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Best and only real pub on the Gold coasr

If ur after an European or north American style Irish pub then this is it. No pokes, no dance music... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Great Irish Pub

We have visited the Darcy Arms many times, sometimes for just a passing drink and other times a... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Peter P
Perth, Australia
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14 Aug 2018
“Best and only real pub on the Gold coasr”
13 Aug 2018
“Great Irish Pub”
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2923 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5592 0882
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think it's the only real pub left on the Gold Coast! The staff are very friendly and will do all they can to ensure you have a good night. The outside drinking area is nice. the food was excellent and the portion sizes are...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

If ur after an European or north American style Irish pub then this is it. No pokes, no dance music and no glamor boys working here. The pints are proper pints and served by Irish Staff. We ordered the wings and they are American style...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have visited the Darcy Arms many times, sometimes for just a passing drink and other times a meal. Darcy's always has a great welcoming feel.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Ate here with family & friends for drinks and dinner recently. Reasonable selection of irish beers and local beers as well. Typically Irish deocr throughout > has several areas both indoors and outdoors for both drinking and eating. Bar and wait staff generally helpful and...More

Thank mccdzyne
DARCYARMS, General Manager at D'arcy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Dear MccDzyne, thank you kindly for your review. We are a proud traditional Irish bar and restaurant and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your food and experience at the D'Arcy Arms. We hope to welcome you back again soon so that you can...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

Our room was down the bottom - during the night they kept the lights on outside which shone into our room and kept us awake. The place is not maintained although it is clean. Desperately needs $ spent on it. The spar doesn't work and...More

Thank Trudie P
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered irishcoffee an was rol it would take 20 minutes, it took over one hour! Will never go back to this place. Btw the Irish was not good, surprise?

Thank Staffan_j_l
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were here on Saturday from 1.30pm until about 10.30pm with a group of about 50 people. It was our first time at this Irish Pub, it's a great venue with good atmosphere. The staff were friendly and very accommodating to our group. The catering...More

Thank Bernics
DARCYARMS, Manager at D'arcy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Bernics, Thank you kindly for your lovely review. We were so happy to welcome everyone to the D'Arcy Arms to celebrate Tali's 50th. It was a great day and so pleased that you enjoyed our Chef's handmade selection of delicious finger food. We look...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Just got there in time for happy hour (4pm - 6pm Mon- Thursday) for $7.50 Magner Ciders. Food was good, nice atmosphere, great warm open fire and outside heated area. Hurts that a pint of Guinness is normally $ 9.50.

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DARCYARMS, Manager at D'arcy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

HI GD, thank you for your kind review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the hospitality at the D'arcy Arms. We hope to see you again soon. Flossy Porter

Reviewed 22 April 2017

I went there on Sunday 9 April 2017 for a dining experience and had chips plus chicken schnitzel for dinner. I also had Fanta and Coke to drink

1  Thank Sonali B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The D'arcy Arms is a great place to stay when you're on a budget. We stayed in room 18, and it was very clean, well kept and ideal for our nights stay. There was a TV, ceiling fan, air-con and a heater in the cupboard,...More

Thank Katherine B
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