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The Irish Harp Bar and Restaurant are proud to only serve County Kildare beef imported fresh from Ireland.
PRICE RANGE
$14 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed February 28, 2022

Just returned form a short ski trip to Bansko and needed somewhere to watch the England v Wales rugby International. Found the Irish Harp on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a go. Great Guinness, food and hospitality from staff and the landlord (Ted/Brian/Hector?)...ended up spending 2 out of 4 nights at the Irish Harp. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Bansko and will certainly be returning next year.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 27, 2022 via mobile

We’ve been to the Irish Harp now half a dozen times and we’re never disappointed with the food, service, atmosphere, drink and hospitality. The host goes above and beyond to make your visit the best it can be and it’s always appreciated. He can organise...collection and pick up (in the worst of weather!) the food was lovely, Ireland beat Italy in the 6 nations, the Guinness is great and the craic was mighty! Everything we needed to make us feel like home.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 27, 2022 via mobile

Amazing welcome, had dinner with my family of 4, staff were so helpful and the food the best in Bansko! I have eaten in a different place every night and this was the best by far! Have the fillet steak!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 13, 2022 via mobile

Had a superb meal here last night, good food & friendly atmosphere. We will be back! The deserts were also really nice. Never disappoints!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 9, 2022 via mobile

We ate here this evening for the second night in a row . The food and service is exceptional . Steak and Guiness pie and cottage pie last night was fabulous but goodness me the rib eye steaks we had this evening were to die...for . We left room for desert and glad we did as the banoffee pie is exquisite. The waitress ( we never got her name ) was an absolute delight and very efficient and friendly . We were even offered a lift home as I have sprained my knee . I am sure we will fit in one more visit before we return home !More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 30, 2022 via mobile

The Irish Harp is Bansko’s hidden gem if you are looking for some great food and superb service. We visit this gastro pub every time we are here and we always leave feeling content. Atmosphere: The Irish Harp offers informal surroundings and comfort away from...home. The owner - Brian is extremely welcoming and professional whilst the waitress (unfortunately I do not recall her name) is attentive and the smile doesn’t leave her face. The menu: The Irish Harp serves simple yet sophisticated menu with a wide selection of dishes. The dishes are prepared using the best ingredients including some of them being sourced from Ireland. Whatever you decide to order, I am sure that you are going to love it but don’t snack beforehand as the portion sizes at the Irish Harp are very generous. We had 2 starters between us - chicken tortillas & some chicken wings - they were both cooked to perfection. The Irish Harp serves the best steaks in Bansko so I wasn’t surprised when my husband ordered a ribeye. It was served with a mouthwatering gravy style peppercorn sauce and the side dishes of fries, onion rings & mushrooms. As always - it was flavoursome. I had some stunning salmon with a creamy shrimp sauce. It was the best dish I’ve tasted in Bansko - compliments to the chef :) I have a very bad sweet tooth but I was unable to experience their desserts this time as I was too full but I will definitely try some the next time round. Overall experience: Both the service and the food at the Irish Harp are great so if you ever in Bansko then you should experience it yourself. The food is delicious, portion sizes are very generous and most importantly for me - the service & atmosphere are top notch! I will be back!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 27, 2022 via mobile

Came here because of the high rating on trip advisor. Came in a bit early for our dinner, so decided to have a couple of drinks. The staff was not happy that we didn’t order food. We were asked 3 times to move from the...table until we decided to have our food despite there being 4 empty tables (out of 7). Have taken photos of the empty tables so there is no debate from the staff. The staff never even asked me if I wanted another drink after I finished my first pint. Overall very disappointing experience and the staff were rudeMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 24, 2022 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Bankso. Guinness was lovely. We had the Steak and the burger.....would recommend these. Service is spectacular. - We got dropped home. This place is a must when in Bankso.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 22, 2022 via mobile

We came here on two occassions, both times we were collected from our hotel and dropped back which was so convenient for our group of 9. The food here is so fresh and tasty, proper home cooked meals and fantastic staff who couldn’t do enough...for us. They were happy to play any requests, and let us all sing and dance all night long! If you go, can thoroughly reccomend getting the steak & guinness pie, and nachos to start👌🏼 Thanks Brian!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 17, 2022 via mobile

My wife and I went last night, the Guinness was as nice as you can get, the food, especially the rib eye steak (from Eire) was excellent. The Irish Harp is one of the special places in Bansko, with a great atmosphere, high standards and...very good service. There is a pick up and drop off service, as the Irish Harp is on the other side of the Glazne river, Tel. +359 899 956 667More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 23, 2021 via mobile

Visited tonight after checking reviews on TA. Lovely place friendly staff and owner giving us an update on the menu. Burgers and cottage pie were spot on. Yes you wait a while but that’s cos it’s cooked from scratch and I prefer that. Very reasonable...prices would thoroughly recommend itMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed August 19, 2020 via mobile

Delicious Food and unbelieveable friendly waiters. For a fair Prize. We will come again, Thank you guys

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 30, 2020 via mobile

Great food very reasonably priced.Im told the Guinness is the best in the resort.Fab selection of whiskies.Brian and his staff were excellent and will definitely be back

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 24, 2020

The Irish Harp is situated around a 10-15 min walk away from the main nightlife hub in Bansko. It is a cute little restaurant that has a cosy feel. The restaurant has two sections, the section to the left of the stairs (which is where...the entertainment/bar is), and the section to the right of the stairs which is basically the overflow room. If you do not have a reservation it is more than likely you will be put in the "overflow" room (as we did). In here we found there wasn't much atmosphere and a lot of the time it seemed as if the waitress had forgot about us as we had to wait a very long time to order drinks & food. The food here is amazing - so tasty and cooked to perfection. The menu hosts traditional Irish/English specials such as steak, pies & fish n chips. We opted for the steak pie and the steak and both were absolutely divine. I think if you're in the main room (to the left of the stairs) you will have a more enjoyable visit to the Irish Harp, so make sure you make a reservation in advance. Instagram: @journeywithussMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

These guys delivered to our hotel when the town was in quarantine and if it wasn’t for them we wouldn’t have eaten as the hotel had given up on us.

Date of visit: March 2020
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The Irish Harp is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5