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The Church

#111 of 2,083 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Mary Street | Junction of Mary and Jervis Street, Dublin D01 YX64, Ireland
+353 1 828 0102
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (34 reviews)
“salmon” (30 reviews)
“steak” (71 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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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 one of my favorites."
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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 "
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had our Xmas party here on 8th Dec 2017. The staff were very friendly, service was very efficient and the food was excellent. Thank you so much from Rachel and all the staff at vertiv.

Thank rfbigbird14
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Incredible place for an awesome pub! More than a pub, it is a perfect location to listen to a good music, meet interesting people and enjoy the real dubliner night!

Thank EduardoSucupira2014
Jessica C, Manager at The Church, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Eduardo!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went here for a few drinks in the day staff were lovely but the price of drink was very expensive. The toilets down stairs are very far and dangerous if you had a few drinks and werent aware

Thank Beverley U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely venue with great service and excellent food. Called in with a colleague for a quick lunch, both soup and sandwich were delicious. I've eaten here many times, both lunch and dinner, and never been disappointed. If coming for dinner worth booking.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had visited here about 4 times and this was by far the best. Some of the seating had changed and the menu had improved. The staff were very nice attentive and helpful. We had a lovely lunch washed down by some excellent beer. The...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to The Church on a Wednesday evening before going to a play. I had been before but had never eaten there. The food was fabulous and the service was perfect. We spent to much time chatting, that we ended up rushing. Asked the waiter...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I brought my family here for dinner on a Friday evening. I would suggest booking as it was very busy. Although you could eat in the main bar the upstairs was the real restaurant. This building was not only a church it was the church...More

Thank PeterandKaren-Dublin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Let me start with a positive. Staff very attentive and when she saw my food uneaten offered something else. And took the nachos off the bill. I had the bar food, nachos and calamari. Dreadful nachos would be kind. Hand cleaner type "cheese and sour...More

Thank Joeirei
Darren_moore, General Manager at The Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Joe , many thanks for the feedback I'm sorry we did not meet your expectations . I'm not sure where the young clientele comes from our customers on average are late twenties - early thirties and upwards . The cheese for nachos is not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Monday evening around 6 pm, were seated immediately, and had menus in about 5 minutes. Wait staff was fast, attentive, and pleasant. Our dinner was 2 orders of Fish & Chips and the portions were more than we could eat. Dessert...More

Thank 2D1B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place with different spaces for food, drinks and dancing at night. Due to the size of the place, the food isn't prepared with much detail, but the overall quality is good. The service is a bit hectic, again due to the high amount of...More

Thank Koen_1271
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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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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 !!
Albert M
29 March 2015|
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Response from Joao R |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$101
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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 02:30
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
The Church is the 'local' of choice for native Dubliners and welcomes approx 700,000 visitors annually from all over the world who come to experience the culture, atmosphere and friendly service at The Church.The Church has five different settings over four floors. Offering world class cocktails and casual dining is our Main Bar which also offers Live Traditional Irish Music Sundays - Wednesdays and a late bar with entertainment at weekends.The Gallery Restaurant at The Church is set on the mezzaine level of The Church with a stunning view overlooking the main bar. The gallery offers world class food and friendly service seven nights a week from 5pm.The Cellar Bar and Nightclub 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 .Surrounding The Church is Dublin's largest outdoor terrace. Relax over a coffee or glass of wine and dine from our Terrace menu or Barbeque and let the hustle and bustle of Irelands busiest shopping street pass you by as you relax in the atmosphere of The Church. For private functions and parties with a difference The Tower bar is the ideal setting for your special occasion with dedicated staff to ensure you and your guests have a memorable night.
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