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A real gem

My wife and I hosted our international wedding reception dinner here and it was spectacular... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Blaine M
via mobile
Great old style family pub restaurants, good food, good service, and atmosphere.

Old family pub restaurant with nice ambiance, good food, good service and atmosphere, and a very... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
Mountrath, Ireland
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  • Terrible0%
13 Jun 2018
“A real gem”
14 Aug 2016
“Nice pub if you're local…”
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I hosted our international wedding reception dinner here and it was spectacular! Everyone raved. The music, food, and drink was grand. This ain't the Ritz, and I'm damn glad it's not. It is exactly what it needs to be...fantastic! Don't miss this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Blaine M
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Nice pub with food service and decoration. Because it's a pub in small village people tend to stare if you're not local. My wife is Spanish and we took her family there and lots of the regulars just stared at us throughout and seemed amused...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank tomnelligan
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Old family pub restaurant with nice ambiance, good food, good service and atmosphere, and a very ample parking lot! Once you've eaten there, you will return.

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank pride0fp0land
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Nestled at the foot of the Sliabh Bloom Mountains, home to the legendary young Fionn MacCumhaill, well worth the visit. Open fires, friendly faces, pints of the black stuff and ceoil and cainte.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Ray H
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Had a wonderful Tuesday evening in Sheeran's, never experienced such a warm welcome before, possibly the best evening of my life and spurred me to write this my first Trip Advisor review. The Landlord is a real gent and the locals are so friendly. Word...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Thanks for a fantastic afternoon. Arrived as part of Gordon Bennet vintage car run- great pub, friendly staff. Music was very entertaining - arrived for 1hr - stayed for 4! Looking forward to our next visit

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Emma D
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Now a run down bar using the old time country pub as an excuse for lack of service and quality, captive audience , was very wel known back in the early eighties for great trad music , played there myself, but sadly disappointed when I...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Seabirdfly
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This was one of the best pubs in Laois. Now, after a period of decline it is under a new owner and it is reclaiming its heritage. There is trad music again on Sundays and a cherry welcome. A good pub,well run with a future...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Dain96
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Visited this Irish traditional gem of a pub to celebrate its acquisition by local man Lar Hogan and was not disappointed to find it packed, great atmosphere with a great buzz.. This picturesque thatched pub at the foot hills of The Slieve Bloom mountains is...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank Philip D
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