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The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub

Open Now: 12:30 PM - 11:00 AM
Open today: 12:30 PM - 11:00 AM
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Very Entertaining

It might be a bit touristy, but the food, music and dancing was good. The staff is very friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Excellent food and show!!

Highly recommend this dinner and show. Food was top notch. The entertainment was incredible. Irish... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jackie E
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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 3 days ago via mobile

It might be a bit touristy, but the food, music and dancing was good. The staff is very friendly. The only negative is that you cannot choose when you would like to have your dessert or coffee. Everything is done on a specific order and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this dinner and show. Food was top notch. The entertainment was incredible. Irish band and songs and step dancers were amazing! GO... you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Merry Ploughboy Pub for our final night of a ten day tour of Ireland. What fun! Though we were packed in like sardines, I was amazed at how easily and efficiently we were all served. The servers were friendly and knew their...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to be met by very friendly and accommodating staff. Thank you Paula for your wonderful service at our table. My sister and I enjoyed our excellent meals, everything was delicious! Whilst dining we were entertained by the talented and charismatic Merry Ploughboys. The...More

Thank suellenlaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great venue for good ol' Irish songs. Quite a long drive from the centre of town. Booking essential as very full. A hearty singalong. Food good but limited selection.

Thank 147gill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub with great staff, popped in for a pint whilst camping in the area, ended up staying for a few hours enjoying g the view and the lovely staff looking after us. Highly recommended and now will be blamed for love of Guiness.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On my last night in Ireland we went to a Dinner and Show. The dinner was excellent and the show was wonderful. A must see if you ever visit Dublin.

Thank trixie1957
Reviewed July 31, 2018

this show will have been the highlight of the holiday for our visitors from France and Belgium. we will bring more friends and family there, easy of access and great value!

Thank Elisabeth L
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Lots of fun. Great music and engaging audience participation, great meal, excellent Irish dancing. The musicians were delightfully entertaining.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

If you have the chance to go, dont miss it! Food was great and the talent was amazing. Our entire group absolutely loved it!

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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