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The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub

Edmondstown Road | Rockbrook, Dublin Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 493 1495
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Irish Spirit

We went on our first night of the CIE Tour. I would have never gone on my own because it looks too... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tampa, Florida
Great show

Musicians played a variety of music and great at getting crowd involved. We were a family of 4... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Average4%
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Edmondstown Road | Rockbrook, Dublin Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 493 1495
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on our first night of the CIE Tour. I would have never gone on my own because it looks too touristy & from the ads it seems to be goofy. It turned out to be one of the highlights of our tour! Perhaps...More

Thank LABeacham
Reviewed 5 days ago

Musicians played a variety of music and great at getting crowd involved. We were a family of 4 with 2 young adult boys who enjoyed the show also. Food was delicious and service wonderful. Irish dancing also performed! We took the shuttle they provide. It...More

Thank ljd7biker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best night ever!!:) The Merry Ploughboy's offer an absolute completely delightful evening! The food was delicious, and the music & Irish dancing were superb! This was one of the highlights of our 12 day trip to Ireland! Don't miss this!!

Thank sfmfnp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to the Merry Ploughboy for the meal and show. We had a great evening! The venue was the upper floor of the pub, and we were all seated at long tables. The food was lovely, and huge portions! (Did anyone else notice that the...More

Thank vikplayer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to several Irish shows. Merry Plowboys was a great show and the food was very good. We had to take a bus to the location about a 20 minute trip and a bus returning to your hotel. I didn't find significant difference...More

Thank GWW
MerryPloughboy, Owner at The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased to see that you enjoyed your overall experience at the award-winning show at the Merry Ploughboy.The pub is situated in the scenic Dublin Mountains, a fantastic natural amenity enjoyed by both Dubliners and visitors to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after our 1.5hr trek up to Tribadden Mountains and it was a welcome pitstop for the family of four to recharge and replenish the batteries. The staff were very friendly and the smell of burning firewood and turf as we entered brought...More

Thank Julieanne O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were with a large tour tour group. The service was great. The food orders were taken and the food came quickly. We loved our meals and the dessert was wonderful as well. Irish coffee included and the music and dancing were also great. It...More

Thank Marla B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the entertainment was outstanding food good the beer better! you are seated at long tables with other people so you get to meet new people My daughter and I were traveling together for the week, and this was certainly some great entertainmentand a great way...More

Thank MissyH56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with doubts, thoughts of tacky Irish rubbish for the sake of the Americans, however, great food really tasty even though a little sparse went down well, the entertainment was first class, the musicians enjoying themselves as much as the audience, all in all...More

Thank Barrington2929
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in after a walk up to the hellfire club. The atmosphere is instantly warm and welcoming. Had the mussels starter and chocolate fondant desert which were top class and wanted to lick my plate clean! My husband had the ribs and toffee pudding again...More

Thank andclimbing
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Cathy F
We will be staying on Adelaide Road at Kilronan House B&B. Is there a shuttle pickup location close this location?
28 May 2017|
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Response from jasmine x | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there will be a shuttle pick up, maybe a regular bus stop with a short distance walk, which is fun.
Peter and Maryk... R
Hello! On Sunday, June 18th our party of 4 will be staying at the Powerscourt Hotel. We would like to come to your dinner/show that night. Do you offer shuttle service from this location? Thank you so much!
24 April 2017|
Response from MerryPloughboy | Property representative |
Hi Peter, unfortunately that date is currently fully booked. If you drop us an email with your details we can waitlist you. We would be happy to help arrange a direct pick-up for your gang from the Powerscourt Hotel with one... More
Where can I purchase two tickets in advance? Thank you.
19 April 2017|
Response from MerryPloughboy | Property representative |
Hi Med9, you can purchase "tickets" online, (including shuttle transfer from your choice of city centre locations) directly from the Merrry Ploughboy Pub website. You will receive a confirmation email which you may print off... More