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Value
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was out first indoor mean since before Christmas so we were excited. The staff were all very nice and the good was excellent. The desserts were not as good as the starters and mains but overall a good meal was had by all 5...of us. 2 adults and 3 childrenMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a meal here on the 24/7. Beautiful evening so the demand for tables was high. I couldn't compliment the guy on the door managing the bookings highly enough. He was helpful, organised and was able to move things along so well. Food and service...was excellent throughout the night and nothing was too much trouble despite it being so busy for the staff.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’re regulars at Merrys. We book a table for a special occasion on 22nd. Although the boss woman wasn’t on duty, the food (from limited dinning outside menu) was superb. Didn’t notice waiting staff, so they must have been spot on. Allowed us time to...catch up, celebrate enjoy a fab evening.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We know that opening up again is a challenge and that hitches and glitches may well be part of the Irish eating out experience for some weeks to come but there is nothing to excuse the ‘we don’t give a damn about the customer’ experience...we have had at Merrys in Dungarvan this evening. A sharing platter that was mean in the extreme took forever to arrive and was followed by tepid tacos that were just about edible. We paid and then offered some constructive feedback, as I’d much rather not to post a negative review, to a pleasant but out of her depth waitress who offered an opportunity to speak to the manager . We waited a while for the manager and she received the same feedback with defensive and unapologetic stonewalling. We will not be back and suggest others give this spot a miss until they sort out both kitchen and front of house.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined here last night, we were very lucky as it was very busy and we didn’t wait long before the manager seated us. Our experience from start to finish was excellent, the staff, the food and the service. Well done to all...at Merrys,More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outside dinning and raining but didn't stop tasty food and friendly staff. Thank goodness. Chowder was full of fish, mussels tasty and fresh lovely chocolate cake and coffee. Very generous wine serving.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on 21June. Ordered Merry Burger and chips, Chips oversalted, Burger which was not 100% beef was over seasoned and was covered in Garlic Mayo, practically inedible.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 29 June 2021 via mobile

Just imagine the setting; a beautiful warm evening, the tide rising high in the harbour and the aroma of fresh food by the local Arts Centre. Merrys Gasto pub is enviably located in Dungarvan’s food quarter with Paul Flynn’s Tannery a close neighbour. A delightfully...welcoming outdoor space, simple but comprehensive food menu and well trained attentive staff. The cocktails looked elegant also. My evening meal consisted of locally produced beef in a tasty burger. Simple, tasteful and attentive, all in a lovely relaxing space. Well done.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 13 June 2021 via mobile

It is juts so wonderful to be back out and about. We took a trip to Dungarvan and headed straight to Merry’s Gastro Pub. There was a waiting list for a table outside and the hostesses offered us a drink while we were waiting. The...menu is different from The norm, fresh and local and tastes as good as it reads. Fantastic selection of craft beers and some very tasty cocktails! Unfortunately our lovely evening had a dampener put on it when a family beside us began to harass the staff with foul language which was totally uncalled for. We would like to congratulate the staff and owner on how well they handled themselves and hopefully they will not let these awful People get to them. We look forward to returning again.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 18 January 2021

I'd say if you got a quiet Sunday morning in Merrys it would be an ideal place to relax and read the paper. I love the decor. The music, however, is very loud and resonates along the street. The food I had was really awful,...and, but for the fact that I was asked out by a friend, I would have sent back. €9.25 for a gin and tonic is pretty pricey, but, as I say, its a good place for atmosphere and live music.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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I don't think there is anything specifically Gluten Free. You can find a menu on online. Sorry, Trip Advisor will not allow me to post the direct link, or, apparently even to allude that there is one. Merrys does say at... More
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Merrys Gastro Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5