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McGowans of Harolds Cross

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Good food and Guinness

Not the best surroundings but it makes up in the food and the best pint of Guinness in Harold's... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
seafood chowder

I went in to this pub for a quick snack after having been to mount Jerome cemetery for a funeral of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Dublin, Ireland
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30 Jan 2018
“Good food and Guinness”
15 Oct 2017
“Smelled and aggressive”
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Not the best surroundings but it makes up in the food and the best pint of Guinness in Harold's cross

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Was here on weekend night with friends. Pub is dirty and smelled. Staff, bar the pleasant lady at the door who takes your money for entry, are rough, especially the bouncers. We witnessed people mercilessly carried out BY THE NECK by bouncers!! We left a...More

1  Thank Funky_Thistle
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The title speaks for itself. I think it attracts gullible tourists, funeral parties (and the crap food that goes with it), and the young 20 somethings who couldn't boil a kettle, let alone know the difference between a boiled egg and an omelette.

2  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I went in to this pub for a quick snack after having been to mount Jerome cemetery for a funeral of a friend...this was possibly the best seafood chowder i,v ever had....I don't remember having a better chowder... iv had some gungy chowders in my...More

Thank birdyman2016
Reviewed 14 October 2015

A great pint of Guinness even better food the specials are the best portions and quality of food are fantastic a great find the selection of beers on draught also good all in all a nice relaxing place

Thank johnmac072
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Local friend took a group of us there as this suburban pub is about 4 miles from the center of Dublin. What a great bar as the portions are large and the price is inexpensive. When you walk in there is a small pub in...More

Thank George H
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