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The Porterhouse Brewing Company

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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 1 679 8847
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00

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Great place for some real ale

Popped in for an afternoon drink. We were greeted at the bar and told about the beer of the day. Not being to our taste we chose some ale from the bar. I enjoyed the red ale I had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Laura R
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for an afternoon drink. We were greeted at the bar and told about the beer of the day. Not being to our taste we chose some ale from the bar. I enjoyed the red ale I had and at €5 a pint it was reasonable for Dublin prices. Great vibe in the bar even though a quiet afternoon.

Thank Laura R
Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for pub grub younge friendly Irish feel good vibe Write of grafton street so showed did food shoped more went back for drinks lol great day out

Thank Karen M
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I found my girlfriend and myself coming back to this place every evening to grab a nice pint: the simple reason is the amazing decoration of the pub, and the very high quality in-house brewed beers that they have on draft. Staff was very friendly and pub was clean and had a great ambience. Would recommend to any beer lover,... More 

Thank Henry d
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Visited with a group from the UK, including 3 teenage girls. The barman didn't like the tip we gave him and became abusive. We decided to leave. He followed us outside and barged aside one of the girls to enable him to give a foul mouthed four letter rant on how it was no wonder they didn't like the Brits,... More 

Thank annenmbea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

First, this is in the Temple Bar area, where you must go to see the night life. The food was good pub food, but you are not here for the food, but rather the beer and they not only brew their own world class beers, they have beers, whiskey and rum from around the world. The place is very cozy.... More 

Thank hughsam
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This pub looks really nice and modern yet cosy. Weekend night was packed, very good live band was playing too. Would love to come back when it's less full

Thank Hannah G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Nice live music on the night we went. The beer selection was phenomenal and they brew a good selection of their own beer in house. The food however was mediocre at best, nothing special or to brag about. Wouldn't eat here again, but would definitely go back for a beer. The staff was also friendly with good service.

Thank moderatetraveller25
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is probably one of my favorite places to come grab a pint. Brain Blasta is probably one of my new go-to drinks when I visit. The staff was friendly and the entire place has a wonderful atmosphere. Definitely try and make it there when some live music is happening!

Thank Jennaz1024
Inverness, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great place to eat and enjoy a beer or two. Multiple levels with tables. Food was fresh and tasty. Lovely chips! Numerous beers to choose from including the brewing company's own (other drinks also available)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Porterhouse was very close to our hotel and just from the signs outside, we knew it was our kind of place. We visited twice-- on our first stay and then our return as we were leaving Ireland. The people are great, the atmosphere lively and plenty of craft beers to choose from. We asked for a special shot we like... More 

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