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Major Colgan's

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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Fabulous musicians and two brilliant hard shoe Irish dancers.Lots of visitors from around the world interacted with the entertainers to make a very enjoyable nightMore

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank patmcveigh2
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear patmcveigh2 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 musicians and dancers. Thank...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

So after having a lovely day in killarney we decided to call in and have a bite to eat. Very busy with an afters of a wedding so good atmosphere we were shown to a table and given menus have to say not a great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sharfor
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear sharforrest 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. I am very sorry to hear that the food was not up to...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the Live Traditional Music and Dancers as well as the Gin Cocktails. It was a short walk from our accommodation which was ideal but would have been worth the trip even if it wasn't. The shrimp and prawn starter was one of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CT-TravelObsessed
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear CT-TravelObsessed, 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 Gin...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We had such a fun,lively evening at Major Colgans My husband and I agreed that it was the best pub food we had during our two weeks in Ireland.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Seattleshel
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Seattleshel Thank you very much for your Fantastic 5* Review. I was very happy to read such a positive review of Major Colgan's. We do strive to give the best Service and experience to our customers. We are very glad to hear that it...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best. Grea food great atmosphere attentive staff and a lovely pint. They have a seafood chowder that is up with the best. Try it with a nice pint of Guinness. Hits the spot after a long walk in the park....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Kieran D G Thank you very much for your Fantastic 5* Review. I was very happy to read such a positive review of Major Colgan's. We do strive to give the best Serivce to our customers and deliver tatsty food very glad to hear...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank DanHaa86
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

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 30 August 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Kees00
DannyMcClure, Guest Relations Manager at Major Colgan's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

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 28 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank hizzy56
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