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Durty Nelly's

Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
+353 61 364 861
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 1,546 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Inside the pub is full of nooks and crannies where you can sit, however the pub was so full of tourists (as were we) we ended up on a long thin bench in an apparent walkway next to the snug. Drinks were served timely manner...More

Thank Thisisour0pinion
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must...such a great place. Fun, great food, friendly staff. We had such a good time. We did make a reservation because there was 8 of us, but we showed up early and were still received with a welcome only the Irish can...More

Thank Aimee A
Reviewed 4 days ago

A long established bar and restaurant with a fantastic atmosphere and music every night. Tourists and locals and people from near and far enjoy the music and craic. Never fails to satisfy in the summer months anyhow. Friendly staff, good food and an ideal visit...More

Thank Imelda F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped into Durty Nelly's pub as we arrived in Bunratty for lunch. Very lively pub with excellent food and of course, great libations! Locate right next to Bunratty Castle, Nelly's is a typical Irish pub meaning great atmosphere, friendly faces and ongoing conversations. I had...More

Thank Bill O
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Bill O for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meals and excellent service. We are glad you enjoyed your crab salad all our fish in sourced local, the next time you come any have crab salad our chefs will be...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Can't see what the hype is for this pub - didnt eat here so cannot comment on food. Very expensive for drinks another rip of ireland spot.

Thank jude n
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you jude n for your recent review. We do appreciate feedback. Durty nellys.

Reviewed 6 days ago

I came here for lunch and a family meet up this summer, and we all had a good time. The food was very nice, I had a toasted sandwich with a side order of chips, and I was impressed by the size of the portion!...More

Thank StereoSurrealist
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you stereosurrealist for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meals and excellent service. We do appreciate feedback and look forward to your next visit. Durty nellys

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful venue (upstairs) for a party. Simple but tasty food for 80 people served by great staff. Lovely pub.

Thank JohnandJaniceO
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you johnandjaniceo for your recent review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We do appreciate feedback and look forward to your next visit. Durty nellys

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on Friday eve for dinner, it was busy and they sat us across from the kitchen area which was a little noisy, but that would be ok if the 2 dining room staff took their disagreement outside. We could hear everything they said,...More

1  Thank Kindle123
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you kindle123 for your recent review. We were disappointed to read your review. At Durty nellys we do pride ourselves in excellent customer service and all work together to ensure good customer service. We do appreciate feedback and look forward to your next visit....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food, Service, Atmosphere every thing was excellent. Will definitely be back the staff couldn't have been nicer. Fish and chips amazing.

Thank Deborah H
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Deborah H For Your Recent Review. We are delighted you enjoyed your fish and chips and excellent service .we do appreciate feedback and look forward to your next visit. Durty nellys.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped for a drink, great period décor look & feel and located in the shadow of Bunratty castle and overlooking the river and surrounding countryside. A lovely looking pub, I am sure the food is good.

Thank Steve H
DurtyNellys1620, Manager at Durty Nelly's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Steve H for your recent review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, next time you visit do have some food as we have a great menus. We do appreciate feedback and look forward to your next visit. Durty nellys

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Patsy M
12 June 2017|
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Response from aleksandrk782 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can seat 50 but this most likely will be outside, so you very much depend on the weather. Please also note that restaurants in Ireland generally close early. Better call them directly and check if they can... More
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Sneakylanier
9 March 2017|
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Response from barrymca6969 | Property representative |
Yes we take all Credit Cards
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Hannahmoff
12 August 2015|
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Response from DurtyNellys1620 | Property representative |
4.75 for Guinness
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunratty, Bunratty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Bunratty
  • Phone Number: +353 61 364 861
  • E-mail
Description
Durty Nelly’s is one of Ireland’s most famous pubs and offers a truly unique Irish experience through its history and character. Often copied but never replaced, this truly unique piece of Irish heritage dates back to 1620. Enjoy the craic agus ceoil at the world-renowned Durty Nelly’s where we offer live Traditional Irish music every weekend, host festivals all year ’round, and even welcome a few celebrities on occasion!Durty Nelly’s is famed for our extensive and great-value menus in The Bar, Loft & Oyster Restaurants. Whether it be a quick bite or a special meal, our top-class chefs will cater to every taste and budget, providing an unforgettable dining experience.
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