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Muskerry Arms Restaurant

The Square | Co. Cork, Blarney, Ireland
+353 21 438 5200
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (33 reviews)
“beef stew” (14 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Square | Co. Cork, Blarney, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Muskerry Arms was recommended to us by the owner of Cashel Woolen Store and the owner of La Cita B&B. The food was fabulous. I ate the pouched Irish salmon and my wife had the caesar salad because she knew she would be having dessert...More

Thank CLBrown_75
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had dinner here our first night in Blarney, suggested by our host! We walked from the White House B & B and it was wonderful to take in Blarney at night. The food was great and we got to experience a crowd watching football!...More

Thank sassy1361
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here after touring the castle. There was some remodeling going on but that didn't hurt the atmosphere. Staff was friendly and food was good. I recommend getting the apple pie for dessert.

Thank MrBrazil85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner here with a colleague as it was local for us. They were having some work done but wasn't intrusive for us in the bar and will look amazing when complete. I highly recommend the beef and veg stew. Perfect on a rainy...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this Bar/Restaurant some years ago, when home on holiday, and since retiring we have visited at least once every couple of months, I did'nt review it for fear of jinxing it. however we had lunch there again today and my choice of warm...More

Thank agatwo
Ruth O, Public Relations Manager at Muskerry Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review and your repeat custom. We are so pleased to hear that you have always enjoyed your meals when visiting us, as well as the friendly service and I will be sure to pass on your compliments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for the atmosphere as I heard that it was amazing and good value for money food was less than average and server was less than invitingMore

Thank lexsofia
Ruth O, Public Relations Manager at Muskerry Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for review and please know that we are very disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. Yes you are correct, we are consistently praised for our food and friendly service so I am dismayed to hear that we did not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a mission to find the best steak and ale pie and this was it. Flavor was amazing... We also loved the bangers and mash

1  Thank Tara K
Ruth O, Public Relations Manager at Muskerry Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Tara, Wow, that is high praise indeed, I will be sure to pass on your compliments to our chefs. With Kind Regards, Ruth O Connor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Blarney is beautiful, worth a visit. Musketry Arms hotel is average. Staff were nice but room had nasty smell of smoke and can hear the conversations of other guests next door and their tv etc. electric heaters in rooms too not great for breathing difficulties....More

Thank 40maggiejo
Ruth O, Public Relations Manager at Muskerry Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. we are dismayed to hear that you were disappointed with your room. I am surprised to hear that there was a smell of smoke as smoking is not permitted in hotel rooms in Ireland and all rooms are thoroughly aired...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

I stayed here at the end of January 2018 when there were some renovations taking place. It is a family run hotel and although the hotel is a bit dated it makes up for this in other ways. I checked in at the bar, which...More

Thank jimyp56
Ruth O, Public Relations Manager at Muskerry Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are especially pleased that you enjoyed your meals and the friendly service, we are indeed very lucky to have such wonderful staff. Our...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

no reception waiting around like fools until some wan decides to ask us were we bookin in the suitcases must have gave it away .. stoppin off before we hit shannon ..on our way home .. room was grand staff were the worst ive seen...More

Thank _johndeady127
Ruth O, Public Relations Manager at Muskerry Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

John, I am extremely shocked at your offensive and racist remarks, are you aware that your comments are an offence in Ireland under the Incitement to Hatred Act 1989, I have personally never had the pleasure of visiting Zambia but I am sure that the...More

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23 October 2017|
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Response from Kat F | Reviewed this property |
There is a ground level that would accommodate the wheelchair-bound visitor.
1 August 2016|
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Response from Ruth O | Property representative |
Hi Mairead, yes, our chef can accommodate your vegan requirements. Please talk to your server and they will let you know what the best options are.
jeremy spot
8 July 2016|
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Response from Jerry-Casburn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help, we are dogless and didn't see any there while we were. Jerry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Co. Cork, Blarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Blarney
  • Phone Number: +353 21 438 5200
  • E-mail
This Wonderfully Traditional Irish Pub & Restaurant offering Boutique Accommodation is located in the centre of the picturesque village of Blarney Co. Cork. A second generation family owned and run property offering a typical Irish welcome to all customers. The restaurant is focused on ensuring your visit is so memorable that you will be planning your next visit the minute you leave. The Muskerry Pub & Restaurant is open every day from 7.30am serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. You can decide to eat in our restaurant or in the bar, the choice is yours. The property has an Irish pub & restaurant serving the very best homemade food every day from 7.30am (9am Sundays) until late. Choose from a wide selection of options which are all cooked freshly for you by our experienced chef's. We cater for customers with dietary requirements such as gluten free or vegetarian. For your entertainment we have live Music every night & for Sports fans we have live Sports on 8 large screens plus Bingo every Wednesday evening. Special €20 restaurant promotion is now on which includes a main course, dessert, tea/coffee & a pint/glass of wine. This is Blarney's busiest & best loved Traditional Irish Pub & Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you & promise you will enjoy the craic with locals & visitors alike.
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