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Courtney's Bar

24 Plunkett Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 2689
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Straightforward Pub

Fairly common Irish pub, a bit cramped and loud with an affinity for hard-core rock songs... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
LinAdi7
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Bel Air, Maryland
Great selection of beers

Spent an enjoyable few hours in this busy bar. Staff are friendly and efficient. Large selection of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
mikesub3
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Limerick, Ireland
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Courtneys is one of the oldest and most popular bars in Killarney, operating since 1891. Traditional, Old World specialising in music,craft beer and Irish Whiskey. "Wet House" only (i.E. No food) and generally television free barring major sporting events. Whiskey Tastings arranged by prior request.
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  • Average4%
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24 Plunkett Street, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Fairly common Irish pub, a bit cramped and loud with an affinity for hard-core rock songs. Bartenders were pleasant but inattentive. They do have some local beers and an average selection of whiskeys. We were here on an early evening and it was quite busy...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable few hours in this busy bar. Staff are friendly and efficient. Large selection of craft beers.

Thank mikesub3
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Cute place to stop in Killarney on High Street to have a beer & a vodka & tonic. Great fireplace & ambience. Friendly locals there

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest bars in Killarney. Lovely old fashioned interior, more than helpful staff and a really good range of beers on. Thank you to the staff member who recommended the gluten-free beer from '9 White Deer'. (Was getting fed up of Damm all...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

a Lovely place. great atmosphere. very friendly and efficient brilliant music staff. but the toilet we like something you would see 50 years ago with black mould all around the sink and the smell was foul. i can imagine what a tourist thinks of the...More

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Courtney's B, Manager at Courtney's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Trish, Thank you for your review and we would like to apologise for the toilets not being up to scratch on the night you visited for which there is no excuse. The style of the toilets is indeed reminiscent of 50 years ago with...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub, great selection of beers. Music was very entertaining, two pigs down the front wouldn't even buy a drink. Pigs

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Wandered past this bar and decided to go in.... Compared to all the other bars touting for tourist business with some dodgy old crooners with bad voices and corny tunes, this bar was playing some quality traditional music. It's was a Thursday, so maybe you...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Went in around 7pm for a drink and maybe supper. The place is dark, quaint and small. The doorway is really tiny with two narrow swinging half doors. Very interesting interior and a nice bar. Not many people in, but bar service seemed slow. Had...More

Thank Travelcrow
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Killarney is a busy town in the summer, with a big choice of pubs. Courtney's is a genuine traditional pub in the centre of the town. The staff are friendly and welcoming. There is a large choice of bottled beers and whiskeys. There is live...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Been here a number of times when visiting Killarney. Good selection of craft and foreign beers, staff are very pleasant as well. Really enjoyable place for a drink

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