Bars & Clubs in Temple Bar

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Bars & Clubs in Temple Bar

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  • Lisa R
    26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What an authentic amazing place to go. The other local pubs try to put you off by saying it's really expensive. It is a little more i.e. 16.50 euros for a mojito but it was worth it. It's a quirky little place that has lots of tiny rooms. The musicians were fully invested in keeping the crowd involved, lots of history and education. Sad songs, happy songs, a great experience.
    Written 10 July 2024
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  • Jordo
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing ambience, great music and beers. Truely a 5/5 for a friends trip. However, the artist was mad we song the Virgil Van Dijk tribute…
    Written 13 July 2024
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  • ellimic2016
    Worthing, UK1,000 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Came here for dinner and had the Lamb Stew (slow braised Irish lamb, braised carrots, potatoes, and mint served with crusty sourdough bread) totally delicious, I would’ve been even happier if I had another piece of that sourdough bread to mop up the last of the broth!
    The 2 slices I had were soooo nice

    Its not on the menu but I’m sure I tasted some celery in there too?

    For desert I had Sticky Toffee Pudding, the menu said home-made caramel sauce, toffee popcorn and ice cream.
    It had caramel sauce and ice cream, but no popcorn, instead having a little pile of blueberries and a couple of strawberry halves.
    Maybe they just ran out of popcorn? It was still very tasty and the blue berries particularly were very fresh and juicy

    It wasn’t what I expected from Sticky Toffee Pudding, it was more like toffee sponge with the caramel sauce on top, but it was delicious
    Written 2 July 2024
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  • km1274h
    Basingstoke, UK11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Old Storehouse was recommended to us by friends who’d been to Dublin a couple of years ago & I am more than happy to recommend it to anyone else.

    We called in for what was going to be a quick pint before we explored more of Temple Bar but loved the atmosphere so much we stayed for more pints, dinner & about 5 hours!

    Food was simple pub grub but done well, the West Ireland seafood chowder was packed full of fish, really tasty & served with soda bread, would definitely recommend that.

    The music was great, there was a lively atmosphere on Sunday evening with plenty of people joining in with the singing.

    We enjoyed the atmosphere & food so much that we decided to eat there again the following night. Despite being really busy they found us a table within about 30 minutes (we were happy to enjoy a pint while we waited).

    If I ever come to Dublin again I know exactly where I’m heading!
    Written 24 April 2024
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  • James B
    15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The food was delicious, the service prompt and friendly, we would definitely recommend this restaurant. My wife and I were in Dublin on vacation and used TripAdvisor to find a good restaurant near us.
    Written 26 May 2024
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  • SteveS1970
    Coventry, UK8,901 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was the first pub we came to when we arrived in Dublin. Lovely decor, friendly staff, a few locals and a not too expensive pint of Guinness. We came back a few times during our stay but couldn’t get in one day because it was so popular.
    Written 18 July 2023
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  • Joe D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic pub - best pint of Guinness I had in Dublin and the friendliest welcome. It was the first Guinness I had in Dublin, the barman told me I would find a better pint anywhere else in the city. He was correct.
    Written 17 March 2024
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  • CamillaRolfstad
    Vestfossen, Norway40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    WOW! Just WOW! We were on our Honeymoon in Dublin, and visited THREE TIMES!
    We stumbled across this gem of a place the second evening. We didn’t want a full dinner, so we ordered some starters, which we enjoyed while listening to the live music. Great singer with his guitar, playing various music of different decades. Absolutely great! After a while and after a few bites of the Onion rings, Fried calamari and Creamy garlic mushroom Vol au Vent we ordered, we decided to come back for both breakfast and dinner the next day!
    For breakfast the next morning we ordered Mini Irish breakfast and freshly baked and hot Homemade scone. Again - delicious!
    For dinner that night we had the Caramelised pear blue cheese tart for starter, Beef & Guinness Pie for main, and Banoffi Pie and Homemade Cheesecake for dessert.
    Fantastic!!! Live music also that evening.
    We will definitely go back for more next time vi visit Dublin, and recommend it to everyone!
    Written 18 June 2024
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  • Peter
    Vancouver Island, Canada17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were on our holidays, we wanted to have fun. We certainly had it at the Porter House. The atmosphere was amazing, the staff friendly and helpful, the menu varied, and the value for money factor off the chart. I listed these factors in such a way to reflect it was due to them all collectively that made this such a great experience and in our minds, great value for money. Sometimes you can look back on an experience and say “… it was great, but…” In this case our opinion is that there’s no ‘but’.
    Written 31 October 2023
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  • rita b
    Blanchardstown, Ireland2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a great night here, brilliant comedians, great atmosphere and good crowd. Such a good laugh and a great night out. Will definitely be returning soon
    Written 12 April 2024
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  • michael c
    Surrey, UK58 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stumbled upon this little treasure of a place. The nicest Guinness I have ever tasted! Our server was brilliant so much so we came back again on our last day. The inside is like a treasure trove and very quirky. The landlord was very colourful and approachable if we ever come back we will visit this place again
    Written 2 August 2021
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  • Braindamagedbaron
    Newark-on-Trent, UK1,081 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Went into Trinity bar for a spot of lunch while bimbling around Temple Bar and absolutely loved it! Great atmosphere, friendly staff and the food was top notch too. Had absolutely no complaints and went back in there the next day for round two!
    Excellent pub, highly recommended.
    Written 9 April 2024
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  • Pippa N
    London, UK37 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good selection of drinks, safe atmosphere. Really pleasant side bar near the entrance. Strictly followed Covid safety procedures while entering the venue for the gig.
    Written 27 February 2023
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  • Marie
    Benson, UK162 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lots of cocktails and cheap drinks. A few small pool tables, unsure where the other games are supposed to be though? Clientele is purely very young people /students. Staff were fun and attentive.
    Written 19 November 2021
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  • Póg mo thóin
    Dromahair, Ireland211 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lively bar with a cracking atmosphere. Lovely pint of Ambush from Trouble Brewing but it shouldn't be served in a Guinness glass!
    Written 16 November 2023
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