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MacNamara and Sons

Bunratty Castle Folk Park, Bunratty, Ireland
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Ranked #8 of 12 Restaurants in Bunratty
Cuisines: Irish
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Description: Pub located on the grounds of Bunratty Castle. Best lamb stew in Ireland and great pasta bolognese to boot. Great service, and charming authentic Irish atmosphere
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were visiting the park on a drizzly day. Out stop for tea and scones (and a beer for my husband) was just what we needed. I drank a lot of tea and ate a lot buns in Ireland. This tea ranks up there and the scone was quite tasty. Great place to stop with kids with lots of tables... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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138 reviews 138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Not expecting much from a pub in the touristy Bunratty Folk Park, we were pleasantly surprised to find it ranks up there with all classic Irish pubs. We were there for lunch and had the vegetable soup and seafood chowder - both delicious - and the special dish of the day, some kind of fish on top of a huge... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We were in the folk park on Easter Monday so there were lots of events on and it was packed. That didn't seem to matter in MacNamara's. We were seated quickly, served incredibly quickly and the food was lovely. There was a great buzz to the place but it didn't feel crowded though they were obviously very busy. We shared... More 

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Girard, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

we arrived rather late in the day, yet the staff treated us as if we were the first customers of the day! Joked with us, generally treated us like we were old friends!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Very tasty scones and cup cakes as we stopped in for a rest! The pub is very authentic, warm and friendly, and the tea was perfect! Thanks!

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Address: Bunratty Castle Folk Park, Bunratty, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Bunratty
Cuisine: Irish

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