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The Port House

64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 0298
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (298 reviews)
“churros” (32 reviews)
“patatas” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 715 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here for a last minute birthday meal with a huge table of 17 and booked on the day - the restaurant were super accommodating and got us all booked in. The tapas was incredible, every single one of us enjoyed every single dish....More

1  Thank Chloe H
Port House S, Manager at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Chloe, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a fantastic review. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and the group and we're delighted that you all enjoyed your special night out with us. We really appreciate your kind words regarding...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here with a large group for a going away party. Overall, the food was very nice. The menu is huge and caters for all tastes. Prices are a little on the high side when you compare to the small tapas sized portions that they...More

Thank GFall88
Port House S, General Manager at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to give us your review. It was a pleasure having you & your group dine with us and we are delighted you enjoyed your experience of the food, service and atmosphere. We try to offer good value for money with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food 🥘, great selection of tapas. Service was friendly. Good value for money. Restaurant in lovely setting.More

Thank Liam T
Port House S, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Liam, Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed our tapas and the atmosphere of the restaurant. We especially appreciate your kind words regarding the service you received and hope to see you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here with friends after an afternoon of doing tourist stuff. Also we were trying to understand the game of Hurling as a major final was on so the town was really busy. I can not recommend the Tapas in here strongly enough. The...More

Thank WALON
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi WALON, thank you for visiting us at the Port House and for taking the time to leave us with this great review. It's fantastic to hear that you would recommend our tapas to others and you found the dishes you received to be high...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

It's hard to equal the Port House for gorgeous tapas in Dublin. All the dishes we had were really enjoyable, especially the calamari and the paella. Churros for dessert were delicious too, as was the sangria. Service was very friendly and efficient.More

Thank Lisa W
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Lisa, thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave us with this great review. We're happy to hear that you enjoy the tapas at the Port House, as well as our Churros and Sangria, and we appreciate your kind words...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Whether you want to have a light bite to eat for yourself or share several tapas (small plates) with friends, this is the place to go. With an extensive menu that includes meats (cured, roasted, fried, grilled...), seafood, small salads, vegetarian plates and even gluten...More

Thank TravellerBill2000
Port House S, Manager at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Bill, Thanks for taking the time to give us such a fantastic review. It was a pleasure having you dine with us over the two nights you came to visit and we are delighted you enjoyed your experience of the food, service and atmosphere...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I love it for a catch up with friends. The little books in the dark cellar are cosy with all the candles. You cannot beat a selection of tapas to share and a jug of fruity sangria or a bottle of cava. I love the...More

Thank Yecart8640
Port House S, Manager at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review. We are delighted you enjoy our hidden cave in the city center for time to catch up with friends over sangria and our tasty tapas. We look forward to greeting you to...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I visited last night with my Aunt for her birthday. We were served promptly and the food was delicious...I was unsure of how much to order as I am not used to tapas and the portion sizes , but there was no fuss made when...More

Thank gvdev98
Port House S, Manager at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi and thanks for the great review. We are delighted that you chose to celebrate your Aunt's special occasion with us and we agree, the Ferrero Rocher cheesecake is pretty special! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Gracias! The Port House Team

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I had a wonderful night here last year but this time I found the staff mostly unfriendly and uninterested. The food is glorified fast food which is quite unhealthy. The place is pleasant however and the wine menu is good and correctly priced.More

Thank SgrMachine
Port House S, Manager at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Port House and for taking the time to write this review of your experience. We take your feedback about our food and our service very seriously and will be investigating as to why the standards we expect were not upheld...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Having eaten out we thought we would go somewhere for a cheeky port and desert. Welcome to the Port House. As soon as we got downstairs into the candle lit cellar we knew we were staying. A few ports, with Portuguese custard tarts (Pasteis De...More

Thank Mark E
Port House S, Manager at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Mark, Thank you for the great review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Port House. We agree that our port tastings paired with desert are a match made in heaven. Perhaps we will see you on your next...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0298
  • E-mail
Description
Located at 64A South William Street this beautiful and solely candle lit wine cavern has been stripped back to its original features. As a traditional Spanish tapas bar it boasts a fantastic selection of authentic tapas. The Port House wine menu is varied and full of interesting wines, ports and sherries at a very reasonable price, carefully selected from Spanish and Portuguese regions. It is the ideal place for one to relax, enjoy some tapas with a glass of wine and soak up the ambiance that makes this spot a must try.
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