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Huge crowds but this pub was ready and prepared for the crowds. Proper rigid plastic glasses that could be reused and lots of staff on duty. Burger bar was a great idea we could smell it from the square! Good music Great atmosphere. Queues for...More
Visited here a couple of times during a 2 week visit to Birr. Great service, clean, with a traditional pub feel. There also is an extended area outside where lots of young people hang out. The college students traveling with us liked this pub the...More
Smashing drinking and social establishment.
Appropriate background melodies, astute bar service.
A choice of cosy front bar, a sittaround covered smoke/chat area in the rear, plus a neat area to the side for when live music is playing. Best pub in Birr, followed closely by...More
Great people, great music, great pints. Fantastic food and nice for watching sports too. Nice and cosy during the winter with open fires, and a little bit crazy during the summer out in the slick garden area, which is a hidden gem!
I stopped here while staying in Birr and found it to be one of the most beautiful pubs I've ever been in. It's a historic Victorian pub with chestnut wood walls and bar (thus the name 'Chestnut'), and it has gold chandeliers and lots of...More
Ok, I'm biased! I live here in Birr, Co. Offaly Ireland, having moved here 15 years ago from my native America. One of the first places I visited was The Chestnut and met the owner, Clodagh Fay, who's pride in her establishment was immediately apparent,...More