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O'Shea's Merchant

#357 of 2,192 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Irish, ,
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 679 3797
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (28 reviews)
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 422 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

3 of us came here on a Saturday night at around 8.00 and the bar was very busy, so we had to wait for a table, which wasn't a problem (we just had a beer at the bar). We had the cabbage and bacon, and...More

Thank I W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic dinner there. Chowder, fish and chips and Guinness have been simply wonderful. The price was fair and average for Dublin. Highly recommended

Thank tinomillennium
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your excellen recommendation of our award winning fish and chips and Altlantic Seafood Chowder. Go raibh míle!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked for Irish Stew and Guinness, and got at very very hot and tasteful dish alongside quick service with a big smile. Following the meal we enjoyed live local Irish music😊👌

Thank fac563
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for leaving us your excellent review , sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us. Go n-éirí leat

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for a light lunch and shared a club sandwich between 2 people. It was absolutely delicious and filling. Couple that with a nice irish coffee and we were left with a very good impression.

Thank katharinec56
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for leaving us your excellent review , sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us. Slán agus beannacht!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this pub around 6pm and it was a bit quiet but thought we would have a quiet pint . Within an hour the pub was packed. We ordered dinner , absolutely fresh and great Irish tucker ! Ended up staying the whole...More

Thank Kim C
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us. Yes we are slightly off the beaten track from Temple Bar but a great little find once you get here. We are delighted to be part of your memories you made here in Dublin, we wish...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Full house. We were directed to the bar for an attempt at finding a table. Order a steak sandwich. The meat was tough and full of gristle. No seasoning to speak of. Service was basically non existent. Had to find our own menu and flag...More

Thank Ed T
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We would like to thank you for you recent visit O'Shea's and taking the time to review us. We regret that your experience was less than satisfactory. We are constantly reviewing all feedback which enable us to improve our business. Should you wish to contact...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy walk from Central Hotel in Temple Bar area. Awesome food, great service, and fun atmosphere Locals were ver friendly.

Thank Tour728160
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I popped in here for a late night drink and it was very quiet. The music had finished and there were just a few people having and enjoying a chat and a late drink. This was a totally different experience to my previous visits as...More

Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with a group of 21 on a Saturday evening Excellent prompt service for drinks Solid prix fix menu that made life simple Hearty food that filled everyone up Noticeable strong value on the wallet here Good ambiance but allows you to talk to each...More

Thank Gareth P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit osheas if you..... 1 want reasonably priced food 2 want an easy walk from temple bar 3 want to be filled up without paying the earth 4 want to be served your first drink quickly 5 want responsive and happy staff 6 want an...More

Thank lozg
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André X
10 August 2018|
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Response from paulpkville | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andre We only had a drink 5.50 euro for a Guinness Think breakfast was about 12 euro but not sure
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Mjtee
4 August 2018|
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Response from Allen A | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, I believe it is late since folks tend to have a late dinner hour.
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1dcou2
19 April 2018|
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Response from TheMerchantOS | Property representative |
Hi, we have Set Dancing every Monday that all can join in and learn a few steps. Its great fun! IThe dancing starts approxmitly 9:45pm but the music will start at 9:30pm We look forward to having you with us, Slán
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3797
  • E-mail
Description
The Home of Irish Music & Dance located in Medieval Dublin. Live Music 7 Nights a week. Traditional Irish food served daily. Set Dancing every Monday for all to join in. Tour Groups Welcome Whiskey Tasting Trace your family tree here at the Irish History Hub.
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