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The Porterhouse Central

#326 of 2,154 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 23 November 2012

Visited this lovely huge pub on Halloween night, excellent food, friendly and caring staff. Great atmosphere..don't miss it!

Thank MichelaCoin
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Went here for some pub food and beers. Young crowd. Right near Trinity College. We had some chicken and prawn appetizers and shared a large salad. Food was great. Had a few pints of beer. Watched the Ireland-Greece soccer match. Fun placed. Great beer selection....draft...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 26 October 2012

It's name says it all. Centrally located on Nassau Street next to the shopping area (Grafton Street), this serves crafted ales and serves good food. All at a price which makes it value for money. It even serves platters of ales - called Sample Tray...More

Thank tobyinuk
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Just visited the Porterhouse and was pleasantly surprised. Had the whole family, so while my stress levels were sky high, the staff were calm as ya like. I had the chicken wings which were big, meaty and tasty, but could have been a little crisper....More

Thank Lordanthony26
Reviewed 6 October 2012

Food is just terrible. Steak sandwich was freezing and onions gone off. Chips were nice though so maybe have the chips.

Thank HappyHolier
Reviewed 21 September 2012

really nice dining experience! was really surprise that they dont use light on the dining area! it is just amazing! it is a really busy place id say! bt still you get look after! love the food! especially the churros con chocolat! its just amazing!...More

Thank missasdfghjkl
Reviewed 13 September 2012

This is a great place to grab a pint and a small bite to eat. The chicken appetizer and Irish cheese platter were delicious. We were in Dublin when the Notre Dame/Navy game happened, so it was nice place to watch the game!

Thank Loanne H
Reviewed 11 September 2012

this porterhouse is by far better than the one on temple bar a much better atmosphere and the drinks were alot nicer my fiance got a lovely looking and tasting strawberry daquiri.

Thank dolan23
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Our food was freezing cold! You could tell it either had just been poorly reheated or had been sitting around for ages. I was too tired and hungry - having just arrived in Dublin after travelling for 10 hours - to complain or send it...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 5 September 2012

I visited two of the Porterhouse microbrew pubs, but this was my favorite. With a long hall of a bar, there's tons of room for tables tucked in along the nooks. A larger area is in the back, and an awesome outside patio is in...More

Thank adamthornsmith
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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
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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