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Buckley's Traditional Bar

Arbutus Hotel College Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1037
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Nice, traditional pub

Very nice pub experience. Food was very good. Atmosphere nice. Staff very nice. There was a line... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jim M
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Brockton, Massachusetts
Irish Music

By far, this place was a true authentic Irish experience ! Locals started to come in and joined... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
George G
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Clearwater, United States
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Buckleys Bar - Killarney Town Centre Traditional Pub At the heart of Killarney's traditional Irish music scene. Some of the country's finest musicians often drop in for an 'unplanned, unprogrammed and unamplified' session. With or without music, Buckley's is a beautiful place to sit and discuss the world. Its oak paneled walls and turf fire reflect the timelessness of a good Irish pub, combining character, characters and good cráic.
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4 weeks ago
“Nice, traditional pub”
2 Oct 2016
“Irish Music”
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Arbutus Hotel College Street, Killarney, Ireland
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+353 64 663 1037
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice pub experience. Food was very good. Atmosphere nice. Staff very nice. There was a line to gt into place, so go early in evening.

Thank Jim M
TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Buckley's Traditional Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jim, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your visit to Buckley's Bar. WE are delighted that that you enjoyed the experience, food, atmosphere and staff. Hopefully we'll see you again before too long. Regards, Seán & team.

Reviewed 2 October 2016

By far, this place was a true authentic Irish experience ! Locals started to come in and joined other locals for a impromptu musical session. Other local patrons as well as tourists seemed to enjoy it all. One nice thing to see was the players...More

Thank George G
TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Buckley's Traditional Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hi George, Many thanks for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed our music sessions which, as you say, are enjoyed by young and old alike. Regards, Seán

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Bartender a very nice guy. Locals seem to go here too. Classy pub with interesting architecture. Had salads which were fine but pricey and a bit small. Pints of course were perfectly poured.

Thank mossyrocks
Reviewed 24 April 2016

On a recent trip to Killarney my wife & I called into Buckleys on a Saturday evening after dinner. What a great little spot. We managed to snag two chairs over by the fireplace looking across at the Trad session that was just starting and...More

1  Thank GBarrettWaterford
TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Buckley's Traditional Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Many thanks for your most kind words. We are delighted that you had a great night with us. We appreciate you taking the time out to review your visit. Regards, Seán

Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop when in Killarney! The bartenders Denise and Tom are wonderful and very friendly! Denise stills makes a great fire. If Trad will be played it is truly about the music! Pat O'Sullivan who plays guitar can be found playing at...More

2  Thank mapeterson25
TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Buckley's Traditional Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hi Margaret, Thank you so so much for your comprehensive review. It gives us all so much pleasure to learn that you have got so much more than good drink, music and company from your time in Buckleys Bar. We are extremely grateful that you...More

Reviewed 4 April 2016

Lovely pub with friendly locals,great bar staff and drink was top notch and very reasonably priced,place was full of locals both nights we were in and I can see why this is the place they go,a great little pub

Thank Brendan D
TheArbutusBuckleys, Owner at Buckley's Traditional Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hi Brendan, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time in Buckleys. Regards, Aidan

Reviewed 25 October 2015

Loved the Irish music. Not too loud...enjoyed them a lot. Nice fireplace. Met several people there who were locals and friendly.

Thank Marralene
Reviewed 27 August 2015

hit this one and were not disappointed either right near all the others pleasant clean and bright also coffee or tea available for me to sober up would recommend it but we were really looking for a warm ale not available except in wales i...More

Thank Philomena F
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We always stop in to Buckley's for a drink. Good drinks and friendly owner and bartenders. We spent New Years Eve here a few years ago and stayed till it closed because it was a grand time.

1  Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We went Into Buckley's on our last night in Kilarney, despite staying at the Arbutus! What a gem! Tasty Irish home cooking, friendly service and live music from about 10 ( ish... Irish time!) on Fridays and Saturdays. Nothing pretentious. If you want to drink...More

5  Thank Anne H
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