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The Bridge 1859

#180 of 2,085 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€Irish, , European
13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 660 2804
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been to this bar with 10 friends and we walked in and sat down in a corner table that had signs on saying reserved under some ones name at 6pm and we walked in at 11pm and sat down at these seats and got...More

1  Thank TandyJamesDias
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, First of all I would like to sincerely apologise. I done some investigating into this and it was a bizarre set of events. The area was reserved for a group of 15 but the reservation was late arriving. Typically we would not hold onto...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was passing and called in on a Sunday evening. Lovely pub/restaurant with a good mix of people. Limited restaurant seating on the ground floor but was lucky to get seated as we walked in. Ordered food which turned out to be great. Well worth a...More

1  Thank MikeTuam
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Please drop in again soon. Regards GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in here on the way back to our hotel for a quick drink. It was late on a Sunday and it was really nice and quiet. The pub itself is really cosy, nice lighting, and lots of areas to sit and have a...More

1  Thank coyneemma1
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. Hope to see you back again soon. Regards GM

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were so happy to have found this wonderful spot in Ballsbridge right beside our hotel. A modern Irish pub with exquisite food and a lovely atmosphere, and friendly and extraordinarily attentive staff. The menu is very well balanced with something for everyone but not...More

Thank Phoebe G
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Looking forward to having you in again soon. Regards GM

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I popped in for a late lunch on a Friday afternoon. Very friendly service and food was ok. Though menu was limited, a fuller menu was indicated outside. Nonetheless what I had was nice and the waitress was attentive and friendly

Thank Kate O
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks very much for your review. We run a more condensed lunch menu between 3pm and 5pm as our chefs use this time to get ready for our evening menu. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Regards GM

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Love this place .. I only work down the road and treat myself and colleague to lunch here at least once a week. Speedy friendly service, great background music, always busy though but staff always try accommodate everyone. Great food at a reasonable price. Cant...More

1  Thank jamie g
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks very much for your nice review. See you for lunch again soon! Regards GM

Reviewed 20 October 2017

We spent our nladtbnight in Dublin at The Bridge. The food & the atmosphere was great. Our server Aiofe was delightful & charming & made us feel at home. If we are every fortunate to be back in Dublin, we will definitely be back!

Thank NewYorkMarcoisland
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks very much for your review we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Regards GM

Reviewed 18 October 2017

One of many small restaurants in central Ballsbridge this restaurant competes with fresh ingredients and a pleasant early bird special. The menu offers many choices of English cuisine with some fish but also light fare and some vegetarian choices

1  Thank MaryEli666
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Regards GM

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We stopped in for a drink on our way back to our hotel after a day of sightseeing and really enjoyed the atmosphere and service. We decided to go back and check the dinner menu and were happy we did. It was crowded so they...More

1  Thank yankeefanVa
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks very much for your nice review. Great to hear you had a nice visit. Regards GM

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Having just arrived in Dublin we were looking to try some pub food. We were pleasantly surprised with The Bridge 1859! We ordered the fish and chips and seafood chowder. The fish and chips were excellent, very light (similar to the consistency of tempura). It...More

1  Thank YVR-AKI
davens0598, General Manager at The Bridge 1859, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

We are very happy to ear you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for writing a review. Regards GM

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Kathleen C
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Response from Charles L | Reviewed this property |
I know there menu identifies all allergens and other items for each item in the menu. What I'm not sure is if any items were gluten-free. I just didn't really pay any attention to that. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 00:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 660 2804
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