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The Chestnut Public House

Open today: 20:00 - 23:30
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Smashing drinking and social establishment. Appropriate background melodies, astute bar service. A... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Birr, Ireland
via mobile
Wonderful spot

Beautiful bar with a really friendly staff. Lovely outdoor area to sit outside and often have... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
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7 Aug 2018
“During vintage week”
10 Jun 2018
“Fun, authentic pub”
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Green Street, Birr, Ireland
+353 87 220 8524
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Eimear R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

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

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank TipperaryAbu
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful bar with a really friendly staff. Lovely outdoor area to sit outside and often have excellent live music on. Really love this pub!

Thank Jet321281
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great bar with helpful and welcoming management and staff. Good spot to watch a match. Nice bbq food on Saturday.

Thank 7,200,522
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

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!

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely welcoming pub. Friendly staff. Beautiful open fire. Had a good few pints of Guinness with the family. Would definitely recommend this pub. We will visit again on our travels to Birr.

Thank DRailton1
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the chestnut bar for pints and Saturday night fun. Great pints and friendly helpful staff. Great band. A good spot in a Saturday night!

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

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

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 14 September 2016

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

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