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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 good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Courtlough, Balbriggan, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely shockingly small portions. Ordered the “special” (turkey & ham) and received a single thin slice of turkey and a single thin slice of ham with paltry mash and veg. Was not worth €14 and not worth the trip. Left the premises still hungry.More

2  Thank Yvonne M
ManOWar1595, Owner at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Yvonne, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Sorry to hear you felt the portion sizes are too small, we actually receive feedback to say our portion sizes are too big so we will definitely look into what happened. Could you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent! September 15th we had a tour load of 50ppl with Harry Fishers Tours. We were accommodated and fed very timely! The food was awesome and filling! we all had the traditional Irish Breakfast with Irish coffee and the owner and staff going over and...More

Thank Sherry S
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sherry S, what an incredible review to start the week off to :) Thanks so much and thrilled to learn you enjoyed it! We hope to see you again :)

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Excellent ,beautiful food and presentation in a relaxed atmosphere,18th great service ,what Sundays were made for..fabulous !

Thank Nikksi
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Dear Nikksi, Thanks a mill for the kind review! happy to hear you enjoyed Sunday dinner! Hope you call in again :) Man O'War

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Lovely old school pub and the food is absolutely top notch staff are very attentive to all your needs lovely outdoor area too plenty of parking and great value for money

Thank Martinod1963
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thanks a million Martinod1963, we are thrilled to hear you had a great time at our place! Do please come back and say hi! Have a lovely weekend. Man O'War.

Reviewed September 8, 2018

We took a stroll in Skerries on a beautiful day, but all the restaurants there were jammed packed and pricey. We stopped at Man O'War because it was convenient and had received great reviews. Four of us enjoyed a fabulous, reasonably priced lunch in this...More

Thank ladytez
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Ladytez, what a fantastic review, thanks a million! We hope to see you again soon. Man O'War

Reviewed August 17, 2018 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
ManOWar1595, Public Relations Manager at Man O'War Traditional Irish Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Bonjour! Thank you so much for the fantastic review and many thanks for taking the time to publish it online! We are delighted you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Hope you come visit us again! Merci, Man O'War

Reviewed August 7, 2018 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 August 10, 2018

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 August 6, 2018

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 August 10, 2018

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 July 29, 2018 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 August 4, 2018

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 July 22, 2018

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 August 4, 2018

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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