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The Shire Bar

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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Quirky Bar that deserves a visit

If you are into Tolkien's books you will love this place. Full of interesting stuff. Helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marcus B
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Henlow, United Kingdom
You shall not go hungry!

The staff are super friendly and give good recommendations. I got the falafel patty burger and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
heatherrB4150LC
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Dublin, Ireland
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A Lord of the Rings themed pub/bar in Killarney town centre, offering Food - Gourmet Burgers, live music, Shire brewed beers (Gandalf's Ale, Bilbos Beer, Frodo's Lager) & Hobbit Juice is our House Cocktail... and of course a Middle Earth atmosphere.
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Upper Lewis Road | Michael Collins Place, Killarney V93 CP26, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into Tolkien's books you will love this place. Full of interesting stuff. Helpful staff and the food is good too as it comes from the café next door. Oh, and the beer is good as well.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Marcus B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was at the shire bar on Saturday afternoon fantastic place great staff if your in Killarney The Shire bar is a must we had a great weekend there and a beautiful cafe as well great food too

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Helen K
Ollie F, Guest Relations Manager at The Shire Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Helen Thanks so much for your lovely review - it's really appreciated and we are delighed you enjoyed your visit. Many thanks The Team at The Shire

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are super friendly and give good recommendations. I got the falafel patty burger and sweet potato fries. Enough fries to feed 3 people! Was starving after cycling alll day in the National Park so it was great to chow down here. The tasty...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank heatherrB4150LC
Ollie F, Guest Relations Manager at The Shire Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review & feedback - we really appreciate it! Thanks for visiting us at The Shire. We aim to please and are so happy that you enjoyed your experience. Thanks from all the team at The Shire.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wonderful bartender Daniel served us beautiful Guinness and I split the G so gwan the lads. I would definitely come here again because the craic is 90 and the staff are very handsome, my girlfriend Susan agrees. Sound lads, good pint.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ollie F, Guest Relations Manager at The Shire Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your great review :-) we are so pleased to hear that your enjoyed your visit to The Shire as much as we enjoyed having ye here. Guinness is good for you after all! Take care from all the Team at The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was fun for fans of LOTR. Our service left much to be desired. They forgot about our food and took an hour from when we ordered to when we finally got the food. This wasn't during peak hours either. When the food finally...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 04abigail07
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We randomly went for a comedy show and had a blast. Great staff, hilarious comedy, and reasonably priced drinks!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Eric H
Ollie F, Guest Relations Manager at The Shire Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Eric for taking the time to post your great review and feedback - we LOVE our Comedy nights here at The Shire and are delighted that you got to experience it :-)

Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

The owner was very ignorant, speaking badly about customers right in front of them and walking passed people as they were looking to get served. The other staff were lovely and very attentive but Ollie left a bad taste in my mouth. Will not be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Aoife M
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

I visited the shire for my hen party at the end of February. We had a great time, the music, the staff and the atmosphere was fantastic. All the girls commented that it was great. Would highly recommend it! I even got a free shot!More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christine D
Ollie F, Guest Relations Manager at The Shire Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Christine - thanks so much for posting your helpful review and feedback. We enjoyed having your group in the Shire and are so happy that you enjoyed your time here. Look forward to welcoming ye back next time ye are in town :-) Take...More

Reviewed February 28, 2019

I was in Killarney for my 50th birthday which was on a Wednesday and I seen that The Shire had live music on Wednesdays so that made the decision to spend dinner there an easy one. Luckily we called ahead to find out that there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dorothy M
Ollie F, Guest Relations Manager at The Shire Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dorothy We are thilled to hear that you had such a great time & visit at The Shire and that you experienced such a warm welcome - that's what we strive for is for our customers to have THE best experience that they can...More

Reviewed February 15, 2019

Drove from Cork to visit The Shire with a friend from Norway who's slightly obsessed with all things Tolkien. Nice built up of energy and anticipation on the road seeing the various signs promoting The Shire - which unfortunately did not materialise at all when...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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