About The Derreen

Located in the heart of Tullow, Co. Carlow, The Derreen is a local bar and restaurant offering a selection of pints, drinks and traditional Irish comfort food. As well as our delicious pub grub, The Derreen offers an extensive selection of spirits, beers, wines, ciders, craft beers, minerals, and more to suit all tastes.
Our comfortable pub, restaurant, and beer garden is conveniently located on Main Street, Tullow, making it the perfect local spot to gather with friends in a comfortable environment. As Tullow’s best-equipped sports bar, we have seven indoor screens as well as an outdoor screen in our beer garden, showing all major sporting events and guaranteeing plenty of craic.

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Best pint in town, always has the major sporting events on a raft of screens throughout the pub and great if you fancy a bet while watching (Paddy Power next door). Tournament level pool table and darts if you've a bit of a competitive streak ;-)

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We visited The Derreen yesterday while in tullow. Fabulous outdoor dining space on such a beautiful day. Food was absolutely beautiful and nothing was a problem when ordering. We were well catered for. Few pints washed down and my sister enjoyed the Guinness. Staff were great in particular Nicola. Thank you all for a very enjoyable visit.

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The crack, the pint, and most of all John's Mother's cooking. 100% always. The cream rice pudding is to die for.

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One of Irelands hidden treasures......great pints and top notch hospitality! Will be back

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Absolutely love it here. Food is great and the atmosphere is always welcoming. Would definitely recommend

For more information, get in touch with the The Derreen team today

The Derreen FAQ

  • I’m looking for a restaurant near me. Where are you based?

    The Grillhouse at The Derreen is a Carlow restaurant open from 12-5 Monday to Saturday and offering a range of Irish traditional pub food as well as daily specials. We’re located on Main Street, Tullow, Co. Carlow.

  • Do you show live sports?

    Yes, we are a sports bar. We have screens inside and also have a screen in our beer garden. We show all main sports including soccer matches, GAA matches, horse racing, golf, cricket matches, and more.

  • Do you have a beer garden?

    Yes, we have a large and modern Carlow beer garden located at the back of The Derreen bar.

  • Do I have to book a table at the restaurant?

    No, you do not have to book a table. Our Tullow restaurant is always happy to accept walk-in visitors.

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