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M'Coul's Public House
Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: / Beer-to-Go: N
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]
110 W. McGee Street
phone: (336) 378-0204
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Reviews by timtheenchanta:
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $
Cozy feel with small bar in the middle. Semi-circular bar is surrounded by 25-30 stools. There's a nice patio outside for the smokers leaving the inside smoke-free. There's some Irish music playing outside and in but it's completely tolerable. There's a smaller bar upstairs with another patio with a decent view of the Greensboro skyline.
The barkeep was way off on a few points she made to couple at the bar. She told them the nitro taps were CO2 taps and that the rest were "natural." Other than that, she was helpful and somewhat knowledgeable.
They had 16 taps with quite a few Irish stouts but with some notables. Maredsous 8, Chimay tripel, and Hennepin.
Not a bad place to stop and it's right across from Natty Greene's so it's convenient.
Make sure to stop here if you're in town.
11-09-2006 19:29:18 |
More by timtheenchanta
More User Reviews:
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5 | $$
I love this place. They have a great selection of beers. Their staff is very, very friendly. This is my kind of Irish hangout. The place is somewhat small, but that helps with its charm.
The food is excellent. I recommend the Guinness meatloaf, or the meatloaf sandwich.
05-13-2013 21:03:40 |
More by irishstoutlvr
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$$
M'Coul's has that classic Irish pub look and feel. It has a nice atmosphere. It has two levels, both inside and outside. The food was very good, especially for a pub and the menu was quite large. The service was very good. Their draft menu focuses on imports and is a decent size. They featured some classic English ales and some Belgian beers as well. My only critique is that it is a little pricey. For example they featured bottles of Two Hearted for $6.00, which seems outrageous. However, I had a great time and hope to go back.
12-15-2010 02:56:21 |
More by thegodfather2701
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5 | $$
Food was amazing. Thy had a pretty good tap selection and a good off-tap selection but it was pretty expensive compared to other places. They had authentic Irish food...I got the shepherd pie which was awesome. I have only had better shepherds pie at another Irish pub. The place is two stories. Both levels have bars on them. The bar on the bottom level has a better beer selection than the bar at the top.
Other than the grew food and beer the bar has a great atmosphere. There are beer signs and crazy pictures all over the walls which create a fun place to sit and have a beer or watch a sorts game.
12-12-2010 19:52:55 |
More by msfoster77
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5 | $$
Visited in September 2010:
At this point, I think that the previous reviewers have pretty well spelled out the place, except I noted that the place, as far as I know, didn't have any TV's in it, which was for once, was kind of nice.
The atmosphere was good, I think that I visited on a Tuesday or Wednesday night; therefore, not overly crowded, but there were more than a few folks in the place. The service at the bar was good, but sometimes a little slow.
The selection of beer was slightly better than average. As noted by other reviewers, it had your typical "Irish pub" beers, but also had a few that you didn't expect, which was nice. I had a Meantime Coffee Porter, bottle, as Meantime is touch to find in GA and a good brewer.
I had the fish and chips, the fish was nicely done and well seasoned, but it certainly did not wow me in any way. I thought that the prices were reasonable.
Overall, a good place to go and drink and have a good conversation with friend, but I would probably find myself at Natty Greene's more often.
10-15-2010 18:35:10 |
More by PhillyStyle
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | $$
Stopped in here quite awhile back and just couldn't remember the name of the place as I was out drinking a lot that night. Was in Greensboro this weekend and saw it and remembered. Anyways, when you walk up to this location you will notice the brick wall with ivy growing on it. Upon walking in there is a small bar area downstairs or you can walk upstairs and there is another area with TONS of tables and a small bar. The upstairs bar is where I spent my evening this time. The upstairs bar really reminded me of an Irish Pub through-and-through. They only serviced Irish brews and liquors. I had a few Smithwick's while there and then headed out to another location. Didn't get to eat anything, but the food looked to be really good however. Worth stopping in for sure.
08-16-2010 20:41:27 |
More by thagr81us
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$
Another nice little local pub that I was able to stop in an try. This one seemed to have a nice charm about it as I wondered inside. Small, with a decent sized crowd for mid week, I proceeded to go over to the counter and check out the taps. A greatlakes on tap, nice. DFH, a nattys again, foothills and highland./ Seemed to be a nice local focused selection, Everyone was very friendly and I left with a really good vibe. Overall I would love to check the place out again. Greensboror really does seem to have a really nice scene going here.
04-26-2010 01:14:28 |
More by mikesgroove
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$$
Went there for the first time a few weeks back. Beer selection is pretty decent for this area with some good high end beers. Not as extensive as I would have liked but not bad. The beer is a bit overpriced for this area. I ended up going for a couple Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stouts which didn't disappoint. I couldn't bring myself to spend the extra money for the Chimay. The food was excellent. Most things on the menu are typical Irish pub fare, but they do offer some other options as well. I'd recommend this place if you're in the Greensboro area.
07-31-2009 04:10:05 |
More by adam42381
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | $$$
The irish Pub of Greensboro is a pretty cool place to visit. The beer is a bit pricey, and the beer menu isn't much to talk about. Of course they have Boddingtons, and Guinness, and I'm pretty sure they have Harp. Note to Beer Advocates, this place is a bit pricey!
The rooftop is pretty cool and the inside is buzzing with young adults. The stairs are a bit tricky, and I wouldn't be surprised if someone had already fallen down...if not somebody will at somepoint!
the atmosphere was good, quality was decent, it was hard to discern the service as it was so busy. The selection leaves a lot to be desired and I didn't try the food.
I had a blast here, and will be back in the near future! I love downtown Greensboro, I wish Winston had this kinda vibe downtown, maybe we will one day!
NC BEER MONGER
10-26-2008 18:11:38 |
More by ncbeermonger
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$
Great beer selection that revolves regularly to allow for seasonals. Great Irish food and out-of this-world brunch. Outside dining on two levels and a smoke-free first floor are definitely a plus. There's live music every once in a while; always something mellow and acoustic. Staff is sometimes downright unpleasant (actually, just one girl but I always seem to end up with her when getting food there) but that's the only sore spot with me. I suggest brunch on Sunday with two imperial pints of wheat or bitter. My favorite beer bar in Greensboro.
11-02-2007 03:13:26 |
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M'Coul's Public House in Greensboro, NC