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The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub

Closed Now: 12:30 p.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Open today: 12:30 p.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Ohhh what a fun!

That was such a fun night. The music was fun and The merry Ploughboys know how to entertain. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guðbjörg K
Vogar, Iceland
Wow Wings

Had dinner here with 4 friends today. I had heard the food was nice but don’t usually like mountain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Templeogue, Ireland
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The Merry Ploughboy is the only pub in Ireland owned and managed by musicians, and it is the 'hands on' approach from the owners that makes a visit to the Merry Ploughboy the highlight of many people's trip to Ireland. The two hour Irish music...more
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Edmondstown Road | Rockbrook, Dublin Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 493 1495
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Reviewed 1 week ago

That was such a fun night. The music was fun and The merry Ploughboys know how to entertain. It was so much fun to get to know the Irish songs and the culture. The dancers were so much fun and so talented. The food was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with 4 friends today. I had heard the food was nice but don’t usually like mountain pubs. The food was literally amazing. Wings were so good and portions were huge. Loved the Toffee Pudding. Will be back soon.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had limited time to explore Dublin as we were over for a business conference. We made reservations to see the merry ploughboys and the Irish dancers. Both groups were fantastic. The price included ride from and back to our hotel which in itself was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Went here with a group. we had a very nice dinner. The food was good, the staff was very friendly. Meals arrived in a steady stream and so did the drinks. Live music was played during the main course and two Irish dance shows were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Our tour group visited the Merry Ploughboy in October 2018. We expected this to be a hokey tourist trap but we were wrong. We had great food and were greatly entertained by the quality musical performances and Irish dancing. This was a wonderful introduction to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Was so pleased I booked this, it was so much fun and not at all a naff tourist thing. It’s a way out of the city- especially in rush hour, but totally worth the cost and the time- good food and service, and great entertainment....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Flyinmy
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Music was amazing; the dancers were entertaining, too!!! Grand experience! Loved those mic stands holding the pints. This shall be a treasured memory from my Ireland trip 🎻🎵🍺

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Trek29382
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful evening of good food, great service and entertainment. Dermot Daly singing Danny Boy was practically a religious experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Prawns were amazing! Beef stew intense! And the service excellent. Would go again and take in the music show - had a peep and it looked great.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sandra O
Reviewed October 6, 2018

I ate at the pub - food was very good - and then enjoyed the entertainment. This was a very enjoyable night and the performers were excellent! Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Travmama
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July 14, 2018|
Response from happyout | Reviewed this property |
I'm very sure that The Merry Ploughboy themselves will give you a comprehensive answer (perhaps tomorrow because it's Sunday here) - I'm afraid I know nothing about postage to Arizona!
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
The only advice I could give you is contact them directly.
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from MerryPloughboy | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn, dinner and show is 49.50 Euro per person. Round trip shuttle from Dublin City centre is 10 Euro per person. This can be booked online on our website at the same time as booking dinner and show. If you have any... More