Welcome to Lethean!


Lethean is a modern pub situated on the main street in Portlaoise. We believe great bars need to have a mix of everything in order to fulfil the ever demanding needs of their regulars.  Here at Lethean, we want to be great and so, from comfort food to daily specials, wine by the glass, delicious coffee, Sunday roast, a fantastic beer garden, a beautiful private room, and free wi-fi, we believe we have everything to keep our customers satisfied and more importantly, coming back for more. Come in and see for yourself.

Great things about our cosy pub

  • Delicious homemade food, sourced locally
  • Free Wifi for customers
  • A huge beer garden
  • From Mon- Sat two of our main courses are only € 8.95 each
  • Live sport on our plasma's & big screen
  • Great music
  • Monthly Sunday Open Mic Sessions- from 6pm
  • Live music at weekends
  • Venue for original bands and talent
  • A pool table

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Our ethos at Lethean is simple: good quality homecooked fresh and healthy food at a very reasonable price. We have two daily specials priced at €8.95 each.


We believe in offering our customers the very best value, and have the keenest prices around. We offer pints of Fosters Premium beer for €3.70, & free dash with all spirits.


From delicious coffees and free wi-fi, to great tunes, bands and DJs, Lethean is a place where you can come to let your hair down and kick your feet back.