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PRICE RANGE
€5 - €27
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Over the past few years we’ve visited Dublin a number of times and always try our best to fit a visit to The Lotts in to our plans. We usually visit as a couple but this time we were with family, we told them how...fabulous the place was and we were not let down. As always the staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, the food was to die for and the value for money was just amazing! We all had the steaks that were cooked perfectly and the wine that’s included in the deal was great. We will definitely be visiting again as I’m sure the family members we took will.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Dave Fitzpatrick, Owner at The Lotts Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Delighted ye had a 5 Star night out 🌟

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is fantastic, the steaks were amazing and the atmosphere was very relaxing and welcoming. A hidden gem. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Dave Fitzpatrick, Owner at The Lotts Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review on a busy St Patrick’s weekend ☘️

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came into city for paddy’s day!! We’ve been here a few times but never put a review here!! BUT I SHOULD HAVE. Never fails here the food /staff/ beer/the pure 100% Irish music( Christy playing at the moment) I had the sea food pasta enjoyed...every bit of it!! Had to try the home cocked skinned potato for a side. Also the carbonara he ate it all!! As per pictures!!!!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE LOTTS BAR Liffey st. On the north side of the city!! Close to the river Liffey and the ha penny bridge!!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Dave Fitzpatrick, Owner at The Lotts Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your fantastic review on a busy St Patrick’s day / weekend , hope to see you back soon ☘️

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

5 of us arrived after a tour of the city. I ordered the sirloin on the stone with all the trimmings. It was nice but the steak was very tough and chewy. Great atmosphere and lovely staff though.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 1 February 2024

20.01.24_Excellent 8oZ Fillet, BRAVO. After not good experience in November 23, this time was excellent, grand. 8oZ Fillet, good Quality and presentation with the hit stone.Well done. I have choose with Creamy Spinach Decoration and staff very nice. Thanks to Lotts

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 January 2024

Great spot. Food was 1st class. Would highly recommend. We had steak ultimate deal. Great value. Had lovely selections off wine. Will be back.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 23 January 2024

It’s been a couple of years since my last visit and I’m pleased to say the high standards I remembered are still in place. Highly recommend the steak on the stone offer.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024

Really good find! 4 of us had the steak that you get to cook yourself on a skillet at the table and 2 had the chicken which was just as enjoyable! Some really great deals available to if your looking for good prices and food!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Dave Fitzpatrick, Owner at The Lotts Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2024

5 Stars thanks !!!

Reviewed 13 December 2023

Look at pics re, review very bad experience this time 13/12/2023 attitude of Doormen not good would not recommend unless your desperate for something to eat !More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Dave Fitzpatrick, Owner at The Lotts Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2023

I am very sorry to see your 1 star review at …. Similar to the Google one you did at 2.40am …….when we were closed. We have this funny season at the moment called “Christmas party season “ where lots of people , sometimes big...More

Reviewed 22 November 2023 via mobile

Fabulous food! Had the steak special. It was SO GOOD! Delicious! Service was good. Wine that came with the dinner was good. Cut of steak was excellent. When we are back in Dublin, we would definitely go back!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Dave Fitzpatrick, Owner at The Lotts Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2024

5 Stars thanks

Reviewed 19 November 2023

Very bad food 18 November 23 Beef stew,? Where is the beef? Only carrots and chowder, only a litle saumon, +water,not creamy at all. I'll add pics, was a said it is true. That's real review. Decoration ok and staff nice.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 14 November 2023

We had the mid week offer, two sirlions,chips and bottle of wine, 59euros. It was very good. The steak comes on a very very hot stone, so it's still cooking and you have to take it off when it's done enough for you. The accompanying...plate to put it on was inexpicably covered in salad so a little juggling was required. Delicious peppercorn sauce but very bland mushroom sauce (?). The only downside is that it's very spitty and smokey on the stone so your clothes smell a bit after. Don't wear posh clothes and probably not a first date restaurant. Toblerone cheesecake was lovely too. Good staff.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 19 September 2023

The best city centre bar in Dublin. The food is lovely, try the sizzlers or even the chicken burger 🍔

Date of visit: August 2023
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Dave Fitzpatrick, Owner at The Lotts Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2023

Thanks for your review

Reviewed 25 August 2023

We visited Lotts Cafe for a one-course evening meal after a day in Dublin. We had eaten there before so we were confident that the food would. be decent. As we walked towards the cafe, my wife said we had waited for ages the last...time we were there. I had completely forgotten that. However, I was reminded of that after this visit. We were met by a very friendly waitress who led us to the bar counter to sit. We looked at the menus and we each ordered a main course, fish and chips, burger and pasta. The bar was busy and there was food on the move the whole time, especially steaks. After 45 minutes I asked the waitress if we had been forgotten and that several tables that had arrived after us had been served already. She said that the burger took time to cook!! I began to feel that the burger hadn't left the farm yet. About 10-15 minutes later the food arrived. The pasta was very nice tbf and I enjoyed it. The burger was good but the fish was very greasy and the chips were only average. For over €45, it was not good value considering the wait time and the overall quality.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023 via mobile

Great find in the Northside area of Dublin, two minutes walk from temple bar. Wonderful food, great service in an lovely looking Irish pub. Just fantastic, seriously..

Date of visit: August 2023
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Response from A4239CDsusang | Reviewed this property |
it was when we were there on friday and saturday
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There are different cuts available on the stone 10oz Sirloin €20 8oz Fillet €25 10oz Ribeye €23 Surf & Turf €28 ( Fillet or Sirloin with tiger prawns ) We do a €35 meal for 2 Sunday to Wednesday , deal is 2 x 10oz Sirloin... More
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Yes, call them as they are probably busy at this time: Address: 9 Lower Liffey Street, North City, Dublin 1, DUBLIN 1 Hours: Open today · 11a.m.–11:30p.m. Phone: (353-1) 872 7669
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The Lotts Cafe Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5