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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law 2 Pearse Street, Athlone N37 YY71, Ireland
+353 90 642 3753
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb chops” (3 reviews)
“wings” (5 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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Murphy's Law 2 Pearse Street, Athlone N37 YY71, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went into Murphy law lately I love the food here. My husband and i had the potato skins to start with bacon and cheese. Gerard had a steak and I the club sandwich and the cgg chips. Unbelievable i have to say. I would highly...More

Thank Loveshotelgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love going to Murphy's when they had the old premises, the food was delicious, i would bring my family for Sunday dinners or my dad for lunch. The last 3 times I've been there the food was appalling, its a pity because...More

Thank KimberleyF4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard good things about the place so went in with the family. The food was grand, bit on the smaller side portion on my plate which I thought was odd. Everyone else got a big portion of chips but I asked for potatoes instead and...More

Thank Swish18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had some food and drinks here on Saturday evening. Nothing fancy about it, but the starters where nice. There was a good time between starters and mains, hunger had kind off gone by the time the mains arrived, and we had to ask for them!...More

Thank Rachchic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always loved the food at Murphys, but the food has gone downhill since they have moved premises. Inside, the new place is strange, not like a pub or cafe. Everything looks out of place. Service was slow and the food over-cooked and over-seasoned. We...More

Thank Lolly07x
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Food in the bar is good and the atmosphere is great - we had great time there. Staff is great and very helpful.

Thank MarzenaDublin
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Having heard so much about the food here, I was really looking forward to trying it out. I had the spareribs for starter, which were very fatty and hard to cut up and left very little meat to eat. For the main course I had...More

4  Thank Ee D
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Murphy's is always top of their game when it comes to entertainment, food, staff and craic! Definitely worth a visit when in town!

Thank ghogie91
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We were brought to a table and left sitting there while several tables filled up and got served. I’ve never walked out of a restaurant in my life. We’d two young, hungry children who were very unhappy leaving. I heard the wings were good but...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We came here for dinner and a drink. Menu is fantastic, so much choice! Food was reasonably priced. Great portion sizes and the food was really good.

Thank hollyandjohnny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Murphy's Law 2 Pearse Street, Athlone N37 YY71, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 642 3753
  • E-mail
Murphy's Law is a family run traditional Irish Bar with live music & a large open-air beer garden. We serve food 7 days a week from 10am & cater for parties. We also specialise in food challenges. Above Murphy's Law, we have a Bed & Breakfast with all rooms en suite & offer very competitive rates. Murphy's Law is situated right in the heart of Athlone with most amenities on your door step.
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