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Murphy's Bar

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Irish, Bar, Pub
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18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
+353 64 663 1294
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09:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderfull little bar in the centre of Killarney, a mix of a great Irish bar and super resteraunt. A daily menu offers fresh local food that has a great variety, I ate here twice over a weekend, great food. Try to get in when Ireland are playing, I watched the six nations this weekend the atmosphere is top notch.

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Thank John H
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the turkey and ham of a Sunday and I was actually a little shocked when the food arrived. Boiled/steamed frozen peas sweet corn and carrots...I don't use frozen veg at home and certainly don't expect it to be served to me. Chop some veg in the morning and throw it in the oven, it's not that much effort.... More 

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Thank Linda O
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Linda , Thank you for your comments which we of course take on board . However to compare our food to airport fare is a little harsh and as you can see from previous comments most unusual. Best Regards , Seán & Máire More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greetings! I fell into this place after finding out everywhere else was booked out. Grand pints but even better steak. I'll let ya in on little secret, myself and the missus order the fillets. We ordered medium rare but they came out medium to well. I informed the lovely waitress and nabbed the meat for free 😉 also got the... More 

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Thank La'Lu O
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi there , Thanks for submitting such a fantastic review . It sounds like you had a very enjoyable time in Murphy's ! Call in again sometime !! Seán & Máire More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really good meal here on Weds evening. Nice choice of menu and my wife had a Veg Chilli which was good if a little too much cheese. I had an excellent lamb dish which was great! All washed down with a few pints of Guinness for a top night. Staff so helpful, friendly and welcoming.

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Thank 123FC2014
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi there , Thanks for taking the time to submit a great review of your time in Murphy's Bar. We are especially pleased that you mentioned our hardworking friendly staff , they deserve the praise ! We hope you enjoyed your holiday in Ireland . Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Toronto
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Live music, delicious comfy food( I think I had the lamb stew), beers and a huge selection of whisky!

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Thank dihon
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hello , Thanks for taking the time to post a complimentary review . Glad you noticed our selection of whiskeys , a personal interest of Seán's ! Murphy's is definitely an authentic Irish bar in the Murphy family since 1955. Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watched the Ireland rugby match on Sat great atmosphere good screens. Friendly staff. Had a bite to eat while we were there too and was lovely.

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Thank Frances L
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Frances , Many thanks for your positive comments , we 're delighted to hear you had a good time ! Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Attard, Malta
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177 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a ride around town we were ready for a quick bite and this turned out to be a good choice with a varied menu. Friendly atmosphere.

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Thank GRIMS
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hello there ! Glad you decided on Murphy's to drop into to while in Killarney ! Many thanks for a complimentary review , we are delighted that everything was to your satisfaction . Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing!! The food was delicious, the staff was nice and very helpful and the locals were so sweet! This was a great restaurant to visit! And so, so yummy!!

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Thank Alana M
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Alana , What a lovely review ! We are so pleased that you had a happy experience in Murphy's on honeymoon . We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and wish you every happiness. All the best , Seán & Máire More 

Killarney, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

After a fantastic meal upstairs in Lord Kenmares, we went down stairs to Murphy's Bar. Very lively with great Music and singsong from Tim Gleeson and Mike Cronin. What a great way to end our Christmas . Great night overall. Margaret and family

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Thank margaret c
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Margaret , Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review , we all appreciate your kind words. Delighted that you had such an enjoyable night ! Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

New York, NY
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94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We ate a late dinner so that we could stay and hear the music which began at 9:30PM. Sit in the back room (or the room to the right) for the music. Menu is standard pub fare and I would not say it was great - it was good for the price. Service is outstanding. Plenty of room to linger... More 

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Thank GGOT
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for the positive review . We are pleased that you had an enjoyable experience at Murphy's. We are exactly what it says over the door , a bar offering decent pub food , good service and authentic traditional music. Al the best , Seán & Máire More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$43
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 00:30
Saturday
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

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