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Bad Bobs Temple Bar

#50 of 2,083 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€, ,
35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 8860
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to Bad Bobs with a friend on my first night in Dublin after ten years. Even though, at first, this pub seemed to me to be quite small from the street, it then turned out to be a spacious three-storey building, with warm...More

Thank Джакомо Б
Reviewed 2 days ago

We organised a party at Bad Bobs last night. Things went really well thanks to the great help we received from the managers, Johnny, Ian, and Declan. They did everything to make sure we enjoyed ourselves. Thank you :)

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great last night in Dublin especially thanks to Dean, he was amazing and always on top of of everything. I never went thirsty 10 out of 10

Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink, and the atmosphere and music in the bar was great! The service was very fast and friendly, I think the bartender's name was Lester. Great night all 'round!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in while doing our downtown walking tour & really enjoyed the ambiance of the bar/pub & its ideal location. Well worth the time to sit back enjoy your meal & have a few drinks. Had the mussels, Guinness stew & fish & chips all...More

Thank Conrad S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our xmas party night for St James Hospital at Bad bobs. Food was lovely( we had platters of finger food with plenty of choice and very reasonable), drinks were flowing for the night, music was excellent and also great atmosphere. Staff were really friendly....More

Thank sfitzgerald591
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go for drinks and live entertainment! Two levels with lots of seating and a few bars so you don’t have to wait too long for drinks!

Thank Ntaylor720
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great night , had a staff Christmas night , Contacted Jenny and she organised it all easy to do food great xx

Thank katsgreen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our Christmas Party here on Friday and could not fault it, the party platters were gorgeous with plenty of choice, the staff on the lead up to party were a pleasure to deal with and the staff on the night were the exact same....More

Thank JessSomerville91
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great venue, fantastic staff, they were all very helpful .Excellent food - we had platters of finger food, there was loads and a great variety very tasty....Atmosphere was electric a really buzz about this venue and suited all age groups ...a very enjoyable night...More

Thank hwalsh2017
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Questions & Answers
30 September 2017|
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Response from PTMG1979 | Property representative |
Yes, under 18s are aloud on the premises up to 9pm accompanied by an adult.
8 March 2016|
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Response from Dublingirl92 | Reviewed this property |
There pretty relaxed about the dress code like most Dublin bars ..just no tracksuits I'd imagine ! Definetly choose cosy shoes as temple bar is cobbled stones its soo not good in heels with drinks in you
EmmaJade O
17 October 2015|
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Response from Bad B | Property representative |
Hey we can definitely look after you. If you go onto our website you will find our contact details to email us with details of your event.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 8860
  • E-mail
BAD BOBS is one of Dublin's hot-spots for great bar food, cocktails & cold Beer. Serving up all 7 days a week. Bad Bobs also has a great late night scene with fantastic Live Music, Dj's with Saxophonist and dancing across 4 funky floors in the heart of the city. Come find us on Facebook & Twitter!
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