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Durty Nelly's

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Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
+353 61 364 861
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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Naas, Ireland
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Finished my trip to Limerick with an outdoor lunch in Durty Nelly'. Must be a record for me to dine outside twice in the one day.. As I was well fortified from breakfast time, I opted for fish for Lunch. The cod was excellent as was the service.

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Thank kevdoc
Levenmouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good atmosphere in this pub and always a tad busy and a tourist stop off... The beer is excellent. Very efficient staff....

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Buford, GA
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We pulled in and found a space right away. We walked in the door and were seated right away. The server came immediately and took our drink order. The Irish coffee was the best I've had ~ better than the Buena Vista in San Francisco! Fish & chips was exemplary. Nothing critical to say! All the hospitality of which Ireland... More 

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Brockton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Extremely disappointed in this restaurant. It came highly recommended. Food in the upstairs bar was pretty bad for the price we paid. Service started off poorly, but restaurant was very busy, and got better as night went on. Bartender didn't know how to make the drinks that member of my party asked for. But nice view of castle next door.... More 

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barrymca6969, Public Relations Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this review

Dear Jim M, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent visit to Durty Nelly's. We strive to ensure all our customers have a positive experience and we are sorry that yours was not good on this occasion. We are disappointed we were not alerted to the problem at the time as we would... More 

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273 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Durty Nelly's is a great place. Great service, food and staff. It is by the Castle so grab lunch before your visit. Cold beer as well and nice T-shirts.

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great, the drinks were fantastic and the ambiance cant be beat. I would highly recommend stopping by and enjoying an irish coffee and eat the sticky toffee pudding. The service was fantastic and it feels like a traditional old world pub. There is something about just hanging out chit-chatting and drinking with a medieval castle right there... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked over from our hotel and had beer and fish and chips. We sat outside in the wonderful sunshine and were pleased with the pub service. We went inside to order our beer and food and the staff brought out the food in a very timely manner. This is a place to stop by if you are in the... More 

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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188 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not my first submission---25 years & the portions are generous and delicious. The ambience? so many rooms to choose from

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Washington
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited before our Medieval Castle dinner and was very welcoming and authentic looking. Just stayed for a pint but wished we had more time for a real dinner. Definitely a place to visit.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here early on a Saturday night, and chose to go with the restaurant side, dinner menu 3-course option. Every single item was amazing! For starters, we had the seafood chowder and mussels, and then sirloin and roasted lamb shank for entrees, and finally sticky toffee pudding and irish coffee parfait for desserts. We loved it so much we... More 

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DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this review

Thank you Travel_bear16 for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We are glad you enjoyed your meal all our dishes are homemade by our wonderful team of chefs. We look forward to your next visit. Durty Nellys. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 34
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Bunratty
  • Phone Number: +353 61 364 861
Description
Durty Nelly’s is one of Ireland’s most famous pubs and offers a truly unique Irish experience through its history and character. Often copied but never replaced, this truly unique piece of Irish heritage dates back to 1620. Enjoy the craic agus ceoil at the world-renowned Durty Nelly’s where we offer live Traditional Irish music every weekend, host festivals all year ’round, and even welcome a few celebrities on occasion!Durty Nelly’s is famed for our extensive and great-value menus in The Bar, Loft & Oyster Restaurants. Whether it be a quick bite or a special meal, our top-class chefs will cater to every taste and budget, providing an unforgettable dining experience.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?