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The Hairy Lemon Cafe Bar

42 Lower Stephens Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 8949
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:30 Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
42 Lower Stephens Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent quite a bit of time here over our weekend in Dublin. Nice, simple , friendly pub with good food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Doug2371
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited The Hairy Lemon on Sunday afternoon with a group of friends, we had a few drinks before moving onto another pub, after leaving we decided to return later that day due to the location near our hotel. When we returned and a member...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Arley28b
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat, very busy and pub like but dining area off to one side of pub. Great atmosphere, great staff and great food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank WineBore2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a fairly traditional pub servietit equally traditional pub food. However it’s better than in many other places. On first visit had fish & chips and on second bangers and mash. Portions were big. Service is very attentive. Recommendable place!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rantati7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We would like to say thank you to Darren (the perfect host) and his lovely staff for looking after us on our visit to the Hairy Lemon. 10/10 for the very well presented and delicious food, 10/10 for the welcome we received, 10/10 for the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank William D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ventured into Hairy Lemon’s today to meet with some friends, and we were so amazed at how welcome we instantly felt by the staff. Darren was, by far, one of the best hosts I have ever come across. The fish and chips was an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the hairy lemon, the staff were friendly. The pub was busy every day. The atmosphere was amazing, they had entertainmient on every night which was irish music. Will definatley be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank knappoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the best food we had in Ireland and definitely the best in Dublin. Traditional Pub with a great vibe and excellent customer service. We returned here several times and ensured it was our last feed in Ireland as the food never disappointed. Even...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank A B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last day of stay Food was really good cant recommend enough staff very helpfull and friendly we visited sunday bout 4pm ir wasn't busy but can get very busy and crammed as lots of tables in small area Once again we loved the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank robertcQ5444WV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a whole the Hairy Lemon is a nice restaurant/bar in Dublin city centre. THe prices are quite high, but given its location and the quality of the food, this can be forgiven. However, the behaviour of one particular staff member during our meal here...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bonzini
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24 November 2017|
Response from Pamela F | Reviewed this property |
I think kids are permitted in the pub - but I'd check directly with the management to be sure. Other than confirming that, I'd say that the environment is suitable for a 5 year old at dinner time. The earlier in the evening... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Lower Stephens Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 8949
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Traditional Irish Pub/Restaurant.Family run Restaurant serving food with reciepes handed down from generations. Our first recipe book is available.
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