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Strand Tavern

Duncannon, Ireland
+353 51 389 109
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Duncannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food, reasonably priced and good portions, staff were pleasant although up for Tyrone on the day ;-) really enjoyed it

Thank lou_butler9
Reviewed 1 week ago

As an irregular visitor to Wexford this is always on the list for a meal, it all works & there is plenty of it.

Thank peterandjenny282
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here multiple times. Lovely selection of dishes and very helpful and friendly staff. Good selection of gluten free food and kids dishes. Good Trad music on a Thursday night

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find. We were given free teas after visiting the fort but decided to have lunch as well. Lovely food. Great value. We loved it. Brown bread is delicious. Staff friendly we would recommend a visit

Thank elizabethfarrell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 5 fantastic nights in Duncannon this summer. We had dinner 3 or 4 times in the Strand Tavern and loved everything about it. Great food , really friendly staff and lovely Yellowbelly beer. We'll definitely return.

Thank robertmardle71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are thinking of eating at the strand tavern I really recommend it it has very nice staff some of the best food I’ve tasted and is very clean so overall it’s just excellent

Thank Evan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second holiday in Duncannon.First day here and after a long tiring day,someone else to cook. Fantastic delicious food ,Hubby had ribs he's a typical carnivore.Demolished the lot,best ribs he has ever tasted. Lasagne for me lovely hit the spot. We'll be back several times over...More

Thank TinaH3514
Hal R, Owner at Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tina, Welcome back to Duncannon. We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your food. We certainly look forward to seeing you both again and hope you have a lovely holiday.

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Picture a sunny day , lunchtime , outside seating giving you a view of the river estuary and a handy pub/restaurant that provided it all.We detoured here on a trip from Waterford to Wexford . The food and service were excellent.

Thank mlb186643
Hal R, Owner at Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and certainly hope you will make a return visit in the not too distant future.

Reviewed July 9, 2018

We went for an meal on a glorious sunny evening in July. We sat outside to take in the view even though it was a bit breezy. I was delighted to see that mussels were the special for the evening - fresh and juicy with...More

Thank Valerie O
Hal R, Owner at Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Valerie, Many thanks for your kind review. We are truly blessed with fresh quality local seafood. I would always say if you're in a seaside village like Duncannon, the fish is a must! Thanks again.

Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

If your in Duncannon you have simply got to go to the strand for a meal, serve from midday TIL 8.30 everyday. There is an extensive menu and totally awesome food. If you like traditional Irish music come along and listen every Thursday evening at...More

Thank GUrswick
Hal R, Owner at Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi GUrswick, We are much obliged for your five star review. We do receive lots of compliments on our Guinness and I'm delighted that you enjoyed it also. Thursday nights with Hal's Ceili Band are great and we are delighted that you were here for...More

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January 31, 2017|
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Response from Lillie B | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately all public houses are closed in Ireland on Christmas Day.Some hotels will be serving a Christmas dinner.
September 26, 2016|
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Response from 155richard81 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think animals are allowed in premises that sell or prepare food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duncannon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wexford  >  Duncannon
  • Phone Number: +353 51 389 109
  • E-mail
Stand Tavern is located in the village centre, overlooking the beach and historical fort. The premises consists of bar, lounge/private function room and outdoor seated area. Traditional and modern cusine served daily from 12.30Pm - 9pm using fresh local ingredients from local suppliers. Selection of craft beers on draft. Traditional Irish Music Session every Thursday night. Check our our facebook page StrandTavern Duncannon for entertainment and special events.
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