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Buggle's Bar

Moore Street, Kilrush, Ireland
+353 65 905 1839
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Terrible service and an awful place!

I visit county clare once a year as I have family there. I stopped one evening at buggles and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
peter w
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A little gem!

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and a great pint of Guinness.Whether you sit at the bar or cozy up... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Jenni E
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Buggles Pub and B&B is a traditional pub built circa. 1800, owned and operated by three generations of the same family. Its warm, relaxing atmosphere is welcoming and the adjoining Bed and Breakfast is of the finest quality with large spacious rooms overlooking the noted Heritage Town of Kilrush. Some of our rooms overlook Kilcredane Lighthouse and the historic townland of Reaha.Kilrush has a fine Georgian streetscape, a marina, an eighteen hole golf course, Dolphin boat trips, the restored nineteenth century Vandeleur Walled Gardens, and of course the restored West Clare Railway (immortalised by Percy French: 'are you right there Michael'), the magnificent and ancient Scattery Island which contains the remains of five of seven churches, an intact 5th century, 120 feet round tower, Napoleonic battery, a light house and keepers cottage, the deserted 'street' from the 1960s is both eerie and charming. A monthly lecture series by the local Kilrush Historical Society complements many of the local activities. Kilrush is a veritable Photographers Paradise (a quick search through Flickr confirms this) and all are welcome to enjoy the music, sample the atmosphere and experience the tranquility of Kilrush topped-off with a great pint of Guinness with Shamrock atop in Buggles Pub.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
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  • Terrible5%
28 Dec 2016
“A little gem!”
22 Jul 2016
“Small and pokey but decent pint”
Moore Street, Kilrush, Ireland
+353 65 905 1839
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I visit county clare once a year as I have family there. I stopped one evening at buggles and wasn't delighted about the service or attitude of the owners. I gave them the benefit of the doubt and went again a few days later. I...More

Thank peter w
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and a great pint of Guinness.Whether you sit at the bar or cozy up at a table,you are always guaranteed a good night in Buggles

1  Thank Jenni E
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Small local bar, ten people is a crowd but they do a cracking pint of Guinness and the staff are nice

1  Thank NemesisDrummer
bugglesofkilrush, Owner at Buggle's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Hi Nemessis Drummer, Many thanks for your review of our small and pokey pub with a cracking pint of Guinness.We do our best to keep things up to scratch in this old pub over 100 years old. Kind regards, Carmel and Tony.

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Buggles is a small lovely pub. The people there where really friendly. Had a great laugh with some of the regulars. Carmel the owner was lovely. We only had a few there. But would definately go back. We visited during the day. Didn't get a...More

1  Thank Deirdre M
bugglesofkilrush, Owner at Buggle's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

There is nothing like having a good laugh when you, out , glad you enjoyed yourselves looking forward to seeing you again. Carmel.

Reviewed 15 August 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights this week with my partner. We were given a room at the top of the house which was large and bright. Had a lovely view towards the marina. The bed was very comfortable and the shower was really good. Carmel...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 6 June 2014

touring around ireland for a few days. started at buggles. very friendly and helpful. the rooms were comfortable and the breakast superb. couldnt have asked for a more relaxing place.

Thank Wpb2222410
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Visited Kilrush with some mates many years ago. Stayed at a B+B round the corner but frequented Buggle's regularly during our stay - perhaps it would be better to say we stayed at Buggle's and frequented our B+B sometimes. The place is absolutely amazing. You...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We experienced Buggles as a B&B, rather than a bar. In that capacity it was very pleasant. The room was good, breakfast was excellent and the welcome warm. Our bikes were stored away very securely. Kilrush is a very pleasant town and Buggles is central....More

1  Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

After a long international flight I knew that only one place would do for a restful sleep. Carmel's B&B was just perfect. Let alone the fantastic view and the warm reception. I will return.

Thank cwalker55
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Came across this good B&B by chance. We wanted a family room for the five of us. The room was very good -- clean, comfortable, good beds -- although the bathroom was small. The cooked breakfast was excellent -- very well prepared, generous and delicious.

1  Thank Jonathan W
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Is Buggles near The Merchant House?
23 April 2017|
Response from bugglesofkilrush | Property representative |
Just round the corner