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McDermott's Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb burger” (14 reviews)
“guinness stew” (26 reviews)
“crab claws” (19 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the (4) pubs we visited in Doolin. Nice music and atmosphere on a Friday evening. The staff was very friendly and attentive, it is small, and very bright,could do with turning the lighting down a bit.

Thank johnsinead
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on a local recommendation from Tony who worked on the ferry to the Aran Islands. This place was so good that we went twice! The owner actually hepls with the tables and makes sure that everyone is having a great time. The...More

Thank Russ S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch on blistering cold day..I had the beef and guiness stew which was delicious abd himself had roast beef which he liked except he thought it was slightly overdone. The service was excellent

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for food while visiting the beautiful village of Doolin! This was a nice pub with a good atmosphere. There was music about to start just as we left. I think this would suit tourists from outside Ireland especially who are looking for an...More

Thank mcmahog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

McDermott's offers an authentic and friendly Irish atmosphere with great music played by local musicians. The seafood chowder was the best I've ever had, and I'm from New England! The Guiness beef stew and the homemade apple crumble with vanilla ice cream were excellent as...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's 5 years since I last had a meal In Mc Dermott's and it was excellent. Nice friendly staff great atmosphere and trad music sessions.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us were on vacation and were excited to go to McDermott's the evening we spent in Doolin. Turned out so much better than we could have planned, we were so lucky to be treated to Blackie O'Connell and his dad performing. We started...More

Thank kukla2669
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for food and to meet some locals. Not to mention the atmosphere is pure Ireland. We all enjoyed our meals and they were extremely fast with the service. I think they've accommodated tours a few times before. Ha ha

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here in the middle of our Cliffs of Moher tour. Best cod and chips we had in Ireland. Bartender was also very friendly.

Thank greg673
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know what I love about Irish food, especially this place... locally sourced fresh ingredients. Take the simple carrots around the lamb shank... What do they do to these carrots?! How do they get to the level of candy!? Then, of course, the meat is...More

Thank Steveage
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30 July 2018|
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Response from cttraveller67 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. My son is a vegetarian and opted for three appetizers/sides all of which he enjoyed. I do believe there are vegetarian meal options as well.
30 July 2018|
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Response from Frankiefi | Reviewed this property |
They do have vegetarian options every day
Karen M
23 January 2018|
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
The month of March is a brilliant time to visit Ireland. Stay at Half Door B&B, just a few steps away and the proprietor will send you to all the best places. The food and music at McDermott’s and the breakfast and travel... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
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Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!
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