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Lovely evening

After setting up camp down by the river, we visited this pub at the recommendation of the campsite... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Philip G

Best Guinness in Rathdrum with a warm local welcome .The walls are covered in zany cartoons painted... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 Oct 2017
“Lovely evening”
10 Aug 2017
“Don't go here if you have kids!!!”
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

After setting up camp down by the river, we visited this pub at the recommendation of the campsite. Wonderful atmosphere with very friendly locals who welcomed us in (even roping us into their weekly draw). The cartoons on the wall add to the charm

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Visted here recently while on holidays with my wife and kids. We had a wonderful meal in the adjacent Bates restaurant and decided to have one drink before retiring for the evening. We arrived into this pub with our kids (age 12, 10 and 7)...More

1  Thank Seamus L
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Best Guinness in Rathdrum with a warm local welcome .The walls are covered in zany cartoons painted many moons ago.Lovely roaring fire in the small backroom bar

Thank fizzio4u2
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This pub hasn't changed much from Ireland's fair old times. Here you will find locals having a pint and discussing the prospects of their favorite horse at tracks from all over Ireland. We happened to be there on Irish Derby Day. It was as if...More

Thank cashelguy
Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

I don't live in Ireland, but come to visit family when I can. There's no option for "Family", so had to go with "Family with teenagers" as my mum was the one who took me here. We've been a few times, and I've always really...More

Thank Esmée L
Reviewed 12 September 2014

A very special pub in Rathdrum Ireland, the walls are decorated with so many hand drawn cartoons. A great place to have a pint or two.

1  Thank Guinness44life
Reviewed 7 September 2014

This is a very unique pub. I was there a couple of times with my friend from Amsterdam and we used to talk to the owner and his wife. The cartoons on the wall are unique and the pub has a very nice atmosphere. The...More

1  Thank DublinHennie
Reviewed 1 July 2014

A must for anyone who enjoys a bit of craic and something a little different. The walls are covered in hand drawn cartoons that fit in with the decor of the pub, goodness knows what they will do when it needs redecorating! Staff and customers...More

Thank Seasider47
Reviewed 24 January 2013

We spent a dreary September afternoon touring Rathdrum and we dodged a rain shower in the Cartoon Pub. For our enjoyment the barman spent several hours explaining both the inn's cartoons and the finer points of Irish beer...along with explaining the rules of an Irish...More

2  Thank Gbraze
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Very unique pub with Sky sports TV stations. Front door says it is Cartoon Inn with cartoons drawn on the walls and the back door calls it McGowan's Lounge! Same bar service. Guess you could make one stop and say you went pub hopping!

2  Thank sportbros
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