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Major Colgan's

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Muckross Road | Muckross, Killarney V93 W6PT, Ireland
+353 64 662 3400
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Muckross Road | Muckross, Killarney V93 W6PT, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 722 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're a local couple and Jarveys Rest has always been one of our favorite eateries, even though it is a little out of town and has always been on the more "exclusive" side price-wise. However, we went for a Saturday afternoon lunch today, and both,...More

Thank Faery78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As I am writing that entry the crushed ice from my neighbour's drink is the last liquid drop in a glas on my table. After the first (tasty) round I would love staying longer to listen to the good live music. Unfortunately all members of...More

1  Thank DanHaa86
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Danhaa86 Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review of your recent visit to Major Colgan's. I am very sorry you found the Service to be disappointing as we receive very positive feedback on our Service. I have relaid all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local living within walking distance of major colgans , we decided to head there for a coffee about 2:30 , the place was empty except one other sitting at the bar , this should have made us leave as never a good...More

1  Thank love2travel2006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here while there was a music show. What a great atmosphere. The music was nice, there was some dancing, our older kids participated, we had a beer and an overall great evening.More

1  Thank Kees00
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kees00, Firstly I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to post such a nice review. We were so happy to read that you enjoyed your visit. I was delighted to read you enjoyed the musicians and dancers. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visted the pub a few days ago as we were over in Kerry for the day. It was roughly around 3pm, the place was empty, the staff couldn't have been any nicer, the food was basic, just a shame to see a lovely place with...More

1  Thank hizzy56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with the family including young boys to eat and watch the show. The food was great. The servers were attentive. Our reservation was ready for our time. The misic was fun and the dancing was a bonus for us. Wish the band played more...More

Thank canadaace
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear canadaace, Firstly I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to post such a nice 5* review. We were so happy to read that you enjoyed your visit. I was delighted to read you enjoyed the great food and brilliant...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We left Muckross Abbey at 7PM on a Friday night with a party of 12 (8 adults and 4 kids). Our expectations were low that we would be able to eat together at a decent restaurant. Checking Mapquest we figured we would try Major Colgan’s....More

1  Thank Sarah T
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sarah T, Firstly I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to post such a nice 5* review. We were so happy to read that you enjoyed your visit. I was delighted to read you enjoyed the great food and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the music and dance (especially the broom dance). My husband and daughter even got to try an Irish line dance. Food was tasty but not exceptional.More

Thank TravelingMamaGlv
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TravelingMamaGlv, Firstly I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to post such a nice review. We were so happy to read that you enjoyed your visit. I was delighted to read you enjoyed the musicians and dancers. Thank you...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The ox cheek and truffle served on flatbread was nothing as I expected....pizza type base with melted cheese and strings of beef strewn across it, very little of it! No sign of truffle... there wasn’t a mouthful of ox cheek on the whole flatbread.... not...More

Thank pjdelish
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear pjdelish Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review of your recent visit to Major Colgan's. I am very sorry you found the food to be disappointing as we receive very positive feedback on both our menu and food quality....More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I had a great night here with friends listening to the Connor band and Kieran Healy and watching the Irish dancers.The staff were friendly. Unfortunately the food though tasty was a let down, the portions were tiny and over priced and service was mixed upMore

Thank Anna Maria O
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Anna Maria O Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review of your recent visit to Major Colgan's. Thank you very much for your kind words on our staff and musicians and dancers. I am very sorry to hear that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:45
Monday
12:30 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:45
Thursday
12:30 - 23:45
Friday
12:30 - 23:45
Saturday
12:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muckross Road | Muckross, Killarney V93 W6PT, Ireland (Formerly Molly Darcy's Traditional Irish Pub)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 662 3400
  • E-mail
Description
Major Colgan's is located in the heart of Killarney National Park. With a great sense of history and superb food it is the perfect venue for dining in Killarney. Enjoy a selection of menu options, drinks including craft Irish beers, whiskies and Irish coffee. Enjoy live entertainment with musicians and dancers on selected nights. The pub is named after one of Ireland's unsung heroes, Major PJ Colgan who fought for Ireland's independence and bought The Muckross Hotel (where the pub is located) in the 1940's. He was a popular local figure who had a strong sense of hospitality and welcome for all guests.
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