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Durty Nelly's

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
+353 61 364 861
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (87 reviews)
“soup” (37 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I went to Durty Nelly's in San Antonio 24 years ago. It was fun stopping in here, in Ireland, at another Durty Nelly's. It was fun to remember, especially with our adult children there. And sitting right next to the Bunratty castle...More

Thank yodamap
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop and have lunch after you’ve toured Bunratty Castle. It’s just a few feet away from the castle. I had an amazing blackbean & roasted sweet potato burger with guacamole sauce, chips & salad. Angela, our server, was super...More

Thank PatriciaT917
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is fantastic the food nd staff r out of this world. We ate there a couple times and each time food was outstanding. The rapport between staff and way they treat customers is fantastic.. If its craic and gud food your after then...More

2  Thank yvonnecawley121
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very racial experience I am an Irish traveller Went in there with my wife and children and I had to tolerate bad manners just trying to provoke me so I would not come back on his behalf it worked thankfully TripAdvisor does exist He’s a...More

Thank Grandson S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great atmosphere on arrival it was absolutely buzzing.Greeted by member of staff at the door and shown to our semi private area within an up stairs bar /restaurant .Bar staff were really friendly and very accomodating .Drink,s arrived promptly and the young lady remembered who...More

1  Thank bjkreview
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Traditional Irish Bar with a large restaurant. Pleasant atmosphere, friendly helpful staff, good beers.

Thank Janet139
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Order “ coffee to go” and they will give you instant coffee instead of proper from the coffee machine. I don’t know why, maybe the cup is larger and they want to keep a healthy margin (€2.90 for a cup of instant must be pretty...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal for forty people, The food was lovely. The staff very efficient And friendly. Would recommend it.

Thank bernieryan100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the garish outside we thought it might be a touristy kind of place and we were pleasantly surprised ! It was one of our best meal in Ireland. We had the dinner for two and stayed and enjoyed the live music and drinks into...More

1  Thank Mid_MichiganKathy
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mid_MichiganKathy for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and enjoyed your meals and enjoyed the music. We do appreciate feedback and look forward to your next visit. Durty Nellys

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant I recon is probably Ireland most famous restaurant. It’s an institution. Food is very good, service is very friendly and the inside is like out of a movie. If you are in the neighborhood, this is a MUST.

Thank Dutch-Mikey
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank Dutch-Mikey for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and enjoyed the friendly service. At Durty Nellys we do pride ourselves in excellent customer service. We do appreciate feedback and look forward to your next visit. Durty Nellys

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Questions & Answers
8 February 2018|
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Response from waughzer2016 | Reviewed this property |
approx €5......even less and I'm sure if you ask they'll let you pull your pint,,, Enjoy.... Slainte
9 December 2017|
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Response from barrymca6969 | Property representative |
Hi Conal, Thank you for your recent enquiry. We are open for food from 4.00pm on St. Stephen's Day. Regards, Sharon
Patsy M
11 June 2017|
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Response from aleksandrk782 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can seat 50 but this most likely will be outside, so you very much depend on the weather. Please also note that restaurants in Ireland generally close early. Better call them directly and check if they can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:30
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Bunratty
  • Phone Number: +353 61 364 861
  • E-mail
Durty Nelly’s is one of Ireland’s most famous pubs and offers a truly unique Irish experience through its history and character. Often copied but never replaced, this truly unique piece of Irish heritage dates back to 1620. Enjoy the craic agus ceoil at the world-renowned Durty Nelly’s where we offer live Traditional Irish music every weekend, host festivals all year ’round, and even welcome a few celebrities on occasion!Durty Nelly’s is famed for our extensive and great-value menus in The Bar, Loft & Oyster Restaurants. Whether it be a quick bite or a special meal, our top-class chefs will cater to every taste and budget, providing an unforgettable dining experience.
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