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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was recommended to us and the food was gorgeous, the staff was lovely. Highly recommend this it for food and drinks.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 30 August 2021 via mobile

We hadn't booked for one night of our holiday and we got a table outside Great outside set up is the first thing All the staff we met were fabulous Great kids menu Great menu choices for us So good we came back on two...other occasions and booked and got a great table inside Very safe with all checks and measures in place Well worth visiting in you and in DungarvanMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 26 August 2021 via mobile

Had a most enjoyable lunch here recently "al fresco" Had the steak sandwich which was accompanied by chips and salad... Very tasty and filling... Washed down with an excellent pint of Guinness. Service fast and friendly. . Overall a very pleasant experience in Dungarvan Town...Square....More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

Great service - most obliging staff - great food, value for money. We arrived without a booking, on a busy night; but were accommodated in a most helpful and welcoming way.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 July 2021

I've visited The Local many times for drinks as well as lunch and dinner. Its a really beautiful pub that also offers excellent food at very reasonable prices. The Local has a great menu and the overall quality of the food and service is superb....This Bar / Restaurant has something for everybody and I would highly recommend you give them a visit when in Dungarvan.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2021

Hi, we recently dined here. Staff really lovely, service excellent, lovely pint of guinness but food average. We ordered a 10 oz what was supposed to be Angus striploin medium rare to share fir 3 children, what arrived was what appeared to be something like...you would buy in a vac pack in dunnes stores and it was well done with a big sinew running down through it, and to top it off the plate was cold. In fairness the excellent staff offered a new one, but with wet weather and hungry children we kept it. Its a pity as we would have eaten there again if the steak had been good. Front of house let down by kitchen.More

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

Lovely bar with very friendly staff, excellent service...and I never set foot in it! Due to Covid it's outdoor service only for the moment and The Local has prime outdoor space on Grattan Square, great I'd you get the weather! Lovely for a cold pint...in the sun and a lovely vibe in the evenings too. Really liked it.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 29 June 2021

Short notice booking, but accommodated no problem. Staff is so friendly and efficient. Food is excellent and reasonably priced. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

Great staff great food , even working with new iPads the staff were so nice , food was excellent , I mean excellent, I had ‘the Brick’ Cajun chicken burger , friends had the Aussie burger, they said amazing… outside dining of course, great atmosphere,...the deserts are amazing made in house .More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 21 June 2021 via mobile

The local is a lively bar in the square. The friendliest staff ever, Covid compliant. Seems like the locals loved it too... definitely worth a shot or two..

Date of visit: June 2021
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4