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McDermott's Pub

Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
+ + 353 65 7074328
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Roadfoard, Doolin, Ireland
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Reviewed February 26, 2017

McDermotts is a great Pub with good live music. At times it can be extremely crowded when one or more tourist busses show up. You might even dont get a seat. If you are lucky and its not bursting of tourists its a great pub...More

1  Thank Tienchen79
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We ordered 2 tuna melts and they both had onion in them! :( I hated it and spent almost all of dinner picking out the disgusting bits of onion that we were not told about. The music was good but EXTREMELY loud in some rooms....More

Thank jlwillers W
Reviewed February 22, 2017

As good a place as you;ll find in Doolin. We visited several times during our stay in Doolin and McDermott;s didn't disappoint even once! Wonderful staff, with great personality and recommendations about the area.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a great typical Irish pub where the ceol agus craic is mighty!!! 🎻🎹🎼 The staff are on the ball ensuring that the crowd are served quickly & kept happy 🍺🥃. & if that wasn't enough for you there is always great entertainment (well...More

1  Thank IrelandMellen
Reviewed February 14, 2017

The restaurant food was very good. Always recommend the vegetable soup and brown bread. The service was very good. The pubs in Doolin have to be highly rated just for the fact they have great traditional Irish music. But hurry, it's changing quickly and getting...More

Thank Looking4AnAdventure
Reviewed February 8, 2017

My girlfriend and I spot here for lunch while on vacation from Canada. The bartender/server was quite friendly. We had chowder and a sandwich. It was good but nothing special. We had eaten at O'Connor's Pub the last 2 nights so I think we were...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a local pub experience and we got one. This place was fantastic. Poured Guinness the right way and the live music was just a ton of fun. We had a really good fried fish here and the owner...More

Thank brackleberry
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We stopped here with Paddywagon Tours on our way to the Cliffs of Moher. Luckily, we beat the lunch crowd and I was treated with some of the best Salmon I have ever eaten! They have plenty of beer on tap in the bar and...More

Thank Haley N
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Hey this Pub maybe doesnt look so special from outside but inside is hidden a good classic Irish pub with live music, lot of beer and good meals! We really enjoyed it.

Thank crankCZ
Reviewed December 29, 2016

we were staying at the local camp site and popped in to hear the singer in the corner. lovely place , very welcoming and great prices.

Thank Izy S
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Karen M
January 23, 2018|
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
The month of March is a brilliant time to visit Ireland. Stay at Half Door B&B, just a few steps away and the proprietor will send you to all the best places. The food and music at McDermott’s and the breakfast and travel... More
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Anitra W | Reviewed this property |
Our family of 3 walked right in one day and had a little wait the second night. Didn't notice coach parties, just crowded because of the music.
Mary C
May 7, 2016|
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Response from Bettyanne M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Churchfield B&B. Maeve was a joy. I highly recommend it. Have a wonderful time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:01 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:01 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:01 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:01 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:01 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:01 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:01 a.m.
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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