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McDermott's Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb burger” (10 reviews)
“irish stew” (37 reviews)
“crab claws” (20 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

McDermott’s pub is a friendly, fun pub with great food. Try their Guinness stew—it’s the best anywhere! They offer non-traditional pub food as well, like chicken parm and lasagne. You’ll be very well taken care of at McDermott’s.

Thank adieiv
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fun night was shared with local flare and great Irish tunes. Doolin is an adorable place and this should be a stop while you’re there.

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for dinner on a Friday night and we were so pleased. I also appreciated the easy parking right across the street. We ordered the fish and chips and I must say, the portions were huge. Neither of us finished our meal. We...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the place to ourselves on a cold, winter’s night. The owners couldn’t have been more friendly. I had one of the best lamb burgers I’ve ever had, with just enough spice. My partner had fish and chips, which he declared were the “2nd...More

Thank Dionysia8
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great pub. Any pub with a fireplace is automatically a definite Yes for me, this place has 2! Great cosy pub, plenty of seating, nice big cosy fire as you walk in to great you, staff very welcoming, food is really nice also, Could...More

Thank DavidL120584
Reviewed 25 December 2017

My Sister and I had lunch here when we first arrived in Doolin. Service was very good and the food was excellent. The Guinness was also enjoyable. It was a good beginning to our stay in Doolin.

Thank ruckdog44
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop after leaving Shannon. Our driver suggested this place over another that was down the road. It was cozy. Warm and welcoming. Of course we had a Guinness, fish and chips were the best I’ve had and we just came from...More

Thank Ckew89
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Acceptable but unexceptional meal, and convivial music. We managed a reasonable lunch here, and came back for some of the evening music. Don't recommend the sticky toffee pudding, though.

Thank cvdwl
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had adrink here at lunchtime to get out of the pouring rain and we were warmly welcomed. We went back again for an evening meal and the food was typical pub food but very tasty and filling. The place was full so is obviously...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Outstanding staff (thanks Marion & Patricia), spent 3 evenings enjoying trad music and excellent pub food (the six of us ate through the menu). Be sure to make reservations and finish your evening with a 'baby Guinness'

Thank Sue B
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Karen M
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
The month of March is a brilliant time to visit Ireland. Stay at Half Door B&B, just a few steps away and the proprietor will send you to all the best places. The food and music at McDermott’s and the breakfast and travel... More
9 September 2017|
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Response from Anitra W | Reviewed this property |
Our family of 3 walked right in one day and had a little wait the second night. Didn't notice coach parties, just crowded because of the music.
Mary C
7 May 2016|
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Response from Bettyanne M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Churchfield B&B. Maeve was a joy. I highly recommend it. Have a wonderful time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
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Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!
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