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The Fisherman's Thatched Inn

Closed Now: 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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Friendly, great pint, great staff, great craic. From a quiet drink to an evening of great music... read more

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Ralph J
Portarlington, Ireland
Best Local I know

The Fisherman's is the most homley welcoming pub, its like stepping into your Nans front room... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jen O
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Fisherstown | County Laois, Ballybrittas Ireland, Ireland
+353 57 862 6488
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All reviews the owner the pub highly recommend a visit trad music lovely music opening hours open fire highlight of our trip great atmosphere last night living history thatched inn great evening designated driver made us feel pie pour the perfect pint
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Reviewed yesterday

Friendly, great pint, great staff, great craic. From a quiet drink to an evening of great music, the Fisherman's is the place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ralph J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Fisherman's is the most homley welcoming pub, its like stepping into your Nans front room. There's always a great atmosphere even on a quiet night. The bar staff are fantastic, always make you feel welcome and remeber your name. Cannot recommend it enough. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jen O
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

I couldn’t wait to visit this place after reading all the reviews! Sean did not disappoint and with the exception of the 4 or us, all the other patrons were locals. When I think of Irish pubs and what they might look like, this represented...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelleydawn
Reviewed November 3, 2018

I was bummed we were in a hotel in the middle of nowhere Ireland. fortunately I had read about this pub online prior to arriving. it was everything and more. if you want a true irish experience, this stop is a must. we pulled up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

We had a wonderful time at The Fisherman's Thatched Inn. Sean Ward is an exceptional host, sharing stories and history of this great pub.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank the3mellos
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Lovely traditional style pub. Amazing collection of antiques and artefacts all over the pub. Make sure and ask to see the boat move where you're there!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carlovian31
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I am so glad I did not miss out on this amazing place. The ambience is fantastic and feels like nothing has changed in decades. The owner "Sean" has kept this little pearl of a place true to it's original state. Great traditional music and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ritanow60
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic spot. Great experience with no negatives....Sean and his team did everything possible to make our visit enjoyable. Shane kindly cooked up a pizza as he heard one of us say we were hungry. Bronagh was right craic and made us feel right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kieran27
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

First night on the canal while traveling with Barrowline Cruisers. Sean Ward, the owner, was amazing! Full of stories and taught my husband behind the bar how to pour the perfect Guinness! Food is brought in pre-made and just warmed up but pizzas were good....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 340abbyh
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Great pub, lovely pints, brilliant atmosphere. Trad session on in the corner when we went. Bit out of the way though so be sure to organise a taxi to and from Portarlington.

Date of experience: December 2017
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