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Murph's Bistro at the Derragarra Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Butlersbridge €€ - €€€ Irish, , European
Derragarra Inn | Butlersbridge, Butlersbridge, Ireland
+353 49 433 1033
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (12 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Derragarra Inn | Butlersbridge, Butlersbridge, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped off on the way from Donegal and wexford for a bite to eat. I remembered this place from years ago from previous trips as a child, but I wasn't expecting what it was like when we got inside. After being on the road...More

1  Thank Avalucy01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a chance and stopped at the bistro on a Friday evening. As we approached, the car park was full, there were cars on the road and our hearts sank at the thought that there wouldn't be a table available...especially when the door opened...More

1  Thank pemod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We Stopped at this little gem Murph's Bistro Butlersbridge at the Derragarra Inn, on our way home from Monaghan. Fast service beautiful Bistro clean & bright great selection on the Menu it was late so I went for Ceasar salad nice light.& tasty The spring...More

Thank burkieWestmeath
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top class service, the staff really know their stuff. Food was delicious and reasonably priced, and the menu is impressive. Home made apple pie is especially good! We'll definitely be back again!

1  Thank maloneg8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for a break on a long drive and 'accidentally' discovered the Derragarra Inn. It is a charming spot, with decking out over the river. The weather was fantastic, which added to its charm. Lovely atmosphere. Foodwise, we were only 'grabbing a bite', but...More

1  Thank Daniloo62
Reviewed 11 July 2017

well fergus susan catriona and all the staff at the derrygarra we can not thank you enough for all you did for our daughters wedding annette and emmett mc mahon from the beginning to the very end you all did such an amazing job the...More

3  Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there Saturday night. The service was excellent even If they didn't know they asked which was great. Food to start I had the haddock croquettes not what I was expecting but tasted amazing. Presentation also great. He had duck and said one...More

Thank yvonne R
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited Murph's bistro on several occasions for lunch and dinner and I must complement the chef and staff for the manner in which guests are looked after. The menu is varied and the food is amazing . The staff are very attentive and...More

1  Thank kieran h
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here. Nice bar and surroundings. I went for a "triple decker BLT" that was half an inch thick, made with thin,sliced pan type bread and came with about 6 or 7 chips in a tiny bowl (u really could count them). At a...More

4  Thank unclerick45
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I will definitely be back the decor was brilliant the food was perfect. It was a very clean restaurant but the best of all was the staff when I walked in the derragarra I saw a minor waiter doing a great job. He brought are...More

3  Thank john1122sheenan
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fiona b
14 August 2015|
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Response from angusdoll | Reviewed this property |
It's essentially a pub and restaurant. There is an enclosed playground outside the front door though so I suppose they could have a play while the adults finished their meal. It's along a busy road though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derragarra Inn | Butlersbridge, Butlersbridge, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Cavan  >  Butlersbridge
  • Phone Number: +353 49 433 1033
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Murphs Bistro is an award winning family-run business established in 2006 by Susan and Fergus Murphy and has taken up residence in the famous 1809 built Derragarra Inn on Main Street, Butlers Bridge. Ideal for families, the Derragarra hosts an outdoor play area for children. Boasting a vast river terrace it is also the ideal spot for al fresco dining. This one hundred seater restaurant & bar is conveniently located just a five minute drive north of Cavan town. Chef & Proprietor Fergus Murphy has worked in some of the best kitchens in the world, including 2 Star Michelin Restaurant Le Gavroche under Albert Roux. He has also worked with Chef Michel from Celebrity Masterchef.
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