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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
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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?

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Thank Nathalie v
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank adohertyd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

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Thank Camille G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 !

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Thank Georgieporgie124
Hefei, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank dswills
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not the pub. Chances are I will never go to the pub as its not my thing. The bakery on the other hand is so my thing. I hate sweet bread and so much Asian bread is sweet. Today I bough a small white loaf, a large whole meat loaf and two large white baguettes and I am thrilled. I... More 

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Thank BrightSide101
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The UN Irish Pub is Chiang Mai tradition already. People who like to watch sports on the screen and drink one beer or two have the good place to go. Actually,Irish pub has also very good food for lunch or dinner even if you don`t like to drink beer. A good place to relax from Thai food one day and... More 

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Thank Georg K
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This is s bit of an institution in Chiang Mai, not really an Irish Pub but a western sports bar with a mix of Thai and western. I've been twice. Once for breakfast - smashing nosh and great pastries. Once for supper with a colleague - fantastic onion rings and a very serviceable steak sandwich (in their delicious toasted bread);... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

They have a really lovely back patio area, but when we arrived it was full. However, when it was clear we had wanted to sit there, the owner and some of the staff moved a table and two chairs from another part of the restaurant, without us even asking. We really appreciated it and spent a wonderful evening here. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Irish, Thai
Meals
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
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
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
Description
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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