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Reviewed 24 January 2021 via mobile

The pub is currently closed due to Covid restrictions however two food wagons are now operating takeaway food coffee and ice creams in the car park and doing a great business. Great coffee if you want a treat in D15

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

Came here with my husband for a meal. Couldn't see any members of staff wearing masks . A young male took out drinks order I asked could we order food and he said he would get someone awhile passed and a lady took our orders...she too wasn't wearing a mask . Food came out .I ordered the steak . Steak was ok but mushrooms and onions were swimming in oil . The lady that brought our food out to us shouted from the counter how was your food .. I was shocked by the way she asked us . Many people were in and out to the betting shop beside the restaurant and nobody had masks on .I didnt feel comfortable and was glad to leave.. I wouldn't visit again .More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

My friend and I had booked weeks in advance as we had travelled from Cork and were celebrating. We got a 25 minute taxi from our hotel. We arrived and said we have a reservation and the manager at the door said “your not going...in” we were confused and thought he was making a joke. He proceeded to tell me my friend was “ intoxicated” because she tripped at the door which I completely understand if she was but she was in no way even tipsy. This was frustrating I tried to compromise asking can we take our reservation and buy a meal even with no alcohol as everywhere was booked out and he said no with an attitude. I asked for his name multiple times and he was hesitant and mumbling each time. We were disgusted by the manager and the way we were treated we then had nowhere to eat and missed out on one of our nights in Dublin completely ruined our experience.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Came to Dublin for a few days. Hadn't been to the Bell in years and seeing we are staying nearby we went for food. Got to the door and saw a sign asking for masks to be put on before entering (a good sign). Got...to our table, the pub was busy but all the tables were properly spaced apart. Lounge staff arrived to take drinks order but wouldn't take food order, and wasn't wearing a mask. Then I noticed that nobody was, I understand there is no need while sitting down but people were walking to and from entrance's and toilets and I saw only 1 member of staff were a mask briefly. To cut a long story short, the food was nice, I'd go back but only after there is a proven vaccine for Covid19 because in my opinion the staff didn't abide by safety guidelines.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 23 April 2020 via mobile

Living locally I have visited The Bell numerous times since it opened. When I moved here in 1978 there was another pub on the site, Davey& Phelan. The Bell is a lovely spot for a drink and my wife and myself often go to The...Bell for a drink, our last visit was in late February. I believe it’s very good for food too. Currently just the off licence is open.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 March 2020

The Sunday carvery is the best one in Dublin.The food is excellent and varied and the desserts are great. Staff are superb and Charlie the chef is a great character. I'll be a regular.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020

mouth watering delicious chicken in barbeque sauce and a delicious beef burger,cannot recommend enough

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 15 February 2020 via mobile

I have gone there with my husband and 5 year old kid for dinner. Food was average, but liked the kids dessert - chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream. Service was Damm slow because there was only one person for taking orders and delivery the...food. Fish n chips was nice n crisp. Wings were ok. Need more sauce n little dry. Chicken sizzler was basically blant no salt. Pizza was for kid which was ok. I guess you can go there to eat particular food like fish n chips. I suggest them to have atleast 2 servers. The only server was so busy that even she forgot to give us dessert menu which is I guess a separate one because I didn't see any desert option in main menu. So I didn't order my own dessert, just tasted my kids dessertMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 30 September 2019 via mobile

Popped in here with my dad and niece on way home from funeral. Lovely staff, good menu, generous portions, creamy Guinness and not too expensive All good

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

This pub is an iconic part of Blanchardstown previously called Davey and Phelans On entrance it gives a very bright and spacious appearance and on ordering a drink as I did you are taken by how friendly the staff are:they are super friendly As mentioned...this pub is iconic and the service ensures that it will remain so!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from maggymaggs | Reviewed this property |
yes they do have an accessible toilet on the ground floor... its very spacious and is not used like other establishments as a broom cupboard...its not kept locked either so there's no asking for a key :)
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  • The Bell Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5