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Fitzpatrick's Bar

Fitz's Cross, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 4111
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fitz's Cross, Doolin, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 656 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Can't offer review of food did not partake. But stopped for the local music scene and it was excellent. Had some drinks and about 1 hour of trad music that was very good, the bar service was excellent and the crowd friendly

Thank Eugene J
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We were staying in Doolin overnight in our camper and Fitzpatricks bar was a short walk from where we were staying. It was a very comfotable bar and we decided to eat in the restaurant which was very nicely decorated the food was very good...More

Thank mg10169
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We came here for lunch and there were a variety of pub food on offer in 'school dinner' style, food and price was average but filling. Very busy.

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

On my first night in Doolin I chose Fitz’s Bar at the Hotel Doolin for dinner and a drink. Doolin is known as the home of traditional Irish music and the live music at Fitz’s was laid back but exceptionally good. I chose the traditional...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We tried for a late lunch in Doolin only to be overwhelmed by bus load after bus load of tourists. The bar and restaurant were completely swamped by hordes of tour bus visitors which made for a noisy, crowded restaurant with overwhelmed service staff. The...More

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This was a stop on our Paddywagon tour in Doolin. It’s cafeteria style, but the food was top notch. My wife had the salmon, which tasted very fresh and was cooked beautifully. I had the beef stew which was a taste of Ireland. The local...More

Thank Darthharvey
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I stopped at Fitzpatrick's to grab a snack and a bite to eat upon my arrival in Doolin. The bar was full so I sat at a table in the bar area. I waited for awhile before anyone acknowledged that I was there. There weren't...More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

There will be a queue, but it goes quick. Reasonable prices for what you get. I spent 18€ on a full plate of salmon with veggies and a pint. It was a cute little bar with a great beer and spirit selection.

Thank valerier746
Reviewed 1 March 2018

While this place does have a good beer and whiskey selection, the service was so poor it ruined the experience. The bartenders weren't very friendly and it took almost 45 minutes for one order of chips.

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Visited Sunday afternoon place was not busy! I have Seafood chowder-was very bland! Staff member looks like Superviser was “ busy” talking to others staff members same time few tables was unclean including my table bread crumbs was all over table! Need improvement of cleanliness...More

Thank Baiba R
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30 August 2017|
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Response from ConorOLeary | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open all year.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Donal M | Property representative |
Hi there, no problem playing tunes in Fitz's Bar- you'd be very welcome- all the best- Dónal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fitz's Cross, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 4111
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Hotel Doolin's Fitzpartick's Bar, famous for it's traditional Irish music, lively sessions, thirst quenching pints and wholesome food is popular with both residents and locals alike. Fitzpatrick's Bar is as much a part of the vibrant experience of Doolin as it is of the hotel itself. With its polished panelling, natural stone and open fire it offers a calm and relaxed setting during the day while at night it transforms into a lively bar with entertainment. The Bar is split into two sections. Fitz's Snug is our cosy front bar with an open fire, ideal for relaxing with a cool pint whilst listening to our live Trad sessions.The much larger back bar is perfect for parties and live bands. There are a number of local and Irish beers available in Fitzpatrick's Bar including:•Eight Degree - Sunburnt Irish Red•Eight Degree - Knockmealdown porter•Eight Degree - Howling Gale Ale•Galway Hooker•Helvick Gold blonde Ale•Blackrock Irish Stout•Copper Coast Red Ale
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