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Davy Macs Gin Bar

No 7 John's Avenue | The Apple Market, Waterford X91 V3YR, Ireland
+353 51 843 730
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A little gem

What a lovely bar! We visited this bar over the recent weekend as part of my Hen do. The bouncer... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
kingdom_warrior98
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Cocktail Making with Alex

We had a fantastic time here cocktail making. It was so much fun and the cocktails were lovely. I... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Angela C
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Waterford's Newest Oldest Bar, Davy Macs is a Fantastic Hidden Gem in the heart of Waterford city with a fabulous & unique interior decor. Davy Macs serves over 100 gins covering everything from the exotic to the contemporary, Irish to new world. Gin cocktails are also a specialty & our fully trained bartenders with their passion for gin will be at hand to lead you in the right direction. Davy Macs is every gin lovers dream.
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“mad hatter” (2 reviews)
“upstairs bar” (2 reviews)
“great buzz” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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No 7 John's Avenue | The Apple Market, Waterford X91 V3YR, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely bar! We visited this bar over the recent weekend as part of my Hen do. The bouncer was not keen on accepting the 6 of us in being a hen party. However not being your normal gaggle of crazy high heeled short...More

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Sineadmcdonagh, Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi, Glad you enjoyed your hen party at Davy Macs, it's true that it is our policy not to host hen do's or stags in Davy Macs as it is a very small, intimate venue and we like to keep it low key so you...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time here cocktail making. It was so much fun and the cocktails were lovely. I would like to say thank you so much to Alex. He was great and very professional.

Thank Angela C
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Sineadmcdonagh, Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi Angela, thank you for taking the time to write the review. I will pass the nice comments on to Alex, he'll be delighted that you enjoyed the cocktail making class, hope you'll get to visit us again soon. regards Sinead

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great night at tea party big shout to Alex he was a great host very good at his job will definitely go back again

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Sineadmcdonagh, Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thanks Barbara, I will pass the lovely comments on to Alex & we hope to see you again soon at another Hendrick's Mad Hatter Tea Party or for one of our famous Gin & Tonic's. regards Sinead

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Best night at Davy Macs mad hatters tea party.We had such a great time and best craic with the bar man..shout out to ALEX O MAHONY.Alex you are definitely a first class bar man especially for putting up with the rowdy mad hatter we had...More

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Sineadmcdonagh, Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi, I'm delighted you had fun at the Mad Hatter's Tea Party and that Alex looked after you all, I'll pass on your compliments to him, he'll be trilled. regards Sinead

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Had a great night in one of the best bars that I have ever been to. It is a great mix of classic decor and smooth cocktails. James was really attentive, listened to our preferences and recommended cocktails accordingly. I would say that while the...More

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Sineadmcdonagh, General Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Mairead, thank you for taking the time to write the review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Davy Macs Gin Bar & I'll pass on your kind comments to James and hope you'll get to visit us again soon. regards Sinead

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Great night out,James behind the bar was a legend! Very knowledgeable and accommodating. Looked after me and my family very well

Thank Cian D
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Sineadmcdonagh, General Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Cian, glad you enjoyed your visit to Davy Macs & I'll pass on your review to James. Hope you'll get to visit Davy Macs again soon. regards Sinead

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

What an experience well worth the admission price for a great night with great friends. It’s easy to see why tickets sell so fast for the Gin Party Nights. The staff were great their seemed to be an endless supply of food, Prosecco & Gin....More

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Sineadmcdonagh, General Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Trish, glad you enjoyed the Mad Hatter Tea Party as much as we do hosting the event, it's always great fun. thanks for taking the time to write the review. regards Sinead

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Called in for one drink before deciding where to go for birthday dinner. Ryan and Stephanie the bar staff were so nice and friendly we stayed for the night.

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Sineadmcdonagh, General Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks Ross for taking the time to write the nice review, glad you enjoyed your drinks and night with us & we hope that you will call into us again in the future. regards Sinead.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Davy Macs is a really great place to sit and enjoy good drink and company. My wife and I stumbled upon this place on a recent trip to Waterford and could not have been happier with it. The selection of Gins was excellent and the...More

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Sineadmcdonagh, General Manager at Davy Macs Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, I'm delighted that you enjoyed your time & your drinks in Davy Macs, we are passionate about our little gin bar and also our selection of Irish gins & spirits & I hope you'll get...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Bought 5 gin and tonics and one of the drunk regulars at the bar caused trouble and 5 of us got kicked out on our first drink. Full of pinted up regulars do steer clear if you're visiting as the bouncers won't kick you out...More

Thank Shane M
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