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The Porterhouse Central

#182 of 2,085 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€American, Irish,
45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 P285, Ireland
+353 1 679 7539
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Brew Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 P285, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the vegetarian Lasagna, I have been a vegetarian for 25 years and never had a lasagna as good as here. Lentils, chick peas and fabulous sauce, really enjoyed and will be going back. Staff very friendly and fast service.

Thank DoctorwhoFanatic
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there, thanks for the great review. We have a delicious beetroot and butternut squash Wellington on for December you have to try. Cheers!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a quick drink and ended up having a couple. Based on recommendations from the barman I had an IPA style drink and Guinness style drink. Enjoyed them both.

1  Thank TheDamBuilders
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We really appreciate you taking the time to give such a nice review. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Having already visited the Templebar branch we also visited this very busy bar. The place is big and as we were only having drinks we sat at the bar. There beers are very good, look out for draft beer of the day which is excellent...More

Thank mark_bates09
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Mark, delighted you enjoyed a few beers with us. Thank you for giving us such a great rating also. We also do a €4 bottle beer every day, see our Facebook for updates. Cheers!

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We've been to this pub many times. It is one of the better options for beer lovers in the centre of town. No old world charm, and more of a hustle-bustle, US bar feel, so if you're looking for trad-Irish, look elsewhere. They sell their...More

Thank Twelvesticks
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi Twelvesticks, we appreciate your kind words. Thank you for taking the time to review our bar, you have summed us up well, cheers!

Reviewed 25 October 2017

I went to this bar with my friend that lives in Dublin, he recommended this bar due to the extensive beer menu and the atmosphere. The place was full considering it was a Monday afternoon and we enjoyed our afternoon drinking beer from around the...More

Thank Eluminaz
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Nothing better than a few beers on a Monday afternoon! Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great bar food and very good value for money. Recommended and used by locals. Better book a table. Cheers!!!

Thank S G
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello S G, thank you very much for your fantastic review. We really appreciate the feedback and the score, hope you will be back soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 20 October 2017

I went here alone one night last week; the place was pretty full but the tables are well spaced so it wasn't unpleasant at all. I had fish and chips, but couldn't decide which drink to order from the menu, so my waitress very kindly...More

Thank Stefani T
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Stefani, thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Hope you will be back soon.

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Went here today with my g/f for the first time. We both ordered the slow cooked lamb shoulder sandwich, but I have to say we were very disappointed by what was presented to us. It was described as slow cooked lamb shoulder on a bed...More

Thank basictonal
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time out to post a review of Porterhouse Central. We regret terribly that your dining experience with us was not so desirable. We can assure you that this is not a true reflection of how we do business and we...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great bar. Very big. Also drinks are reasonably priced. Have specials on lager at 4 euros. Also serves food decent menu. Live entertainment on. Pleasant polite staff.

Thank nursey1972
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Great to get such nice feedback and a 5 star rating. Thanks Nursey!

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Huge bar even though it was busy, there was lots of room between tables etc. Menu has a good selection of food and we had bruschetta and garlic sourdough with mozzarella for a starter. What turned up was at least a 12” long piece of...More

1  Thank KentishPrincess
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi there, thank you for such a lovely review, glad to hear you were so well looked after. Hope to see you again very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:30
Friday
11:00 - 02:30
Saturday
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 P285, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 7539
  • E-mail
Description
Porterhouse Central is located just off Grafton Street and opposite Trinity College Dublin. Serving over 150 of the world's best bottled beers and over 15 craft beers on tap. International food menu offering our welcome visitors a wide variety of light bites, main courses and desserts. Groups of all sizes welcome. Food served from 11am to 10pm daily, with nightly nibbles from 10pm to 2am on Friday and Saturday! Additional tables available in our upstairs restaurant Lillie's Bordello. Our sister bar Porterhouse Temple Bar is located 16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.
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