Courtney's Bar
Courtney's Bar
4.5
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Courtneys is one of the oldest and most popular bars in Killarney, operating since 1891. Traditional, Old World specialising in music,craft beer and Irish Whiskey. "Wet House" only (i.E. No food) and generally television free barring major sporting events. Whiskey Tastings arranged by prior request.
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  • Nor.ton
    Brisbane, Australia21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Charming pub
    Great bar. Came in for a drink when it was quiet, the bar staff were very friendly and happy to chat and give us advice on places to see around the county. The bar has a real charm about it and the drinks were excellent. Love this place.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 July 2023
  • Froggy37
    63 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good Traditional Pub
    If you’re looking for a good pub with atmosphere then look no further. ‘Wet led’ pub (so no food) with decent beer range (sells Beamish on draft, which is a plus). You’re probably likely to hear some live local music too, often impromptu. Great for drinks with friends. Mind you, could do with altering the tiny double doors at the the entrance. Everyone seemed to clatter through unceremoniously when arriving!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 August 2023
  • Lenored
    County Limerick, Ireland2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A special pub
    What a pub! Amazing atmosphere. Came across it by chance when passing heard live music coming out the door and as we walked in we were met with a relaxed welcome from the friendly guinune barman who served us the best pint we had in killarney on our visit. But what made it really special was the music down the front of the bar. Amazing musician's and lady with most beautiful voice. Every one was so friendly. Lit candles an Every table. We will definitely be back. Barman was telling us they have live music almost every night. What a place. It's what Every pub should be striving to be. We'll done Courtney's ✔️
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 28 January 2024
  • Clayton D
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place
    With my friend bt both wives joined us after dancing finished in Gleneagles. We all liked it except for d friend cos he likes 10 peopl in d pub with no more 😁Older crowd everyone probly 30 -60. Local person said even it was expensive pub in town it still has a good crowd all d time b cos they keep it 2 middle age nd up. D town was busy so I asked if it was always day busy nd he said it wud have bigger in summer. Good music and sang a song I heard few times befor nd loved bt wasn’t able 2 get name. Keep up d gud work
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 April 2024
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Clayton D
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
With my friend bt both wives joined us after dancing finished in Gleneagles. We all liked it except for d friend cos he likes 10 peopl in d pub with no more 😁Older crowd everyone probly 30 -60. Local person said even it was expensive pub in town it still has a good crowd all d time b cos they keep it 2 middle age nd up. D town was busy so I asked if it was always day busy nd he said it wud have bigger in summer. Good music and sang a song I heard few times befor nd loved bt wasn’t able 2 get name. Keep up d gud work
Written 7 April 2024
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Lenored
County Limerick, Ireland2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
What a pub! Amazing atmosphere. Came across it by chance when passing heard live music coming out the door and as we walked in we were met with a relaxed welcome from the friendly guinune barman who served us the best pint we had in killarney on our visit. But what made it really special was the music down the front of the bar. Amazing musician's and lady with most beautiful voice. Every one was so friendly. Lit candles an Every table. We will definitely be back. Barman was telling us they have live music almost every night. What a place. It's what Every pub should be striving to be. We'll done Courtney's ✔️
Written 28 January 2024
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Froggy37
63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
If you’re looking for a good pub with atmosphere then look no further. ‘Wet led’ pub (so no food) with decent beer range (sells Beamish on draft, which is a plus). You’re probably likely to hear some live local music too, often impromptu. Great for drinks with friends. Mind you, could do with altering the tiny double doors at the the entrance. Everyone seemed to clatter through unceremoniously when arriving!
Written 13 August 2023
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Nor.ton
Brisbane, Australia21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Great bar. Came in for a drink when it was quiet, the bar staff were very friendly and happy to chat and give us advice on places to see around the county. The bar has a real charm about it and the drinks were excellent. Love this place.
Written 8 July 2023
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Dave p K
Twickenham, UK68 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
We stopped off in here after having a meal nearby . Had a beautiful pint of Beamish and the bar had a great vibe with traditional style Irish music being played at the back.
Written 12 June 2023
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Bryant S
243 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Fantastic old traditional pub in Killarney. Peat burning in the fireplace. Ian Gorman and Flo, the bartenders couldn’t have been nicer or more inviting. Definitely a must visit.
Written 28 May 2023
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Grey G
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Friendly staff and customers. Great whiskey selection. Bartender had great recommendation for a round of shots. Nice atmosphere and right in heart of Killarney. Enjoyed our time there.
Written 22 March 2023
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Rinjisherpa
Atlanta, GA39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
The trio of guitar mandolin bohdran/vocals had the best repertoire of any group we heard on our trip. Even a slip jig (try counting it.) They play a lot but don't seem tired. Tight quarters but worth it.
Written 26 September 2022
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silbasCarrickfergus
carrickfergus21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
spent a couple of nights in this fabulous bar staff were friendly and efficient an easy laid back atmosphere .
Written 9 September 2022
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Mary M
Cork, Ireland4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Great pints and music! This is a gem of pub in the centre of Killarney town. Really enjoyed the music and the atmosphere was very chilled. Staff friendly but could definitely see they were under pressure like most places, so fair play guys.
Written 3 June 2022
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