you. For more information on our Live Sports and the upcoming live schedule, please Click Here

In the evenings, The Irish Anvil Bar in Playa Blanca is widely known as the premier live music venue. Our nightly live music shows commence at 9:45pm with an enjoyable night always guaranteed. Our talented entertainers have many years experience and cater for all tastes and ages. For more information on our entertainers and the upcoming Live Music Schedule, please Click Here.

Next time you’re in Playa Blanca, drop into The Irish Anvil Bar in Playa Blanca at Punta Limones Commercial Centre. A friendly welcome awaits!

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