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Old Punch Bowl

#87 of 2,069 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€Irish, ,
116 Rock Road | Booterstown, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 283 2356
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Irish, Gastropub, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
116 Rock Road | Booterstown, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We celebrated our son’s christening upstairs in the Seaview Suite last week. Service was excellent and we couldn’t be happier. Room is lovely with a great view, smoking area upstairs so half your guests don’t disappear downstairs, food was gorgeous. We had a buffet with...More

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here as a group of 7 - made very welcome by staff. Pub grub very good and presented well. Excellent range of drinks available. Folk Music evenings held here and are excellent.

Thank PSAG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Punch Bowl is warm and welcoming, like an old friend. Staff are attentive and friendly and the prices are reasonable.

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a Guinness followed by Soup, Irish stew, dessert and a Baileys. Great meal in a great place. Service and attention by staff was very good. Even offered seconds.More

Thank gcgroft
Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a good review of The Old Punchbowl. We work hard to maintain the highest of standards and it is always pleasant to see that we are appreciated. Hope to see you again very soon. Sláinte Karl...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great pub for a few pints and a chat, a bit of food or for watching any sporting occasion. There's always a great atmosphere, lovely food and polite helpful stuff. Definitely recommend dropping inMore

Thank mikeosul
Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We show nearly all the sports here in The Old Punchbowl and it has a great atmosphere on match days, especially for Leinster Rugby or the Irish soccer team. Hope you'll be dropping in again soon for some great food in a great atmosphere. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was lively and filled with Irish smiles of locals kind enough to share a bit of history and a beer. The place is filled with beautiful items of the past and cozy seating had everyone sharing a laugh. The fried Brie was so...More

Thank Denise T
Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Old Punchbowl and that it helped make your trip to Dublin memorable. We are a very traditional pub with a classic old world ambience and it's exactly the type of pub that many...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of friends and family last Saturday in the Seaview suite upstairs in the Old Punch Bowl. All I can say is that the venue and staff at the punchbowl made the night. We had the room to ourselves which comes with...More

Thank Paul H
Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write such an informative and positive review. We're glad that The Punchbowl and the Seaview Suite were able make your party an enjoyable and memorable event. Hope to see you again soon. Sláinte - Karl - The Old Punchbowl

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the punchbowl for a meal last Tuesday, it was our wedding anniversary, the food and service was spot on, then the music session started and what a night It was, we got talking to some locals and the next thing we knew...More

Thank forddefyne
Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy Anniverary !! and we are very glad that The Old Punchbowl was able to contribute to making it a special one. We have Trad music sessions every Tuesday and Saturday nights and they are always very well attended. Hopefully you'll come and visit us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! The atmosphere, food and service were absolutely top notch. The Irish Stew is delicious. The owners are so charming and there is so much history there.

Thank 552SA
Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review. Many thanks for taking the time to write and post it. Hope we'll see you again soon. Thanks Again Karl The Old Punchbowl

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a real charming Irish pub atmosphere, family style warmth and excellent home cooking, you MUST have a meal here. While visiting Dublin, Insight tours took us to this place where we met Catherine and her staff and had the best Irish stew...More

Thank joyalex
Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Joy & Alex for your lovely review and for taking the time to write it. This is the type of review that I show to our staff to keep them motivated to acheive the high standards of food and service that we require....More

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Melanie N
14 December 2015|
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Response from Punchbowl116 | Property representative |
Yes,we have Gift Vouchers available for any amount. Our Gift Vouchers are very nicely printed with The Old Punchbowls logo and address and just need to be filled in with the recipients name and the amount of the... More
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holidayseeker
10 December 2015|
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Response from Punchbowl116 | Property representative |
Yes we do indeed accept reservations - you may contact us by phone: 01-2832356 or 087-2050868 Thanks for asking your question - We hope to see you on Monday - The Old Punchbowl Booterstown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Rock Road | Booterstown, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 283 2356
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