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The Porterhouse Temple Bar

#223 of 2,142 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€American, Irish,
16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 679 8847
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

The Porterhouse has an excellent selection of beers from all over the world plus their own beers. I tasted 3 of their own IPAs and they are very good. The food is also very good. Get there early if you want to get a seat....More

Thank glfgryhwk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cracking selection from the Porterhouse Brewery. We spent a lot of time here trying the numerous different ales available and very few disappointed. Personal favourite was the Porterhouse Red. The live music was great and the food was also decent. I’d recommend this place for...More

Thank TonyDoyle452
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed our visit here. Had some delicious burgers and brews. Enjoyed trying to figure out the rules of hurling while watching the match on TV. Lovely waitress who was the perfect amount of attentiveness and was sweet and funny. Would definitely return again when in...More

Thank Stacy N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice enough place, lots on tap. They have many of their own Beers on tap. Many floors and live music on. I would go back again.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the lamb stew. It was decent. Good amount of lamb. Could use more spices though. Very extensive beer list. There is a band that plays in the center of the second floor so try to get a seat on that floor. Service was...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 4 days ago

170 beers and 70 wiskeys more or less, great interior with beautiful decoration, good live music (and sometimes to loud CD), and friendly staff.But after the starter it went wrong. We waited almost 1,5 hour for the main course. Then we got the wrong one...More

Thank HenkPeterHolland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere and friendly staff were greatly appreciated. Food was average at best. Tasted like it had been in a freezer a bit too long Great selection of beers. Thank you for such excellent service but.

Thank Jeff151
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have the best selection of craft beer in all of Ireland. They also have the worst food in all of Ireland. That is all.

Thank Jessica E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this pub for some drinks whilst passing by. We were greeted by friendly bar staff who informed us on the bar history and also gave us information about their on site brewed ales. They were able to give us good recommendations as well....More

Thank Becky F
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Becky. Thank you for leaving such a great review, it is much appreciated. Great to hear our staff looked after you while you were here. See you back soon hopefully. Safe travels.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just a great pub with great food. Burgers are fantastic especially the Chicken. Extremely pleasant staffs ideal for a sneaky Sunday pint or two or even maybe three and also great for a pretheate food and the staff are really pleasant

Thank anne d
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anne. Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff, its great to hear that you were looked after. See you for a sneaky Sunday pint soon. All the best.

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23 October 2017|
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Response from Florian K | Reviewed this property |
check their facebook page or webpage,pretty shure it's accounced there. have fun.
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24 November 2016|
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Response from kr0elle | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Ann - the place is very big on several floors. But it's also quite crowded. So I would suggest you booking in advance.
11 August 2016|
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Response from Guillermo S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they do..... Check the website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 8847
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