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The Strand Tavern

) #3 of 7 Restaurants in Duncannon $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
Duncannon | Co. Wexford, Duncannon County Wexford, Ireland
+353 51 389 109
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“chowder” (14 reviews)
“roast beef” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Duncannon | Co. Wexford, Duncannon County Wexford, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staying in Duncannon for three nights our group of six ate at the Strand on our first night. All our meals were delicious, the crab claws were excellent and bake perfectly cooked. We heard there was a ceilidh on Thursdays so ate there again and...More

Thank mrsladyBristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you take a tour with Duncannon fort a complemtary coffee or tea is available here after wards, they also do food so you can plan your day out.

Thank Geraldine O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food Great and service top Fresh seafood a must Close to the beach and a beautiful scenic area I recommend it strongly

Thank Gerry M
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gerry, thanks so much for your lovely review. We would strongly recommend the seafood here too as we are so lucky with our local suppliers of quality fresh seafood. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for food with my parents and 3 young children. Great selection, my parents had starters and loved the crab claws. The mains were really nice, we had wild boar and hake. The children's food was great, got chicken and mash and fish and...More

Thank Louise K
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Louise and we certainly hope to see you and your family back at the Strand Tavern in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab food very well presented & lovely friendly warm atmosphere great place to eat staff very pleasant desserts are beautiful

Thank Jackie F
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Your kind review is very much appreciated Jackie. Thank you.

Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

lovely pub/restaurant really great food lovely staff who always make you feel welcome. lots of quirky and interesting decorations in the bar plus a separate seating dining area which is great for families

Thank Teresa S
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Teresa for taking the time to review us here. We really appreciate your feedback and hope you will make a return visit to the Strand Tavern.

Reviewed April 15, 2017

We had to wait for food Oder 1 hour nad 15 minutę. It did not served at all. ATER long time waiting staff asked to pay for apperitifs.More

Thank Magdalena M
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Magdalena, I do recall your visit. It was Easter Saturday night and it was extremely busy. My colleague did go to your table on two occasions but you did say that you were not ready to order. When you did place your order, I...More

Reviewed April 15, 2017

We ate here three times during our holiday to Duncannon. The welcome was friendly, the food selection was varied - something for everyone. Great children's menu. They make THE BEST craft beer battered Haddock & chips - huge portions! The chips are delicious... proper chips!...More

Thank Nicola A
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nicola, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Strand Tavern and we thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very lucky that we have so much quality local seafood available to us and the haddock and chips...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasuee of spending a Sunday afternoon in this pub. It was lovely. Spacious, with friendly staff and a fantastic menu. I had a beautiful seafood chowder with homemade brown bread. It was delicious and only €8 for a generous bowl. My friends...More

Thank Janette M
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Janette, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal. Our seafood chowder has built up a great reputation over the years with people making return visits especially for the chowder. Clean plates is always a good sign! We certainly look forward to...More

Reviewed March 17, 2017

Charming nautical atmosphere, friendly staff, and good food! The baked brie was delicious and the fish 'n chips were fab too!

Thank michelleJT134
Hal R, Owner at The Strand Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michelle, we are extremely grateful to you for reviewing us here and we certainly hope you will be back to see us in the not too distant future.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, what would you like to know about this restaurant? are you open Christmas eve and Christmas day if so what time as we have booked for Christmas 2017 for two weeks holiday in a cottage down the road .
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.
Hello. Do you allow dogs in the pub please?
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, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duncannon | Co. Wexford, Duncannon County Wexford, 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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