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McDermott's Pub

Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb burger” (9 reviews)
“irish stew” (36 reviews)
“crab claws” (20 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Went with my mom and was able to find a place at the bar where we were served by a really hard working young man amidst a very attentive staff. Great beef and Guinness stew. Stayed for the evening music show, but it was a...More

Thank Alissa S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were staying in Doolin, so this was easy walk from our B&B. Went about 7:30 for dinner, and stayed for drinks and music, which started about 9:30. Gets very busy after 9. A tour bus dropped off about 35 people (probably after a Cliffs...More

Thank Ted C
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Brilliant sing song had on Saturday night at this excellent bar. The trad band set the scene with some great jigs and reels and then encouraged participation from a swinging gathering. Multinational sing song ensued....

Thank RonanDeane
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Whenever we visit Doolin we always make sure to visit McDermott's pub. We were not disappointed on a recent visit. Staff are always friendly and attentive. Food was up to the usual high standard. Highlight for me was the seafood chowder. Food and drink are...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had the Irish Stew and the Apple Crumble and both were delicious. Very friendly staff and excellent service. Nice little pub.

Thank Ivalaine
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped at McDermott's after dinner for late night music. Good Craig! ;) This place is a little on the smaller size, but had a great group playing. Would recommend!

Thank smileeface
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My sister-in- law had made a reservation for 8:30 pm for her group of 6 at McDermott's Pub to hear the legendary Irish music. My daughters and I, however, decided to take a chance on getting a table at 7:00 on the same night for...More

Thank tripgirl077
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I had the lamb shank special, my son had the boiled bacon and cabbage, and my wife had the beef stew - all were excellent! There was a fun trio playing while we were there and we very much enjoyed the music.

Thank JGowan
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Nice pub,with average staff .the food was among the worst I've tasted in a long time,nobody will convince me the cod wasn't frozen and from a supermarket, the table next to us said the same.the staff were too embarresed to ask if everything was OK,...More

Thank S o
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Spent both nights if our stay in Doolin here. Their music was great. People were very friendly. The bartender coke was a treasure. Food was very good. All in all a great place to hang out.

Thank Kathy O
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9 September 2017|
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Response from Anitra W | Reviewed this property |
Our family of 3 walked right in one day and had a little wait the second night. Didn't notice coach parties, just crowded because of the music.
Mary C
8 May 2016|
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Response from Bettyanne M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Churchfield B&B. Maeve was a joy. I highly recommend it. Have a wonderful time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
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Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!
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