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“Great atmosphere”

James Joyce Irish Pub
Ranked #596 of 11,191 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$23
Cuisines: Irish, Spanish, International, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
Description: We are an Irish-owned and run pub located in central Madrid, a stone's throw away from Plaza de las Cibeles. We serve food all day, show live sports, including, rugby, soccer, american football, tennis and golf, as well as having live music. We have an outdoor terrace throughout the year. Our bartenders speak several languages, including English, Spanish, Italian and French. We have a langauge exchange, for those who want to practice their Spanish or English, on Monday evenings from 8.30pm. We also have a private room for parties and celebrations. We hope you can come by to experience a little bit of Ireland in Spain!
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We hadn't intended to eat here, however seeing the food being brought out, we decided to eat, we both had a club sandwich which was excellent. We were served by 3 different members of staff during our 4 hour stay (we watched the Argentina v Belgium world cup match) all 3 were very friendly, special mention to the English guy from Cornwall, really friendly and even had a brief chat despite being busy when Brother asked about the wheat beer.

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

Wached England play (and lose) v Uraguay, ha, Suarez, wonder what happened to him ! Great atmoshere in this place, I didn't eat, but like the menu and will try it out next time... Only gripe was they had no Southern Comfort

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Matthew L, Owner at James Joyce Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2014

Dear tradervic,

Thanks for your recent support of our pub and your generous comments. I've taken your grip about the Southern Comfort on board, so when you are next over... I hope you enjoyed Madrid and if you are over again, perhaps during the RWC, I'm sure you will have cause to celebrate.

Thanks again. Matt

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Reviewed 21 June 2014

On a very hot day in Madrid we found James Joyce Irish pub. Sat outside under the shelter of roadside trees I was in need of a pint and a snack. The waiter spoke perfect English and brought me one of the finest pints outside of Ireland. I had a regular burger with a massive chunk of cheddar cheese on and my wife had a club sandwich both came with salad and chips and both were really tasty. The bill including two rounds of drinks came to €30 good value and good all round experience.

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

This was exactly what you would expect walking into a pub in Ireland or anywhere in the UK. All was good, including the service and selections. If you want an easy dinner of pub food and earlier than 9PM, this is just the ticket.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Great pub. Staff so friendly. Watched state of origin football here couldn't be happier food is fantastic and location is number one

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