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U.N. Irish Pub

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24-24/1 Ratchawithi Road | Sriphum, Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 53 214 554
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Watched all Ireland football final here good atmosphere, had dinner typical bar food but good my friend ordered Thai food very good so much so that everyone at the table had a bite. Service really good staff extremely nice beer cold. Seems to be favourite with expats always a good sign. Would return.

Thank deiseboyz
Lyon, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very atmospheric place and very easy to meet and interract with other travellers. The cuisine was excellent and the staff very helpful.

Thank PierreMelinaDupre
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely, airy bar which is a great size and nice beer garden. I tried the Cornish pasties which was lovely and the shepherds pie which wasn't to my taste but I'm sure would be enjoyed by others. It shows lots of sports and seems to attract a lot of expats. A nice relaxed friendly bar.

Thank Lisa H
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the UN Irish Pub and have been coming here for years. They do great food, have a really nice beer garden (which is sadly a rarity in Chiang Mai), and they show a ton of sports there, with 4 TVs, which enables them to show multiple events. Warning though, big events can see the place become intolerably crowded.... More 

Thank DaveWorldly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the EPL and stayed for the food. Reasonable beer prices (105bht), friendly staff, good views of the large TVs and one amazing red bean and lentil burger. I should further highlight the food. We had the aforementioned burger, chicken wings, carbonara and chips. All good pub food and plenty of options (including vegetarian) on the menu. Max... More 

Thank Blain87
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a few months in Chiang Mai. Never eaten a cake as cood as the brownie cheesecake from the Irish Pub!!! So we got back to the Irish Pub...and back...and back... But now we go back home :-( Does anybody have the recepy?

Thank Nathalie v
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We dropped in here for a drink one evening after dinner and stayed for a few more. There was a good selection of drinks that are well priced and there were a few characters in there that we had some great fun with. A great evening overall. Can't comment on the food as we didn't eat there but there seemed... More 

Thank adohertyd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Irish oasis in the heart of Chiang Mai. Food and great were great. And the atmosphere was fantastic! Superb sports pub & bar!

Thank Camille G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here twice with my boyfriend. There is a massive range of food, but both times we are Thai food, which was delicious. The service was amazing and they were really attentive. They have a nice patio area which is always busy and a great atmosphere - would defiantly recommend !

Thank Georgieporgie124
Hefei, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I popped in there last weekend whilst out shopping for books in the old town, and had a nice pint of Guinness. The place was very quiet but that's to be expected at 4pm, I suppose. Friendly staff, clean, no complaints.

Thank dswills

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Bar, European, British, Pub, Irish, Thai
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-24/1 Ratchawithi Road | Sriphum, Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 214 554
HE U.N. IRISH PUB was originally established in August 1992 by Rosemary O'Connell (from County Monaghan) and her husband Daeng Putthawiteree (from Chiang Mai).

Opening as The Crusty Loaf Bakery it quickly developed into a restaurant specializing in Western food and a local venue to come and meet new and old friends, usually over a few drinks. When licensing laws (yes they do exist) required that premises selling alcohol advertise as such, Daeng put up a chalkboard saying The Irish Pub. In 1998, Rosemary returned to Ireland as she wished her children to have an Irish education. Daeng remained but brought a new partner into the business, an Australian - Alexander (Sandy) Cullen. In 2001, after 9 years, Daeng left to open a new establishment. Since then, various owners from various nationalities (including German, Karen, English, Thai, Australian and Kiwi) have been involved with the running of the business. As none of these folk have been Irish, it was decided in 2003 (over a few drinks) to add The United Nations to the name, thus giving the establishment the full name of The United Nations Irish Pub, Restaurant and Crusty Loaf Bakery, or The U.N. Irish Pub for short.

The current partners are Australian, Thai and Kiwi but the intentions of the pub remain the same, that is, to provide a casual Western/Thai atmosphere with good food and drinks at a reasonable cost.

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