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MacNamara and Sons

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Bunratty Castle Folk Park, Bunratty, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely for a rest from all the sights of the castle & folk park. Only ever had soup and soda bread which has been very nice. Great place to stop for a peaceful drink if you have no kids with you.

Thank Aoife 0
Black Lick, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Selection was not great the day we were there and the Chips were stale and old. It was nice to take a break but food could have been fresher and a better selection.

Thank Sonogal
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Fantastic place to eat food was great very hot great staff very friendly and great value for money ...lovely experience

Thank Mothermay
County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Be sure to visit here and have a wander, you will be surprised at what will pop up. My mother was really impressed but sadly got tired walking around so we had to leave sooner than we would have liked.

Thank MayBee2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

A traditional Irish pub of old, set in the surroundings of Bunratty Folk park. Take it in during a family visit to Santa. Beautiful, warm turf fire with the aroma of your grandmother's house. Friendly efficient staff. Compact menu, but all good. Excellent kids food. High chairs available.

Thank Brian D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We visited Bunratty on a very wet and miserable December day so we stopped off here for a hot drink, to warm up and dry off! Very reasonably priced (6 euro for 2 hot drinks and a muffin).

Thank VickyF05
Mountain View, Arkansas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Food and service was good. They had daily specials and you could order drinks with your meal. Atmosphere seemed historical.

Thank 828pussycat2015
Tecumseh, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Sure enough you know that you are in a manufactured community when you are here, but you still get thirsty from seeing the sites, so you might as well stop in and refresh yourself. It is designed to be an authentic Irish pub and it manages to pull off this ruse effectively. There is a nice selection of beverages and... More 

Thank ColindeBain241
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We called in here and had a drink and a bite to eat, great little pub the food was lovely and the staff were on the ball

Thank joanne19692015
Omagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Very unexpected in a tourist attraction such as this. The food was very tasty and there was plenty of it. Very reasonably priced too. Very quick service.

Thank MummyMe2007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Soups, Irish, Bar, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunratty Castle Folk Park, Bunratty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Bunratty
Pub located on the grounds of Bunratty Castle. Best lamb stew in Ireland and great pasta bolognese to boot. Great service, and charming authentic Irish atmosphere

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