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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups
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Leenane Village, Co Mayo, Ireland, Leenane, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a cold and rainy day with some friends from overseas. They loved the charm of this old pub.....and so did we. The lunch menu was small, soup or a sandwich, or both!! We thought this was funny and great! We all had the soup and sandwich, and all enjoyed our food. It's a great little place,... More 

Thank MichaelOD14
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197 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Simple lunch but hit the spot. We had soup and sandwiches. For once I felt like I didn't have more good sitting in front of me than I could eat in two meals. Service was quick.

Thank CRPD908
County Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with friends when passing through. Was pleasantly surprised by a lovely meal. The staff were absolutely great. Would recommend.

Thank Michael F
Bury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Starters excellent but main courses came first taken away kept warm for half an hour and re served, the worst meal I have ever been served embarressed to be Irish with a group of English friends, unfortunately this terrible standard all too common on this trip

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stopped for dinner en route from Galway to Westport with 2 kids who were looking for fish n chips...it serves them but it was not a culinary highlight. The service was lukewarm and the bar was fairly quiet with only two other people in on the evening in question. I would probably not choose to stop there on my... More 

Thank aitutaki1
San Diego, California
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70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Planned lunch stop for tour group. Plates of sandwiches (content unknown) and cups of soup helped us warm up and revive our spirits. But first we had to figure out where to sit (the locals like to hang their wet jackets from the backs of empty chairs) and whether the Boil Water alert should be a warning (it was fine!).

Thank JanKnee
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123 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

food menu ok,but only a few places to eat in leenane,there is also petrol or diesel outside the bar.

Thank EoghanA
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We ate several Times at this pub while visiting Connemara, and it is a nice place where you can eat some good food: fish chowder, mussels... and the staff is friendly.

Thank Trip92idf
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Early evening meal, they stop serving around 19:00 Great chowder, tasty with chunks of fish Love it!

Thank BadHof-fans
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly bar man a chat and smile for everyone .Well worth a visit great characters in it !!A great place for tourist refreshments :-) :-) :-)

Thank MartinaGalvin

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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, British, Pub, Soups
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leenane Village, Co Mayo, Ireland, Leenane, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Leenane
  • Phone Number: 095-42266
Very friendly pub that serves food

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