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Johnnie Fox's Pub

Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
+353 1 295 5647
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (85 reviews)
“lamb shank” (64 reviews)
“seafood” (65 reviews)
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European, Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We had just finished a long trek up to the Hellfire Club on a dull day and our weary feet led us to this fine establishment, the tallest pub in Ireland. We quickly found an empty table in the back and settled at the table...More

Thank Julieanne O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here a few times, and when we had relatives coming from Canada, we figured we'd take them up. Last time I reviewed, I gave 4 out of 5, but this time, I have to give full marks. Great experience from the first moment we...More

Thank Ade_Sands
Reviewed 4 days ago

everyone must go to Johnnie foxes, old world pub great atmosphere and the music is great food and service excellent, what an interesting place real Irish music and everyone so friendly its a must go.

Thank _maggiestanford10
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our meal at Johnnie Fox's was first class. Oyster, prawns, salmon, a traditional Irish stew, cabbage/potatoes and bacon and feather blade beef that melted in the mouth. The musician was good and also funny - he had everyone joining in the singing. Definitely give this...More

Thank MelanieMutch
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were part of an RIT tour group. The fixed menu choices were awful. The dessert was disgusting. The entertainment was mediocre. Boring!!

1  Thank primadora
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our last stop on our C.I.E. tour of Ireland . It was the best way to end our FABULOUS TOUR. Food , service and entertainment was great. All our servers were great and server Ann made the most scrumptious bread that was served...More

Thank cattiques2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The four of us booked here for Saturday night , we booked the early sitting at 18.30 seats had to be returned 2045 we had no problem with that as there was a great atmosphere . For starters we had prawn cocktail / chowder /and...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on the 13th May 10 of us for a 50th Birthday .....we was in the "Hoooley " meal and great entertainment inc happy birthday song and a cake ...brilliant !! Highly recommended ...a little out the way and we had to get a...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a typical Irish traditional Pub and restaurant situated on the Dublin Mountains. The workers are friendly and the meals are excellent. Every evening they play Irish music. It has a lovely view of the Dublin mountains during summer when the sky is clear....More

Thank Clement S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there a couple of nights ago!It was our first stop in Ireland for food!We had heard such good things about this pub and it didn't disappoint !Great mussels and seafood pie!

Thank Connie H
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Stephen K
Do you or should you have a reservation? Are there any nights the restaurant is not open? What time does the music start? Is there music every night you are open? Thanks
17 February 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
Hi Stephen - sorry for the late reply hope we catch you in time.....Reservation is always a good idea, Gee_Cee above gave all the times perfectly and they are also on our website and yes we have entertainment nightly as well... More
Stephen K
Hi, what would you like to know about this restaurant? 1. Can you make a reservation? 2. Is there music each night and if so when does it start.?
17 February 2017|
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Response from Liam1305 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stephen yes you can book a table. They do unbelievable seafood. there is a banquet every night in the Hooley room which has Irish music and Riverdance Irish dancing. There is also live traditional Irish music every night... More
Esther L
Hi Guys and Gals, I will be visiting tomorrow afternoon and am really excited as it will be my first visit to you. I am wondering if you do bar food, sea food chowder stuff like that? Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow :) regards, Esther & Ken
20 January 2017|
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Response from JohnnieFoxsPub | Property representative |
Drat only spotting this question now Esther & Ken - we hope you made it up and enjoyed some lovely fresh chowder as well as many other things on our a la carte menu...... if coming again and want to drop us a line can we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$178
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballybetagh Road, Glencullen D18 X635, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Glencullen
  • Phone Number: +353 1 295 5647
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Johnnie Fox's Pub is situated in the heart of the Dublin Mountains and it is a pub that simply "has it all"! A living museum of Irish tradition, live entertainment nightly, food served daily from their a la carte menu which starts at 12:30 through until 9:30pm. The full range of menus are available to view online.Situated only 40 mins from Dublin centre, 10 minutes from Enniskerry or Dundrum, there is even a shuttle bus service which runs daily from the city to the pub and back down again, for full details contact EXPRESS BUS and these are also great for full coach and mini bus hire - only €10 return per person (10+). For a real treat - one must experienced the world famous "HOOLEY NIGHT" 4 course dinner and live traditional ballad music and dance show, for only €52.50 per person - a great night no matter the occasion or number of people in your group, book from one person to 130. Traditional Irish Peat Fireplaces, Live Entertainment, Great Food, Own Bakery, Ample Parking, Friendly Service and so much more.