Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Bunratty Tavern in Reading in Hot Water with Customers, Board of Selectmen

A brand new tavern north of Boston is facing scrutiny on two separate issues only a week after opening its doors.

The Reading Advocate is reporting that Bunratty Tavern in Reading has had to go on social media to defend its policy of not allowing children in the place after certain hours, while also dealing with the Board of Selectmen on how it is serving food. The former issue--in which the spot only allows those under 21 to be in the place until 9:00 PM on weekdays and 7:00 PM on weekends--is facing criticism from some customers, though the Board of Selectmen says that Bunratty Tavern is within its right to have such a policy. What the board does have a problem with is the fact that the spot is not offering a full menu at all times, which violates the town policy for places that serve alcohol. (Reading Town Manager Bob LeLacheur says that the board "didn't expect this," though it is not known what action might be taken, either by the tavern or the town.)

The address for Bunratty Tavern is 622 Main Street, Reading, MA, 01867. Its website can be found at

Thanks to The Passionate Foodie for bringing this to our attention.

[Earlier Article]
Bunratty Tavern Is Opening in Reading

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