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McDermott's Pub

) #3 of 22 Restaurants in Doolin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, ,
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (9 reviews)
“irish stew” (34 reviews)
“crab claws” (18 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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171 - 180 of 937 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2016

The staff are incredibly friendly and hard working. The pub was absolutely PACKED on the night we were there and the staff were incredibly efficient - I think that most places would offer half the service with double the staff. Smiles on all their faces,...More

Thank Blue_Bomber_fan
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This pub has excellent food and is a friendly place to have an excellent meal. This is one of the places we always have a meal while in Doolin. The music is great too. A nice family atmosphere and spacious tables and booths to sit...More

Thank Muriel M
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The best seafood I had tasted. Everything was fresh and cooked to delight your palate. Friendly service and cold Guinness.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Really enjoyed the atmosphere, lots and lots of fun to be had. The pint of Guinness is great ! Well worth a visit :)

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner and a few pints at McDermotts. Wait staff was exceptional! Evening music was great. We stayed in Doolin and enjoyed the experience!

Thank JoanieBW
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very enjoyable evening. The musicians change each night and I think they do a circuit of the Doolin Pubs. Nice atmosphere, not too noisy but very busy as are all the pubs in Doolin.

Thank Clare H
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice while visiting Doolin. We could always find a table and didn't seem to be so filled with tourists. We prefer eating with locals. Friendly and helpful wait staff! The lamb shank was unbelievable! I wish I could have it again. Go.for...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Went here last night at the suggestion of our innkeeper. It was a bit of a walk from our place but worth the trip. Combination of local folk and other tourists. My husband had the beef stew and said it was amazing. At 9:30 the...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 27 June 2016

McD's as it is fondly called always offers a satisfying meal if nothing fancy and a good alternative to some of the pricey restaurants. Unfortunately the quality varies depending on who's in the kitchen and the prices have risen lately. You won't go away hungry...More

Thank CMBernadette
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great music. Great atmosphere. Great pints. All around this was an excellent stop during our overnight in Doolin.

Thank DJC027
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Mary C
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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$ 28
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
  • E-mail
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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