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“A Can't Miss” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Merrys Gastro Pub

Merrys Gastro Pub
Ranked #4 of 38 Restaurants in Dungarvan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$32
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub, European, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
albany, ny
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A Can't Miss”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

We found Merrys by chance after a long day of driving and sight seeing. The weather was quite cool and I'm sure it fueled our appetites. We were waited on promptly. The specials were explained and the prices reasonable.The waitress was attentive but not overly so. The fire warmed us as we ate our meal. Deserts and spirits left us sated. It was a perfect ending to a long day. Quintessential Ireland...

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
irl
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice Place but food is below average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014

Merrys has a lovely atmosphere, a good selection of craft beers at reasonable prices. The decor is very inviting and cosy with lots of nooks and crannies. The staff are also very friendly and efficient. We ordered two items off the nibbles part of the menu, crab &avocado with tortilla chips & a baked goats cheese also with tortilla chips, not good both were extremely hot & to tell the truth we swapped dishes..... there was little diffrenece between the two taste wise. Also the wine by the glass is overpriced at €5.75. It is a pity because it ticks all the other boxes

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Expensive for what you get ”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014 via mobile

It's overpriced. The place is nice for few drinks but this is not a restaurant. Tables are uncomfortable and cushions need replacement. I expected more for the burger as everyone thinks they are nice. Just ok

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Thank Cembellines
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Waterford, Ireland
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“One of Dungarvan's finest pubs”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

This pub is one of the best in Dungarvan. Always busy with a varied and tasty menu. Nice wines by the glass and their chicken wings are particularly good. Atmosphere is cosy and furnishings are comfortable. Plenty of nooks and crannies if you wish to have a bit of privacy or you can choose to people watch from one of their window tables.
Staff are efficient under a tight management ship.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 13Josephine
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Waterford, Ireland
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Depends what you're after?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

Merry's Gastro Pub has such great potential. It is always busy, in a great location, has some lovely seating and great staff. There's much to like.

Food is very average but for the most part inexpensive and good value; burgers, wraps, soups, sandwiches, ribs, chicken wings, salads etc. Also on offer, a selection of daily specials. Dinner available in the restaurant. Can't comment as we only ate from the bar-food menu.

I visited twice with two different groups. The first time was a few nights before Christmas. The place was comfortably crowded with candles lighting, cushions on seats, warm air and plenty of banter. Food was OK, service excellent, overall a reasonably priced night out with friends.

Second visit was in the cold, hard light of day. The place was freezing. We asked for heat but despite some blowing air, no heat was generated. Evidence of those candles was in the form of hardened blobs of wax on several of those now-really-shabby-looking cushions. Food, again, was fine. Hot chicken fillet sandwiched in a bap with salad and chips. What's not to like? Filling, tasty food for a tenner.

So, would I go to Merry's again? Of course! Would I recommend it? Depends what you're after!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 75Catherine75
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