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Johnnie Fox's Pub

Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
+353 1 295 5647
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“whiskey cake” (25 reviews)
“lamb shank” (82 reviews)
“mussels” (105 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
European, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Johnnie Fox's Pub
1. Amaizing place
"It's definitely a must-do when you're in Dublin ."
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2. Proper good craic!
"Take the time out of your visit to Ireland to enjoy this gem!"
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3. Always a hit!
"come here you are guaranteed to have an amazing Irish experience!"
James W
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1 - 10 of 1,535 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fascinating place. Established in 1798 with artifacts that will delight all. Many rooms to explore. You will keep finding new things to keep you excited about. I think you can go there 100 times and still not see everything that is in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sheryl P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s dufferent! It’s homely! It’s unique! Great staff! Irish stew went down well along with the vegetarian lasagne for my family member Visited the small museum on site! Lots of families visiting as well as sightseers!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank QualityIrelandlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good staff and environment. The best lamb in the island cooked during 12 hours, the meet really soft and the flavour really amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Arturoza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had already seen from the tourist guides that this was a "must visit" place but we did not really expect the traditional qualities of this pub. No wonder that all important politicians have already been there. We could not find a place to see...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GPZ_one
JohnnieFoxsPub, Public Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi @GPZ_one, Many thanks for taking the time to share your kind feedback with us! Sorry to hear you missed out on seeing the Hooley show - but we are delighted you still came to visit the pub and enjoyed your meal. We hope we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub, had great food, great service and live Irish musical entertainment that made the evening so much fun. When you get there make sure that you let them know that you are there for the music, otherwise they will sit you away from it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FarAway769272
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi @ FarAway769272, many thanks for the perfect rating and glowing feedback! We are thrilled to see you enjoyed your visit and that you are already thinking of your next! We hope it won't be too long before we can welcome you back again! Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner on our travels through Wicklow. The service was friendly, the restaurant was charming and the food was delicious. WE enjoyed a Teelings and Lager.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank The_Hailes
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit and we do hope it won't be long before we can welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has class - well old school class. In summer maybe even better. Incredible atmosphere. Good food excellent service. A must visit near Dublin

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chitake
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks @chitake - we are delighted you enjoyed the famous Johnnie Fox's atmosphere! We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, The JFP Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with an old friend to catch up after many years. Oh what a great night. Such a busy busy bar. The bar staff are quick and friendly. We sat outside and had a great night chatting both to each other and to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 132dolly
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a million for the perfect rating and kind feedback! We are absolutely thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit to Johnnie Fox's Pub and we do hope we can welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, The JFP Team!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big thank you to friends took us here. It’s really authentic Irish pub I can imagine. Not just all around looks fabulous and so unique , not just found out that lots countries heads was here too, not just live Irish music always around but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 443zb
JohnnieFoxsPub, Guest Relations Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to share your kind feedback with us! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Johnnie Fox's and we hope we can welcome you back again soon - the whiskey cake has been a long time favourite...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I planned an evening at this venue as part of my sister's hen celebrations. As there was a large party of us visiting from various parts of England we booked well in advance. From the very start the communication was great. Very clear and prompt...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank laurawQ7513LM
JohnnieFoxsPub, Front Office Manager at Johnnie Fox's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us Laura - we are thrilled to hear you and your party enjoyed your time with us! Many thanks for the kind feedback and we do hope we can welcome you all back again soon....More

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indueby
February 27, 2018|
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Response from EBTD | Reviewed this property |
This pub is quite some distance uphill from Dublin and if you want to get the full craic from the hooley experience i suggest you book a table and organise to use the shuttle from city centre. have fun
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catemont
November 28, 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
Strongly recommend reservations for the Hooley show or even dinner just to avoid disappointment, psssst sorry for the late reply....
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angelamann73
November 2, 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
So sorry for the late reply, our TA page gets periodic updates as we are a bit short staffed but our Facebook page gets replies much faster and emails get them usually within the hour in office opening times, ok apology done... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $180
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Glencullen
  • Phone Number: +353 1 295 5647
  • E-mail
Description
Johnnie Fox's Pub is situated in the heart of the Dublin Mountains and it is a pub that simply "has it all"! A living museum of Irish tradition, live entertainment nightly, food served daily from their a la carte menu which starts at 12:30 through until 9:30pm. The full range of menus are available to view online.Situated only 40 mins from Dublin centre, 10 minutes from Enniskerry or Dundrum, there is even a shuttle bus service which runs daily from the city to the pub and back down again, for full details contact EXPRESS BUS and these are also great for full coach and mini bus hire - only €10 return per person (10+). For a real treat - one must experienced the world famous "HOOLEY NIGHT" 4 course dinner and live traditional ballad music and dance show, for only €52.50 per person - a great night no matter the occasion or number of people in your group, book from one person to 130. Traditional Irish Peat Fireplaces, Live Entertainment, Great Food, Own Bakery, Ample Parking, Friendly Service and so much more.
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