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MacCarthy's Bar

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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
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The Village | Glengarriff, Glengarriff, Ireland
+353 27 63000
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Cork, Ireland
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice local Pub, good ambiance, clean and well stocked. If you are a visitor to these parts, try a pint of Murphys Stout, a much superior stout brewed in Cork and a real alternative to Irelands National beverage! A blazing coal fire gives warmth and cheeriness to the premises. The locals are friendly and chatty if you want to... More 

Thank Popshots
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of those places where you are welcomed as a friend, even though it's your first visit.Although not many places in Eire serve real ale the pint was decent.

Thank ian h
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

lovely pub to spend an hour or so, the atmosphere was great, fire warm, and the pints were cold. staff were neat, friendly and full of knowledge about were to visit in the area. very nice pub.

Thank sinead_kilfinane
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the Glengarriff Park Hotel next door. After a couple of long days it was nice each night to pop next door with no effort for a drink by the open fire before heading up to the room. It's a great advantage being able to walk from the hotel to the pub without going outside.

Thank jjmucn11
Cork, County Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We loved this public house so much we went back a second time for a second meal during our visit to Glengarriff. The food served is of excellent quality and the staff and just the best. You wont go wrong visiting this spot !!

Thank Breda M
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a lovely evening meal here a good choice of food reasonably priced. There is a thai influence in the cooking.

Thank padraig T
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

A great pub, attached to The Glengarriff Park Hotel, with friendly people! I really enjoyed the seafood chowder with brown bread!

Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner went to MacCarthy's for a few drinks and something to eat on Sat 23rd Oct. it is a newish pub but has an old Irish pub style and feel to it. Very nice staff and the food was excellent.

Thank GerryTrishCarroll
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch here and it was absolutely delicious. I had the burger with bacon, cheese, and chips. My mother had the seafood chowder which smelled amazing, and my friend had a salad with chicken on top. A nice woman sat next to us and chatted us up. She had a fish cake which looked awesome. it was huge, much... More 

Thank Eric M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this pub several times during a week long stay close by. The food was lovely and bar staff fantastic. Very friendly and welcoming staff. One thing put me off... on one visit a staff member, looked like a Manager came into the bar. He pushed past two bar staff and was very rude to them. He was wearing... More 

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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
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Village | Glengarriff, Glengarriff, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Glengarriff
  • Phone Number: +353 27 63000
Mac Carthy's Bar, at the Glengarrif Park Hotel County Cork, is open daily with a selection of teas, coffees, freshly baked scones and Bar Food served all day. Relax on the benches outside with the daily newspaper or your favourite book and let the world go by as the village of Glengarriff unhurriedly awakes. The Bar Menu is served all day, with a daily special roast of the day served with buttered vegetables and creamed potatoes and a varied and interesting menu using only the finest local produce.There is live music at the weekends which is enjoyed by both locals and hotel guests alike.

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