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The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub

Edmondstown Road | Rockbrook, Dublin Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 493 1495
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On my last night in Ireland we went to a Dinner and Show. The dinner was excellent and the show... read more

Reviewed yesterday
trixie1957
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Barrie, Canada
not to be missed! great talent among the musicians and dancers, great food and service. Authentic atmosphere!

this show will have been the highlight of the holiday for our visitors from France and Belgium. we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elisabeth L
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Dublin, Ireland
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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 & Irish dancing show (which takes place nightly at the pub) has been awarded "Best Dinner/Entertainment Event in Ireland" and the pub is the current "Music Pub of the Year" in Ireland. Owners and musicians, The Merry Ploughboys, have been performing together for 25 years making their show the longest running show in Ireland hosted continuously by the same performers. The pub is located about 20 minutes south of Dublin City centre with complimentary car parking. It is easily accessed by taxi or if you are staying in the city centre we recommend our shuttle transfer service (just 7.50 euro return fare). The transfer by luxury executive coach offers an elevated view of the scenic Southside of Dublin city. After the show, the coach will drop you back as close as practical to your accommodation. Reservations are essential, however online bookings for the dinner & show (and shuttle transfer if required) can be made in real-time on our own website. We operate a "ticketless" booking system. You will receive a unique booking reference number on your email receipt and our floor manager will have all your details when you arrive at the pub.
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Edmondstown Road | Rockbrook, Dublin Dublin 16, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited here on way to an afternoon at Zipit Adventure Centre nearby. We had 3 mains and 3 desserts, and all were, large portions, delicious, served in a timely manner by friendly efficient staff, everything 100%. Pub is spotless and full of character, old framed...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

As part of a tour group we have no idea what we were getting ourselves into but don’t regret one bit. The Band and dancers were amazing and the food was incredible. I recommend to anyone it was an amazing night.

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The Merry Ploughboy experience was fantastic! We came with our tour group and although it is a bit pricy £48 for us you do get a fantastic 3 course meal and some fantastic music and Irish dancing with that price!!!! I had the seafood chowder,...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Deadly atmosphere. Great Irish dancing and live music. Everyone was very friendly. Food was delicious also

Thank MaeveAnne26
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

I set up a night at the Merry Ploughboy's for my group of 49 people. They provided excellent service from start to finish, the food was outstanding, the entertainment was the best ever! One fun evening for everyone. This will be the highlight of your...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

There was typical hearty and good Irish food and drink. Fabulous entertainment..traditional Irish band and dancers. Probably caters mostly to tourists, but that's what I was and had a blast.

Thank terry w
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mary172018
July 14, 2018|
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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!
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mary172018
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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P Michael G
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
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