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Murphy's Restaurant

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East End House | Castletownbere, Castletownbere, Ireland
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food and service

Food was fantastic and service excellent! Went back twice! Reasonable price. Great portions and presentation. Great location.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Food was fantastic and service excellent! Went back twice! Reasonable price. Great portions and presentation. Great location.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The quality of the food and service at Murphy's was truly second to none - it was like "coming home", home being where the heart is. The most delicious pork roast we've ever eaten and desserts that were "wickedly" delicious. Our advice is - don't leave County Cork without eating at Murphy's. We ate there at least four times during... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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153 reviews 153 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I was glad I read reviews of this before visiting because I might have passed it by otherwise. Not a typical looking restaurant from outside, don’t let it deceive you. Even once in the door it feels more like a coffee shop than a restaurant, very casual. Very friendly local staff and great fresh seafood on offer. The thing that... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

ate here each evening for our four night stay. Great food, good menu and excellent service. Loved it.

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County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

" After a magnificent drive around the Beara Peninsula, we pulled in to castletownbere looking for something to eat..Murphys was recommended and we were not disappointed..The best veg soup I have had in years, homemade brown bread and a fresh crab salad to die for...Staff were lovely and Mr Murphy himself was a pleasure to chat to, even though he... More 

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merseyside
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

dropped in for a light lunch .Had a bowl of seafood chowder with a plate of homemade brown bread .Lots of denizens of the deep in a rich creamy fish stock .A fairly plain restaurant patronised by locals offering fresh seafood at amazing prices .Please yourself but if dining in castletownbere it's the venue of choice .Did I mention my... More 

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Bremen, Maine
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Really just got coffee and the best piece of pie ever! The coffee was great.The pie was chocolate/toffee.The staff was so nice.We were even told at the laundry across the street,we could pick up our laundry there after hrs.We were just traveling through,but would definitely stop for a meal,given time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stopped on a wet and windy Monday afternoon, i had the Roast beef whig was melt in the mouth and my partner had the Lamb which was also excellent ...prices also very reasonable, two mail courses one glass of wine one coke and two coffees € 30

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I stayed in Castletownbere for 1 week in August 2014. The seafood was very delicious! I´ll come back soon and I highly recommend Murphy´s restaurant also for their friendliness and for the excellent service offered. Keep going on like that !!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

During a hiking trip on the Beara Peninsula in May my wife and I stayed in Castletownbere at the Island House. We had every meal at Murphy's. The chowder and fish were exceptional. My Murphy treated us as if we were family. The restaurant was started by his grandfather and has been run by his family for three generations. Part... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: East End House | Castletownbere, Castletownbere, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Castletownbere

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  • Cuisine: International

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