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Johnnie Fox's Pub

Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
+353 1 295 5647
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was well worth the 20 min bus journey (collected from the hotel) up to Johnnie Fox's pub. We've been to other Irish music and dance nights many times in other locations, but this was probably the best yet. The greeting was very friendly, the...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us had a lovely evening - it was my second or third time here over the last few years - THE best fish n chips in town. All the food is basically good - we all had our favourite dishes! A very comfortable...More

Thank MariePhillipsBrussel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a special evening of fabulous Irish dancing and traditional Irish music. The dancers were all amazing, especially the little girl, although the four adults were wonderful! The music was a great mix of tradition folk songs played by two talented performers and a really...More

Thank Pamah15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a typical Oirish Hooley then look no further than a trip to this incredible venue set high in the hills behind Dublin. On arrival you're ushered to a courtyard to pour your own pint of JF stout, and perhaps a few 1€...More

1  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice typical pub about 40 minutes away from from Dublin, by taxi. The pub is very nice, with several rooms and live irish music. One of the rooms is reserved for people who booked the dinner and show. The taxi was around 30 EUR. On...More

Thank Ricardo F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many reviews before pointed, it might take a while to get a table. For me and my group, it was 30 minutes until they announced in the microphone they had a place for us. There are two parking lots that were full on the...More

Thank Fernando R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live close to this pub/restaurant but hadn't call in for many years. I was delighted with the atmosphere and good choice of harty food on the menu. The service was prompt and friendly, definitely would recommend a visit whether your a tourist or local

Thank Irisharsaoire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit when my mother told me she had booked a show of folk music and Irish dancing I was sceptical of it being a good night. The food was fantastic, bearing in mind catering for 150+ people at once and to still...More

1  Thank Marc P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the pub after a nice hike in wicklow mountains. The place was packed when we got there, but we got a table right away. On suggestion from a friend, we got the chowder. The portion wasn't huge, but was really tasty, full of a...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Johnnie Fox's once back in 2010 with some girlfriends and we absolutely loved it. Went back again last weekend and the food and Guinness is just as good as I remembered! The oysters, mussels and crab starters where excellent, but the lamb...More

1  Thank Pinki15
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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
6 June 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for leaving a message on TA for us, sorry for the delay in replying but this is usually looked at weekly. Please do feel free to contact anytime for immediate reply by email info at jfp ie - in relation... More
Stephen K
17 February 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
Hi Stephen - sorry for the late reply hope we catch you in time.....Reservation is always a good idea, Gee_Cee above gave all the times perfectly and they are also on our website and yes we have entertainment nightly as well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$187
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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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