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The Bridge 1859

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 660 2804
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (40 reviews)
“chowder” (20 reviews)
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Bridge 1859
1. Lovely place and food
"Loved the place and staff was amazing."
Daiva Z
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2. Best burger ever!
"I chose the burger and it was fabulous, best burger I’ve had"
Amy T
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3. Great Atmosphere & Food
"I had the best Sunday Roast I have ever eaten"
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1 - 10 of 365 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Guys, What can I say?!?! Thank You so so so much, for a truly wonderful night! Everyone is talking about what a fab night it was, and what a perfect venue the Bridge was! Your staff couldn't have been nicer and they were so incredibly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We recently visited The Bridge restaurant while on spring break. All of us, including our 13 year old daughter, loved this restaurant/pub. My husband had the seafood chowder and the burger...both delicious! My daughter and I each got the fish and chips...so yummy! Be sure...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Please, for your own sake, avoid this restaurant. There are plenty other fantastic spots to eat in Ballsbridge. The service was entirely unacceptable, total double standards in place. I travel a lot for work and have experienced all types of customer service but I was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I are on a four-day fun and business trip to Dublin. After stopping in for lunch on the first day (amazing fish and chips) we went back again for dinner two days later because of the friendly and ever-so-helpful Niall. What a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank jeffreyjones71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with my hubby here, food and ambience amazing. price of food pretty good 2. We would highly recommend a visit here to anyone

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank mdiskin68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off for a few pre concert drinks at this fine establishment. The place was rocking. Great service and nice drink. Didn't have time for food but what we seen looked lovely. The manager Tony couldn't do enough for us. A real busy body...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DavyE236
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That's why I had to download a trip advisor to leave that review :) The girl that served us that evening was extremely friendly and helpful. Food was absolutely lovely ! We would definetly come back again!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank mefka86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Dublin and have passed on numerous occasions. So glad that I finally went in with a few friends. Great staff (particularly Palmoa) who looked after us to no end. Will definitley be back. High recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Theo L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and drinks especially those big copper thanks of beer excellent service from the friendliest barmaid ever tall Brazilian defo worth spreading the word about this place.! 😉

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Scenic10391018803
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've recently had dinner there with my family and we had a great time. Not only the food was great, Dave really looked after us and made sure we had the best experience possible.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Camper09826632410
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Maritza B
17 April 2018|
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Response from Climber763480 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
22 March 2018|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Yes and yes. It's a great spot.
Kathleen C
2 August 2016|
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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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
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
  • E-mail
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