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“Good food, service and Wifi~”

The Creamery Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 11 Restaurants in Bunratty
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oceanside, California
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Good food, service and Wifi~”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

I don't know why, but Wifi is still a rarity in Ireland. Many of the places we visited would either not have it or claim to have it then shrug their shoulders feigning surprise when it didn't work. I get that we are supposed to rest and relax and unplug. It's encouraged, but every now and then you just want to be able to connect. They have solid wifi here. They also have pleasant staff and solidly good food. Not 4 star Michelin, but you didn't come to Ireland to be wowed by the food did you? Good food, fresh vegetables and you'll get a snarl if you question whether any of the food is genetically modified. The Irish are far wiser than us on this front and are vigilant about keeping foods au natural. They also are more than generous in their vegetable portions, often being at least as large as the entree, if not larger.
I had the burger and chips, but I wished I had tried one of the specials of the day. Remember that here, the specials are the freshest of the fresh, so enjoy the standards if you must, but then go for something off the menu of the day. That goes for all restaurants we encountered in Ireland. As for this one, the decor was warm and the prices were really fair. They don't start serving until noon and stop serving at 8pm promptly, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time to enjoy it. We were starting to get used to the locals habit of dining late, so we missed the opportunity for dinner there, but I'd go back in a heartbeat. I'm sure I will on my next visit out there in the fall.

Visited May 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Amazing Food (in Restaurant)”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

Food was amazing.
Staff very fieldly.
Nice quiet restaurant (we were there off season).
Good wine choice.

  • Visited September 2012
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Columbia, Missouri
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Good Location”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Just across from Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, we had a light dinner there. Service was quick and friendly.

Visited May 2013
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charleston,illinois
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105 reviews
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“"Supper"”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Everything was tasty and plentiful. Remember, they serve slaw with most meals. We had sandwiches and a pint of Guiness. It doesn't get any better than that. Not only here, but everywhere we ate was quiet and peaceful.

Visited May 2013
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San Diego, CA
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14 reviews
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“Tour Buses Need Not Apply”
Reviewed May 25, 2013

Excellent food in very interesting decor...the building has gone through a number of different iterations, and the food servers can tell you of its history up to and including functioning as a dairy/creamery, hence its name. Many overhead pipes and other pieces of equipment remain as part of the decor.

And...drum roll, please...it's quiet at The Creamery, as the tour bus crowd favors "Durty Nelly's" across the square, where we also ate...the food there was good...but the service was nonexistent...and the noise was unbearable.

So...if you want the bar/pub scene...it's Durty Nelly's. If you want a quiet, peaceful, good meal, I'd walk across the square to The Creamery.

Visited May 2013
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