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Paddy O'Ryan

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Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
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Gouverneursplein 37, 8911 KW Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
+31 6 53766852
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Bremen, Germany
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This was a real pub with a great atmosphere and friendly waitress. I was there with some friends and we ate the burger and loved it all, as well as the beer.

Thank Julia G
417bd, Eigenaar at Paddy O'Ryan, responded to this review
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Dank voor de mooie reacties. Medio februari wordt er geverfd en komen er nog meer mooie bieren op de tap.... More 

Skegness, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This was a great find. I didn't realise that you could get withdrawal symptoms from bacon, but after a couple of weeks away from England, I was really pleased to tuck into bacon, eggs and toast. And tea with milk. They also had guiness and speckled hen.

Thank addlethorpe
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Great atmosphere. Full sized pints of the best Irish beers and very tasty (side) dishes. If you are in Leeuwarden with friends go here at least once. It's a great place.

Thank The_dude_1984_Kees
Beverley, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

A great range of beers and a great building, with some outside seating, weather permitting. A great place for a relaxing drink with friends or a loved one.

Thank RnA31
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Great pub...definitely go there for a drink, but for a special dinner, I would not recommend it. The food is okay, but not outstanding.

Thank Jeannette v
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

It is the perfect place if would like to have a special beer and the usual dutch snacks. They also offer a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. Once a week they normally have a live band, which makes the atmosphere special. The staff is always kind.

Thank NLvale
Harlingen, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I thought Paddy O'Ryan was great when it was still at the other location (now De Walrus), now I'm not such a fan. Even though the current location is nice in itself it doesn't seem to work: it's too open planned and you miss that cosy atmosphere you often find in Irish pubs. They do have the occasional band performing,... More 

Thank rixiane
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Well, me and my friends like this place so much that we go there at least once a week!! Moreover, you can go there at any time and have a great food and drinks served to you by the friendly english-speaking staff !!! My compliments for the delicious food and the great variety of coffee beverages offered on the menu... More 

Thank StanislavaStamatova
Stuttgart, Germany
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

A friendly bar that serves good food late, also on weekdays when many restaurants in Leeuwarden close their kitchens early. The beer selection is great and if you like whiskey, this is probably among your best option in town. The waiters are attentive and have an enjoyable, dry sense of humour. Often there is live music, sometimes they also organize... More 

Thank Malte R
Port Alfred, South Africa
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104 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Great pub with regular live music and the typical dry comments of staff that you would expect in an Irish pub. Good place to catch up with old friends.

Thank woudo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$17
Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gouverneursplein 37, 8911 KW Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Friesland Province  >  Leeuwarden
  • Phone Number: +31 6 53766852
Paddy O’ Ryan is an Irish pub/ eetcafe where you can treat yourself to a pint of lager or our fine Irish beers, or several other nice drinks, as well as being able to order a lovely meal from the Irish kitchen.
Our Irish menu offers food like fish & chips, burger or the famous Irish Stew.
At Paddy O’ Ryan you can regularly enjoy LIVE music. It’s either traditional Irish music or related to Ireland in some way. Daily international sportgames on Sky Sport.
Our staff is multi-national, so it isn’t that strange to hear English spoken behind the bar.
Paddy O’ Ryan the Irish pub where young and old of different nationalities meet!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?