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Murphy's Restaurant

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International, Pub
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East End House | Castletownbere, Castletownbere, Ireland
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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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
Genuine welcome and great food

Our visit to Murphy's restaurant was by chance . We travel the world but we have rarely experienced the warm welcome that we got from this family run restaurant with great food and generous portions served with a smile. Father and daughters attend to you and genuinely are interested in you. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our visit to Murphy's restaurant was by chance . We travel the world but we have rarely experienced the warm welcome that we got from this family run restaurant with great food and generous portions served with a smile. Father and daughters attend to you and genuinely are interested in you. The food , especially the seafood ,is top class-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A very popular restaurant with tourists but also with locals all year around which tells you all you need to know. Fresh fish, simply prepared - the owner greets all of his guests and sat down with us for half an hour. We were delighted with the food and the price. The wait was well flagged here so we enjoyed... More 

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Temple Grafton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Only place open Sunday night! Great Hake dish and staff, quick service good wine but no beer licence.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Arrived at short notice with a party of 9, right after they had a party of 14 just arrive. They managed to accomodate us all. A bit flustered to start, but just added to the friendly casual atmosphere. We had the best waitress ever, she was so unruffled by how busy they were and didn't forget a thing! The food... More 

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Manistee, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lovely little place to stop for lunch. All the food seems homemade and if only we would have had room for dessert, it looked fabulous. Surprised at all the people stopping in to make reservations for dinner. It must be a popular spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ate here last week, and enjoyed it so much we came back the next night. The seafood platter main course is amazing; mainly fish on the menu and it is completely fresh (restaurant is right next to the harbour). Plenty of locals eating here as well as tourists, its obviously THE place to eat in Castletownbere

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We visited this restaurant on a recent holiday in West Cork. Although the outside looks traditional, we were really surprised to find a very modern interior. I choose a ham and cheese Panini and my husband had the open prawn sandwich. The prawns were huge and really well cooked. The service was very good and overall the restaurant was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is always my stop for lunch when in Castletownbere i have never been disappointed with the quality of the food here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great meal ,fish superb and the owner very attentive and a funny man not surprised the place is so successful it is so close to the quay that the fish are almost delivered to order!!! Well worth a visit but be sure to book !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

good meal, white wine was served in a little bottle and wasn't very cold, no credit cards accepted. Still I would recommend it as a decent place to eat.

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

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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, Pub

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