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Joe Watty's Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
| Inis Mor, Province of Connacht H91 N889, Ireland
+353 86 049 4509
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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| Inis Mor, Province of Connacht H91 N889, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this pub for dinner on a cold January evening, but the chef had a day off that day, and they did not have meals except for the reservations made in advance. When I was about to leave, they asked me if I...More

Thank SoloTraveller_121976
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed many of the legendary Irish pubs during our 3 week road trip and of course the quality of the Guinness remains the acid test between the good and the great. However, as someone that has now reached the age where my beer...More

1  Thank Antony B
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent, the company great and music enjoyable! One of the best nights I spent while visiting Ireland!

1  Thank erika695
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

After arriving by ferry and having a tour by van of Inis Mor, we ended up here for a pint or two. It was a chilly day, so the fireplace was most welcoming. So was the hot soup! Delicious!! Comfy pub, friendly staff, interesting locals,...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Very good and friendly pub, with good food, and enough space to come with children. We liked the atmosphere, the friendliness of the staff, and the place itself. Good beer also, OF COURSE!

Thank Cla13bdAD
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We landed at Ti Joe Wattys after a very wet October day seeing the sights on Inishmore by horse and buggy (thank you Rose & Patrick). We needed to warm up and the coal fire + a few Guinness help us to do that. We'd...More

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We had a couple of drinks and a family evening meal for 4 here. The food was fine, it wasn't amazing but it was grand. The place had been recommended to us so maybe our expectations were a little higher and we only found it...More

Thank POM500
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We ended up in here for a pint and stayed for dinner talking to local fishermen. Yes, they still inhabit the island. It was a treat. We had steak for dinner and it was delicious. Would recommend as a place for music as well though...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had a fantastic time at Joe Watty's. The meal was delicious and I had my first Dingle Gin and tonic which was refreshing. Seamus performed traditional and American favorites. Our waiter could not have been more attentive. Go to Joe Watty's for a nice...More

Thank N6693DJkareno
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We ate dinner at Joe Wattys 2 Times while on the island. Both times, the food was excellent. We had the same waiter, David, both nights and don’t have enough good things to say about him. The atmosphere was great. My husband is a vegetarian,...More

Thank verniers2017
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28 June 2016|
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Response from PJJoeWattys | Property representative |
Sorry for late reply. I am away at the moment but anything in Kilronan is close. Also, if you click into the links page joewattys website there is a list of all accommodation
Barbara D
18 June 2015|
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Response from PJ F | Property representative |
Barbara, A Chara So sorry for delay in replying to this and I suspect it might be too late now. I thought I had replied on my phone when it came in and obviously I did something wrong. Children are welcome in the bar up... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Inis Mor, Province of Connacht H91 N889, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Aran Islands  >  Inishmore
  • Phone Number: +353 86 049 4509
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Joe Watty’s Bar is a welcoming local bar with good food, music & craic. The bar is well placed in Kilronan Village, at the cross-roads to Dún Aengus and the Seal Colony. When you drink at Joe Watty’s, you drink with the locals. We offer you a ‘Ceád Milé Failté’ to Joe Watty’s, one of the Islands Oldest and most Traditional Pubs, where you may relax and unwind in front of a warm open fire with a pint of Guinness or Irish Coffee. Located at the cross-roads that lead to Dún Aengus Fort and the Seal Colony, and only 300 metres from the Pier.You may wish to sample our ‘Traditional Island Bar Food’ of locally caught Lobster, Crab, Mussels, Fresh Fish, a variety of Meat & Vegetarian Dishes and Homemade Desserts.Watty’s Is Famous For Its Live Music Sessions.Live Music Nightly: May - September And At Week-Ends All Year.Bar Food Daily 12.30 – 21.00hrs.So for the best of Craic, Food & Drinks its got to be Watty’s.
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