We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ma Murphy's

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
7 New Street, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50242
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 145: English reviews
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place. Billy, Sean and Mary run a brilliant old school pub. There's a nice beer garden/courtyard and a small live music venue at the back. Friendly crowd, friendly staff and great beer. I'm never out of the place when I'm in Bantry.

Helpful?
Thank conor c
Kilcullen, Ireland
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub has a lovely beer garden but still feels really grubby,it's OK for one drink .the bar lady was very nice and there was a dog in the pub which was nice to see.

Helpful?
Thank grainne d
Co Louth
Level Contributor
94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bar interior very good, old style without trying too hard. Ladies toilet was blocked. One member of staff appeared to like the sound of her own voice! A younger member of staff had a bad cough; spent most of her time coughing on the drinks. I feel staff could do with a refresher course in customer service and basic hygiene.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank FiFi64CoLouth
Cork, Ireland
Level Contributor
96 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We come often- the place is like stepping back in time; you enter first into a tiny grocers shop and then enter the pub itself. It is full of character, lots to see and usually live music- great times...

Helpful?
Thank CommonPeople-uk
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Friendly atmosphere, great barkeeps. Small but clean - good selection on tap - off-sale also available.

Helpful?
Thank LloydMcB
Volendam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

A small shop in front, a fun pub in between, and a wonderful beer garden out in the back. Fantastic staff and good lollypops (if you like them).

Helpful?
Thank jtpveerman
Tralee, Ireland
Level Contributor
32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

we were told to call here for a drink which we did and I sat down at a table and found a nail on the table I was rightly turned off and could wait to get out of here. In saying that the staff were lovely and seemed like a nice pub

Helpful?
Thank kathys1974
Karalee, Australia
Level Contributor
178 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

A shop in the front, and a lovely beer garden out the back where once was the old blacksmiths forge stood. Very pretty gardens.

Helpful?
Thank Feathers013
Grafton, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

This place is special!! Fun fun fun pub, friendly staff. Wander out back for the best beer garden you will find.

Helpful?
Thank chesa c
Middlesex, New York
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Experience the warm friendly atmosphere of an Irish pub. The bartender made us feel welcome. Invited our daughter behind the bar for a lesson in pouring a pint of Murphy's. Check the beer garden out back (watch the step) flour boxes, flags, give it a a nice relaxing feeling. Inside its small i.e. Cozy which is a good way to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Larry D

Travelers who viewed Ma Murphy's also viewed

Bantry, County Cork
Bantry, County Cork
 
Bantry, County Cork
 

Been to Ma Murphy's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Pub, Irish
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 New Street, Bantry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bantry
  • Phone Number: +353 27 50242

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ma Murphy's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?