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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law 2 Pearse Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 642 3753
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (14 reviews)
“beef stew” (3 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Murphy's Law 2 Pearse Street, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is very low standard. I ordered cod and chips as in the fillet of the day. The cod must have been in the Sahara dessert for two weeks. Dry and tasteless. My girl friend ordered a 8oz burger . Tasteless and very very...More

1  Thank Mick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whatever can go wrong will go wrong. Very poor hygiene standards, industrial food, over used frying oil, staff with attitude... Avoid at all costs. Ps: the photos on the wall are the best feature of this pub.

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

went here with two friends for lunch, the menu is of great variety, the food was delicious, the staff were very friendly and attentive and the bill was very resonable , really enjoyed and will definitely return

1  Thank GalwaayGalwaygirl34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great find. Tasty, substantial and good value. Very friendly with lots of locals dropping in to the bar.

1  Thank Canoe_Mark
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Brilliant menu great service and great value. Literally love this place! Great for hangover food too get the Montana fries :) more places should follow suit

1  Thank Trea86
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Food is fantastic here , Quick service and big portions at reasonable prices. It's not a fancy place but fantastic pub grub.

1  Thank Tom E
Reviewed 6 April 2017

There is a good choice of dishes at a good price. Being a pub there is also a good choice of drinks.The Barman served the drinks and helped serve the food. There were also waitresses taking orders etc. Excellent service. A fairly quiet Monday evening...More

Thank SarahC0805
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We went there on a busy Saturday evening with 4 kids. I was a bit worried when we arrived as the place was very busy and all the servers looked quite young. I needn't have worried, We were seated quickly and given menus. My husband...More

Thank CorkRedser
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Went here due to the reviews we had read. Weren't disappointed. I had the Texas burger which was good, hubby had the stacker burger. He struggled to eat this and that's unusual. Atmosphere was good, staff attentive. On seeing other food being brought out it...More

Thank pamelagF8232QX
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I could not fault the food. It is definitely a step up from your run of the mill pub food. The service is not good though. When it is busy at lunch time it all falls apart. Especially if you're on your one hour lunch....More

Thank Becca C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 17
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Murphy's Law 2 Pearse Street, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 642 3753
  • E-mail
Murphy's Law is a family run traditional Irish Bar with live music & a large open-air beer garden.
We serve food 7 days a week from 10am & cater for parties. We also specialise in food challenges.
Above Murphy's Law, we have a Bed & Breakfast with all rooms en suite & offer very competitive rates.
Murphy's Law is situated right in the heart of Athlone with most amenities on your door step.
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