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The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub

Open Now: 12:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Open today: 12:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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On my last night in Ireland we went to a Dinner and Show. The dinner was excellent and the show... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Barrie, Canada
not to be missed! great talent among the musicians and dancers, great food and service. Authentic atmosphere!

this show will have been the highlight of the holiday for our visitors from France and Belgium. we... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Dublin, 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 August 19, 2018

On my last night in Ireland we went to a Dinner and Show. The dinner was excellent and the show was wonderful. A must see if you ever visit Dublin.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank trixie1957
Reviewed July 31, 2018

this show will have been the highlight of the holiday for our visitors from France and Belgium. we will bring more friends and family there, easy of access and great value!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Lots of fun. Great music and engaging audience participation, great meal, excellent Irish dancing. The musicians were delightfully entertaining.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

If you have the chance to go, dont miss it! Food was great and the talent was amazing. Our entire group absolutely loved it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KatiePeth
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited here on way to an afternoon at Zipit Adventure Centre nearby. We had 3 mains and 3 desserts, and all were, large portions, delicious, served in a timely manner by friendly efficient staff, everything 100%. Pub is spotless and full of character, old framed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VivG100
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

As part of a tour group we have no idea what we were getting ourselves into but don’t regret one bit. The Band and dancers were amazing and the food was incredible. I recommend to anyone it was an amazing night.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The Merry Ploughboy experience was fantastic! We came with our tour group and although it is a bit pricy £48 for us you do get a fantastic 3 course meal and some fantastic music and Irish dancing with that price!!!! I had the seafood chowder,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Deadly atmosphere. Great Irish dancing and live music. Everyone was very friendly. Food was delicious also

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MaeveAnne26
Reviewed July 6, 2018

I set up a night at the Merry Ploughboy's for my group of 49 people. They provided excellent service from start to finish, the food was outstanding, the entertainment was the best ever! One fun evening for everyone. This will be the highlight of your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank miller75308
Reviewed July 5, 2018

There was typical hearty and good Irish food and drink. Fabulous entertainment..traditional Irish band and dancers. Probably caters mostly to tourists, but that's what I was and had a blast.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank terry w
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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