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Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

Lovely pub! Great atmosphere and fantastic food and service. Had a “mini” family reunion and couldn’t have asked for a better place to meet.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 April 2023

I went for dinner to Oneills with my friends, it seemed a nice friendly pub.I ordered the fillet steak and my friend ordered the steak sandwich.When the food arrived I was shocked at the size of the steak, it looked like a 4oz mini steak...on a bed of a few onions and maybe 2 mushrooms, my friend had the steak sandwich, which was on a slice of ciabatta with no top on it , so this was not a sandwich.We were both so disappointed as we travelled a long way to maynooth.When I told both waitresses I was very disappointed, they didn’t bat an eye lid, my complaint fell on deaf ears.my fillet steak cost €32 which was way over priced for a sub standard meal.I would not recommend this establishment.In my words this was rip of Ireland 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 13 February 2023 via mobile

We only had one drink in this bar. I had a strawberry daiquiri and my husband had a pint. It was quiet, there was no music on a Sunday night. Staff were friendly

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 3 January 2023 via mobile

Very relaxing place and great food. Staff are fair quick to serve and very polite. The atmosphere here is great and I would highly recommend the steak

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

Made an in promto stop in to O'Neills on a Sunday evening with my partner and had a lovely meal and drinks. The staff are lovely, very accommodating and the atmosphere was great. The outdoor area out the back was lovely and comfortable. Will definitely...be back!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 27 March 2022 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff. Nice atmosphere. Reasonable pub grub. Recommended , particularly for lunch...........

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 14 August 2021 via mobile

Stopped in here with friend from Scotland for pre dinner drinks we were greeted by a lovely friendly man he asked us all for our vaccination Ceres and took our details for track and trace. We were brought to a lovely table and our order...was taken. Lovely atmosphere in the bar/ restaurant. We didn’t dine here but we def will if we return the food going out looked lovely Well done to all the staff very nice place and very well organizedMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 15 December 2020 via mobile

Great to see O'Neills open again post lockdown. Greeted on arrival & shown to our table, the staff at Oneills make all customers feel welcome & safe . Fabulous menu to suit most , Our party of 4 choose the filet steak on a hot...plate served with onions & mushrooms & a portion of fries . All steaks cooked as requested . Undoubtedly the best steak in town . Great choice of wines , beer & Guinness is top class . The staff at Oneills are simply fantastic, 🥇🥇🥇🥇🥂More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 October 2020

We had had a drink in O'Neill's previously and as it seemed to be a well-run establishment with friendly staff, we decided to try it for dinner. The food was good e.g. lovely light batter on my fish and chips made from real potatoes. The...drinks were also good but the coffee was terrible - perhaps they need to invest in a new coffee machine. The service wasn't great either. It was really slow and it was a battle to get the attention of the staff throughout our meal. In fairness, they were busy, so perhaps we just got them on a bad night. Prices are similar to the other pubs in Maynooth.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 3 August 2020

Myself and my sister decided to head to O'Neills for lunch. During these strange times it's that bit harder to decide off the cuff where to go or if you even feel like leaving the house for something that could be deemed unnecessary! We felt...that O'Neills seemed like a good space to be able to comply with the new measures put on place due to the pandemic. It's safe to say we had a great time, the tables were nicely spread out, staff were friendly but kept their distance whilst wearing PPE gear. The food was lovely, we weren't sure what we wanted so ended up sharing most of the starters which inadvertently created a tapas style meal. The bill was reasonable considering we had the more expensive wine, a great meal and finished off our visit with some gin. We would happily return for another meal out in O'Neills.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 20 July 2020 via mobile

Really great to see O'Neills back open . Interior very well spaced out , customer safety well respected. Great menu to suit all tastes , best steaks in town , fab fish & chips . Great selection of wine . Staff very welcomming & very...well trained . Easy to see why O'Neills is so popular . Booking recomended . Definetly one for the short list .More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

We were here on business and I wanted to experience an authentic Irish pub. O'Neill's was definitely what we were looking for! Such a great atmosphere, incredible food (we had the sirloin), and reasonably priced (cheap!!) Guinness and draft beer prices. I highly recommend this...place to anybody!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 9 February 2020

Just jumped in because of the storm, stayed for a while boys got a bite and I had the scampi. Server was very nice, polite and prompt (Brey, I think) very sweet with the boys. As always decent grub, efficient service and a nice break...in any day. Thanks as ever.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 30 December 2019 via mobile

Called in Christmas eve without booking and luckily managed to get a table. Good, varied menu and extremely good value for money. Would always recommend.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 24 November 2019 via mobile

We ate dinner here our last night of a three week vacation to Ireland. At this point in the trip, we had the pleasure of quite a variety of meals at many restaurants. O’Neills was a short walk from our hotel so it was convenient....We use Tripadvisor to create a short list and then strolled around the area before deciding on O’Neills. Our service was friendly and without delay. Food choice was ok and our dinners were both good. O’Neills is a pub style restaurant, relaxing and good for a quick dinner of comfort food. We enjoyed our dinner and recommend this establishment if you are in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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In my experience, most Leinster pubs charge for mi wadi. It's rarer outside the pale and rarer still locally.
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We had left the car at the hotel and walked in, wasn't far, only about 200m. Hope this helps.
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O'Neill's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4