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McDermott's Pub

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££ - £££
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
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Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
11:00 - 00:01
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As good a place as you;ll find in Doolin. We visited several times during our stay in Doolin and McDermott;s didn't disappoint even once! Wonderful staff, with great personality and recommendations about the area.

Thank Mike M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great typical Irish pub where the ceol agus craic is mighty!!! 🎻🎹🎼 The staff are on the ball ensuring that the crowd are served quickly & kept happy 🍺🥃. & if that wasn't enough for you there is always great entertainment (well during the summer months at least- but then again you wouldn't be visiting Doolin during... More 

Thank IrelandMellen
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant food was very good. Always recommend the vegetable soup and brown bread. The service was very good. The pubs in Doolin have to be highly rated just for the fact they have great traditional Irish music. But hurry, it's changing quickly and getting a little too commercial for me.

Thank Looking4AnAdventure
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I spot here for lunch while on vacation from Canada. The bartender/server was quite friendly. We had chowder and a sandwich. It was good but nothing special. We had eaten at O'Connor's Pub the last 2 nights so I think we were spoiled.

Thank J D
Chandler, Arizona
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a local pub experience and we got one. This place was fantastic. Poured Guinness the right way and the live music was just a ton of fun. We had a really good fried fish here and the owner of the bar has a really great attitude even when it's packed (which seems normal).... More 

Thank brackleberry
Beaver, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here with Paddywagon Tours on our way to the Cliffs of Moher. Luckily, we beat the lunch crowd and I was treated with some of the best Salmon I have ever eaten! They have plenty of beer on tap in the bar and the food is served up lunch-line style. Definitely worth a stop if passing through town.

Thank Haley N
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Hey this Pub maybe doesnt look so special from outside but inside is hidden a good classic Irish pub with live music, lot of beer and good meals! We really enjoyed it.

Thank crankCZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

we were staying at the local camp site and popped in to hear the singer in the corner. lovely place , very welcoming and great prices.

Thank Izy S
Malabar, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stop here every year I go to Doolin for great food, beer and live traditional music. I love the place!!

Thank Patrick R
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We go to Doolin a couple of times every year and always go to McDermott's for a bit of a session. The grub is lovely and also cheap. Without fail the atmosphere is brilliant and the craic is absolutely 90!! You're guaranteed a good night out or a few quiet ones during the day - whatever you fancy. Great pub

Thank mkeohane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!

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