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The Bridge 1859

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Address: 13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 1 660 2804

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amazing prawns!

Nice pub with great atmosphere, very friendly, great pint of guiness and very nice food. The gamas pil pil (chilli prawns) were outstanding!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Brilliant decor lovely place to drink. We didn't eat but the food I saw looked lovely. It's very popular so may struggle with seating at peak times. Definitely worth a visit tho.

Thank scm27
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Nice pub with great atmosphere, very friendly, great pint of guiness and very nice food. The gamas pil pil (chilli prawns) were outstanding!

Thank paulbetesh
County Kildare, Ireland
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206 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A quality bar with a good range of draught and bottled beers available. Comfortable seating and low lighting provides an intimate feel in the back with brighter seating to the front. Outside seating available when the weather permits. A good spot to have a pre dinner drink without being bombarded with loud music or screens.

Thank tony b
Dublin, Ireland
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256 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Nice stylish fit out. Good selection of drinks. Nice casual atmosphere. Typical Ballsbridge prices. Good proximity to the RDS.

Thank csmurf
Balbriggan, Ireland
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very relaxing atmosphere.A television free pub always a pleasure. Food very tasty and attentive service.

Thank gerrymccleery
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with a big group. The food is not cheap but sadly is very average. As a group people tried a variety of options and aside from the quinoa salad no one was particularly happy. My own reuban was quite small and just bland. No favour in it at all. Not a patch on somewhere like Deli... More 

Thank eoind7
Exeter, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had a lovely bottle of New Zealand Sauvignon blanc here at the weekend. Absolutely lovely! Menu looked good and next time we intend to have a meal here. Good atmosphere and staff as well.

Thank hails32
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to visit for food or drinks if you're in the area, especially if you're at an event in the RDS across the river. Beautiful rustic decor with a laid back, welcoming atmosphere. I've been a few times and was served by very friendly staff to a lovely meal and fantastic pints and cocktails. If you have the pleasure... More 

Thank johnwoodside
Dublin, Ireland
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65 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

I stopped in here a few weeks ago for some food and a pint. I had pretty nice wings and a good pint of Guinness. Why average? They have a problem with at least one of the bar staff. He ignored me when I arrived in, I ended up ordering from one of the lounge staff even though i was... More 

Thank Conor1960
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Called into this pub yesterday at 1pm for a bit to eat and drinks . Firstly 2 male staff ignored us while having chats about set up up stairs. When we finally asked a lovely floor staff member was there any tables for lunch she said she go check but she thought they were full and there be a wait... More 

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