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MacCarthy's Bar

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
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The Village | Glengarriff, Glengarriff, Ireland
+353 27 63000
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Henfield, United Kingdom
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386 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Glengarriff after a full days drive from Dingle via The Great Atlantic Way to stay in this village for the night. After we had checked in headed here for a couple of pints as had visited a couple of years ago and enjoyed the experience. Good friendly Irish bar which serves a good pint of Smithwicks so thoroughly... More 

Thank ian239
County Kerry, Ireland
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a lovely dinner here with nice staff who made us feel welcome Steven was very helpful and funny the food was very nice and their beer was lovely.

Thank 64johnny1949
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. It's busy but worth it! The staff along with the locals couldn't have been more kind!

Thank Hannah M
County Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I really enjoyed McCarthy's. The staff were very pleasant and looked after our dog with some water. The food was excellent. Really enjoyed the Chargrilled Chicken Salad and Fish Chowder. Lovely to sit outside and eat.

Thank Fergal7777
Cork, Ireland
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Really nice local Pub, good ambiance, clean and well stocked. If you are a visitor to these parts, try a pint of Murphys Stout, a much superior stout brewed in Cork and a real alternative to Irelands National beverage! A blazing coal fire gives warmth and cheeriness to the premises. The locals are friendly and chatty if you want to... More 

Thank Popshots
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

One of those places where you are welcomed as a friend, even though it's your first visit.Although not many places in Eire serve real ale the pint was decent.

Thank ian h
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

lovely pub to spend an hour or so, the atmosphere was great, fire warm, and the pints were cold. staff were neat, friendly and full of knowledge about were to visit in the area. very nice pub.

Thank sinead_kilfinane
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the Glengarriff Park Hotel next door. After a couple of long days it was nice each night to pop next door with no effort for a drink by the open fire before heading up to the room. It's a great advantage being able to walk from the hotel to the pub without going outside.

1 Thank jjmucn11
Cork, County Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We loved this public house so much we went back a second time for a second meal during our visit to Glengarriff. The food served is of excellent quality and the staff and just the best. You wont go wrong visiting this spot !!

1 Thank Breda M
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a lovely evening meal here a good choice of food reasonably priced. There is a thai influence in the cooking.

Thank padraig T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Village | Glengarriff, Glengarriff, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Glengarriff
  • Phone Number: +353 27 63000
Mac Carthy's Bar, at the Glengarrif Park Hotel County Cork, is open daily with a selection of teas, coffees, freshly baked scones and Bar Food served all day. Relax on the benches outside with the daily newspaper or your favourite book and let the world go by as the village of Glengarriff unhurriedly awakes. The Bar Menu is served all day, with a daily special roast of the day served with buttered vegetables and creamed potatoes and a varied and interesting menu using only the finest local produce.There is live music at the weekends which is enjoyed by both locals and hotel guests alike.

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