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The Porterhouse Central

#340 of 2,192 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€American, Irish,
45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 RP20, Ireland
+353 1 679 7539
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Brew Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 RP20, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

The Porterhouse is a regular haunt when I visit Dublin. The brew their own beers and their Porter is prize winning for a good reason. I was there today for lunch and sampled 3 of their Porters while having their "Roast of the day in...More

Thank Vigornian
Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

Perfect for two hungry sports fans that like a drink. The next time I am in Dublin city centre and want to watch a game I am heading straight to this place. Pitch of lager, big bowl of wings and a big bowl of nachos,...More

Thank derelicted
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Had a few drinks in this place. The atmosphere is lively and they brew their own beer there, so it was great to enjoy that.

Thank DyJohnnY
Reviewed 23 February 2013 via mobile

The service was very slow. When our food came the chicken wings were freezing and had to be sent back. We were then waiting 20mins after finishing for our starters to be cleared. We were then waiting another 10mins for our mains to be brought...More

1  Thank kennhyl
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Lovely buisy bar with good food- moroccan salad with chicken extra was delicious. Very reasonable and lovely smoking area.

Thank Irishgirlaway
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Love going in here to try the different beers and somewhere myself and my wife make an effort to go to. First time I had food was last week and enjoyed it. We just had chicken wings as it was lunchtime and wanted something quick....More

1  Thank theredarmy
Reviewed 29 January 2013

On a recent trip to Dublin my partner and I dropped in here for a beer, very keen to try the Oyster stout (well my partner was, not me).... The bar itself is actually very nice. Traditional old style pub with a long wodden bar...More

Thank Savitar
Reviewed 21 January 2013

There are lots of local and imported beers here and no sign of the big global brands (a good sign!!) Food was beautiful, lots of it and very well served. Well worth a visit

Thank Bazerelli
Reviewed 30 December 2012

We wandered in here on a Saturday night and asked for a Guinness and a Cola. You would have thought we just slapped the virgin Mary !! Apparently they don't sell Guinness and sell their own brew. Fair enough but the barman was rude and...More

Thank ajfkelly
Reviewed 26 December 2012

I used to visit this place when I was new to Dublin, about ten years ago. Back then, I was impressed by the quality and quantity of food, the atmos and the service. Now, with the economy in the jacks, I've noticed a difference (or...More

Thank A G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
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, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 RP20, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 7539
  • E-mail
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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