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Friel's Pub

Closed Now: 14:00 - 00:00
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Great Traditional Pub

Great Traditional pub with great music & a great pint of Guinness. A friendly welcome & helpful... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
via mobile
Music to the ears

What a place-I go to Ireland twice a year for the golf and stayed in Miltown Malbay to play Lahinch... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Southport, United Kingdom
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Old fashioned traditional Irish music pub dating back to 1895, rich in tradition and culture with a lovely atmosphere. Music every Friday and Saturday during the winter and every Wednesday Friday Saturday and Sunday during the summer, Famous for its...more
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The Square | Mullagh Rd, Miltown Malbay, Ireland
+353 65 708 5883
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great Traditional pub with great music & a great pint of Guinness. A friendly welcome & helpful advice on the local area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bubbles66Ireland
Reviewed 8 August 2018

What a place-I go to Ireland twice a year for the golf and stayed in Miltown Malbay to play Lahinch golf course (10 mins away) in 2010 and have gone back ever since not to play golf but to go to the pubs and listen...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 80declan
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I met Jonny on the street as he described his parking. He was delivering to the Townhouse B&B. Later we met him on the street again delivering from Friels to another bar. And finally we went to the bar. Partner man had a pint of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Suzie G
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

In my opinion it is one of the best pubs in Ireland. Traditional music is very important to the owners and they show massive respect to anyone who goes inside their doors with a musical instrument. It's the cosiest pub in Miltown Malbay and its...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank F_Moore11
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is an awesome pub serving up affordable pints and offering the only venue for true traditional Irish music. Everyone was so friendly and it's right down the street from the best place in town to sleep: The Townhouse. Check them both out for a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mtnlovinhikerchick
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very friendly bar man - Jonathan- booked us a taxi home at end of the night, Called in for one drink- stayed for a few! Music was magical- lovely crowd of locals and tourists Beautiful warm atmosphere in here, very low lighting which set the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank lizzie101010
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on our way through. They were actually closed but Mickey served us anyway. He probably thought we needed a warm up from the dreary day. Perfect place for a pint and conversation about the area. Amazing history and wonderful location. Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank P552QOelizabethg
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Loved this pub great music and fantastic service we stayed in local guesthouse which is owned by the same family and who go out of their way to make ur visit to Miltown Malbay that little bit extra special

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

There isn't a better place to play or listen to irish music in the world! The pub is beautiful, great pints, the staff is super friendly and the locals provide great conversation :) I enjoy every visit!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

OK,so Jazz is not particularly my thing but a quiet Sunday night and one recommendation later,I ended up at the bar catching the last half hour of a very entertaining session. This bar has probably the "old man feel" from the outside but inside is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank wizkid2003
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3 October 2018|
Response from wilson9ie9 | Property representative |
check out bus eireann website as winter time table is limited