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McGills

Powerscourt Hotel | Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Enniskerry, Ireland
+353 1 274 8888
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (2 reviews)
“quesadilla” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Powerscourt Hotel | Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Enniskerry, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate at this place while staying at the hotel. The service was the worst I think I ever experienced. The food was very typical pub pub nothing special.

Thank Deircon
Reviewed 1 week ago

McGills, the pub in the Powerscourt Hotel is a delightful place for supper and your favorite beverages. The Fish and Chips are fresh, and tasty. Prices are average for Ireland. Go early, as it gets very busy in the evening.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a meal here on recent visit and found the staff very accommodating even with the pub full. Ordered fish & chips which were excellent.

Thank Calex50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub in the Hotel isn't great. Expensive but that's cos you're in a superb hotel. So you'd have thought the bar menu would at least be reasonable able. Big portions don't make it a good experience. If you're caught and not dining in Sika,...More

Thank IrishBlerzo
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday, football on the TV and far too crowded to have dinner so we came back on Monday night. Nice fish, too many chips, chicken wrap nice too. Drinks v expensive considering you have to go to and from the bar yourself...More

Thank Looneytuams
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Upon entering McGills you could easily be mistaken for thinking you are in any Irish pub instead of a typical bar in a five star hotel. The bar food menu offers great variety and excellent presentation. Lots of nooks and seats add to the charm.

1  Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The food was okay and the pints were well poured. The service was a little slow, but the place was packed and the restaurant wait staff and bar keep did their best to keep up. Atmosphere was lively.

1  Thank timbL19NQ
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Dropped in for a bite. Initially, thought level of service a bit slow. Venue wasn't very busy, but we were assisted by four different servers. Perhaps this is the norm? Salad with chicken and chunky chips were great! Chicken was flavourful and moist. Nachos...well, they...More

Thank Ghost4314
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We ate at McGill's because we were staying at the Powerscourt Hotel. The food was fine and the bartenders were very good (really knew their beer and their high end whisky!), but in general, this is a created Irish Pub in a luxury resort, not...More

Thank cmlellmom
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Had a quick dinner at the bar. They have a very large hamburger from Irish beef that was really tasty. Served with chips on a cutting board at the bar. Full bar service with lots of different Irish Whiskey to choose from. Of course, there...More

Thank Terry H
Nearby
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The Enniskerry Inn
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1.01 km away
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Terrace Cafe at Powerscourt
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.43 km away
Sika Restaurant
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.69 km away
Nearby Attractions
Powerscourt Gardens and House
2,171 reviews
.46 km away
Powerscourt Golf Club
132 reviews
.55 km away
ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel
63 reviews
.06 km away
Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood
57 reviews
.69 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Powerscourt Hotel | Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Enniskerry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Enniskerry
  • Phone Number: +353 1 274 8888
Description
This Irish pub is more than a name or an address: it embodies a spirit of friendly congeniality, a culture of conversation and story. McGill's manifests this magnificently, full of interesting artefacts and memorabilia, with a wonderful bar, made for elbows. As well as a fine selection of whiskeys, beers and stouts, McGill's offers a tasty menu of wholesome, traditional dishes, prepared and served with imagination and style.
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