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Fitzgerald's of Ballykissangel


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Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent day trip to Wicklow from Dublin, our tour group stopped for a late lunch at Fitzgerald’s in Avoca. Even if we hadn’t been touring and walking all day, I’d still proclaim this as the best pub food I’ve had anywhere. Our guide...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChinadollRVC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today for lunch. Ordered the beef which I enjoyed. I was watching Ballykissangle re run’s while having my lunch, brought back great memories. A smile and a bit of banter would have been nice, or even a smile

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rainydaysinireland
Reviewed January 3, 2019

We were out for a ride and recogonised the location from Ballykissangel so we thought we'd take a look. The inside has numerous posters about the characters in the TV series. The Guiness was good of course. The bar was quiet and the bar maid...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike N
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Very basic - not very enjoyable food, even the cappuccino’s aren’t any good unfortunately. Came out of A machine and half cold.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank veraklok
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

If you were a fan of the old BBC series “Ballykissangel”, you’ll probably enjoy visiting Fitzgerald’s. You can see the bar In front, and dine in the back room where Assumpta tended bar (before she got fried down in the cellar). There are a few...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank revjeff
Reviewed October 30, 2018

A pint of Guinness a pub meal, atmosphere that can't be bought. It was a great night in Fitzys. While it was a while back we recall with fondness our night in the pub and the town. The local sports team rolled in after training...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Carl A
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub today from ballykissangel its just as it was shown in the tv series lots of photos on the walls of the actors

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank caroline w
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I visited Avoca Valley in 2010 while researching my Irish ancestry. I ate at Fitzgerald's and learned about the TV show Ballykissangel. I went home and binge watched the series. I've taken friends and family there several times since then to dine at Fitzgerald's and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eurogirl1
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I stoped here with my friends as part of Gray Line - Wicklow Mounatins Tour. The food was very nice. I tried a traditional dish "Irish Beef Stew with Creamy Mash" and it was very delicious! Great food, very well cooked and not so expensive....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pedro F
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I was here with my girlfriend and family yesterday and knew I had to leave a review after being there. The Guinness was unbelievable!!! Best pint of it I’ve ever tried. I had a few in total and will go back again one day for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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March 17, 2015|
Response from DonaldM739 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I live in Glasgow and was only in the pub as part of a bus tour. Do not know the opening times.
Sharon S
January 28, 2015|
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Response from Dai L | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last September there were no obvious signs that this is a hotel or B&B. I think that Fitzgeralds only performed this function in the TV series " Ballykissangel".
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