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The Irish Rover Restaurant Review: Ensconced in a 150-year-old structure originally built as a saloon, The Irish Rover has clocked more than 20 years as a neighborhood pub in Louisville. Cozy wooden booths ensure privacy while big round tables foster socializing. Authentic dishes include fish 'n' chips (yes, malt vinegar is on every table), shepherd’s pie, and bangers and mash. Draft beer taps include Guinness, but most notably there’s Fuller’s ESB, one of Britain’s finest real ales. Start with some smoked salmon or a Scotch egg to be dipped into tangy Colman’s mustard. More upscale choices include the prawn and cashew entrée salad with warm lemony dressing and Limerick ham steak with champ (buttery mashed potatoes flecked with green onion). Sticky toffee pudding is served piping hot. Authentic Irish breakfast (this bacon is more Canadian than American) is served on Saturdays. Proprietors Michael Reidy, a native of County Clare, and his wife Siobhan are usually on hand greeting regulars by name and aiding their staff of cheerful servers.