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The Crowe's Nest Bar

Main Street, Cong F31 Y932, Ireland
+353 94 954 6243
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (16 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Cong F31 Y932, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was always well prepared Bar and wait staff great Thankyou to Padraigh for being so nice and friendly

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pud was recommended by our B&B & was far better than the other pub we visited the night before! Food was fine, with these cooked breakfasts every morning only wanted a ‘light bite’. One soup, one pasta dish. Staff friendly. Clientele mixed ages, mostly...More

Thank wendy c
Michael C, Owner at The Crowe's Nest Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Wendy for taking time to review us so kindly. We greatly appreciate it. Best regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this pub while walking around in Cong. It was our last lunch in Ireland, and although our kids have great palates, they were ready for some pizza! The staff was very friendly and the service was good. Hubby and I ordered the...More

Thank NorthMIMom
Michael C, Owner at The Crowe's Nest Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted to hear everybody was happy and we all know if the kids are happy - Mom & dad are super happy. Hope you call when you are in Cong again? Best regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visited the village of cong and called in at the crowe's nest bar for a meal and a drink , late afternoon and early in the week the bar was not too busy and we found a table quite easily - the young lady...More

Thank Eric D
Michael C, Owner at The Crowe's Nest Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Eric for that beautifully written review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write this and really glad you enjoyed your lunch with us. Best regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Crowe's Nest Bar & Restaurant is a great place for excellent pub food in the picturesque town of Cong, location of John Ford's famous film, The Quiet Man. Bacon and cabbage is a speciality in County Mayo and so glad to see it on...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don’t know if we looked intimidating as there were 6 of us, but the service was lacking. Once we finally received our food, it too was disappointing. A second beverage was not an option as we were never asked. Barely able to get our...More

Thank RaineWestDeptford
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We ate in Cohan's pub across the street the night before; but the Crow's Nest has nothing to worry about there. The difference between the two pubs is like day and night. The Crow's nest staff were courteous, polite and professional. The service was quick,...More

Thank ajbangor
Michael C, Owner at The Crowe's Nest Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and so generously. We really appreciate your feedback and delighted you were so happy with our service. Hope you get back again soon. Best regards,

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Traveling through Cong on the Mayo Galway border we stopped into this lovely hotel/bar/restaurant. First thing is the view down to the river. Beautiful and very well managed property. The best without question food around for miles. Highly recommend.

Thank Ivor M
Michael C, Owner at The Crowe's Nest Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

We really appreciate your lovely feedback Ivor - hope you will be back to see us again? Best regards on your travels..

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Went there for dinner with friends. Service was awful. Didn't bring water refills, condiments for burgers till asked several times and it was not busy. Unfriendly waitress barely acknowledged we were there. Spend your money elsewhere where you can enjoy dinner!More

Thank JM C
Michael C, Owner at The Crowe's Nest Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Good afternoon JM C . Thank you for taking the time to review and so sorry that you didn't have a great experience. Our bar staff are usually on their game and I wish that you had asked to speak to a Manager on the...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We traveled all over Ireland and this was the 10th pub we ate in... if you want nasty people to serve you this is the place. Kind of sad :(

Thank Yvonnekaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Cong F31 Y932, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Cong
  • Phone Number: +353 94 954 6243
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Ryan's Hotel
We are a bar/bistro in the centre of Cong Village. We provide a varied range of food from early morning until late evening. We pride ourselves on quick and attentive service and welcome everybody into the Crowe's Nest and want them to have an enjoyable experience with us.
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