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The Hops Bar

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PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$23
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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All reviews ham fish and chips salmon burger hen party went out of her way bar and restaurant lovely atmosphere couldn't do enough family meal lovely lunch food was amazing louise christian lads guinness fab
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was actually very good. Sadly the service was shocking. Slow, unwelcoming and unfriendly and there seemed to be plenty of staff in a restaurant that wasn’t busy whilst we were there.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the place, great atmosphere, and well looked after. Arrived after a long drive and the staff were amazing, put on the F1 for us and had volume! Always checked if we were okay for drinks etc and we met thee legend Paul Gallen (or...electric legs if you see him move!) He really is amazingly funny and so helpful. Credit to the D hotel! Cant forget the very lovely Nicole who was so kind and brilliant to us! She will be sorely missed when she goes.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good wins shut with no prior notice. Food bland, boring, huge portions, not good!! Food overload without taste. Avoid!!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 June 2022 via mobile

We had a meal in the Hops bar, we loved everything about it. The decor is gorgeous, the seating really comfortable and the staff where wonderful. Friendly and welcoming we will definitely return. Well done- you have achieved an excellent combination for a great night...out.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 28 April 2022

I was reluctant to book the Hops Bar from reading previous reviews but we were staying in the D Hotel for my nieces 18th birthday and didn't want to leave the hotel for food. I was glad we took the chance. The food was lovely....There was a lively atmosphere with a band playing. The staff made a nice fuss of her, the band called her up and the manager brought out her cake and all the staff sang Happy Birthday to her. They couldn't have been nicer. Thanks again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 27 March 2022 via mobile

Mothers Day, I was so excited to be going to going for dinner and drinks @ The Hops. Arrived @3:50pm, Ben your host said that The Hops was fullly booked up after looking me up and down and making me feel like I was dirt/...crap on his shoe. There was only a few tables occupied and a couple with reserved signage on them. Went outside and went online was able to book a table for 2 @4:00pm. We only had 2 drinks, to prove a point that there was tables available, I was so upset at this stage I couldn’t manage dinner- my whole Mother’s Day was ruined by this experience.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 17 March 2022 via mobile

Just to be clear we ate in "The Hops Bar" not "Goodwins'. The staff were very welcoming and professional. The food was excellent especially my fish which was very fresh.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 8 March 2022 via mobile

Started off in Goodwin’s restaurant , Food was horrible , staff all over the place , Service very bad , Approached by the manager Louise and asked was all Ok and would we give her a good review on here So the review is as...above 👆 Sad state of affairs manger pouching for review’s Won’t be back to Goodwin’s Hops was a great bar ,, staff in the hops where spot on but Goodwin’s never again 😡😡More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 25 February 2022 via mobile

Great food, super staff. Really attentive and polite. Lovely vibe for all ages, families and friends. Great value.Would recommend

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 15 February 2022

Me and my partner visited the hops for food and I have to say the food was absolutely gorgeous. Our waiter was absolutely Fantastic I think he said his name was Brian. He’s only working there a few days but he was absolutely brilliant I...can’t thank him enough he made it so enjoyable he made sure to get us sorted and was so cheerful it made are visit much more enjoyable. Definitely will be back.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Yes, The Hops Bar is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Hops Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4