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Bad Bobs Temple Bar

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35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 Y891, Ireland
+353 1 677 8860
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 Y891, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked "Bar 3" for a 21st. Great venue, good communication and very accomodating. Drinks are expensive but that's to be expected.

1  Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had my 30th birthday in the rooftop bar and I highly rate all aspects of this venue. I had very helpful communication with the booking team in the weeks leading up to the event and was given access to the room in advance to...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a good few hours shopping we were looking for somewhere to sit down and eat lunch. We came across this place and as it seemed popular we decided to go in. It was almost full but we managed to get 2 stools by the...More

Thank Jacquil33
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful place with tasty cocktails. At afternoon time singers play their music and enjoy customers. I loved it.

Thank vasoulapiroti
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked here for 14 of us ladies on a hen do to have some dinner before a boozy night on the town. What a bloody brilliant atmosphere love music 2 cocktails for €10 and yummy food. The guy on 6-8pm was crazy good played some...More

Thank jobutler87
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a blast with a group of 10 friends. Good live music, nice food and great staff. Big thanks to Amy for showing us a good time!

Thank Sil J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been here 2 nights in a row for beers, some food (burgers and steak) and live music. Really had a good time with a good vibe. Thanks Amy for taking good care of us!

Thank Geert V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You definitelly have to come here to meet Alan. Good guy to cheer you up. Local hero. The place is the typical Irish place with live music in the evening.

Thank Milan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Came here with two friends and we had an amazing time. Really loved the live music and the attentive staff, A big shout out to Lester and Aidan, they were like our host for the evening. Will be back for sure!

Thank Voyage37925678774
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the cocktail making here and what a brilliant experience we had! We were made to feel like VIP’s all the way, so much so we went back every night we were in Dublin. The atmosphere here is electric, live music was fantastic. All...More

1  Thank Fiona H
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26 September 2018|
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Response from ischneidermd | Reviewed this property |
Although thursday is a main "eat-out" evening, I would book a table. Going early, about 6PM helps but I would advise to book. We had the ctch of the day and a veggie burger, both excellent, and off course a Guiness
6 August 2018|
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Response from GinNTonicEdinburgh | Reviewed this property |
Yes great place to go very welcoming to hen party’s We did cocktail making class and food extreamly impressed with both Great atmosphere very busy late on
Beatriz P
5 March 2018|
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Response from PTMG1979 | Property representative |
We have over 30 draught beers. What type of beer was it?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Bar, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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 D02 Y891, 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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