Started out optimistic, great reviews etc. Called hours earlier asked if we could reserve a table for 4 at a specific time. Was told that the establishment does not do reservations. Turned up at specified time and was told 30-45 minute wait. No biggie. Was seated at our table to find the adjacent table had a reserved sign sitting on it. About an hour later a couple were seated at that table. 0 out of 1.
Appetizers were well made. 1 out of 1. Ordered seared duck with red potatoes and vegetables for entree. 6 bite sized duck medallions that filled 10% of the plate, red potatoes were basically country style chopped and overcooked/dry/close to room temp took up 45% of the plate and the veggies took up the remaining 45% of the plate (abundance of overcooked corn with a few slivers of carrot - nothing green whatsoever). Menu should've read Country style red potatoes with corn and a few carrot slices cause that's the bulk of it. Way overpriced @15 for the quality of food delivered. Would have been happier with far less potato and corn with the same minute amount of duck on the plate. Black peppercorn sauce was simple and didn't compliment the flavors of the duck. The sauce would've been perfect with breakfast sausages or country ham.
Dublin chicken was a better plate but have had better chicken from those coney hot dog establishments. Spinach was minute but well prepared, mash was also well prepared. Chicken could have been prepared better for the price of the dish @15.
Shepherds pie was well below par considering this is an Irish pub. If you're looking for bland and ordinary, this is the one for you. Again way overpriced @14. 0 out of 2.
Wait staff was friendly. Forgot a couple of requests but the place was pretty busy. 1 out of 1. If it weren't for the Andrew the wait staff, this establishment would've been rated 1 out of 5 or terrible.
They had a decent musician, way too loud for the restaurant, would have been fine if it were just a bar with dancing etc. Had to basically shout to have others at the table hear you (and we were on the other side of the room from the speaker.
Recommend this place for typical bar food (fish and chips, dips etc). Can not give recommendation on the beer/ale on tap as none was consumed.
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