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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We went here in the afternoon New Year's Eve, it was quite quiet and service was fast. We had steak and Guinness pie which was lovely. Reasonably priced food and drinks. Only think which I was annoyed at was the waitress saying "are you leaving me a tip", felt like I was in America!

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Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a drink after dinner, this was about 10:30ish on Sunday evening. Nice pint of Guinness and the bar man was friendly, chatty and happy to make recommendations about drinks. My only grip is that the toilets were disgusting and clearly been busy throughout the day. Guess that's what you get by going there at the end of...

Thank G00DM4N
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Loved it here. Lots going on and really friendly staff. Would recommend highly. Nice atmosphere along with a great service. Great live acts too. Proper old-fashioned pub with what looked like great food.

Thank Kira1111
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Walked into the Norseman on a quiet Friday evening around six/seven o'clock,from the second in the door I adored the interior and felt an instant sense of warmth and welcome with a beautiful voice hollowing the pub! This was until I went up to order a drink,over a five minute wait when I was literally the only patron awaiting service....The...

Thank ChrisDlussier
San Jose, California
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This hotel has a small number of rooms and sits above the Norseman pub. Location was excellent and I was able to easily walk anywhere downtown. Being that it's situated above a pub AND in Temple Bar, the nights were a little noisy - but that's to be expected during the weekend. Very friendly staff.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I ate here twice on my trip to Dublin. Located in the Temple Bar area of Dublin City. Staff was really friendly. My first trip here was on Thanksgiving. I was out if the cohntry and away from the family and wanted some good food. I picked the right spot. I had a steak, served sizzling on a hot stone....

Thank Sean G
Huntington, MA USA
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Just a good, clean, well provisioned, roomy and traditional pub with a great beer selection, plenty of music and great crowd. It's on a corner so there are great window views out onto this busy section of Temple Bar. We all had some basic pub food and loved it all. Have no hesitation about stopping in.

Thank Damfarm
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Large main room with a long bar. Everything was clean and tidy. Service was prompt and friendly and the beer well kept. Plenty of wood panelling and a good bar top. Really great view of the Temple Bar area from the large windows. A pleasant place to stop for a drink and something to eat

Thank Brenda_Trevor
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon. Great bar, cute Xmas lights, good atmosphere and good live music. Friendly staff - would recommend! Red wine not the best though - would have given full marks as 7.50 euro for mediocre wine not fab

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

On a flying visit to Dublin I had to try a pint of Guinness. It was superb. Lovely quaint traditional pub. Good friendly service and the whole pub was buzzing. Live music was about to begin as well. Food menu looked good too although we didn't eat.

Thank EAR71

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Additional Information about The Norseman

Address: 28 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin D2, Ireland (Formerly Farringtons)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: €98 - €286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Norseman 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Try the smoked fish pie”
 of 5 bubbles orleans_motr, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some have better views. Room 4 has nice views”
 of 5 bubbles AllenT631, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you decide to stay here, ask if you can get a room that does not face onto the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MarilynM805, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose somewhere else & book it direct”
 of 5 bubbles TheOwens738, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms have a separate entrance round the corner from the pub and up two flights of stars.”
 of 5 bubbles JollyBoyScotland, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
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