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Murphy's Gran Irish Pub in Alexandria

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Let us host your next event

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Party Information

Thank you for considering Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub for your special occasion. We would like to take this opportunity to tell you about our menu, services, policies and procedures.

The upstairs is available to rent for private functions and can accommodate up to 125 people for receptions or sit down dining. We have over 40 years of experience in catering to large groups and have successfully hosted everything ranging from military wetting-downs, tour group dining, rehearsal dinners, retirement parties, fund-raising events, and even small group gatherings.

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Private Room

The upstairs room features a three-sided open stone fireplace for fireside dining. A full bar is available which provides a selection of 14 draft beers, premium and house liquors, and an assortment of house and premium wines. A stage is located at the front of the room, which can be used for presentations or entertainment.

Stage/Microphone/Projector for Presentations Available for upon request.

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Depending on availability, our private room is available Sunday through Wednesday during normal operating hours. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, we do not reserve the room past 7:00 in the evening. The room rental fee is $100.00. This reserves the room solely for you and your guests.

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Contact Us

Any one of our management staff will be more than happy to answer any questions regarding your special event. We look forward to making your event at Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub memorable and fun. For more information, please email our Events Coordinator, Luiza Madzharova.

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Specialty party Menus

Our chef has designed a number of menus to accommodate your dining needs. If you would prefer a different entrée, please inform us of your request. All prices are fixed and do not include tax or gratuity. We do require a pre-order (minimum of four days) to ensure our kitchen staff has plenty of time to order and prepare your menu selections. Cakes or other special culinary items are available upon request at an additional charge. If you prefer a custom menu for your special event, we would be happy to work with you to create exactly what you are looking for.

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Lunch menu: $22.00 per person

Your choice of…

Hot Corned Beef Sandwich on Rye
Thinly sliced, Lean, Brisket Corned Beef on Rye Bread, with Lettuce, Tomato and Deli Pickles, Served with Murphy’s Cottage Fries


Charbroiled Breast of Chicken Sandwich
Grilled Breast of Chicken on a Bun with Lettuce, Tomato, and Deli Pickles, Served with Tarter Sauce and a Wedge of Lemon, and Murphy’s Cottage Fries


Homemade Crabcake Sandwich
Maryland Style Lightly Fried Backfin Crabcake on a Roll with Lettuce, Tomato, Deli Pickles, Served with Tarter Sauce and Wedge of Lemon, and Murphy’s Cottage Fries

Beer-Battered Fish and Chips
Fresh north Atlantic Cod Fillets Lightly Fried in Murphy’s Signature Batter. Served with Slaw, Tarter Sauce and Slaw


Greek Salad
Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Kalamata Olives, CucumberS, OnionS, PepperS, Tomatoes, Feta Cheese and tossed in Greek Dressing 

Included: Tea, Coffee and Dessert
(Tax and Gratuity not included)

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Caesar Salad
A Generous Portion of Tossed Greens and Homemade Croutons Served with Caesar Dressing

Choice of…

Traditional Irish Beef Stew
A Hearty Bowl of Stew Consisting of Beef, Potatoes, Carrots, Peas, and Onions, in a Thick Broth, Served with Bread and Butter


Traditional Shepard’s Pie
Slow cooked ground beef in a light gravy sauce with peas and carrots. Topped with mashed potato, cheese and gravy

Bangers & Mash A traditional Irish dish of sausage and mashed potatoes, topped with green peas and gravy or Fish and Chips North Atlantic Cod Filets Dipped in Murphy’s Signature Beer Batter Lightly Fried, Served with Murphy’s Cottage Fries Included: Soft Drink, Bread, Tea, Coffee and Dessert (Tax and Gratuity not included)
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Three Course Dinner: $29.00 per Person

Caesar Salad
A Generous Portion of Tossed Greens and Homemade Croutons Served with Caesar Dressing

Choose any three of the following options to create your preferred entrée selection.
Herb grilled Chicken Breast
Chicken Breast with Sauce Vin Blanc
Chicken Marsala
Chicken Picatta
Pork Tenderloin with Peppercorn Sauce
Sliced Baron Steak with Béarnaise Sauce
Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus
Baked Salmon with Dill Sauce
Broiled New York Strip Steak
Charbroiled Filet Mignon with Béarnaise Sauce
Jameson New York Strip Steak with Cajun Salmon
Shrimp Stuffed with Crabmeat

Choose One:
Rice Pilaf
Baked Potato
Broiled Red Bliss Potatoes
Fettuccini Alfredo
Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Choose One:
Lemon Buttered Broccoli
Green Beans Almandine
Corn on the Cob
Squash & Zucchini
Italian Mixed Vegetables

Included: Bread, Tea, Coffee, and Dessert
(Tax and Gratuity not included)

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**Four-course dinner menu is available upon request

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Buffet Menu

Prices are per 50 Pieces*

Asian Chicken Satay*, $140.00
Assorted Cheese and Cracker Platter, $80.00
Chicken Wings*, $65.00 (Buffalo, BBQ or Old Bay Style)
Chicken Drumettes*, $60.00
Devilled Eggs*, $85.00
Fresh Fruit Platter, $80.00
Fresh Vegetable Platter, $70.00
Hot Crab Dip with Tortilla Chips, $90.00
Jumbo Spiced Cocktail Shrimp*, $130.00
Maryland Jumbo Crab Bites with Cocktail Sauce*, $140.00
Chicken Quesadillas*, $98.00
Mini Egg Rolls*, $90.00
Pigs in a Blanket*, $98.00
Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Jumbo Lump Crabmeat*, $140.00
Homemade Meatballs With Cashel Blue Cheese*, $90.00 (Guinness Sauce or Marinara Sauce)
Smoked Salmon Platter, $140.00

Whole Decorated Salmon, $350.00

(Tax and Gratuity not included)

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Dinner Buffet: $27.00 per Person (minimum of 50 people)

Fresh Garden Salad Bowl

Choice of 3 Entree options
Ham with Pineapple Raisin Sauce
Roast Beef with Gravy
Turkey with Stuffing, Gravy and Cranberry Sauce
Chicken Breast – Picatta, Marsala, Coq Au Vin or Herb Roasted
Shrimp Creole
Seafood Newburg

Choose One:
Rice Pilaf
Baked Potato
Broiled Red Bliss Potatoes
Fettuccini Alfredo
Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Choose One:
Green Beans Almandine
Green Beans and Carrots
Italian Mixed Vegetables

Included: Soft Drink, Bread, Tea, Coffee
(Tax and Gratuity not included)

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Cocktail Buffet: $27.00 per Person (minimum 50 people served for 1 and half hours)

Cocktail Hor D’Oeuvers
Choice of 3 Hot Items
Carved Roast Beef, (add Carver $75)
Homemade Meatbvalls with Cashel Blue Cheese (Guinness Sauce or Marinara Sauce
Chicken Drumettes or Spicy Wings
Maryland Jumbo Crab Bites with Cocktail Sauce
Chicken Quesadillas
Assorted Mini Quiche
Mini Egg Rolls with Asian Sauce
Crab Dip with Tortilla Chips
Pig in a Blanket
Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Jumbo Crabmeat
Asian Chicken Satay

and 2 Cold Items
Assorted Cheese  & Cracker Platter
Whole Decorated Salmon
Vegetable Platter
Italian Pasta Salad
Fresh Fruit Platter
Jumbo Spiced Cocktail Shrimp
(Tax and Gratuity non included)

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Seated Buffet Brunch: $28.00 per Person (minimum of 50 people)

Bowl of Fresh Garden Salad with House Dressing

Menu Options
Top Round of Beef Au Jus (add Carver $75)
Herb Grilled Chicken Breast
Baked Salmon with Shrimp Sauce
Fresh Fruit Platter
Assorted Muffins & Danish
Link Sausages and Crisp Bacon
Home Fried Potatoes
Scrambled Eggs
Cheese Blintzes with Strawberry Sauce
Red Bliss Parsley Buttered Potatoes
Green Beans Almandine
Homemade Biscuits
Butter & Assorted Jellies

Includes: Orange Juice, Tea, Coffee and a Glass of Champagne (for those of legal age)
(Tax and Gratuity not included)

Check out our Google 360 Tour of the second floor of Murphys. The second floor is a perfect place for your next party or company event! Hover over the image below and then click and drag to left or right to change the view.

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Champagne Brunch: 10am-3pm.

Homemade Ale Burgers: 11am-3pm.

½ Price Burgers: 4-9pm
Trivia at 8:15pm

Wing Night

Steak Night: 5-9pm

Freedom Fridays: Discounts for Military Families

Breakfast 9am-Noon
Seafood Saturday

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HAPPY HOUR: From 3pm-7pm
$2.25 OFF Irish and Craft Beers
$1.25 OFF Domestic Beers
$3.25 OFF Jameson Irish Whiskey

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Join us every Tuesday night at 8:15 pm for Pub Trivia! We are proud to partner with Brainstormer Trivia to make this event possible.

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Murphy’s has 40 years of experience hosting private events of all sizes. We offer a private room with special menus created by our chef.

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Murphy’s has a locally sourced and seasonal menu.

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Murphy’s has two locations to serve you. Click the link below for information about our Alexandria location.

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