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Murphy's Bar

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
+353 64 663 1294
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09:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing!! The food was delicious, the staff was nice and very helpful and the locals were so sweet! This was a great restaurant to visit! And so, so yummy!!

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Thank Alana M
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Alana , What a lovely review ! We are so pleased that you had a happy experience in Murphy's on honeymoon . We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and wish you every happiness. All the best , Seán & Máire More 

Killarney, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a fantastic meal upstairs in Lord Kenmares, we went down stairs to Murphy's Bar. Very lively with great Music and singsong from Tim Gleeson and Mike Cronin. What a great way to end our Christmas . Great night overall. Margaret and family

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Thank margaret c
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Margaret , Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review , we all appreciate your kind words. Delighted that you had such an enjoyable night ! Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

New York, NY
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate a late dinner so that we could stay and hear the music which began at 9:30PM. Sit in the back room (or the room to the right) for the music. Menu is standard pub fare and I would not say it was great - it was good for the price. Service is outstanding. Plenty of room to linger... More 

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Thank GGOT
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for the positive review . We are pleased that you had an enjoyable experience at Murphy's. We are exactly what it says over the door , a bar offering decent pub food , good service and authentic traditional music. Al the best , Seán & Máire More 

Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the whole family to Murphy's for dinner. There was something for everyone & atmosphere was warm & friendly.

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Thank Jane O
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jane , Thanks for taking the time to leave a review on tripadvisor. Delighted to hear all the family were satisfied ! Hope to see you again sometime... Seán & Máire More 

Bellingham, Washington
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming, traditional, great food and drinks! Friendly staff and customers made us feel very welcome. Drank lots of Bulmers hard cider and it was FANTASTIC!!! Nice collection of whiskey on display.

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Thank HBsrfrgirl
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi there ! It sounds like you had a fantastic time at Murphy's Bar , you almost make us envious !!! Glad you noticed the whiskey on display , it's Seán's special interest , he loves to find a new and interesting one to offer our guests. All the best , Seán & Máire More 

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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food & staff. We had to split our entre. When we asked the waitress if anyone could eat all of the food on the plate, her reply was "some do." This place, in addition to Beenoskee B&B cemented our love for Killarney.

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Thank Mike G
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Mike , Thank you for submitting a lovely review . It was our pleasure to serve you and we are delighted that everything was to your satisfaction. We are even more pleased to be associated with your new found love for Killarney !!! Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Abbotsford, Canada
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175 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved Murphy's Bar so much we went twice in our two day stay in Killarney. The atmosphere was fun and the food was great!

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Thank TravelDiva62
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi there ! Thank you for a lovely review , we are delighted that you had an enjoyable experience at Murphy's . Making a return visit is always a good sign , maybe you will return again someday !! Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was amazing and the service was wonderful. The Cottage pie and the cheeseburgers were amazing. But my favorite part by far was the bread pudding. Wow!

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Thank Brad L
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Brad , It certainly sounds like you enjoyed your visit to Murphy's ! Thank you for your kind words ,we hope to see you again sometime ! Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Media, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I absolutely loved Murphy's Bar! The food was delicious & the service was wonderful! The waitress was kind enough to explain Gaelic football to us as we watched it from the bar. Perfect bar food & such a great spot in Killarney. I'm sure it would be lots of fun at night too! Enjoy!

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Thank Keely B
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Keely , Many thanks for a wonderful review , we are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit . We can assure you it's a lively spot to check out at night too !! We hope you had a fantastic holiday in Ireland. Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Cork, Ireland
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on a day out in Killarney. The staff were friendly, welcoming and happy in their job. The menu was varied and they catered for coeliacs. The service was quick, and there was a great atmosphere. Would definitely go back again.

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Thank AnneCrosshaven
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hello Anne , What a fantastic review ! You certainly covered all aspects of your visit .We are very grateful that you took the time to submit such a pleasant review on tripadvisor and look forward to welcoming you again sometime ! All the best , Seán & Máire More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$43
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 00:30
Saturday
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 1294

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?