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The Big Blue Bus

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11/12 richmond street | The Bernard Shaw, portobello, Dublin, Ireland
+353 85 165 8406
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
9 Jul 2017
“Fresh pizza & pints”
24 Jun 2017
“The least disappointing bus I took that day”
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17:00 - 23:30All hours
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11/12 richmond street | The Bernard Shaw, portobello, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Arguably the coolest spot to be on a rainy or summers day, especially if the Dublin Flea is on. Unique atmosphere, friendly service, delicious food, and a huge range of drinks options to wash it all down.

Thank Sorcha K
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It's worth noting that this particular bus is not run by Dublin Bus. You can tell because it works. 3 busses failed to turn up on my way in and I was waiting half an hour for one to turn up. I thought I'd had...More

Thank emmmceee
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Having just got arrived in Dublin, after living in Italy, I was hesitant to order a pizza, knowing it couldn't compare. Well! it wasn't as good as Italy pizza (because nothing can be) but it does a pretty good job, and offers great innovative pizzas....More

Thank Jacinta F
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We got on the bus after getting off our cruise to see the sites of Dubai. You are taken across town on a bus to a shopping mall where you get on the bus of your choice, each has its own cost and colour code....More

Thank morganleigh
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Brought the kids here today for the novelty of having pizza on the bus. We knew it would be fun but I forgot how nice the pizzas are! My vegan pizza was delicious, I thought I'd miss the cheese but it was so tasty. The...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This a hidden spot in a bar/restaurant backyard. When you arruve you can get deinks in the bar and move to the Blue Bus Area. There you can have delicious pizza (I tried the Molly Malone and the Pick a Pear - both amazing) in...More

Thank PriscilaGM
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Interesting place to visit. Runs pizza + pint offers before 7pm. Gets busy most nights, as very popular among students. Worth a visit..

Thank Terppa
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Well the first thing that cought my attention was the bus, and all the graffitis on the walls that make the place unique and different from anywhere else I've been. The pizza was very nice and had a good relation quality-price. I totaly recomend it...More

Thank Elena B
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

A cool and hip idea - it's just a shame it's no longer cool to be a hipster!! The bus was a little dingy looking, and because it was cold outside the whole bus was damp within. The pizza was very average, although well priced....More

Thank When-on-me-travels
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Despite having known about this spot for years, I find the hipster enclave that gathers at the Bernard Shaw every weekend a bit tiresome so I tend not to get to this part of Dublin city that much. However, I was having a bit of...More

1  Thank MsMitford
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Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 00:30
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:30
Saturday
14:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11/12 richmond street | The Bernard Shaw, portobello, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 85 165 8406
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