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O'Loclainn's Pub

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R477, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+335 65 7077006
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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
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“whiskey bar” (13 reviews)
“green spot” (5 reviews)
“hot whiskey” (3 reviews)
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R477, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Whiskeys, great atmosphere! We stayed in Ballyvaughn for a fortnight and were there every night. Sometimes great music. Margret (the owner) is fantastic in getting people together for good talks.

Thank Angelika69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a weekend in Ballyvaughan with mates, so paid a visit on a Friday night. Received a great welcome from Margaret, the pub is small with great atmosphere no tv or music so great for real pub talk and putting the world to right. Good...More

Thank Thomas Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If Whiskey, good pints and friendly service is required, then this is the place to be. No music, no TV, no gaming machines, just the magic of people doing what we do best, getting to share our stories over a pint, or one of the...More

1  Thank noel o
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great little pub, very traditional and snug, maybe a little expensive? But very nice all the same. Worth a visit.

Thank aaronjrussell
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This quaint little pub is a monument to whiskey! It came highly recommended by a local and did not disappoint. I had been told to have a Green Spot and thought it my kind of whiskey. Bar staff horrified when I asked for an ice...More

1  Thank Yvonne T
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It's a tradition now that we go to O'Loclainn's whiskey bar after dinner during our annual visit to Ballyvaughan. This bar has character in spades! Go early to get a seat!

Thank Dee_Chris
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Had a delightful time chatting and drinking with some of the local folks in this beautiful pub during a recent bike tour of Connemara.

Thank Joe O
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This has to be the best pub in the world. If you have not been here make sure you add it to your bucket list. A beautiful old pub, no loud TV or pipe music. Just a warm welcome from Margaret and her staff with...More

Thank RQ25
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Best bar in the village, Mags is very welcoming and service is excellent. Not to be missed if in the area.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely, small, but super friendly pub in Ballyvaughan. We were there a couple of times and thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent there. The owner was lovely and it was packed when we returned one evening.

Thank Trish S
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27 February 2017|
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Response from room965789 | Reviewed this property |
sorry do not know for sure but is seemed a friendly to all pub
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21 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R477, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Ballyvaughan
  • Phone Number: +335 65 7077006
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