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Murphy's Restaurant

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East End House | Castletownbere, Castletownbere, Ireland
+353 27 70244
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant. Very friendly and helpful staff. Extensive menu options. I had the Hake- it was as if it was just out of the boat! Well worth a visit or two 🇨🇮

1 Thank Mary R
Redding, California
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8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming with a home like feel. Good was so good and comforting, like home. The Staff were attentive and quick to make you feel at home. We will be back. Hopefully to find a place to live.

1 Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Fabulous fish restaurant. Crab claws for starter, monkfish was very tasty and fresh.seafood platter was huge. Plenty to eat and very fresh local fish was served.the staff were very attentive and all 12 meals arrived together. Very impressive

1 Thank Sue T
Portlaoise, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you want good quality no-nonsense food at reasonable prices served by friendly staff in a cheerful efficient way this is the place to go. Good food just like your mother used to make.

Thank Rampanes
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

During a recent trip to Castletownbere we were very disappointed to find that Murphy's restaurant was closed for the foreseeable future.

1 Thank claire016
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Dined here twice on visit. Top class food here at a great price. Recommend any fish here. Clean and friendly atmosphere . Child friendly.

Thank Youghalbeach
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We dropped into Murphy's bar on recommendation from friends. In no way were we disappointed. It had a friendly welcoming atmosphere and was a 'true' Irish bar. The Guinness was exceptional. We hadn't had such a good pint for a long time. Unfortunately we had to travel onwards, otherwise many more would have been enjoyed.

Thank Kathrine C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My dad and I ate here three nights in a row. Every meal was fantastic, beautiful fresh fish and lovely desserts also. The service was friendly and efficient and all at a very reasonable price. John the owner made us feel very at home and we looked forward to eating there each night. We will absolutely return and I recommend... More 

3 Thank AnnaHC20
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Good homemade meal served with a smile. A favorite of the locals. We had local caught salmon and a delicious fish chowder. Ate every drop!

1 Thank Mary D
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visted here after travelling half of the Ring of Beara. We were staying outside town in Summer Hill (recommended) and this place was mentioned regards the value aspect. We did look around a number of other venues to eat but kept coming back here, especially after we went to the Labster bar which didn't even have lobster! The food, although... More 

1 Thank Luke J

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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
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East End House | Castletownbere, Castletownbere, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Castletownbere
  • Phone Number: +353 27 70244

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