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McDermott's Pub

Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guinness stew” (22 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on May 21st and were staying a short walk away from McDermotts. On the recommendation of others, we wandered in for some pub fare around 8pm. By sheer luck, we ended up at the table directly in front of where the band would...More

Thank Jennifer Bryon K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

had a nice lunch here. good service. stools for chairs that are ok for awhile but not too long. t-shirts available for purchase also. would eat here again.

1  Thank snowone
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great night! Lots of tourists and locals. Had a lovely meal with great service from the cheerful staff, the highlight was the live urush band.

1  Thank Sally S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped for a drink and stayed for the dinner!!! The smell was so good so we had dinner and it was delicious. They were busy but service was great.

1  Thank lucyyeah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eating at McDermott’s was an enjoyable experience. The fish and chips and stew were both great. We walked in starving but the service was fast and friendly. Staff also kindly made a sandwich “to go” for my son who was not felling well and had...More

1  Thank miranda c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to mingle with the locals. Live band after 9:30 pm. Had the Seafood Chowder and a Guinness.

1  Thank josesU8718EV
Reviewed 1 week ago

My companion and I were on a small tour bus headed to the Cliffs of Moher, and we stopped in little Doolin village for lunch. Our bus driver stopped just in front of McGann's pub. And so did all of the other tour buses, both...More

1  Thank floyd s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on the first day of our vacation and it was a great decision. The staff were all friendly, good-natured and quick-witted and the vibe was laid-back and casual. The Guinness stew was so good (the best we had on the trip) and...More

1  Thank MAL5160
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely traditional Irish pub and lovely food with good service and reasonable priced. Its a small fairly dark pub. Parking here as everywhere else in Doolin I imagine is crazy at busy times of year.

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great night at this pub. Good food delivered fadt from a friendly and hard working staff. The music was awsom! Local band with three fantastic musicians. Higly recommended place if you stumble into Doolin, and you should!

1  Thank Espen F
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Karen M
24 January 2018|
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
The month of March is a brilliant time to visit Ireland. Stay at Half Door B&B, just a few steps away and the proprietor will send you to all the best places. The food and music at McDermott’s and the breakfast and travel... More
9 September 2017|
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Response from Anitra W | Reviewed this property |
Our family of 3 walked right in one day and had a little wait the second night. Didn't notice coach parties, just crowded because of the music.
Mary C
7 May 2016|
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Response from Bettyanne M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Churchfield B&B. Maeve was a joy. I highly recommend it. Have a wonderful time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
11:00 AM - 12:01 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
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Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!
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