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The Pig's Ear

4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 3865
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pig's ear” (260 reviews)
“cheesecake” (86 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (77 reviews)
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked up the stairs and were met by a fairly aloof young woman who acted like the empty restaurant was soon due to fill up with people more important than us. One look at the menu let us know that we needed to make...More

Thank nunezm285
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When I entered the restaurant for lunch during the week it was empty. Easy to get seated. Food was just ok to me, pavlova was not good at all in my opinion. At the end when paying the server stood over me while I had...More

Thank MsHellfire
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was absolutely fantastic, both taste and presentation. Reasonable with price. They did not have kids’ menu, but my boy had a dish with duck and he said it was yummy.

Thank talpo t
Reviewed 5 days ago

The meal was absolutely exquisite. I dined with my adult sons during our recent trip to Ireland and this was definitely was of the highlights of our trip. The meal was beautifully presented and delicious. It was a real treat. Reservations are highly recommended.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I would give Pig’s Ear 10 stars if I could. No exaggeration. My mind was blown when my husband and I dined there on our mini work/leisure escape! The first courses were extraordinary, the cured mackerel nothing short of a revelation! Perfect pairing of ingredients...More

Thank dreamnomad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across this place and had to wait for dinner one hour since we didn't had reservation. It was worth it! Very nice food, good composed dishes. Friendly staff and cozy, not to loud volume in the restaurant.

Thank undoable_good
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was fabulous!! Couldn’t recommend it more. Lovely ambience and service and well priced for the amazing food they provide.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a delicious, sophisticated menu. The staff is very helpful and cheerful. The prices for the pre-theater dinner are quite reasonable for either 2 or 3 course dinners. This was our best meal in Dublin by far.

Thank Far-flung73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hip, vibrant, creative. Fun meal. Great, inspired food. Reservations recommended. Call - I don’t think they have online reservations.

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last time I planned to have lunch at The Pig’s Ear in early March this year I had to cancel as “Storm Emma” had Dublin snowed in so I was glad of a chance to return on a sunny June day. It seemed like...More

Thank CorkyDub
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Questions & Answers
3 October 2017|
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Response from Icesk8terglasgow | Reviewed this property |
I would say smart casual at the weekend
Liz L
2 August 2017|
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Response from Jimothypipper | Reviewed this property |
I’d guess so but my guess is as good as yours
Marie H
17 September 2015|
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Response from Glen C | Reviewed this property |
Lunch is 12:00 - 2.45pm. Why don't you ring them (or email them on info @ thepigsear . ie) and try and book a table, I'm sure they will tell you. This isn't fast food, you don't want to rush it, so I suspect around 2pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 3865
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