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McGills

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Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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Powerscourt Hotel | Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Enniskerry, Ireland
+353 1 274 8888
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Smyrna, Georgia
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our meal here on our last night in Ireland. Conveniently located within the hotel we were able to have a drink and grab a bite without having to fret driving on the narrow lanes. The staff was friendly, and the food very good. I was Guinness'ed out so the local beer recommendation was welcome.

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Thank A C R
London
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything you would expect from an Irish pub in the the corner of a luxury hotel. Good drinks, lovely atmosphere and live music on selected nights make for a little oasis of Irish pub culture. Very popular with fellow guests after attending a business at the main venue during the day.conference

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Thank Mike A
County Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great team of staff who always make you feel welcome, lovely food, good music at weekends. Not just touristy, enjoyed by locals too.

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Thank Saffygirl70
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food fabulous, staff friendly and efficient would definitely recommend it to anyone staying at hotel cannot find any fault.

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1 Thank sor77
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub. Pleasant staff good food and really relaxed atmosphere. Menu looked comprehensive. Just had starter.

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Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Good local beer on tap. Good hearty pub food, nice atmosphere, wonderful service. We ate there twice and loved it.

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Thank Deb F
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Good food, great service, lovely atmosphere! The staff was friendly and efficient, even the manager!

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Thank suewalk
Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nothing special. Staff are from South County Dublin so practice your "dort" accent. Food was actually quite tasty. Tourists will like the place I suppose but it lacks character. Located in a strange part of the hotel. Give it a miss and get the free shuttle down to the village.

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Thank rodzer
Tsawwassen, Canada
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202 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The food here is not at all good - pork belly - yuck! Fish and chips are passable. Terrible server and the place is dark

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Thank Jim B
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

First of all it was a genius idea to put a proper Irish pub into a hotel. No stuffy hotel bar here, this is the real deal. Secondly, the live music on offer was second to none - Gerry Doyle & Eoin Woods - sensational. I would go back again and again if I could.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Powerscourt Hotel | Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Enniskerry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Enniskerry
  • Phone Number: +353 1 274 8888
Description
This Irish pub is more than a name or an address: it embodies a spirit of friendly congeniality, a culture of conversation and story. McGill's manifests this magnificently, full of interesting artefacts and memorabilia, with a wonderful bar, made for elbows. As well as a fine selection of whiskeys, beers and stouts, McGill's offers a tasty menu of wholesome, traditional dishes, prepared and served with imagination and style.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?