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The Bridge 1859

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeaway or delivery at this time.
The Bridge 1859, located in the heart of Ballsbridge is a multi-award winning bar and big sister to the city centre venue, Lemon & Duke. Just a stone’s throw from the RDS and Aviva Stadium, The Bridge 1859 is the cosy pub you’ve been looking for all day.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 September 2020

Had a great night here recently, amazing service great atmosphere and overall a brilliant spot for a great night! Will défini be back!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020

The bridge is a fabulous bar, great atmosphere and lovely staff, right in the heart of Dublin. Felt very safe as very Covid Friendly will definitely be back

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

I often drive by The Bridge and was excited to visit first time for lunch last week. Regrettably my meal was a very low standard. The salad was drenched in what looked like a balsamic dressing, on tasting I realised that the salad was not...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

Lovely bar in Dublin 4. Food reaonsably priced. Taking the social distancing seriously and its really a comfortable experience. Live up the road an the boneless buffalo wings are gods creation.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020

Thank you so much for a lovely evening last Saturday, it was the second best place to be for the Leinster v Munster game as to the Aviva!!!. The food was gorgeous, (I would vary menu a tad as a few people asked for the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020

We had an amazing time at the bridge with great food and drinks. A really nice spot to go for some good food with a laid back vibe.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020

We a very enjoyable evening inThe Bridge 1859. There’s a lovely outdoor area which feels very safe with good social distancing in place. The staff were super friendly and were wearing face coverings. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. Perfect for outdoor dining.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 10 August 2020

The one thing that stands out about this pub is the quality of the staff - they're always friendly and smiling and entirely focused on ensuring you have a really positive experience. Food is lovely and overall it's got a great atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 July 2020 via mobile

I first visited The Bridge a couple of weeks ago with one of my workmates. Funny how we work just across the road and had never been in before. The place is really nice and very cosy. I have to highlight the chicken wings. They...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 29 March 2020

I had the pleasure of having dinner with my wife in the Bridge recently and it was a fantastic experience. The food was amazing, we both got the bruschetta to start. I had the chicken supreme and my wife had the catch of the day...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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29 March 2020|
Response from Andrew G |
Because it opened as a pub in 1859
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Response from johnkJ7374KG | Reviewed this property |
Yes and yes. It's a great spot.
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