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“Popped in as we walked by...”
Review of Murphy's Bar

Murphy's Bar
Ranked #19 of 191 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $43
Cuisines: Irish, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Reviewed May 7, 2014

The waitress told us this was a popular tourist stop, but we didn't feel it was touristy at all. Went a bit early before it got busy, and enjoyed a drink first at the bar, and then were seated for dinner. Had the leek & potato soup (soup of the day) which was so so tasty...and happened to be vegetarian based. And then we had the fish & chips special - also really good. Of note, on the menu there were plenty of vegetarian options for those of you looking for that. Wonderful service and live music was about to get started but we had to head out - wish we could have stayed longer.

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2014

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys,

Thank you for your wonderful recent review.

I am delighted you enjoyed your time with us. We aim to please all our customers whether they are vegetarian or not. We aim to cater for all different tastes.

I hope we will see you in the not too distant future and hopefully this time you will get to enjoy our lovely musicians.

Kind Regards,
Seán Murphy.

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Reviewed April 26, 2014

We find that Killarney is very hit and miss when it comes to eating out, especially with children. We stumbled across this bar and will be back when we come down again! The boys were made to feel very welcome and the bar had lovely, friendly waiting staff. The Beef and Guinness Casserole was exactly what was needed! The fact that the menu is very much traditional rather than fancy foods adds more to the appeal. After a few days of wraps and salads etc this is what the whole family were looking for....in the words of our youngest (5).... it was a proper dinner!

Stayed on for a few drinks with friends and the pub had a great atmosphere.

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2014

Good Afternoon from Murphys,

Thank you for your wonderful recent review.

I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time with us here in Murphys.

Our staff love to create a warm and friendly environment for our customers. I am extremely happy to hear that all of the family were very happy and enjoyed their proper dinners.

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Kind Regards,
Seán Murphy.

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Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a really pleasant pub, but we made the mistake of thinking we could order food here. I had a Shepherd's Pie. It was okay. Serviceable. But my sweetie, who grew up in Ireland and has experienced some bad food, rated this Irish stew as the worst ever. -- And it wasn't so cheap. either...

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2014

Good evening

Thank you for taking the time to post this review.
This time of year we serve approximately over a hundred Irish stew per week. We have checked back on the last week and we did not receive any complaints. If you had brought this issue to the attention of the staff during your meal we could have rectified the problem. We hope to welcome you back to Murphy's in the not too distant future.

Kind regards
Sean Murphy

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Reviewed April 22, 2014

Great meal! Atmosphere was great, met some nice people sitting next to me as well as had a wonderful meal. I came in Murphy's Bar for a late lunch and had the Beef & Guinness Stew. It was so good. The meat was nice and tender, the vegetables were tender too, but not mushy. Overall the dish was wonderful. The brown bread that accompanied the dish was great too. I believe it is the Irish soda bread, brown in color, with a hint of sweetness. Yum!

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2014

Good Afternoon from all in Murphys,

Thank you for your wonderful review.

I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. The brown bread is homemade here in Murphys. If you would like to make it yourself do not hesitate to email us for the recipe.

We hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future.

Kind Regards,
Seán Murphy.

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Reviewed April 13, 2014

Great place, good service atmosphere. Junior steak was overcooked but still good. The toffee pudding was excellent

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Marianadmin, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2014

Good Afternoon from everyone in Murphys,

Thank you for your recent review.

I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful visit with us.

I hope we will see you again in the not too distant future for some more Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Kind Regards,
Seán Murphy.

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