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Johnnie Fox's Pub

Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
+353 1 295 5647
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
European, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Amaizing place
"It's definitely a must-do when you're in Dublin ."
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2. Proper good craic!
"Take the time out of your visit to Ireland to enjoy this gem!"
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3. Always a hit!
"come here you are guaranteed to have an amazing Irish experience!"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Myself and 3 other friends went to the hooley night last Saturday and despite letting them know well in advanced that 2 of us were on plant based diets they reassured us that they have lots of vegan and plant based diet requirements at their...More

Thank Maxine M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The place is just terrific. If you want to see a good river dance show, eat fabulous food and listen to wonderful music and pub songs, then this is the place for you. They have a bus which we took to get here which has...More

3  Thank Maria B
JohnnieFoxsPub, Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Maria thanks for the lovely warm and factual review, hope you make it back up to us very soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great lunch. Nice ambiance. The food was delicious, the locally brewed beer was excellent and outstanding service.

Thank V-A T
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for a perfect rating and for the lovely words about the pub! We are always delighted to hear our guests enjoyed their time with us and we do hope this won't be your last visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago

FANTASTIC FOOD. GREAT ATMOSPHERE. GREAT IRISH MUSIC. DEFINITELY RECOMMENDED. If you haven't been to Johnny Fox"s Pub, then I recommend a visit there. Fabulous food cooked to perfection and tasted so good. Compliments to the chef. Homecooked food with quality ingredients. I had the seafood...More

Thank yaris1234567890
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Yaris, Thanks for taking the time to leave such a glowing review along with a perfect rating! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Johnnie Fox's. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our hard working kitchen staff. We...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit for sure. Great cosy pub. Meal was tasty but desert was absolutely delicious. Nicest desert ever!!!! Would visit again for the desert alone.More

Thank lemondrops2018
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the perfect rating and for such lovely feedback, I will indeed be passing on your kind comments to our staff in the bakery! All of our desserts are made fresh from scratch every day in our on site bakery, something we can't help...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

By using gps it was an easy place to find. Irish back roads. We used our cell phone and not the one provided by the car rental agency. The highest pub in Ireland, quaint, fun and entertaining. The music, food and drink were excellent. A...More

Thank 723brian
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Brian! Thanks for taking the time to leave a perfect rating along with such kind feedback. Great to hear you found the pub so easily and that you enjoyed your evening with us! "A true Irish pub out in the countryside" has a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here in the rural pub tour and really enjoyed it! Lovely area to sit outside and listen to music. Definitely with a visit.

Thank Mazda3
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the perfect rating and kind feedback Mazda, delighted you enjoyed your time with us. The team always love when Shane from the Rural Pub Tours visits us with his lovely groups!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a fun dinner and evening at Johnnie Foxes. Great meal, entertainment, and such a unique restaurant with a great view!

Thank J-canada2
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a perfect rating along with some lovely feedback, we do hope it won't be long before we can welcome you back again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for tourists and visitors to Ireland. Went with a group from work, who were travelling from all over the world, for the 'Hooley' night and great fun was had by all. The service was super, the food was excellent (no mean feat with...More

Thank Nicola M
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Nicola, thanks for taking the time to leave such glowing feedback! We can't thank you enough for the perfect rating and kind comments. Delighted your group enjoyed their evening at the Hooley night!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the pub recently, it was a beautiful day when we visited with a lovely atmosphere with live music outside. Very well organized with everyone seeming to know there job!! Very centered to tourists and tour buses! For me my steak and pint were top...More

Thank keith h
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Keith, we appreciate the great rating and honest feedback! Lovely to hear you enjoyed your time with us!

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indueby
27 February 2018|
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Response from EBTD | Reviewed this property |
This pub is quite some distance uphill from Dublin and if you want to get the full craic from the hooley experience i suggest you book a table and organise to use the shuttle from city centre. have fun
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catemont
28 November 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
Strongly recommend reservations for the Hooley show or even dinner just to avoid disappointment, psssst sorry for the late reply....
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angelamann73
2 November 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
So sorry for the late reply, our TA page gets periodic updates as we are a bit short staffed but our Facebook page gets replies much faster and emails get them usually within the hour in office opening times, ok apology done... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$186
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Glencullen
  • Phone Number: +353 1 295 5647
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Description
Johnnie Fox's Pub is situated in the heart of the Dublin Mountains and it is a pub that simply "has it all"! A living museum of Irish tradition, live entertainment nightly, food served daily from their a la carte menu which starts at 12:30 through until 9:30pm. The full range of menus are available to view online.Situated only 40 mins from Dublin centre, 10 minutes from Enniskerry or Dundrum, there is even a shuttle bus service which runs daily from the city to the pub and back down again, for full details contact EXPRESS BUS and these are also great for full coach and mini bus hire - only €10 return per person (10+). For a real treat - one must experienced the world famous "HOOLEY NIGHT" 4 course dinner and live traditional ballad music and dance show, for only €52.50 per person - a great night no matter the occasion or number of people in your group, book from one person to 130. Traditional Irish Peat Fireplaces, Live Entertainment, Great Food, Own Bakery, Ample Parking, Friendly Service and so much more.
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