Doolin is one of the most famous towns in the world for listening to good traditional Irish music and you couldn’t get a better selection of musicians than in Gus O’Connor’s Pub, first established in 1832, there’s something marvelously atmospheric about this place
The craic happens here since 1832.
Patrick and staff welcome you to one of the most famous pubs in Ireland. The pub is located in the heart of the picturesque village of Doolin, set amongst the rolling hills of West Clare, a stones throw from the Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Pier with cruises to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher and at the edge of the National Geopark Burren Region.
It opens at 9:00am each morning for breakfast, Lunch starts at 12pm and food is served all day, with last orders being taken at 9:30pm. We are open for food 363 days a year!
Our menu has a backbone of local traditional Irish fare using fresh produce whether it be locally reared Irish beef or fish straight from the sea. Call in an try some of signature dishes such as our Beef and Guinness Stew, our home made fresh Cod and Chips, our creamy seafood chowder or have a bowl of our steaming fresh mussels in a white wine, cream and garlic sauce served with our homemade brown bread.
Music sessions kick off around 9pm until late each evening from the end of February to the end of November and there is an early Sunday session at 6.00pm weekly all year round. Gus O’ Connors is part of the Miko Russell Traditional Music Festival held yearly at the last weekend of February and we hold a number of our own music festivals during the course of the year, including the Sean No’s Dancing and music festival being held on the October Bank Holiday.
We cater for all types of parties and events such as formal and informal wedding receptions, birthday parties, Hen and Stag nights and Christmas Party Nights. We will work with you to bring your vision of the perfect event to life at a budget that fits. We can cater for tour groups either domestic, international, small and large with traditional music session or dance classes being arranged if requested where possible.