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McLoughlin's Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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We are a traditional Irish bar set in the heart of Dún Laoghaire just a short stroll from the People's Park. Managed and run by friendly local staff who help to create a great atmosphere in a great Dublin pub environment, we host some of the best live music and entertainment in the city every week, including authentic traditional Irish sessions, live Bluegrass, Folk, and more. In addition, we offer a great Gastro Pub Menu for the bar from award winning chef Phelim Byrne's Bistro 73 restaurant upstairs. Come down and join us for great drinks, food, banter and more!
US$9 - US$16
Dinner, Lunch
Irish, European, Bar, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped in with my partner on a cold Saturday night for a bite to eat and listen to some music that had been advertised on the billboard outside. I ordered vegetable soup and bread and my partner ordered fish and chips. When my soup finally...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Shaley60
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Rude waitress who pretty much ignored us. One person in our party had their pint glass explode and other than a basic cleanup nothing else was said.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We came here for dinner and some traditional Irish music on a Thursday. From the moment we walked in until the moment we walked out the door the service was amazing! The bar manager was so helpful and took great care of us. I had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Megan N
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Had arranged to meet a friend here. It was Sunday and when I arrived I wasn't sure if they had opened yet for business as a member of staff was cleaning by the door. As it was raining I asked if I could go in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pinkpic
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I was on my own. I sat and waited for ages for someone to come over. No one did. I went to the bar. I waited and waited. Eventually I had to cough loudly to attract attention. The barmaid was friendly enough. She took my...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lacampana99
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

4 tv sets. Barmaid starts her shift and puts all tvs on soccer. When asked to put back on original sport on one of the tvs claims other customers are watching soccer. The Eagle House, a short walk away, was very glad of our business.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank O8739ZRjohnr
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

McLoughlins is a lesson in how a pub should not be run Nama. The barman wasn't that great. First you have to get his attention, then say a couple of hail Marys and you might get a drink. With only one barman and a poorly...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Brendan G
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Everyone should have a local where they feel at home. Good food, good company and a warm welcome. That is what you get at McLoughlin's Bar. Always made feel welcome. Staff are great and ever present Rock takes good care of his patrons.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DaraghL5
Reviewed 16 May 2018

A pub is a public space where one can enjoy a drink or a meal, surrounded by good people and great service. McLoughlin's is the pub I recommend to everyone who asks me which pub is worth going to in Co. Dublin. Not only is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Shame about this Bar. Set up good. Food was good but not sure I would risk it again. Service is terrible because it's one barman most of the night I don't understand this as it can be very busy. A lot of locals must get...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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