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Murphy's Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
+353 64 663 1294
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (68 reviews)
“cottage pie” (48 reviews)
“lamb stew” (20 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

be prepared for great food, music and service this is not a place to miss on a Saturday NIGHT !! try the fish and chips There is enough for two or three. Great pub food!!. Go across the street to the wool shop its open...More

Thank blinky9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a great vibe. The music is great, the bartenders are friendly and efficient (especially Stephen @ the cocktail bar) and the drinks are tasty. Only issue is that it stops serving food at 6pm, but other than that this is a pub...More

Thank Way2Cheap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here to use the toilet and stayed for pool, pints, and pizza. It was a lovely little pub with two fireplaces and friendly barkeeps. Fair prices and the pizza was great.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I immensely enjoyed the Cottage Pie I had at Murphy’s, and also the potato and leek soup. I am so impressed that so many places offer vegetarian options in Ireland since my friend who I was traveling with is vegetarian, so considering all the various...More

Thank Lesley O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tender cuts of lamb with the mint marmalade make a good pairing. It comes with a croquette, mashed potatoes, stuffing and sautéed mixed veggies—it’s a lot of food. The cottage pie was also the best! The mashed potatoes and ground beef filling were tastefully seasoned...More

Thank TravelJunkie503
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for a drink and to watch the sports. We had a spot of lunch couple of sandwiches etc... the only thing I would say is it is rather expensive for what you get. There are TVs to watch the sports...More

Thank FoodieTravelling_135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few days in Killarney and actually ate here for two dinners. It's great little pub with traditional music at night. The food is great and so is the music - the whole evening is a great experience. Murphy's Bar should not be...More

Thank ebusby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Murphy's is an excellent location for great food, location is very central to the town centre in Killarney, staff are very helpful and good craic, very quick service and excellent food

Thank bgporiordan
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello , Thank you for submitting a really nice review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit ! Best wishes, Seán & Máire

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

tired ,hungry...scoured the streets looking for food and a Guiness...it was 7 in the evening on a Tuesday and the bars were closed or had stopped serving food...found Murphy's ! Top notch HOT Irish food (stuffed ham and chicken) great service !

Thank Penelope S
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Penelope , Thanks for a fantastic review. We are indeed open all year round , happy to welcome guests with a cosy atmosphere and good food ! See you again sometime ! Seán & Máire

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what you want when in ireland. Had the stew, and some whiskey tastings. Live music on evenings!!

Thank Mark K
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mark , Delighted you enjoyed your visit to Murphy's Bar. Thanks a million for the glowing comments ! All the best , Seán & Máire

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Questions & Answers
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
Donna W
3 March 2016|
Response from Sean-Maire-Murphy | Property representative |
Good Evening Donna, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately we do not take reservations in the bar. If you want to come in and speak to a member of staff on the night they will get you a seat as soon as possible, there... 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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