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O'Shea's Merchant

) #251 of 2,060 Restaurants in Dublin €€ - €€€ Irish, ,
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 3797
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (17 reviews)
“irish stew” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My family had tried to get into The Brazen Head for dinner and the place was packed so we walked across the street to O'Shea's. They poured a perfect, delicious pint of Guinness and the lamb stew was tasty, but when it came time to...More

Thank redalley
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went in here after my visit across road to the Brazen pub What a great pub and a good alternative to the very packed and bustling oldest pub A well defined out place with many photos and items of Irish famous folk and history...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is not spectacular - somewhat slow - but the atmosphere and food could not be better than O'Shea's Merchant. Lots of lively singing and dancing, even at breakfast. Food is delicious and, once comfortably ensconced in the bar, you won't want to leave!

Thank WilkS71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked a little bit further out of the main centre but glad we did. Gorgeous old Dublin pub. We went for lunch and both had the fresh and smoked fish chowder with Guinness bread - oh my life - yum.. Nice thick chowder, loads of...More

Thank alison b
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Full Irish breakfast was outstanding. The black pudding was great, as was the white pudding that I have never tasted before. The service from the staff was great. The lady was friendly and had a great attitude. Highly recommended!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a bar that was off the beaten path. We had a great time. Bartenders were great and wonderful time meeting the locals. The fish and chips and Smithwicks were fabulous.

Thank Janet U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our accommodation was next to this pub and it was the first one to visit in our stay in Dublin. The prices are amazing compared with any other pub in Dublin we visited, like 10€-15€ less per person for the same dishes. The service is...More

Thank Elisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking back after a tour of kilmainham Gaol and stopped for lunch at this pub. Prompt friendly service with good choices for lunch . Steak sandwich and fish and chips were both well seasoned and piping hot .

Thank tigers81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food sorted 6 hungover lads and the service from Debbie was great! Place was clean and friendly

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant twice during my stay, and I still wish I could've come back a third time. I had the fresh and smoked fish chowder on my first visit, which was phenomenal. My server was absolutely delightful and quick! I came back again...More

Thank Dana G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3797
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