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McDermott's Pub

Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 835 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Doolin and our B'n'B recommended this restaurant. Very cosy atmosphere where people shared tables which I thought was great. The drinks came quite quickly and the nice waiter took our order. Took quite a while for the food to arrive and our glasses...More

Thank zelrog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly hard working and attentive staff. Friendly atmosphere with great Irish music. Did not eat there and only stayed for a few pints and listen to the music. I would recommend this Pub to anyone. NOTE: This Pub is just a short distance (walkable) from...More

Thank jpc0398
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our B&B host suggested McDermott's and in the end, we were glad we went. Because the place was packed out, we were asked if we would mind sharing a table with another couple. Not a problem! So we shared a long table right up front...More

Thank 1AnnieEliza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were four of us in our group. The bar was so busy that it was difficult to get a seat. A lot of the "seats" did not have backs and were really low stools pulled up to a table. They were not comfortable and...More

Thank 2travel039
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here to have lunch/dinner to find many of the options unavailable. There was only one gluten free option available. It was fine for once off but we didn't return. I think we were also unfortunate to have arrived just before a planned tour...More

Thank MCB76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at McDermott's when we arrived in Doolin because it was within walking distance of our B&B, the Half Door. We were warmly welcomed and enjoyed a lunch of soup and sandwiches. The food was really good, but what made us want to go...More

1  Thank Anitra W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are on holiday and want to experience a day to day irish pub athmosphere, here is your place. Live músic, good food and good quality-price rate.

Thank Mireia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant night of great food, great friends and great traditional music. The staff were polite and helpful and the landlord even drove us all home at the end of the night. Best pub in the area.

Thank EllieBelly2013
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

24 of us went here for dinner on Saturday night. 9 adults and the rest kids and the food & service was brilliant. They couldn't be more helpful and accommodating. It was a joy to go to a restaurant that not only caters for family's...More

1  Thank 133sinead
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food! What a great dinner. Curry, fish n chips, and crab were all excellent dishes. My entire family was pleased. Our waitress was so funny and we loved her! Super fun and cozy place, live music regularly. Stumbled upon this place when other restaurants...More

1  Thank Taran G
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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$30
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
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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