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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!!
US$6 - US$30
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 6 October 2020 via mobile

Amazing musicians soo lucky to have got to have heard them play Bar staff very attentive too We didn’t eat here so can’t comment on the food

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 September 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner Monday eve I just loved this place for me a typical Irish pub full of pic,s goin way bck 😊 myself and my partner had the lamb shanks omg im a chef myself but I would go bck just for the...lamb shanks young lad working behind the counter was lovely and wore a mask every time he served us with the times we,r in now we felt very comfortable here and most certainly will return thank you to all the staff here keep up the good work 😊😊More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020

Dined at McDermotts Friday night. My husband and I both had lamb shanks as the main, he had the crumble as dessert and I had a selection of icecream. The food was lovely but the service as not up to scratch. We waited 50 mins...to get our main course and was told there was a mix up in the kitchen. I was surprised most of the staff were not wearing face masksMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 September 2020

Fabulous Traditional Pub. Irish hospitality at its finest. Patsy McDermott and her team are a credit to Doolin. Excellent Food and Service. We stayed in Doolin for 2 nights and ate here both evenings, a good variety of dishes to cater for all palates. Great...range of draught lager, and Guinness to die for. Staff seemed to enjoy their work friendly and chatty. Patsy is the heart and soul of the place and chats to all tables and has the 'craic' with locals and tourists alike. We felt like locals when we called for a pint before our journey home (no problem getting a coffee for designated driver)... Thanks from Belleek CrewMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020

Book ahead as this seems to be a popular spot with locals at the weekend. The menu has all the old reliables you would expect to see on a pub menu so there is something for everyone. The food itself is fine. Nothing major but...is ok all the same. Unfortunate that there is such a lack of social distancing here. Made for quite an uncomfortable experience.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 September 2020

Ate here on Friday night, food was great. Chicken wings, burger and fish and chips were all delicious with good portion sizes. Staff really friendly!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020

Ate here at the weekend with my husband and young daughter. All the food was really good and the Guinness was excellent! Staff were all very friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020

Had a meal today with the family and the baby. Food was absolutely beautiful, best salmon I've ever had. Husband had the burger the flavours were so gorgeous. Staff we so friendly, young chap with dark hair served us and was helpful. Looked after us...all so well. Would definitely recommend to everyone. And desert was fab too...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020

Visited Mcdermotts traditional pub thursday this week staff were pleasant professional and very friendly food was great chicken wings are super spicy and the lamb shank top class we would highly recommend this pub 5 Star so if your down around Doolin way head here...you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Staff couldn't of been nicer. We arrived no booking on friday night and was seated straight away. The staff couldn't do enough for us. Would recommend this place ta everyone

Date of visit: August 2020
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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
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23 January 2018|
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Response from connieh194 | 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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McDermott's Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5