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“Fantastic live music.”
Review of Rathbaun Hotel

Rathbaun Hotel
Ranked #5 of 14 Restaurants in Lisdoonvarna
Cuisines: Irish
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic live music.”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Very nice music and we had a fantastic evening. Good experience overall.Will go back when we tour the area again.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Banbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“enjoyable stay”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

great food pleasant staff nothing 2 much trouble hope 2 stay there again and would recommend it really friendly and spotless

Visited August 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great live Irish music”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We were privileged to watch the Irish band Ceolan on two occasions at this venue. The bar prices were not too bad here, but come early to get yourselves a seat.

Visited August 2013
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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“non stop great Irish music”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Superb owner and his staff could not do enough to make us welcome. we only visited this venue from our adjacent hotel (The Imperial) we were in a group of six and all enjoyed our visit. The young band played non stop for four hours. We gave them a good tip which was well deserved.

Visited August 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Glad other places were closed! :-)”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

We fell across the Rathbaun as we rolled into town quite late and everything else was closed. We ended up snagging a table in the pub area where they were having quite lively live music. The place was packed and everyone seemed to be having a fabulous time. The food was good, but not the best, but that was made up for by how incredible the staff was. After a long day, I'd rather have food that's good even if it's not the best if the service is wonderful as opposed to eating great food but being treated awful. Lynn, the owner, was extremely nice to us and helpful, but watching her accommodate other parties on such a busy night was even more great! She had no problem grabbing tables from the restaurant and dragging them into the bar so that incoming guests could have a seat. She was constantly shifting tables to allow everyone to be served and that no one was left standing. This service was something I've seen very few times in places, especially by the owner of the establishment... GREAT experience!

Visited August 2013
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