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McDermott's Pub

) #3 of 22 Restaurants in Doolin $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb burger” (9 reviews)
“irish stew” (34 reviews)
“crab claws” (18 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

McDermotts Pub is the Cheers of Doolin!! Felt so welcome. Loved everything about it! Got great bar seats next to the live trad music, and they even reserved them for us when we stepped away for a few times.... Carol was a joy for us,...More

Thank Sherrisup
Reviewed yesterday

I popped in here as it was the only pub in Doolin with Sky Sports to show the GAA match I wanted. The pints of Heineken were not great but we had food later and that was excellent. I recommend the Lamb Shank!

Thank 361PaulM
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed two nights in doolin and visited mcDermotts both evenings. The food was great and the Music was fantastic. We Were Four friends from Denmark. I was very unfortunate and had some red wine on my blouse. But Mrs. McDemott saved it. She washed...More

Thank Lindaroeikjaer
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a few drinks for a few hours at the pub. The atmosphere was great especially from the local Irish music playing by a young group. Definitely recommend!

Thank Jukie_68
Reviewed 4 days ago

My Husband and spent 5.5 hours here, having delicious Irish Stew and Cabbage and Bacon. Both meals were hot and every morsel was enjoyed. This Pub is definitely the epitome of a traditional Irish Pub with the most amazing entertainment. We were lucky to have...More

Thank bestfit26
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and local music! Best lamb and Guinness beef stew in all of Ireland! We enjoyed our drinks with traditional Irish music and good company.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch here and noticed they had music that evening. I asked the bar man how we could get a table and he suggested we make a reservation. We sat directly by the musicians. Heavenly!!!

Thank bjrigg
Reviewed 6 days ago

Made it just before kitchen closed but food was excellent--traditional pub fare with daily specials. Timing was good because as we finished, the local musicians fired up and we enjoyed wonderful music.

Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a small snack. The folks were friendly, but it was a bit different of an atmosphere than other pubs in the area. It was not clear where we would order or who we would order to. The dessert we ordered was...More

Thank Daniela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a busy Friday night we headed down into Doolin looking for something to eat and found a table at McDermott's. It was full of families enjoying the fantastic food and although the staff were obviously very busy they could not have been more friendly...More

Thank jfurlong94
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: + + 353 65 7074328
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Traditional irish pub owned and run by the same family since 1876. Serving home cooked meals daily from march to november 1st. Groups catered for with reservations. Traditional irish music live every night all summer long. Come and join us!!
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