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“Nice Pub”

Mad Murphy's Irish Pub
Ranked #52 of 1,981 Restaurants in Almaty
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice Pub”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Not to crowded though, but they have very nice special beers! Typical pub interiour and good service.

Visited October 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Irish Pub Comfort in Almaty”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Wandering into Mad Murphy's is like stepping into a little piece of Ireland in Central Asia. Woodgrain abounds and the music is most often kept to the quality artists of the 60's, 70's and early 80's. The food is prepared with care and the waitstaff makes a guest feel quite welcome. Quite corners of the bar allow for good conversation and the new atrium room, with its big leather chairs compels one to order another, and linger a while. This is a good bar, it has a hometown vibe and when they have a guitar player working and singing classics, it is among the best spots to relax in Almaty. Mad Murphy's offers free wi-fi and provides a great place to spend a sunny afternoon on the outdoor patio or lawns.

  • Visited May 2012
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1 Thank JNomad
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South West
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76 reviews
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“Don't waste your time. They don't have Guiness.”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

I found this place on another website and it sounded like just what I was looking for: a favourite expat hangout, a pint of Guiness, and some pub grub. The signs outside promised both Guiness and Murphys Stout. It looked like I had found what I was looking for and more

It turns out they have. heineken, Efes, and Leffes. There's no Paddy Murphy behind the bar, and no Irish band and roomful of fun and noise. There were a total of two customers in there at 9:00 o clock on a weekend night. "but what about a pint of Guiness?" I asked. The young lady kept arguing that Leffes is better.

If you like funereal peace and quiet and plenty of light in which to drink a pint of Leffes and read the paper, this is the bar for you. I happen to find the stuff undrinkable, so I left.

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4 Thank ontheroadagain222
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Kamila291, Finance Manager at Mad Murphy's Irish Pub, responded to this review, November 8, 2012
Sorry to read about your disappointment. Our apologises. Normally we have a lot of guests on Fridays & Saturdays, as well as real pub athmosphere. Anyway we believe that next time you let to enjoy your presence and we will fit to all your expectations, including of beer choice.
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