Irish Lion

  • 212 W. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 336-9076

A true Public House experience and a Bloomington tradition since 1882 | 1982. The locally owned Irish Lion Restaurant & Pub offers a true taste of Ireland. Where friends & family gather for traditional Irish fare, fresh seafood, steaks, lamb, Dublin pub stews, pub grub, gluten-free and vegetarian options. Large groups and all ages welcome. Located in the heart of downtown Bloomington in a restored historic 1882 brick tavern with stained glass windows, an original Brunswick back bar, Civil War vintage front bar, and 1915 oak back bars, it will be sure to remind you of the Victorian pubs in the Old Country. For the whisk{e}y aficionado & connoisseur - Bloomington's premier whisk{e}y bar. An extensive collection of 225+ single malt scotch whiskeys and Irish & American whiskeys. Full bar, classic - 1800s cocktails, wines, craft beer and pouring the finest Irish & European imports on draught. Sláinte (cheers)! Herald Times Reader’s Choice Winner, Trip Advisor's Award of Excellence Hall of Fame Award Winner, Yelp's Top 50 Places to Eat Bloomington.

Dining
  • Accepts Major Credit Cards:
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Outside Dining Available:
  • Vegetarian Options Available:
  • Serves alcohol:
  • Price Range - $$ - $15-$30:

Meeting Rooms

  • Description

    Bring your large group or reception to the Irish Lion. The second floor area is available for banquets and parties for up to 180 people.  Dine on the food and spirits of Ireland!

  • Number of Rooms 1
Celtic Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 280
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
Celtic Room + Upstairs
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1272
  • Banquet Capacity: 145
The Irish Lion Glen (outdoors)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1600
  • Reception Capacity: 80

Facility Info

  • Description

    Bring your large group or reception to the Irish Lion. The second floor area is available for banquets and parties for up to 180 people.  Dine on the food and spirits of Ireland!

  • Number of Rooms 1