McLoughlins Bar
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_mojomarge
Newry, UK31 contributions
Sep 2022
Called in to see if we could take the dog in. Lady behind the bar apologised that he couldn't come into the bar area but we could sit in the beer garden. She then came out to us with a bowl of water for the dog and chatted away. The area was covered over, warm and nicely presented. We had a very relaxed drink and everyone who came into the area had a chat and petted the dog! We enjoyed it so much we returned on Friday night with family and more dogs and the same warm welcome and craic with the other patrons. Lovely fire burning in the main bar and it had a great atmosphere.
Written 13 September 2022
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patrickc815
Killarney, Ireland23 contributions
Jul 2022 • Friends
We were staying for a few days and this was a close restaurant to us, we arrived, said we’d like a table for 2 for dinner, it felt like we were an inconvenience, we were told sit at the bar, I don’t like sitting at a bar, so I stood behind my chair, there was an older man behind the bar, he slammed on the bar urging me to sit down, we did not know if there was another place to go, so I did, the menu had been used all day and was filthy, only one for the whole bar/restaurant, on a piece of stained, crinkled paper. He was fierce unfriendly, and when he realized I was not going to eat at the bar, gestured us into the restaurant- dark, dingy, like something that was thrown together on the way to the toilet. The only bright part of the evening was the waitress, very smart and friendly. We are at another restaurant for the remainder of our trip.
Written 23 July 2022
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Gerard o
1 contribution
Dec 2021 • Family
I don’t know what it’s like I arrived in a group of 3 adults and 4 kids and he wouldn’t let us in I will never attempt to spend my money in there again. There loss is teds bar gain.
Written 30 December 2021
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Shannon C
Urlingford, Ireland1 contribution
Aug 2021 • Friends
Such a lovely lovely pub!! Food was immaculate chef is a dote so friendly and helpful! The owner here is such a lovely man and his family were so kind and super helpful. And I couldn’t not compliment the pints of Guinness!
It’s definitely the first place we’ll be visiting when we are back!
Written 20 August 2021
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Hglee73
County Kerry, Ireland26 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Ate here this evening based on the excellent reviews. The whole experience was comical from beginning to end.
So I entered the lounge/ restaurant and it was very quiet , one other couple..... and yet the noise !! I opened the bar door door , it was packed with drinkers .. what pandemic I hear you say .. we were approached by a man and given a seat , the menu was presented and we quickly realised that the reviews here were way off this was a glorified chipper. We ordered and the food came quickly,, wrong order but none the less it was edible. While we were waiting we saw the owner come and take the hand sanitizer off the wall to refill it I assume but it was never refilled.
The real deal was no masks no care taken re covid at all it was business as usual .. I saw a lady call in and ask if they called in later would they have to eat in order to be served drink and was told they would be served drink without food no problem. This was my worst experience on my staycation of a business ignoring Covid 19. Apart from a few warning ribbons on the bar.
Be smart stay away
Written 11 September 2020
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Ferdia Lyons
3 contributions
Aug 2020 • Friends
Very welcoming staff and lovely food and drinks. Really cosy and welcoming interior and a beautiful Guinness. Would recommend to anyone passing through.
Written 30 August 2020
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Cian O
1 contribution
Aug 2020 • Friends
Excellent pub with great service and unbelievably friendly owners. A welcoming environment and a comfortable feeling
Written 30 August 2020
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sunsearcher2009
Kilkenny, Ireland252 contributions
Aug 2020
I think this Bar may have a new name?? and be under new management, anyway we stopped off while on a cycle for lunch and a pint, excellent friendly service and food was to a good standard while reasonably priced.
Written 20 August 2020
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Krabate
118 contributions
Jul 2020
Lovely food. Burger and lemon meringue delishes. Served fast. Nice atmosphere. The chef was nice and came too check us. Jackie was lovely. Clean and cousy. We will be back. We love the place
Written 3 August 2020
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Emma M
4 contributions
Jul 2020 • Couples
Excellent food and great service. The bar is in a great spot looking out over the beach. The chowder was delicious.
Written 2 August 2020
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