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Murphys Sports Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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161 | Kings Road, Brentwood CM1 4EG, England
01277 212860
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of my locals and I love it. Always a good atmosphere and usually male-dominated due to the sports! More TVs than I've ever seen in a pub, so great for your fave sporting events. Friendly staff!

Thank Laoghaire73
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Always a great sporting venue with equally good drinks at a good price. Although can sometimes get very busy depending on the match, when it's not so busy, you get table service which is fantastic and don't miss a second of the match queuing. Keep it up

Thank Terry S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Loved murphys bar! The staff were so accommodating and went out of their way to help in anyway they could, they organised a table with balloons food and jugs of cocktails. The food was amazing and I highly recommend them to anyone who visits.

Thank Nicola G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We were staying next door at the Premier Inn so this was handy. Friendly accommodating staff and a reasonable range of drinks and it does do food. We only had a bacon sandwich which was thick slices of bread which overpowered the small amount of bacon. Didn't encourage us to try anything else.

Thank intrepidtravellerx2
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I love this bar, the staff are always so friendly. You don't have to be a sport fan to go here. I tend to go here before heading to the high street for a night out and usually on the way back too.

Thank Cherie D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited as part of a hen weekend with 11 friends. Staff could not have done more for us or made us feel more welcome. They were very friendly and went way above and beyond our expectations to ensure we had a great night. Before our arrival (which we had pre booked) they decorated a table with balloons ect which we... More 

Thank Kirsty F
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Love Murphys... Walking distance from our house. Great place for sports TV. Staff is always friendly and the burgers and snacks are great.

Thank Robin C
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226 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This bar is right next door to the hotel and perfect to start the night off. Plus near the train station. There is lots of space and seats out side in the sun. We ordered some side dishes good and quick.

Thank Jamsazdylan
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Went into murphys bar with my boyfriend for a quiet drink. Ordered a glass of rose wine which is what I always drink when i go for a night out. It tasted like it had gone off & didn't smell like rose. After 1 sip I explained to the barman how it didn't taste or smell right... His response was... More 

Thank Chloegeorgia23
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

always have a good time at Murphy's, cant't fault it for getting as many matches on as possible and even some obscure requests!

Thank James B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $12
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 | Kings Road, Brentwood CM1 4EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: 01277 212860
We are essex's premier sports bar. As our name suggests we are predominantly a sports bar but we also serve good quality home cooked food freshly prepared on the premises. To all reviewers who start with "this isn't a resteraunt" firstly I'd say Doh! The clues in the name!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?