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“Great food and friendly staff!”
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Ranked #4 of 87 Restaurants in Newbury Park
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food and friendly staff!”
Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant 3 times in 1 week because we loved it so much! The restaurant itself is quite dark, dingy and loud but I suppose this does represent Irish pubs. Despite this, I found the staff to be really friendly, fast and attentive. The owner, Brendan, also introduced himself to us which was nice.

Food is brilliant, there is lots of choice - would recommend the Shepherds Pie. The portions are very large though so unless you're very hungry, I would suggest you take the half portion option where you can! They also provide you with complimentary home baked, warm potato chips which are a nice touch.

One piece of advice I would offer is do not sit outside if you want fast service, we spent 20 mins sitting out there and were never even greeted so we moved inside!

Thank KendallMaree
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Simi Valley, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Really good food”
Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were staying at the hotel that is attached to this restaurant. Cute Irish place. There was even a bagpipe player that walked around at one point. My husband and I both ordered the jalapeno burgers. Probably one of the better burgers I've ever had. We were there pretty late on a Saturday night and it appeared that it turned into more of a night club after hours. We had received complimentary drink tickets when we checked in at the hotel and were expecting a smaller "complimentary" size glass of wine, but they provided us with a very generous amount. All in all, I would definitely make a point to stop here when we are in the area. All around great place that deserves repeat business.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Gwen H
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Ridgecrest, California
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“a jem”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

after a long day it was good to relax in the irish bar and have a good selection of beer to choose from and yes they poor the guiness correctly.

Visited July 2014
1 Thank john h
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food is amazing the bar staff and wait staff are the best. Can't wait to go back!!! Happy hour is really good and filling. The back game room is a blast! Don't forget to get your chips and dipping sauce at your table!

Visited June 2014
Thank Stacey T
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San Francisco, California
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good Food, excellent service”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

Highly recommend for a savory meal at the end of a long day. The steak and mushroom pie was tasty. My husband loved the hamburger he ordered and the curry fries were fantastic. Our server was friendly and customer focused. Will return the next time we're in the area. Only one draw back: Most of the rooms are very noisy.

Visited June 2014
Thank 53LeeK
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