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Johnnie Fox's Pub

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Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
+353 1 295 5647
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Lafayette, Indiana
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Irish dancing and singing at the end of the evening was amazing! But the band before them was a little dry and boring. They do the best they can to serve everyone's food quickly, but it's a small space with a lot of people packed in. So we did wait in-between courses and it took quite a while to... More 

Thank littlechicken920
Balbriggan, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an old favourite, you will want to go back once you've tried it! Can't beat their wild mussels and seafood chowder, great food in a beautiful location, worth the trip!

Thank andziur
Bromley, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited on a cold and wet March evening during Hooley night. Barman extremely friendly and helpful. Food was delightful with the seafood chowder and the Irish Lamb Stew both incredibly tasty and excellent value for money. The very energetic Hooley dancers capped off a very enjoyable evening

Thank charlesabey
Kilkeel, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having been to Fitzpatricks in Lordship (outside Carlingford) I was disapointed, Johnnie Foxes was alittle tired looking, an very dusty, food was ok if you like fish, little other choice, The home made brown bread was lovely.

Thank Deborah H
Navan, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Finally visited Johnnie foxes pub today at 14:30, after years of saying I must go and after reading a report in the Irish independent recently regarding a loss in profits. But I was a bit disappointed to be honest and not surprised it has suffered. The starters were only average, main meals were delish I must admit, kiddies bolognaise was... More 

Thank Gillian8682
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was very packed when we arrived and we were not going to stay for food as thought waiting time would be too long. We found a large room at the back with lots of seating and live music. We were seated quickly and our drinks order taken immediately. We did not have to wait long for food or drinks.... More 

Thank Sar40th
Valencian Country, Spain
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here on the way home. There was so kind of adventure race or something on in the area and they were incredibly busy. However we were quickly seated. The service was very quick. The mussels are delicious. Also had salmon which was mouth watering. Boyfriend had the chicken. Highly recommend a visit. Excellent staff & no waiting around.

Thank charliehc2015
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Johnnie foxes a number times and although I have tried other things i always go for the muscles to start and the lamb shank, the muscles are always great and come very well presented.the sauce is also superb. Then the lamb , always falling off the bone and the gravy is very nice , comes with... More 

Thank Shane M
Perranporth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service, wondeful food. Many seating areas. It was no problem to accommodate a large group of us. Shauna in particular was lovely, shall return again.

Thank thoc5701
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting Ireland and were told we had to come here. It's such an amazing pub with so much history. Took us at least 30min to look around all the interesting things dotted around. Also tried Guinness for the first time and it was it was lovely. Staff were friendly and made us feel welcome. Worth a visit.

Thank lorna d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $173
European, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 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
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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