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MacCarthy's Bar

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The Village | Glengarriff, Glengarriff, Ireland
+353 27 63000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (4 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
The Village | Glengarriff, Glengarriff, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awful. a desert spoon of mushy peas which were quite lovely but served in a separate gravy boat!!!!. A very small portion of fish and a massive amount of awful chips. it felt like they were re-fried..... they were hard, dry and many of them...More

Thank barbaramurph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Glengarriff for the day, and popped in here for lunch and a drink. We had seafood chowder and Bantry Bay mussels from the starter menu - superb!! Along with a pint of Cute Hoor, sitting in the shadeon a lovely warm day, watching the...More

Thank northcardiffian
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was far BELOW our expectations, we were very disappointed! The fish was over cooked and our server was very unfriendly (couldn’t believe we were in Ireland!?!?!).

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited here for what we anticipated to be a nice meal. We were greeted by an ogre of an owner/waiter that readily demonstrated his intemperance with our showing up for dinner. We immediately felt like an inconvenience rather than some customers....More

Thank Boxer1l5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Glengarriff on a rainy Sunday lunchtime for some beer and a relax. This is a fairly perfect Irish bar with plenty of sitting space available. Traditional dark wood with no distracting music or television. Reasonable selection of beer. There was also some...More

Thank sookeico1
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We have to wait a long time to have a drink and the menu. No body smile in the restaurant, maybe a bad day. I take le lamb, which was really simple not really tasty. We prefer the other restaurant casey's pub.

1  Thank Mikebzh56
Reviewed 19 April 2018

MacCarthy's is a good option for a drink or food. Both barmen are genuinely welcoming and friendly, a real asset to the bar and the Hotel, and the service is fast and efficent. The food is the same as in the adjoining Bistro and is...More

Thank Tripstaker
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I was staying at the hotel next store and was travelling on my own for business. I enjoyed an excellent curry here in a lovely, laid back atmosphere. Staff were lovely.

Thank Cathmillfield
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Glengarriff for a few days and this pub was part of the hotel we stayed in. The pub is so lovely. It has an open fire and was very cosy. The food is very good and staff are very friendly. The hot...More

Thank Milseog
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an Irish coffee and this was a unique stop on our travels...coffee was good too, the sisters who run the bar are very warm, loved it!

Thank June Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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
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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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