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Ma Murphy's

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7 New Street, Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50242
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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.

Thank conor c
Kilcullen, Ireland
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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.

Thank grainne d
Co Louth
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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 

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Cork, Ireland
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96 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...

Thank CommonPeople-uk
Calgary, Canada
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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.

Thank LloydMcB
Volendam, The Netherlands
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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).

Thank jtpveerman
Tralee, Ireland
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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

Thank kathys1974
Karalee, Australia
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178 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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.

Thank Feathers013
Grafton, Massachusetts
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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.

Thank chesa c
Middlesex, New York
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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 

Thank Larry D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pub, Irish
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?