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#42 of 379 Pub in Dublin
#198 of 2,152 Restaurants in Dublin


Bar, European, Pub, Irish, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for family lunch. Booked for 16 but there ended up being 18 of us. In spite of it being quite busy, they seated the extra 2 no problem. Service was excellent, with very friendly and accommodating servers. Everyone enjoyed their food, and the...atmosphere was very pleasant . When lunch finished, there was no rush put on our party to vacate our tables and we finished up at our own pace. All in all, a very enjoyable lunch, and I would definitely recommend it.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 May 2022

I ate here with family & on my own 8 times over a 2 wk period in April while my husband was in SVUH, the food & staff were outstanding to say the least. Keith, Kieron & Paul made my time in Dublin much easier...with their kindness. I have & will highly recommend The Merrion Inn to anyone travelling to Dublin. The Beef cheek is WOW!!! & the kids are still talking about how nice the guys were to them when they came up for Easter wkend, it's the small things that these guys do daily that make establishments like this truly deserve to be have have good name. 👏 I hope the owners appreciate the good staff they have!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 27 April 2022

We went to the merrion inn last Sunday for a meal for my moms birthday.. can’t praise the experience enough .. food was excellent.. service was excellent.. it’s a family favorite & after Sunday will definitely stay too if our list

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 15 March 2022 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch in the Merrion Inn before rugby game in the Aviva. The roast beef lunch was the best I have eaten for some time. Excellent service & pleasant surroundings. Good work Merrion Inn!

Date of visit: March 2022
The Merrion Inn, Owner at The Merrion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2022

Great to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and our Roast Irish Beef. Hope you enjoyed the game too. Hope to see you again soon. Fearghus.

Reviewed 2 March 2022 via mobile

Had the blue cheese, poached pear and walnut salad, followed by the Hereford ribeye steak with peppercorn sauce and the crème brûlée. The place is very nice, the seating is comfortable, the food was delicious and the service was perfect. Cannot recommend enough! The staff...is as smiling as they are competent, efficient and organised, this is service at a very high level, matched only by the kitchen. I will most definitely come back when in Dublin. Thank you for the best dinner in a long time.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 12 February 2022

Just had a great meal and enjoyed the 6 natons rugby. Service was excellent and the food was great. One over excited punter who was cursing loudly during the game was professionally handled by Keith. Thanks to Cliona for the great service at our table.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 16 January 2022

Best staff and management Team in Dublin. Nothing is too much trouble. On quiet days there is a great set of regulars who welcome all-comers with full hospitality and warmth. You are never alone in the Merrion Inn.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 22 November 2021 via mobile

There were 7 of us. The food was very good, really nicely served. The service itself was excellent- despite the place being packed. They are extremely strict on regulations- no walking around without masks. Recommended

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 4 November 2021 via mobile

A very busy and clearly very popular gastropub, I had dinner there after a very long day travelling. I was greeted, and looked after during my meal, by a very welcoming and solicitous man (sorry, I didn’t catch your name but you were great) There...are clearly stringent Covid restrictions in place, which was excellent. My starter was a delicious panko coated goats cheese and salad, followed by homemade chicken goujons and chips, which was tasty and fresh but it was the staff who made the experience, I’ll definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Fearghus Mc Corfmack, Owner at The Merrion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2021

Thanks for your lovely review. We are very lucky to have a great team working with us, who really enjoy their jobs and looking after everyone (including our kitchen team off course). Hope we do get to look after you again soon. Fearghus.

Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

The food in Merrion Inn is not worth a visit, very greasy and no taste. Desserts are horrible. On top, it is expensive. The room is not really friendly and it is pretty cold inside. Waiter was rude and not even trying to accommodate our...wishes. I don’t recommend this place.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Fearghus Mc Corfmack, Owner at The Merrion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm disappointed to hear that you had a poor visit with us and to be honest, I am a bit taken aback at your description - very greasy & no taste & horrible desserts and rude...More

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The Merrion Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5