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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • 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 2 days ago

We hosted a big birthday party in the rooftop bar at Bad Bobs. It was the perfect size and ambience for our group. Staff were so helpful in the run up to the event and on the night. I really recommend the venue for any...More

Thank louiseleonard78
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our waitress Leticia was great as she served us and had a good chat and gave us advice what to order. This is the best place to get meat in Dublin

Thank Aisling M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pub food, but the fish was really fresh and well cooked. Service was friendly, but slow. Nice atmosphere and plenty lovely decorations. Live music to enjoy too. Definitely worth it

Thank ischneidermd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really recomend this place ! Perfect spot in the middle of the most irish place. I booked the rooftop bar for my leaving party. We were around 70 people and we all enjoyed this place. We always book the rooftop when we celebrate something between...More

Thank Poca P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot in Temple Bar. Reserved an area in Bad Bobs for a hen party for 20 ladies. Staff were friendly and helpful and made sure we were brought straight up to the first floor, deposit was returned straight away and assured to ask them...More

Thank 492tanya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really recomend this place... we were a party of 20 hens jenny was very helpfull from start to finish.. we had two cocktail guys leading us.. the group was split in two our guy was dean.. he was fun, really made the night! He knew...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here because it says on google it’s a rooftop bar. Rooftop wasn’t open during the day, went back in the night and still wasn’t open, the staff didn’t know what time it would be open and seemed really confused when we asked about it....More

Thank Michaela C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend whose recommendations I always trust, told me not to be dissuaded by the name and be sure to check out Bad Bobs for drinks and dinner. This was truly good advice. For the uninitiated, the Temple Bar section of Dublin is a lot...More

Thank sciguy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot for fantastic music, drinks, and food!!! The staff could not have been more accommodating to us. Make sure you go when the "The Sheriff" is playing.

Thank aprillkimmel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a stop, during the Backpacker Pub Crawl and had an amazing time. Great live music and atmosphere. One thing I must note out is that my friend forget his wallet here when we left and after returning 2 hours later, thinking there...More

Thank Anil M
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Questions & Answers
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?
4 February 2018|
Response from PTMG1979 | Property representative |
Yes & when it’s really busy. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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 D02 Y891, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 8860
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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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