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Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant

Courtlough, Balbriggan, Ireland
+353 1 841 4052
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (6 reviews)
“black pudding” (2 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Courtlough, Balbriggan, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great typical Irish pub. We are French and we were charmed by the building as well as by the staff, very friendly. The food is really good and you won’t find a better place to discover the Irish gastronomy.

Thank A French D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought an American visitor here for dinner on the way back from sightseeing in Belfast to Dublin. It was just great. She couldn't get over the quaintness and old charm here. Good bar and food selection and all of us were very happy with our...More

Thank liccletrinity
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Liccletrinity, Thanks a million for the lovely review and fantastic photos! Look like you both really enjoyed your time here If you ever come back, do pop over and say hello. We hope to see you again! Man O'War Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ther is a wonderful ambience the food is superb highest of quality attractive presentation always fresh local ingredients the old world charm is retained in a positive way

Thank tishkadee
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tishkadee, Thanks a million for the fantastic review!! We are so happy to hear your enjoyed your lunch. Please come back and say hello! Man O'War Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food & great atmosphere. We ordered a variety of different food & everyone enjoyed it. The staff were friendly

Thank mk1901
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MK1901. Thanks a million for the kind review! We are so delighted to hear you loved our place, do come back and visit! Man O'War Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Guinness, lovely beer garden and the bar staff were really friendly and helpful about drinks. Food looked great.More

Thank gerrymccleery
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola Gerry, Thanks a mill for coming to visit our pub with your friends, we hope your Spanish pals enjoyed the traditional atmosphere. We really appreciate you took the time to leave a review. Hope you enjoyed your evening and come back and try the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my friends were out in Ardgillan Castle with the kids and got a little peckish , after a debate on were to eat, I recalled eating in this bar 15 years ago for my aunties bday and remember they had a good outside...More

Thank Lordlevins
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lord Levins, Thank you ever so much for the kindest review. We are so happy to hear how much you loved our restaurant and the food. Argillan is a fantastic spot and happy you felt you could come here with kids after your trip!...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018

We were staying in City North hotel overnight before an early flight and we were hunting around for a hearty bite to eat not too far from the hotel. Found this place in trip advisor and were not disappointed! Fantastic food, good atmosphere and pleasant...More

Thank Ironlady1
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Hello Ironlady1, Wow, what a review! Thanks a million for the fantastic review, so happy to hear you had an amazing time at Man O'War. We hope you will come and visit us again soon and make sure you leave some space for the dessert,...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Always excellent for bar food and great service too. Lovely old style pub and restaurant and a hidden gem in North Dublin

Thank CANDMCUR
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Dear Candmcur, Thanks a million for the great review! We are thrilled you had an excellent time at #ManOWarPub. We look forward to having you back! Regards, Man O'War Pub

Reviewed June 18, 2018

One of the oldest places around and off the beaten path. Think we were the only non-locals there. There were six of us. We all ordered something different and each of us loved our meal! We returned for a second visit and it was great...More

Thank Connie N
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

A bit hard to find but well worth the search . Friendly staff. Good menu. Rural setting. Historic staging post.

Thank gladrags2017
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Dear Gladrags2017, It was a pleasure to host you at our restaurant. We are thrilled to learn you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to welcoming you soon. Thanks a thousand for the kind review! We appreciate it. Man O'War Pub

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Courtlough, Balbriggan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Balbriggan
  • Phone Number: +353 1 841 4052
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Description
Welcome to the Man O'War Bar and Restaurant, North County Dublin's most authentic Irish venue, established in 1595. With our thatched roof, whitewashed walls and superb traditional style bar, lounge & restaurant, our setting is a picture to behold. Set in the heart of Ireland's agricultural hub, our close proximity to the airport and motorway make us an ideal first stop or as a stop-off point for lunch or coffee and a scone on your excursions around the many castles, golf courses and excellent other amenities of interest in the Fingal region
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