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Johnnie Fox's Pub

Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
+353 1 295 5647
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
European, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Johnnie Fox's Pub
1. Amaizing place
"It's definitely a must-do when you're in Dublin ."
lues16
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2. Proper good craic!
"Take the time out of your visit to Ireland to enjoy this gem!"
Tylar-ann P
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3. Always a hit!
"come here you are guaranteed to have an amazing Irish experience!"
James W
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Reviewed today via mobile

I planned an evening at this venue as part of my sister's hen celebrations. As there was a large party of us visiting from various parts of England we booked well in advance. From the very start the communication was great. Very clear and prompt...More

Thank laurawQ7513LM
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 suzyheidimaria
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 1 week ago

Went here for the Houlie it was really very enjoyable,it’s worth trying it once at least food good service good entertainment good ,price reasonable,

Thank max n
JohnnieFoxsPub, Public Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Max! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time at the Hooley show! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been to a pub ? This is a historical place to go. Good beer, pub grub and live folklore in the evening. You won't be sorry...

Thank EricWijngaarden
JohnnieFoxsPub, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great rating and kind feedback @EricWijngaarden. We hope you enjoyed your time with us and that we get to welcome you back up again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon arriving to the airport we had a really welcoming conversation with the custom’s officer in which he suggested “Johnnie Fox’s Pub highest in all of Dublin!!” So naturally...we drove straight there. Walking in you’re greeted by a couple of creepy old statues that look...More

Thank Ericbegarcia
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi @Ericbegarcia, We are thrilled you took the customs officer's recommendation and decided to visit us! Its always great to hear the pub is exceeding expectations. We hope you enjoy the whiskey & that we get to welcome you back again in the future. Kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucky we booked a table - it was packed!!! The blazing fireplaces and heaters were welcome on a cold January day for lunch. A good sized menu with something for everyone - good sized meals and good wine list too. We picked up a couple...More

Thank littlemizfab
JohnnieFoxsPub, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the perfect rating and lovely feedback @littlemizfab! We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and your meal. Also great to hear you brought some JFP merch back home with you! We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to enjoy a night out with great Irish music and dancing then this is a must! I can highly recommend it. It just happened to me my birthday while visiting my son in Ireland and he booked this gorgeous pub with amazing...More

Thank Lrp62
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi @Lrp62, We are delighted you spent your birthday with us here at Johnnie Fox's, we hope we made it one to remember! Many thanks for taking the time to share your kind feedback with us. Its great to hear you enjoyed your evening at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought an old college friend here for lunch last week, after not seeing each other for over 20 years! We had a lovely table, the fires were lit and there was good trad music on the speakers. He absolutely loved the place! We both...More

1  Thank eibhinb
JohnnieFoxsPub, Front Office Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi @eibhinb, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are thrilled you returned to the pub and also enjoyed your visit. I will be passing on your lovely comments regarding your meal to our head chef. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with Ireland Tours. The menu: 1- Soup (10 points) 2- Irish stew (8'5points) or Lasagna (8points) 3- Whisky and chocolate cake (9points). Live music and sympathic crew.

Thank Jos I
JohnnieFoxsPub, Front Office Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jos! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal and your evening at the Hooley show. We do hope we can welcome you back again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had 3 American friends visiting Ireland ( one for the very first time ) So Irish atmosphere, Irish hospitality etc we ( 5 in total ) booked a meal in johnnie Foxes for last Monday evening, as the show does not run on Mondays,...More

Thank ElsieRyan
Fred_Trippy, Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HelloElsieRyan, First and foremost we would like to thank you for your review, whilst people may be surprised that we thank a person for a one star review we consider it equally important to a five star. Without knowing our customer's experience we would not...More

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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$182
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, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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