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DeBarras Folk Club

55 Pearse Street, Clonakilty, Ireland
+353 23 883 3381
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Awesome local pub with unbelievable musical history

Love Debarra's and have been coming here for more than 30 years when we visit family in West Cork... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Susan D
Saint Peters, Pennsylvania
A Good Time!

This pub has fantastic atmosphere, popped in for a drink, to be told there would be a good live... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Durban, South Africa
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DeBarras is a third generation family run Traditional Irish Pub & restaurant famous the world over for its Folk Club & musical associations with Noel Redding (the jimi Hendrix Experience) & Christy Moore. Within its well worn walls you will find authentic musical memorabilia from all over the world.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“live music” (5 reviews)
“front bar” (3 reviews)
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55 Pearse Street, Clonakilty, Ireland
+353 23 883 3381
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Love Debarra's and have been coming here for more than 30 years when we visit family in West Cork. It's like a walk into a musical history museum and the food and drink are truly stellar! Enjoy fresh seafood, soups and sandwiches with a great...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This pub has fantastic atmosphere, popped in for a drink, to be told there would be a good live band later that evening. Returned after dinner, so happy we did, the music was fantastic and the patrons even better.

Thank Helliebelly
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The trouble with actually visiting somewhere that is an international legend as a folk venue is that you can easily be disappointed... not so with De Barras in Clonakilty!! I visited on three nights while touring in SW Ireland and was pretty much overwhelmed by...More

Thank Queenscout
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch recently and ordered soup and the toasted special. The food was tasty and arrived fairly quickly. Staff were helpful and friendly. Had a lovely pint of beamish to wash it down. Great little folk bar. Would recommend to everone.

Thank fugi08
Reviewed 6 October 2016

good bar food. great music venue in the night friendly staff situated in main street of pretty town of clonakilty

Thank Robin J
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We spent an enjoyable Tuesday evening here. Guinness was good and the pub was friendly with a great atmosphere. Some if the singers were excellent others good. but they played well together. I didn't initially notice a candle by the wash basin so supervise kids...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Lively, friendly and great fun. A traditional Irish pub, go into the front bar,,keep walking through and you will find room after room to sit and drink or dine. Even the smoking area feels pleasant. The musc is the highlight with people walking in with...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We visited DeBarras on a Monday night and thoroughly enjoyed the traditional music on offer €3 entrance into the back room where 10 singers/players sat in the middle of the room surrounded by locals and travellers like ourselves. We were all invited to take a...More

Thank Lisaworcestershire
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

An old real Irish pub, easy to miss, but worth looking out for. My wife and I visited twice, both times we received a very warm and genuine welcome. The food options are limited, but that in my opinion is a good thing, for whatever...More

Thank talbot829
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The musicians started out with three, than four then five and six, ended with seven. Not only were there more they were better and so we're our vocals. It was great craic'. Will be coming back.

Thank jackw445
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