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The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub

Open Now: 4:30 PM - 11:30 AM
Open today: 4:30 PM - 11:30 AM
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Food is always good

Really good food and nice staff. Honestly the best place in Dublin for chicken wings. My husband... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leanne M
Great Fun!

We loved The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub. We were there early on a Friday night and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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The Merry Ploughboy is the only pub in Ireland owned and managed by musicians, and it is the 'hands on' approach from the owners that makes a visit to the Merry Ploughboy the highlight of many people's trip to Ireland. The two hour Irish music...more
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Edmondstown Road | Rockbrook, Dublin Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 493 1495
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Really good food and nice staff. Honestly the best place in Dublin for chicken wings. My husband says its the nicest for Guinness :)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub. We were there early on a Friday night and enjoyed sitting outdoors in the lovely summer weather Ireland enjoyed in 2018. We stayed for supper and it was very good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IslaFools
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a delight this place is! The night we were there was chilly, and our table was right by the blazing fireplace - so welcoming. The food was excellent - very hearty and filling, served by friendly and skillful staff. The highlight, however, was the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had relations over and paid a visit to the pub for lunch. Everyone enjoyed their meals and one even sampled Guinness for the first time Easy to find a seat, good service and reasonable prices considering. It’s local so would go again

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PeterT488
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Highly recommend the show. Dancing is fabulous. Musicians are very talented. Great food to choose from on the menu, well prepared with good service. Full Irish evening of entertainment and energy. Leave the venue humming and joyful!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MammaGrace
Reviewed December 4, 2018

That was such a fun night. The music was fun and The merry Ploughboys know how to entertain. It was so much fun to get to know the Irish songs and the culture. The dancers were so much fun and so talented. The food was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Guðbjörg K
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here with 4 friends today. I had heard the food was nice but don’t usually like mountain pubs. The food was literally amazing. Wings were so good and portions were huge. Loved the Toffee Pudding. Will be back soon.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

We had limited time to explore Dublin as we were over for a business conference. We made reservations to see the merry ploughboys and the Irish dancers. Both groups were fantastic. The price included ride from and back to our hotel which in itself was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gfmcintyre
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Went here with a group. we had a very nice dinner. The food was good, the staff was very friendly. Meals arrived in a steady stream and so did the drinks. Live music was played during the main course and two Irish dance shows were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jan530
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Our tour group visited the Merry Ploughboy in October 2018. We expected this to be a hokey tourist trap but we were wrong. We had great food and were greatly entertained by the quality musical performances and Irish dancing. This was a wonderful introduction to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 14, 2018|
Response from happyout | Reviewed this property |
I'm very sure that The Merry Ploughboy themselves will give you a comprehensive answer (perhaps tomorrow because it's Sunday here) - I'm afraid I know nothing about postage to Arizona!
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
The only advice I could give you is contact them directly.
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from MerryPloughboy | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn, dinner and show is 49.50 Euro per person. Round trip shuttle from Dublin City centre is 10 Euro per person. This can be booked online on our website at the same time as booking dinner and show. If you have any... More