A busy service station in Offaly has expanded its wide range of services with the opening of a full licence.
The new license off opened at Top Oil Spar on Railway Road in Birr over the May bank holiday weekend and joins a range of other services available at Top Oil Spar, including a delicatessen, convenience store, takeaways takeout, a restaurant, daily fresh baked goods and a full line of fuel.
Site manager Alan Patterson explained that the new off license is a great addition to the store. Top Oil Spar used to sell wine, but now it offers a full range of chilled beers and chilled wines, a wide selection of spirits and a range of specialty and craft beers, so there should be something for every palate. .
Caroline Guidera has also joined Top Oil Spar as the new charcuterie manager. Caroline brings 16 years of experience in another location to this role, which will ensure the deli will be in good hands in the future. Caroline is very well known in the Birr area and has vast experience and Top Oil Spar will reap the benefits.
Top Oil Spar customers will now be able to get Caroline’s brown bread and homemade dinners, which should prove very popular with everyone.
Another very popular feature of the store is the bakery and almost all the pastries are homemade at their bakery in Nenagh and delivered fresh daily, ensuring that customers always get the best quality.
Paddy O’Rourke is the store manager and is well known and well liked. Many of the staff have been there for a long time and they know and know the customers well, which is always a reassuring sign.
Top Oil Spar is open seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. each evening. So from the early morning when you can grab the full gamut of breakfasts on the way to work, to that last minute loaf of bread or milk carton late at night, Top Oil Spar has you covered and can meet your needs. all your needs. .
Caroline Guidera, manager of the Top Oil Spar grocery store
Guests at the Railway Road location can also enjoy Supermac’s, Papa John’s and Insomnia Coffee, which are very popular and attract young and old alike to sample their delights.
Top Oil Spar also offers a full range of groceries, including vegetables, plenty of options for your evening meal, and all the other basics you need for your grocery shopping. It’s the true one-stop-shop for all your needs.
They have a full range of fuels, including gasoline and diesel, as well as agricultural diesel and kerosene. There’s also a car wash available on-site where you can leave your car for valet, then walk into the store, sit down and eat something, and collect your clean, shiny car when you’re done.
There is a large seating area, which seats 45-50 people and proves very popular with school children during the day.
Top Oil Spar opened its doors four years ago in August and has developed a thriving and successful business in the meantime. Like most businesses things slowed down during Covid just when they were getting up and running but thankfully things are now completely on track and the business is doing extremely well at present and their latest developments will further improve business.
There are 25-30 people employed, including Supermac staff, making it a major employer and a major asset to the town.
Top Oil Spar in Birr is part of a group of four stores, the others being located in Nenagh, Thurles and Cahir. They are also all family owned and have been around for a long time and being part of this group is a bonus for the Birr store.
One of the great advantages of Top Oil Spar is the large rear parking lot, which can accommodate trucks and buses as well as cars. Bus tours are welcome and there is a large seating area in the restaurant area which is another big plus. Top Oil Spar also has a special discount offer for bus and truck drivers, which is worth checking out.
If you’re planning a night out you can get your food from Supermac’s, your snacks or nibbles from the shop and something to drink off licence, so everything you need for a great night out is available under one roof at Top Oil Spar .
As we head into the summer months and hopefully long hot days, Top Oil Spar will be bringing you a range of ice creams including the ever popular 99’s, milkshakes or smooch ice creams. They also have a Slushee machine available, so you’re sure to find something to suit everyone.
Top Oil Spar continues to grow and develop and the addition of the new off license is another step in that development which should ensure that they continue to thrive and succeed in the future.
Check out more from Top Oil Spar in Birr on their Facebook page HERE.