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Nice Irish Bar.

We were wandering around this part of town when we chanced on this superb Irish Bar. I liked the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for a beer. Pretty typical Irish bar

I stopped in for a beer, it was okay, not fancy, just a good drinking bar. Probably pretty much... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Austin, Texas
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24 Oct 2018
“Nice Irish Bar.”
24 Dec 2017
“Good for a beer. Pretty typical Irish bar”
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Via Laietana, 44, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 932 68 10 03
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We were wandering around this part of town when we chanced on this superb Irish Bar. I liked the interior, a proper pubby lived in look with nice decor and furnishings including a cool looking serving bar and there's plenty of seating options spread throughout...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Conveniently positioned little spot and cheap cocktails (albeit basic and limited variety). The Asian-origin bar man and his tall blonde haired male colleague are laughable prima donnas!! They sit chatting to the young females and are put-out by you ordering your drinks and if they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Just got back to England after a wicked holiday in Barcelona. We had a rough time getting there and dumped the bags and headed out for a drink. We came across mcarthys and headed in for a drink. Straight away we met some amazing friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Just come out of this bar after watching the first half of the England vs Sweden game. Got in and the place was rammed. No problems - went in for the atmosphere. Just said to the Asian origin guy behind the bar - a pint...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank HHawks
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Approximately 20 of us went there on Sunday for a nice relaxing drink.We were entertained by Kenneth and his wife Tina.A great day was had by all would highly recommend it the draic was 90!!Would deffinetly go back again

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank padraicwalsh44
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Barcelona last week, walked for miles and went in 100s of bars but always ended up back in here. To be honest I’m not sure what It is about the place we love but we just did. Staff were sooo friendly and the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank jessj719
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I studied abroad in Barcelona over the summer and wouldn't have had nearly as great an experience without Mccarthy's. The bartenders are excellent and the regulars are quick to make you feel at home. We made many trips to McCarthy's during our 6 weeks abroad...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Happened on this great little bar by chance as it was near my hotel. Was made to feel at home straight away by the owner, Kenny and his charming wife Tina. Everyone who came into the bar were friendly and open for a bit of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I stopped in for a beer, it was okay, not fancy, just a good drinking bar. Probably pretty much fun with a gang of friends.

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

It was a typical real drinker’s place. toilet’s really dirty, people looked dodgy. To be fair, there was a family drinking but no...

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank JH_Byrne
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