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“Bad service and worse food”

Mad Murphy's Irish Pub
Ranked #50 of 1,997 Restaurants in Almaty
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Bad service and worse food”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

I read the reviews and I cannot believe I was in the same place yesterday. The burger was so bad I had to leave it. And this was their staple piece called Mad Murphy's burger...

Service is untalented, that's the only way to describe it. The waitress brought me the coffee in a tray, and then came back a long way to bring me the sugar separately. A third go for water. Totally inefficient and in urgent need of training. No stroller access so if you are with a baby, better prepare those mussels, because the staff will most certainly not help you the steep stairs.

Small children's play area is a plus, but they let the swings get broken.

Smoking is allowed inside, so in cold weather avoid it, it is a hellhole for children.

  • Visited September 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tralee, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
678 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
“Great Irish theme bar and food”
Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

You won't go wrong here
Good selection of beers
Food was good
A steak. Around 15 euro
Good service
Some live music
Not too loud
Highly recommend this one

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank samboDublin
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

This place is really really good!
Great service by waiter Nina (if I'am not making mistake)
Atmosphere, food, drinks are really good.
Visited this place once with my friends and now this is our favorite place.
There is plenty of guiness and leffe and other great beers.
You can have a seat inside as well as outside on comfort terrace.
Occupancy depends on day of the week. One time on friday evening there were so much of people that all tables and chairs were occupied, even there were no place to stand! :)
If you want visit a good pub, place with great atmosphere and quality food & drinks, this is the place.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Baster_Keisi
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New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place,”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

I Found this pub by accident during the middle of the week. The food and drinks were great and I found the service to be the best in Almaty. The spring like weather allowed them to open the patio. No where else in Almaty is cigar smoking permitted!

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Woodduck1629
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
Level 2 Contributor
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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1 Thank P W
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