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Prince Harry spotted visiting Irish pub where he enjoys pint of Guinness

The US-based 'wellness advocate' is in the Netherlands for the Invictus Games

Prince Harry in O'Casey's pub

Clodagh Meaney

Prince Harry has been spotted visiting an Irish pub and enjoying a pint of Guinness.

The California-based "wellness advocate" is in the Netherlands where he is appearing at the Invictus Games.

The British royal was joined by four bodyguards and several friends as he visited O’Casey’s Irish bar.

Pub owner John Gulay told MailOnline: “When he got the pint, he was like ‘that is so nice'.”

“Harry was super chilled and very relaxed, and he had a great time,” he explained.

“He was here for about three hours but only had the one pint. He said he had a busy day ahead with work.”

However, some social media users were less than impressed with the British royal

"The plastic prince drinks in a plastic Paddy's bar," one wrote.

While another wrote: "Pretender to the British Throne, drank there for free!"

Speaking after the visit, one of the bartenders said Harry posed with him for a snap.

“I said if he lets me take a photo I would pick up the bill for the drinks, and he agreed.”

“He was a super nice guy and very relaxed. I didn't check how much they had spent.”

''His team have been drinking here all week and thought it was a great bar so came back and booked the area out the back. We call it the VIP area but didn't dream we would have real VIPs.”

“We can say it is by royal appointment now,” he joked.

“We didn't want to close the bar as we had our pub quiz so just had the garden they wanted it as normal as possible.”

“Harry was surrounded by his friends and had his bodyguard sit opposite. There were four royal protection officers who were also there.”

Mr Gulay said their royal visitors were offered shots of tequila which all but Harry enjoyed.

“My wife is Mexican, and she suggested they have tequila slammers. All the others downed them, but Harry refused. He just wanted his pint. He said he had work to do and a busy day later.”

“He just seemed very happy to be here and to have a drink with his friends,” he continued.

"I think the plan was to have a drink and go to a restaurant, but they had food and stayed until about 11pm. It was great to have him here, and no we can say the bar is by royal appointment.”

It comes as his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 96th birthday on Wednesday.

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