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US$6 - US$30
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Irish, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 11 December 2019 via mobile

Had its day. Staff were dis interested asked for a coffee seemed too much like hard work. Was once a great venue but sadly misses the vibe now.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2019

Friendly staff but very slow service, considered leaving. Food, when it came was pretty good though.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 15 August 2019

We enjoyed the food. Large portions for 5 persons plus drinks for only 70 euro. They offer a variety of local brewed beers, which I recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

Called in on a busy Fri afternoon,Great service love the new menu.we were a group of 4 myself and 3 visitors from Chicago.Fish and chips,curry beef burger and chicken burger were devoured.Huge Portions very tasty and reasonable prices.See ye soon

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 9 June 2019

We went to the Brian Boru a couple of times; once for dinner and once just for drinks. They have a super friendly staff working there. We were given the names of some places to stop at from Cashel to Dublin and points in-between. They...seem to have a lot of regulars having meals and/or drinks. The evening we ate there we shared a mixed meat tray. Quite tasty. Pints involved were White Gypsy Gladiator and White Gypsy Stout. The cider was Orchard Thieves.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

We stopped over for lunch as we had done the last time we were in Ireland.I decided to have the roast chicken, which was delicious. The place is cosy and the service was great. It was a very enjoyable lunch.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

I often pass through Cashel and occasionally stop for a meal. We were starving and ordered the chicken wings - really, really hot wings starter with blue sauce dip - exactly how I like them but frankly enough for a main. Big mistake to order...to the Brian Boru burger - it's a MONSTER! Excellent preparation and taste, fab chips and all arrived quite quickly - just far too much for a mere mortal... That said, if we hadn't ordered starters, we might have made a better job of finishing this meal. My fellow traveller ordered the same starter and again was defeated by the main - mixed omelette and chips - but equally really enjoyed every morsel. Would definitely return and hope the same standard (and quantity!) will be served. Only a couple of minor downsides - noise of the generator in the outside area was loud. A bit of music in the restaurant/bar would have covered this but none played plus asked a staff member what the story was behind the massive stone dog on the stone tomb but she was clueless which was a shame since this would have made a great talking point! The outdoor area was primarily used for smokers so not to our liking.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

On a recent visit to this establishment, my wife and I were accompanied by a friend who we had not seen for many years. We decided to take a look at what we thought to be a decent place to eat. On entering, we were...somewhat taken aback by the lack of customers (2 in total) and the dark interior. Regardless of this we decided to give it a try. BIG Mistake! The waitress had to leave her meal which she was eating at the counter, to take our order which took forever to arrive. I ordered the burger which was only part cooked and definitely not "homemade" as stated on the menu. Our friend had a cheese sandwich described as Smoked Cheese and locally produced ham. The whole meal seemed like it was locally sourced from the Supervalu across the street. Add the fact that between 70 cent and €1.00 was added to each item in comparison with the price quoted on the menu. We found that staff totally undertraind and the whole experience a total disaster. The toilets......... I won't go there.... God help the tourist who hapoens upon this place. They will leave Ireland with a totally different impression of how we present ourselves.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We had a couple of very good food and beverage choices and watched the rain from a cozy table in front. Service was good and timely. It was a lovely experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Ate here last night with a friend, Service was fast and I thought we were off to a good start but they failed to deliver on the food , My friends wrap came out with chips & wedges ,surely it should be just one or...the other and not both . I ordered a filo pastry stuffed with cashel blue cheese and side salad , portion wise it was more like an appetizer but price wise a main . The menu was a little confusing in the layout , no clear distinction between appetizers and mains and the kids meal menu was on the back beneath the desserts . I think this requires more thought . Further to this the cheesecake was a strange texture , almost to stiff and curdled . All in all , unfortunately, it wasn’t a dining experience I’d be in a hurry to repeat .More

Date of visit: October 2018
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The Brian Boru is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4