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Hooley's Irish Pub and Restaurant

101, 8 Xingsheng lu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Guangzhou, China
020-38862675
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Ranked #93 of 5,677 Restaurants in Guangzhou
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hooley's Irish Pub brings an authentic slice of Irish culture to Guangzhou. On a daily basis we'll whip you up a menu of traditional Irish pub grub, freshly baked bread, traditional Irish fare and even some modern fusion cuisine. Guinness, Kilkenny and much more on tap. Big frozen fruit drinks and a modern cocktail menu for the ladies! Regular live music performances plus big screen satellite sports.Hospitality exudes naturally from our staff; they have a good-natured mixture of gossip, wit, conversation, debate and information, proffered with friendly efficient service and that all important smile.
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Fishburn, England, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We went for a few beers and ended up staying to eat. Food is nothing special but after a week of local food on a business trip anything is good for a change. Service was efficient and friendly (but not Irish - not surprisingly). OK for a few beers and average food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

When in need of some western hospitality , visit Hooleys. Sean the boss looked after us a treat and we met some great kiwis.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

The service was very slow. Nothing special. Philippine band was not so bad, but cannot play request.

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I was very impressed by a Filipino band I saw here called Monkey Bros. They really rocked out. Even took photos with us after the show. Intimate room for live music with a great atmosphere. Food was well above average but took a while to come out. Granted it was pretty busy though. I'll be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have been travelling in Southern China for the past 10 years and I have always had a favourite pub/restaurant in each city I have visited. For Guangzhou, that restaurant is Hooley's. Every time I am there I am able to get more than authentic western pub food (which is incredibly hard to come by in China) and experience the... More

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I must say l loved this pub. Went with friends on a Saturday and the place was hopping. The food is your bog-standard pub grub and the drinks are averagely priced but the atmosphere on the 1st and 2nd floor was great! There was a French band playing and whilst l (and l'm sure many others) had no idea what... More

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Carnarvon, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Well as an Aussie this hurts but the truth must be told! I just are lamb chops here and they really were the best I have eaten. C'mon Australia pick up your game. Come here when you want a Western meal you will not be dissappointed I promise. Cheers Dean

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Memphis, Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stopped in for a Saturday nite Happy Hour & Pub Grub. Three story building located in the New Town area across from the W Hotel. Happy Hour prices were ok, drinks only. Food was acceptable, nothing to write home about. Good atmosphere except for smoking allowed and most smoked. Local Chinese rock band playing a wide variety of classic and... More

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Guangzhou, China
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A friend and I stopped here one evening for dinner and the pub quiz. Some of the staff seemed really confused when we asked about the pub quiz but were really good about asking questions for us. The food was alright (I had a salad, my friend a wrap with tzaztiki sauce), but the atmosphere here is wonderful. Everyone was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I went here out of desperation to have some Western food so I had bangers and mash. They came with gravy, beans, excellent mash, well-cooked onions and pork sausages (is that authentic?). So I got my fix. I see several complaints about service but I found it pretty good. You wait a while for your meal by Chinese standards so... More

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Additional Information about Hooley's Irish Pub and Restaurant

Address: 101, 8 Xingsheng lu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Guangzhou, China
Phone Number: 020-38862675
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangdong  >  Guangzhou
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Irish

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