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The Church

Mary Street | Junction of Mary and Jervis Street, Dublin D01 YX64, Ireland
+353 1 828 0102
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak sandwich” (32 reviews)
“nachos” (38 reviews)
“salmon” (33 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Mary Street | Junction of Mary and Jervis Street, Dublin D01 YX64, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Church
1. Unique Bar & Restaurant
""The Church" is a must visit on any trip to Dublin."
602Tony
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2. Dine, Drink & Dance
"This place is great. Restaurant, cocktail bar and night club."
Claire C
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3. Pub Grub
"Delicious steak sandwich. Friends enjoyed nachos, burgers and fish "
NikM74
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1 - 10 of 2,919 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped here for dinner on our last night in Dublin. It’s good we had a reservation because it was really busy on a Wednesday night. We sat upstairs which is quite lovely. The service seemed a little rushed, probably because they wanted to turn...More

Thank Polly H
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Having found this place nestled in the middle of the busy street of shops, I was very intrigued to see how an old and beautiful church could be successfully converted in to a sophisticated restaurant! When we entered, the style and decor were very impressive...More

2  Thank Grace M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here for the first time in the first week of September and had a wonderful time. The food and drinks were delicious, exactly up to the standard you would expect in such a grand venue. The live traditional music and dancing performances were...More

Thank NittanyPirate
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great lunch, would have lived eating supper here but just did not have the time. The building is beautiful so happy the they could reinvent the Church rather than taking it down. Love doing the self guided tour.

Thank Margot B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The place is definitely worth a visit, with its history, architecture and the wonderful transition they've created from what it once was. The food was average at best and a bit overpriced and the service was mediocre at best! We went for lunch and it...More

Thank ChunkersGolf
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is quite a spectacular place upstairs, it is an old converted church and is really hussley bussley upstairs. I feel like we didn't really get the full experience though as we were seated downstairs in a cellar area. Don't get me wrong, it was...More

Thank flyrobfly
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I had done the bus tour Big Yellow, we were walking around and decided to go into what we now know as the Church. It is obvious once inside that it used to be a church. I live a very quiet lifestyle...More

Thank Vacation792237
Reviewed 5 days ago

Only one complaint: we sat outside next to a chain smoker. Other than that the food was good, the drinks were good, and the service was bright and friendly. When it was a church, Handel played the organ several times here.

Thank DGW49
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice atmosphere and ambience here! Food was just average though, nothing special. Soup of the day (pumpkin and sweet potato) was bland, and the nachos were not that great.

Thank Maaaik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking around Dublin and stopped In for dinner. We had great salads and really enjoyed the decor of the once active church!

Thank loorr55
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walwarner
29 October 2017|
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Response from Therese B | Reviewed this property |
Quite informal, so I guess it will be ok
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suecarlb
2 November 2016|
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Response from Vicky W | Reviewed this property |
The gallery is definitely nicer & a little quieter & does have some nice seating for larger groups. Think I would defo go upstairs !!
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Albert M
29 March 2015|
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You can go to The Church And have dinner with an adult. Can't drink alcohol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 00:00
Monday
10:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 00:00
Thursday
10:30 - 00:00
Friday
10:30 - 02:30
Saturday
10:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mary Street | Junction of Mary and Jervis Street, Dublin D01 YX64, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 828 0102
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to The World Famous Church Bar & Restaurant. The Church is the 'local' of choice for native Dubliners and welcomes over 800,000 visitors annually from all over the world who come to experience the culture, atmosphere and friendly service Dublin has to offer. The Church has five different settings over four floors. Offering world class cocktails & casual dining is our Main Bar as well as Live Traditional Irish Music Sundays - Wednesdays and a late bar with entertainment at weekends- There's always a great atmosphere. For Dinner, The Gallery Restaurant is set on the upper level of The Church with a stunning view overlooking the main bar. Stay til'Late at The Cellar Bar & Nightclub, which opens at weekends and is the ideal location for our guests to finish the night and party into the early hours of the morning with Dublin's top party Dj's. The sun filled Garden terrace offers the perfect 'al fresco' dining experience and is popular with Corporate BBQ's.
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