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Ma Murphy's

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New Street, Bantry, Ireland
353 27 50242
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Seating

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This is a unique bar, not staged in any way, truly uniquie! The reason it is classed as a restaurant I think is due to the excellent al fresco food randomly served during the summer months by a couple of tuxed up local crazies. If your lucky enough to be there when they are cooking you are in for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Denis M
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Cork
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Cork
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a unique bar, not staged in any way, truly uniquie! The reason it is classed as a restaurant I think is due to the excellent al fresco food randomly served during the summer months by a couple of tuxed up local crazies. If your lucky enough to be there when they are cooking you are in for a... More 

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Thank Denis M
Cork, Ireland
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to visit Ma Murphy's and we were not disappointed, back in the snug of the bar we were able to enjoy a couple of pints as the afternoon drifted by.

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Thank dwyerkev
Rheine, Germany
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

everytime brilliant for a visit. they serve several typs of beer and in the summertime a great beergarden is inviting to stay longer. for sure its not a restaurant, but drink one more and u dont need food!

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Thank hans-georg-albers
County Cork, Ireland
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This is a very nice pub and different from most other pubs I have been to Prices and quality of drink are very good

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Thank Pat M
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Came here with some friends - real local pub - try the Dingle Gin with Grapefruit - really delicious - shelves show a keen selection of whiskey - you can even order your fish and chips from the local takeaway - well worth a visit

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Thank Jean D
County Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

If you like old stly pubs this ones for you. Loads of interesting memorabilia adorn every available space.

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Thank Tim T
Arlington. Va
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Funky pub with great feel The bar is unique and the beer garden is very cool. The staff are welcoming and make you feel at welcome and at home.

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Thank brian m
Ireland
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

A bit surprised to see Ma's classified as a restaurant as it doesn't really portray itself as such... it provides some food offerings but it's better known for its status as a top notch bar Located in the centre of Bantry on the old forge site, it's a deceptively large property as you walk in from the front and pass... More 

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Thank Paul121212
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Fabulous little gem in Bantry, we went both nights we stayed in bantry. They serve a wide variety of craft beers.

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Thank KirkbyE
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

we came here on our visit to bantry and loved it , people were so friendly and chatty the bar is so cosy and cute , lovely bit out back garden area great atmosphere def return and well worth going too

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Thank Lynne G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: New Street, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: 353 27 50242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?