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Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant

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13 O'Connell Street, Clonmel, Ireland
+353 52 612 4467
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

In my opinion is one of the most beautyfull place in clonmel. Unusual decoration makes very specific atmosphere inside. Totaly recomend

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Maciej for placing a review with us. We really appreciate it. More 

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Yet again a visit to this restaurant did not fail to impress me. I had great quality good food with decent sized portions and all served in a cosy spotless bar. What more could a hungry visitor to this town ask for? Well done to Tierneys.

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Thank greenvan1
Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to place a review with us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the pub. We hope to continue to see you dine with us. More 

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today with a friend, food was gorgeous and staff were really friendly, have been going here for a long time but it's just so homely you can't resist it, it's definitely a place you'd always come back to without fail!

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much Charlotte for review. We really appreciate you taking the time. More 

Galway, Ireland
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Always love the pub grub in here, have been going for years when we are down in Clonmel. Nice little spot to try

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review about us. We really appreciate it. Thank you too for your ongoing custom. More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Staying for a few days in Clonmel, we came across this cosy, friendly, warm pub with good food and great service. If you are looking for fine dining - look elsewhere. If you are looking for warmth, attentive service and good home cooking you will find it here - don't visit Clonmel without visiting Sean McTierney's.

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much Linda for your kind review of the pub. We really appreciate you taking the time to do it. Hope to see you again in soon. More 

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and i had a rare night off from the kids over the christmas and instead of going away we decided to have a date night. We said we would go to Tierneys for a quick bite to eat before we went to the Cinema. The food and atmosphere was fantastic. We ended up staying there for the night... More 

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your night with us. We hope to see you and your husband in again soon. More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed in Clonmel for a week and visited this pub twice, once alone, and the second time with my Mum & Auntie who came over. The food here is lovely - proper Irish grub. I had delicious smoked salmon and roast lamb. Sean himself served us & was a wonderful host! I highly recommend this pub for a proper... More 

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review of our business. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

Somewhere
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Clonmel with my mum, dad and daughter, the trip had been arranged and researched as a surprise for my Mum who had visited as a young lady 60+ years earlier. Trip down memory lane. As part of the surprise I had checked out the restaurants Sean Tierney Bar and Restaurant were highly recommended as a lively place... More 

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

We apologise that your visit was not up to what you expected. We do however take exception to your generalisation about our customers who have been with us for over 25 years and other restaurants in Clonmel who like ourselves have had to work very hard to keep businesses going in tough times. More 

County Tipperary, Ireland
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Just been told to have our dinner here by friends and I was so not disappointed! The Clonakilty Chicken is ... there are no words for such a level of flavour. The decor inside is wonderful, titanic inspired at the very back. The staff are just the nicest people I have ever been served by. If your driving by- dont.... More 

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Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind reviews. We really appreciate that you enjoyed the interior of the pub. We have spent many years adding to it and are delighted you enjoyed it. Thank you for your kind review of our clonakility chicken. It's one of our most popular choices. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Cute resturant filled with tons of different seating options - bar seating and comfortable "nooks" for larger parties. A great family environment with a good variety of food. I ate the best chicken goujons and french fries i have ever had!

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Thank baylisjordan
Sean T, Owner at Sean Tierney's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our chicken goujons. They are freshly prepared each time and it's great to receive compliments on them. Thank you again and hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 O'Connell Street, Clonmel, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Tipperary  >  Clonmel
  • Phone Number: +353 52 612 4467
Description
Sean Tierney's award-winning Bar and Restaurant in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. Four-times winner of the best Munster pub, and voted fourteen times winner of Tipperary Pub of the Year. We have a wide selection of Irish and international beers, cocktails, wines and spirits, including a number of local Irish craft beers.Tierney's Bar and Restaurant is located at 13 O'Connell Street, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Food is served from 12.30 p.m. 'till late, with lunches, evening meals, food-to-go and party menus available. Also, a special lunch menu is available on Sundays.Tierney's is a family owned and operated bar, located in the center of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Since 1991 Seán Tierney has been running his bar and restaurant, providing quality food and drink to the people of South Tipperary and North Waterford. Clonmel itself is home to vibrant cultural life, including the annual Clonmel Junction Festival, as well as hosting the premier traditional Irish music festival, the Fleadh Ceoil na hÉireann, five times in the past two decades.Tierney's bar sits on the site of the previous Phelan's pub, and like its predecessor, Tierney's is the haunt of many sportsmen from all over Tipperary. As well as providing a large selection of quality Irish craft beers and locally-produced cuisine, the bar offers a venue for many watching many sporting events from home and abroad, including rugby, football, horse-racing and Gaelic games

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