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Murphy's Bar

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18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
+353 64 663 1294
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09:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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Oshawa, Canada
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is always packed with a line up,just shows you how great the food is. There is entertainment (like most pubs in Ireland) after 9:30, which we did not stay for. There were 6 in our group and everyone ordered something different, from fish and chips to Lamb Stew, everything was so delicious and piping hot. When in Killarney... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great typical Irish pub but with a bIt more breadth to its menu...like a carrot coriander and coconut soup. We had the stuffed pork lion and the cottage pie. Good down to earth simple food with some Asian additions and good vegetarian options. Good range of beers and whiskey.

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castroville
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and a "pint" and enjoyed a surprise bachelor tradition. The bridegroom has to dress in a strange costume and buy rounds for all his mates! We had delicious pizza and enjoyed the pub.

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Monaghan, Ireland
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place for the music crack and the beer. The food we had was very good and cooked to our liking all served while the racing was on the television which was ok for me but not my wife.Go early to this place as it fills up very quickly. The music starts at about 9.30 which is good.

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Norfolk, VA
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour bus stopped here on the way back from the Dingle Peninsula. We were treated to songs and dancing, and of course, glasses of the beverage of our choice were available for purchase. Delightful pub experience.

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Michigan
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182 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hard to find pubs in Ireland that serve food - guess everyone just goes to pubs to drink. After wandering around for a long time, we finally found Murphy's Bar, which our CIE tour directory recommended. Being that our tours didn't offer American fare, such as a good ol' burger, and we had heard that the beef was outstanding in... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A favourite bar that always does good food, great guinness and has a great atmosphere. Only one complaint and that was last night (21\5\17). When we called in to ask about a table, the guy that was working front of house and taking table bookings was extremely rude when telling us there were no tables available, and told us in... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really happy with my meal which was cottage pie. I've been dying to try it in Ireland and I finally did. Loved every bit of it. My wife had a very similar dish but it was fish pie. It was OK but she was not thrilled. The atmosphere is fine, if not a tad loud. The drinks were... More 

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi there ! Thank you for a positive review and recommendation . We are very pleased that you consider Murphy's a worthwhile bar to visit. We hope you enjoyed your time in Killarney ! Best wishes , Seán & Máire More 

Cork, Ireland
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88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best pubs in Killarney and we'll worth a visit. God's food, drink and atmosphere. Lovely bar staff.

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Thank BrendanO
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Brendan , Thanks for a fabulous review , your comments are much appreciated by all the team at Murphy's Bar ! All the best , Seán & Máire More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meet with a friend and we got inside by his recomendation. Was great. Warm Irish atmosphere, good food serving, lot of people on bar inside, some waiting tables upstairs, everybody with happy faces.. Had 3 pints, tried Murphy's one, and two Guinessess.. Recomend, and next time Ill check food too ;) so new review follows.with pictures

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Thank Mario G
Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Mario , Thanks for the great review. We are so pleased your friend recommended Murphy's Bar . You have provided a very cheerful image of Murphy's ! We hope you will call again sometime ! All the best , Seán & Máire More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$43
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 00:30
Saturday
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 College Street, Killarney V93 EFP1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 1294

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?