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The Lotts Cafe Bar

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, Irish,
9 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1 | Beside the Halpenny Bridge, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 872 7669
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
9 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1 | Beside the Halpenny Bridge, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Lotts Cafe Bar
1. Best Steak on the Stone
"This was the best meal we had in Dublin!"
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2. Homemade Food
"Went here after a recommendation/booking by our hotel concierge"
Martin C
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3. Best Breakfast
"We visited here at about 11:30am and ordered 2 Full Irish Breakfasts"
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1 - 10 of 1,181 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After seeing great reviews from TripAdvisor, we use google map to locate this restaurant. It was initially rather awkward when we first walked in. We are so used to waiting to get seated but this wasn’t the case for Ireland pub restaurant. After we realized...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank R L
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Went here with brother and cousin for lunch. We had the chowder, stew, cabbage & bacon potato cakes with poached eggs with a side of breads. The service was excellent, toilets clean and the food was fantastic. Would definitely recommend this place. Lots of choices...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank gemmma17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, good beer, good ambiance, excellent service. Nice place to try Dublin's local food and local beers.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Claudio P
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We popped in on the off chance for a drink and a meal, the place was very busy with party bookings but the staff made a table available for the two off us, there was a great choice of food and we thought great value...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

It's worth making your way to this pub. We had dinner there and the food is delicious. Fish'n chips cooked to perfection and Irish Stew chock full of flavour. Try the 60 knotts Galway Hooker for your drink.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Maj-Britt M
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

We visited the Lotts based on good ratings here. Maybe our expectations were too high, but was disappointed. The spot is more a bar than a cafe, and even though the food was nice and well prepared, there was ao much noice that we could...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AnnemetteBoye
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Was in the Lotts this evening for a meal. Have to say never had an experience like it. Service was first class, food was beautiful without a flaw. Definitely a hidden treasure at the end of the Ha’penny bridge. Thanks folks will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mclaverty P
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Both the food service and value for money are without equal in Dublin. The Lotts offers remarkable food with there stake and wine offer more value than you would get in Spain.We would be reluctant to eat out in Dublin as the prices of food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank joedM2780YL
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Had lovely meal tonight for my partners birthday. We where served by the lovely Caoimhe she was amazing. We had steak on the stone and it was wop. Defo be back x

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank kelly7663
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing breakfast, best in Dublin by far & very reasonable prices. Staff went above & beyond. Nothing was too much trouble. Have recommended to my friends & family travelling to Dublin & will be back again very soon. Thank you

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Amy W
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Questions & Answers
21 August 2018|
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Response from Itstoughbeingme | Property representative |
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
19 December 2016|
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Response from CMcAF | Reviewed this property |
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
18 December 2016|
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Response from Itstoughbeingme | Property representative |
Hi Betsy If you could book on our website booking form which seeks all details of full names, contact mobile numbers and for how many people the booking is for, we are unfortunately not allowed to a'dd the link to this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1 | Beside the Halpenny Bridge, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 872 7669
  • E-mail
Voted the NO 1 Bar by Trip Advisors in Jan 2016 !!!! The Lotts consists of a lounge and a bar. The lounge is modern with mosaic tiled ceilings and floors and beautiful chandeliers, where the bar is a rustic old style Irish snug bar ( Also the smallest bar in Dublin ) The Lotts Lounge is extremely popular for food from traditional Irish breakfast served all day up to our most popular dish, - Our Steak on the stone. We offer one of the best deals in Dublin with 2 Sirloin steaks with any sides plus a bottle of our wine of the month for only €45. This deal is also on special Sunday-Wednesday for only €35 served with side salad ( extra sides only €3 Each ) Reservations are Essential at weekends and busy days in the city / recommended for other days to avoid disappointment
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