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Major Colgan's

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Muckross Road | Muckross, Killarney V93 W6PT, Ireland
+353 64 662 3400
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (41 reviews)
“salmon” (28 reviews)
“burger” (27 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:45 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Muckross Road | Muckross, Killarney V93 W6PT, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank TravelingMamaGlv
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Live music and dancing of an August evening with top-notch bar food. Very reasonably priced and good service too.More

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

Dear Rob Q, 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 3 weeks ago

Fabulous live Irish band and Irish step dancers. Dinner was wonderful and the Irish step dancers were fantastic. They had people from the audience come up and the dancers taught them an Irish dance. Highlight of our trip!More

Thank Sandra G
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sandra G Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review of your recent visit to Major Colgan's. I was thrilled to read your recent 5* review. I am very happy to hear your feedback on our fabulous singers and dancers....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for dinner one evening; good service, good menu, good prices, nice atmosphere and decor. Didn't stay for the entertainment though, so can't comment.

Thank JKEELAN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The show was a lot of fun although it was hard this see the feet of the dancers. The food was good, my husband enjoyed his beef ribs, it was huge, I was not crazy about my gnocci, but I should have ordered better. Great...More

Thank jaynsuzy
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear jaynsuzy Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. I was Happy to see that you and your husband enjoyed the night. Thank you so much for your feedback on our beef rib and for our good serivce. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch here after a day exploring Torc mountain. The service was fine. The food was pretty average. My wife had pasta which was well over cooked although tasted fine. I had fish and chips which was fine but the batter...More

Thank Munster21
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Munster21 Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review of your recent visit to Major Colgan's. I have relaid all your informatin to our head chef sorry for any inconviance caused. Thank you once again for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a large crowd for dinner and it was great! We started with 18 people in our group and had another 12 join up with us without a reservation. The staff was accommodating and so were other diners by offering seats at their tables....More

1  Thank kjtoni
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear kjtoni, 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

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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