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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
PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$180
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
European, Irish, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with some friends and our 2.5 year old and could not have asked for a better experience. The staff was all so kind especially with our daughter . They have a kids menu and high chairs available. And the food was SOO good....The chicken with mashed potatoes and roasted veggies was to die for along with everything else we ordered- definitely worth the price! Reservations are recommended especially if you would like to eat during live music and be sure to say you want to sit near the music because the pub is large with many different rooms. It’s nice to get out of the city up into the hills to such a cute and lovely pub.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot agree with any of the negative comments about this establishment. The food is absolutely top quality and the service is outstanding. Food is quick and extremely well presented and above all tasty. There was live music and the singer was brilliant and interacted...with everyone. I will be 100% be returning as soon as possible. If you are looking for the perfect Irish Bar and restaurant please give this place a try.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had Mussels to start and Guinness pie for main. My wife had salmon starter and the chowder starter as main. Luckily my wife left the mussels in her chowder unfortunately I had them as a starter and was very ill 10 hrs later. Now...put me off musses for life.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Manager, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We would like to find out more about your experience - Could you please email us info@jfp.ie. Thank you, Teagan

Reviewed 18 October 2021 via mobile

Food average, Ciaran the manager was very rude to us as customers and Luke was a young lad who obviously was never taught manners at home or school. Place has really deteriorate. There are many other far superior establishments to spend your money.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Johnnie Fox's Pub, Glencullen, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2021

KieranP it seems so confusing for us when customers leave comments without explanation, we would like to think that there was more to it than just the above, as the comment prior to yours was about how great the staff were on that guests visit...More

Reviewed 17 October 2021

This place has deteriorated so much. Once upon a time, known for its great fresh sea food , I ordered the Seafood Jambalaya & my friend ordered the Fish Pie. I couldn't find the fish in my dish, the 2 mussels were like rubber, in...fairness i did eventually spot 2 prawns !! My friends fish pie was caked in salt and sitting in a thick stock, she began to feel rather unwell. The table felt sticky !! I will never return.... Dido T Ps: as always , the staff were fab, so friendlyMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Johnnie Fox's Pub, Glencullen, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2021

Dido T - thank you for your review and complimenting our servers, we are sure they will be happy to read this. In relation to your dissatisfaction with your meal did you highlight this with your server as we are sure that they would have...More

Reviewed 15 October 2021 via mobile

A visit to Johnnie Fox should be on everyone's to do list when visiting or travelling around Ireland. It is the past brought into the present. Wonderfully traditional. The atmosphere is something to experience. Staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. Food is of fantastic quality....Great drink at the barMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Manager, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2021

Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a glowing review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you again and hope to welcome you again in the future soon. Teagan

Reviewed 10 October 2021 via mobile

Food, atmosphere & service were all fantastic. We really enjoyed our evening. It’s a great place for locals & for tourists alike. The only negative thing I can say was that I’d have loved some soya milk for my coffee. There were no non-diary alternatives...available.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Manager, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2021

Hi Una, Thanks for the lovely review! We will be sure to pass on your kind words to our team! We look forward to seeing you again soon! We are sorry to hear that we did not have alternative milks when you came to visit...More

Reviewed 29 September 2021

Wonderful setting. Food was amazing, service was really great. We had a very relaxed lunch and we were not rushed. Service staff very good and accomodating as having a great catch up with long lost friends. So enjoyed this truly Irish experience.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Manager, General Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2021

Hi Vanessa, Thanks for the lovely review! We will be sure to pass on your kind words to our team! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Teagan

Reviewed 25 September 2021

As soon as we came into the door we were treated by Gav the manager, who was unbelievably funny. After our Covid passports were checked we were seated. Our gorgeous sever Teagan was incredibly nice and funny. The staff bringing our drinks were very very...nice, in particular I really liked (what I believe to be) Gavs younger brother Olly. The soup for starter reminded me of my grandmothers back in the day. The lamb shank was simply amazing. They mustve genetically modified the sheep to be that tasty! Amazing night has to be said. Would recommend to everyone, amazing atmosphere and area.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 18 September 2021

Thank you so much to TERRY our waitress for a great experience in JFP. Terry was a super waitress and very efficient and friendly 👏. I am gluten free and all the courses were adapted to my needs. Thank you so much TERRY. I think...you deserve a free trip to COBH by your manager. 😃More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Manager, Other at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2021

Thank you very much for the fantastic rating and kind words about our Terry! We will be sure to pass on your compliments to Terry she will be delighted! We'll think about the free trip to Cobh 😃 ! We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Foxyfaye
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yes from the Gresham hotel at 18:00 proximately
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indueby
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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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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5