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The Coachouse Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
Dooly's Hotel Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
+353 57 912 0032
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“chowder” (2 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dooly's Hotel Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a pint , waited at the bar only to be ignored totally by the bar staff, they waited for the "regulars" to finish their pint to serve them. Then take their bets, what a joke. Couldn't be more annoyed, Sort yourselves out,...More

Thank Mac901
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We went here for lunch. I ordered from the more substantial lunch menu, but after enquiring whether more 'dainty' (for the want of a better word) options existed, the sandwich menu was produced, from which the persons accompanying me ordered. The food was fine. The...More

Thank b037
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

I eat here a lot with my family and we're big fans! We actually have to force ourselves to stop going in so much because we're slightly addicted. The food is so reasonably priced, with a great selection of both homely and more high class...More

Thank Eve A
Reviewed August 22, 2017

I would say that this is one of the best places I have eaten in Ireland. I am someone who cannot eat potatoes I get very ill, often the alternatives are rice or salad. I got a sumptuous smoked chicken salad with sweet potato fries....More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Nice place but don't ask for extras! Like a slice of soda bread with the soup. Sandwich are ok. No fresh salad and packet ham. Would I go back NO

Thank Leonard G
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We didn't expect more than some ordinary pub grub, but the food was in our opinion sub-standard to that... Only positive remark: friendly staff and nice pub-like furniture. Fast service, what seems to be explained by the fact that the food is somewhere waiting for...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Had lunch their on Fri 30 July at about 1.30. Place was packed so ended up sitting in the back where deserts are served. Their were two adults three children under five. Had to clean table to sit down presumed it was carvery seeing waiting...More

1  Thank r0isin0neill
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Go to Dooleys quite often for lunch or for dinner on a Sunday evening!great choice on the menu and the food is top class, service can never do enough for you and always friendly if you ask for anything...local person and would never go anywhere...More

Thank CiaraRice
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Great ambience. I enjoyed the carvery ham and turkey with stuffing. It came on a pile of mashed potatoes with a side of potatoes! Plus mashed carrots and yams. It was all tasty and plenty of carbs.( wink)

Thank Rockynn
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I stayed at Dooley's and went into the bar for a pint of Guinness and some chowder. The local football match between Dublin and Mayo was on the television, so the bar was packed with locals and visitors alike. The beer, whiskey and craic were...More

1  Thank NHjo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dooly's Hotel Emmet Square, Birr, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Offaly  >  Birr
  • Phone Number: +353 57 912 0032
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