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Murphy's Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
+353 64 663 1294
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (68 reviews)
“cottage pie” (47 reviews)
“lamb stew” (20 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 1,051 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a few good meals here, and the staff are lovely. Even if its crowded, they try and normally seat everybody. It was pretty busy when we were there, weather was bad, so everybody was enjoying the pubs. I like their fish and chips...More

Thank RosebudBrussels
Reviewed 3 days ago

Centrally located on College Street, Murphy's is good for a pint, good for mid day soup, and great for a fireside family pub dinner. The menu is pub oriented. The service is friendly. Atmosphere is friendly enough that you will find yourself talking (*if you...More

Thank rfmcnulty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great but the food was average. Food came out really fast which makes me think it’s pre-made completely. Too early for the music but I’m sure it’s fun later at night.More

Thank CelticDreamTours
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Celtic Dream Tours , Thank you for your comments though we were most disappointed to to read your opinion about our food. Our ingredients are sourced fresh and locally . Everything is prepared and cooked daily , obviously if one orders roast beef etc...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food! Bit expensive but expected for great location! Waitress Carrie was absolutely lovely :) great music and fast service

Thank Ciara W
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ciara, Thank you for an excellent review. Carrie was delighted to read your comments. We hope you call again sometime. Best wishes , Seán & Máire

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard of Murphy's Pub from friends and on our trip to Killarney, I knew it was one place I needed to visit. As luck would have it the owner Sean Murphy was at the bar when I arrived for lunch and he as...More

Thank Chef Dennis L
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Dennis , Thank you for submitting an amazing review. Your kind words are much appreciated by all the team here at Murphy's Bar.It really means a lot that you had such an enjoyable visit. Best wishes , Seán & Máire

Reviewed 15 January 2018

We did not end up eating here as it was later in the evening but enjoyed some great Beer and an awesome band. Lots of good company and a good vibe here. Definitely worth the stop!More

Thank akragness3
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi there ! What a fantastic title to your review ! We really appreciate your positive comments. We have been in the business for long enough to know that quality, hospitality and atmosphere make for a good time ! Call again sometime ! Seán &...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Couldn’t get over the size and quality of the roasts being served at lunch. We were doing something for dinner but only opted for a toastie. That, whilst not a beautiful roast beef/lamb, was very nice. The place was “humming” for lunches, and that was...More

Thank JohnTPerth
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi John , Thank you for taking the time to submit a really positive review of your visit to Murphy's Bar. Murphy's has an excellent reputation for delicious traditional Irish food going back sixty years. As the saying goes ... In Murphy's You Can Sense...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Called in for our lunch on the Saturday & the place was hopping . Grub was beautiful . Staff were very nice & efficent. Called back later for the rugby match & the place was still hopping. Will be back

Thank pattheplumber
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi pat , Thanks for a great review , it sounds like you had a very successful visit to Murphy's Bar. We have the feeling we might see you again sometime !! All the best , Seán & Máire

Reviewed 22 December 2017

We just returned from Ireland and Murphy's Bar was one of the more memorable places we ate at during our trip. The service was very good and extremely friendly, and the food was excellent. Both of our dinners we great! It was recommended to us...More

Thank Lisa T
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi Lisa , What a wonderful review ! We especially loved the title . We really appreciate the time and effort you made to submit such a positive review of your visit to Murphy's . We hope you get the chance to visit us again...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great food. Good atmosphere and great selection of drinks. Busy and restaurant also overhead. Menu limited but adequate.

Thank JohnHfromDublin
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi John , Thank you for submitting an excellent review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the food and atmosphere in Murphy's . Hope to see you again sometime ! Seán & Máire

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Questions & Answers
tracyglad
11 September 2016|
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Response from Sean-Maire-Murphy | Property representative |
Hi , We have live music every night from 9.30 pm. We look forward to welcoming you !
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Lyndsey C
7 April 2016|
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Response from Sean-Maire-Murphy | Property representative |
Hello , According to Irish Law , children under 18 can remain in a bar until 10pm from May to September and until 9pm at all other times of the year. We hope this is of assistance to you and look forward to welcoming you to... More
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Donna W
4 March 2016|
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Response from Sean-Maire-Murphy | Property representative |
Good Evening Donna, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately we do not take reservations in the bar. If you want to come in and speak to a member of staff on the night they will get you a seat as soon as possible, there... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 43
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 1294
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