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J.J. Murphy's

ul.Karnigradska 6, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 87 833 3457
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chicken wings” (2 reviews)
“irish pub” (22 reviews)
“nice pub” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, International, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
ul.Karnigradska 6, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Large pub in the typical Irish/British style, not too crowded, sports on TV, good beer on tap - what else you want? This is one of few places anywhere you can get Kilkenny, and the price is very good - about 2.75 Euro. Whoever says...More

Thank mg0rm1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The prices are relatively low so that's good. They don't serve a wide range of alchocol which is pitty. The service is kind of slow when it's crowded and if you are not fan of live music, I wouldn't recommend this place. In general I...More

Thank thethousandfist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being one of the few Irish pubs in the city, there's hardly any competition. I find the drinks overprices and the food very average. The curry chicken is OK, but you never know with the ribs. They might be good one day, the other they...More

Thank Elżbieta W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing stay yesterday, great music and perfect beer :) Nice stuff and quick service, we will join later for Weißwurstfrühstück

Thank Alex M
Stefan P, Manager at J.J. Murphy's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little pub, gets packed on a weekend for the football but still no problem getting served, very good prices, good food, great atmosphere, nice helpful staff, but dimitar is the best speaks quite good English such a laugh

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Came to watch the football, came 90 minutes early for some food. Ordered and just didn't receive it. Upon enquiry the waitress told us to ask the barman. The barman wanted non of it, 30 minutes later we ask if we could order a burger...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Best irish pub in Sofia. Great beer, fantastic food. Great service. Best burgers in town. There is live music every weekend.

Thank Мануела М
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The best place in Sofiq if you want to drink ant have fun with good friends. All staff is very kind and smyle. I love this place!! :)))

Thank Росица А
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Contacted via Facebook re showing the football and got prompt replies. Went to watch football at night, moved game to a different screen so we could get commentary. Didn’t order food due to other poor reviews. Worth a visit for watching sport

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Went to watch football match. Had fish and chips, frozen fish and frozen chips not good for the prices. Beer sbove average price also. Would not eat there again.

Thank Andrew M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 19
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Karnigradska 6, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 87 833 3457
  • E-mail
Description
In 1856, James Murphy in partnership with four of his brothers founded the J.J.Murphy & Co. Brewery in Cork, Ireland.Since then his name has been associated with only the highest quality for his world famous Murphy’s Irish Stout, Red Beer and J.J. Murphy & Co. Irish Bars. In 1998 J.J.Murphys Irish Pub was founded in Sofia, Bulgaria.J.J. Murphy’s is the first authentic Irish Pub in Bulgaria. If you like the Irish atmosphere and food, there is no need for you to travel all the way to Ireland. Here you can try the traditional Irish Stew, Shepherds Pie and Beef Steak. Also on draught at J.J. Murphy’s are Kilkenny, Guinness, Carslebrg, Heineken, Stella Artois and Krombacher. During the summer you can enjoy an ice cold pint in the beer garden, with some great BBQ food.On the big screen televisions we show all main sport events from football to rugby, american football and many other sports. Every Friday and Saturday night you can enjoy live music ( Jazz, Pop, Rock, Irish and Bulgarian Music).Through the years J.J. Murphy’s proved to be the best Irish Pub in the country. The excellent reputation is brought by the nice warm atmosphere, the quality of food and brilliant service.
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