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Ma Murphy's

New Street, Bantry, Ireland
353 27 50242
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Ranked #5 of 37 Restaurants in Bantry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
San Diego, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This pub has it all: front part is authentic old Irish pub where you can always pop in for a pint and a friendly chat. The garden area and mini-nightclub in the back offer younger people live music and a place of their own to meet up. The owners, Bill, Mary and Sean, are people we now regard as friends.

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Clonmel, Ireland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This pub is definately worth a visit. It looks like it has been here since the foundation of Bantry. Locals in the pub are extremely friendly, as are the staff. The pub has an extra room where musicians play most nights, great entertainment.

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Bantry cork ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A great Pub, run by a lovely family with great helpful staff. Great selection of beers from the norm to the craft beer found world wide. If in Bantry you got to go here, live music and Good jams , really nice beer garden and good food if needed. YOU HABENT BEEN TO BANRTY TILL YOU HAVE BEEN IN MA'S

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Cracking old pub with an even older fridge, had the pleasure of watching and listening to a group of young school girls playing their instruments fantastic night. Well done Rob for GB Tours.

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Devon, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

was recommended this place by locals whom I met in Bristol before flying to Cork. Perfect Traditional Irish bar, the best place in the world as the locals would say.

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Skibbereen, Cork, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I can write a whole fantastic review about Ma's, but I won't! You gadda go there and experience it for yourself! All I will say that once your been there, you wanna come back for more! Locals or tourists alike...

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West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The highlight of our trip to Ireland was Ma Murphys! This authentic pub should be on everyone's list to visit. We asked for photos and they took us behind the bar. The open mic night was magical. The locals played an amazing selection of instruments and the talent was WOW!. We totally fell in love with this place and highly... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

found this pub by chance. just wandering along the road and decided to pop in for a nice quiet drink. atmosphere good, and girl behind the bar needs brownie points, as at one point there was three in the bar, then fifteen or more and she coped brilliantly on her own. the boss man came to help and he was... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Original, dark and atmospheric is the best way I could describe ‘Ma Murphy’s’, if you like the feeling of the old authentic Irish pub then this place fits the bill, on entering you pass through the original shop area (not really used as such nowadays) then through doors to the bar and it’s a real blast from the past a... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Dropped in here for after meal drinks. Top class beer garden/smoking area. Vintage whiskies on offer. Cool and courteous staff. Old style pub with lots of curios to look at. Would recommend!

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

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