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Murphy's Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
+353 64 663 1294
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cottage pie” (64 reviews)
“fish stew” (73 reviews)
“burger” (42 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 00:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 1,252 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had our first meal on the West coast at Murphy's and it was incredible. My husband had the beef and Guinness stew and could not stop commenting on how wonderful it was. He literally moaned his way though the whole meal. The atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Travelenvy22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a quick pint and ended up ordering the chowder. Really tasty and the service was fantastic. Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hpalmer37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 16 and had the best dinner at Murphys! The staff were very friendly and the service was exceptional! We had a 3 course meal for €39 and it was worth every penny. Those who were not as hungry shared the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Louise M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of visiting this pub on my visit to Killarney for the new year celebrations. The food was delicious and the staff were very accommodating. Large portions of food were served which i thought was value for money. Lovely atmosphere overall and would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JF_DUBLIN2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious, the staff were friendly and the music was great. A true experience of Ireland. Purchased some merchandise to take back home and the gifts were loved by family.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank verolin_vla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the duo who were playing traditional and some blues. Very friendly atmosphere and a great buzz overall. Nice wine and dine nice craft beer.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DougHeffernanCork
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We walked into this pub which was quiet around 6.30 on Saturday. Myself and my partner had a main course each coming to around €30. The food is homely warm and large portioned. Great staff and also nice clean bathrooms. 10/10 would recommend based on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BusinessMiss_22
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Great food & company. Miss Kay is the perfect waitress. Really busy but so worth the wait. Music nights. We go at least once a week for a late lunch/early dinner

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ginny W
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We enjoyed a great dinner at Murphy's Bar, which was highly recommended. The fish and chips are traditional and delicious. We also had a great veggie burger, accompanied by great local beer. We would highly recommend a visit to Murphy's Bar.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelsedona150
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello , Many thanks for a wonderful review. We are delighted that everything was to your satisfaction.We hope you enjoyed your visit to Killarney. Best wishes, Seán & Máire

Reviewed 23 November 2018

atmosphere was quiet but there were a great amount of tourists. Absolutely get the best stew and sticky toffee cake! There were lots of tv's to watch sports and the staff was very friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michelle C
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hi Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on tripadvisor. Your positive comments are much appreciated. Best wishes, Seán & Máire

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Questions & Answers
14 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
I would ring and be safe
11 September 2016|
Response from Sean-Maire-Murphy | Property representative |
Hi , We have live music every night from 9.30 pm. We look forward to welcoming you !
Lyndsey C
7 April 2016|
Response from Sean-Maire-Murphy | Property representative |
Hello , According to Irish Law , children under 18 can remain in a bar until 10pm from May to September and until 9pm at all other times of the year. We hope this is of assistance to you and look forward to welcoming you to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 1294
  • E-mail
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