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McDermott's Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely great pub. Any pub with a fireplace is automatically a definite Yes for me, this place has 2! Great cosy pub, plenty of seating, nice big cosy fire as you walk in to great you, staff very welcoming, food is really nice also, Could...More

Thank DavidL120584
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Sister and I had lunch here when we first arrived in Doolin. Service was very good and the food was excellent. The Guinness was also enjoyable. It was a good beginning to our stay in Doolin.

Thank ruckdog44
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop after leaving Shannon. Our driver suggested this place over another that was down the road. It was cozy. Warm and welcoming. Of course we had a Guinness, fish and chips were the best I’ve had and we just came from...More

Thank Ckew89
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Acceptable but unexceptional meal, and convivial music. We managed a reasonable lunch here, and came back for some of the evening music. Don't recommend the sticky toffee pudding, though.

Thank cvdwl
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had adrink here at lunchtime to get out of the pouring rain and we were warmly welcomed. We went back again for an evening meal and the food was typical pub food but very tasty and filling. The place was full so is obviously...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Outstanding staff (thanks Marion & Patricia), spent 3 evenings enjoying trad music and excellent pub food (the six of us ate through the menu). Be sure to make reservations and finish your evening with a 'baby Guinness'

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My husband had the Irish stew which he enjoyed. I had chicken kiev which was okay, a little greasy. There is live music but we left before it started. Overall an enjoyable time.

Thank ChrystineConcord_NH
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Nice pub, pleasant staff and good service, and interesting memorabilia around the walls! Will go back for some music.

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Never miss a visit! Good drink, Guinness perfectly pulled, good wine selection. Bar man is the best! Good evening Irish menu...has been a treasure & must for our several years of being in Doolin on holiday...Do it, it's a hit!!!

Thank BKCooper
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I spent a good amount of time here over a few days with some friends. Great drink selection and atmosphere, had a blast! Met people from all over the world, great conversations. We ate here for dinner one night, food was excellent. My friend left...More

Thank elcrawl
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8 September 2017|
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Response from Anitra W | Reviewed this property |
Our family of 3 walked right in one day and had a little wait the second night. Didn't notice coach parties, just crowded because of the music.
Mary C
7 May 2016|
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Response from Bettyanne M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Churchfield B&B. Maeve was a joy. I highly recommend it. Have a wonderful time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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