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Jack Duggan's Bar

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Main St, Castlemaine, Ireland
+353 66 972 0242
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The staff are very friendly here and up for a chat. They are only able to offer pizza as a food choice so don't expect too much

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1 Thank Denise M
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

This pub is one of the best I have been to. Went there and then went down to cork but ended up going back as the hospatility was grand nice friendly people. Cannot believe that more tourists are not there but would recommend it to any tourist. Inch is just down the round along with dingle a good centre spot... More 

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Thank Trisha Q
Deltona, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

We found Jack Duggan's Bar on our way to our B&B while on vacation. We didn't have dinner while there and stopped just for a pint. It was exactly what we expected of an Irish Pub. The manager and patrons were very friendly and the Guinness tasted great. This became "our" pub for the next three days of our stay.... More 

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Thank Britishiron
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Called on the way to dingle, a little after 2pm. Closed. Called on the way back as I wanted to see how it was fairing since being taken over. 2 others in the bar, very little ambience. Had a pint of guinness, couldn't drink it as it was sour. Decided Enough was enough and left. My presence in the bar... More 

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2 Thank kerrygastronaut
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

My friend and I stopped at Jack Duggan's Bar on the way to the dingle Peninsular mainly to have a swift bevvy and take a picture of the legend's home. After a desperate search we realised that my friend's handbag was missing. Catastrophe! May behind the bar took charge, called her boss the landlord Bill, and he was there in... More 

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1 Thank highgreenlady
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

We visited this bar on the last night of our stay near Castlemaine, and wished that we had gone in there sooner. It was a lovely bar, the decor was geared towards the 'wild colonial boy' and very atmospheric and relaxing. The host was very friendly and attentive. LIve Irish music on the weekends, which we unfortunately missed!. Would recommend... More 

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3 Thank pintsize69
Galway, Galway, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

I visited Castlemaine in September 2013. When I called to Jack Duggans I was very disappointed, there was no atmosphere, the barman /owner was outside the bar drinking a pint and watching american X factor. The guinness was not very good. The only food available was re heated frozen pizza. The pub appears to have been redecorated sometime in the... More 

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Bernard C, Manager at Jack Duggan's Bar, responded to this review

We note your comments,unfortunetly as we painted the place some three months ago, im sorry it did not meet your taste.As of pizza we sell over 80 per week ,and are much liked,sorry we didn't meet your standard,our sales show there liking. Please call in the next time and we will rectify your problem,we again thank you More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, Castlemaine, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: +353 66 972 0242
Description
This local bar in Castlemaine Kerry is the Home of The Wild Colonial Boy,the staff welcome you, please feel free to call,why not try our local sourced Irish Artisan Beers and Lagers.We pride ourselves on looking after you the customer,and welcome you back.We also welcome Tour Operators,and offer light snacks daily..Parking Facilities,Pool Table,Darts,Live Irish Music,Weekly Events and Open Trad Sessions.

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