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Front Door Bar & Bistro

#856 of 2,148 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Irish, , European
15 Dame Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 8485
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
15 Dame Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Bar/restaurant had character but food was not great. We ordered chicken gougons, burger, and fish and chips. We ate the chips and that was the only thing that didn’t taste off. We ordered 5 items but got 4, but we got lucky there. Seems like...More

Thank ThreeGirls520
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We visited this bar twice during our stay in Dublin. We didn't have food, so can't comment on that, but we did have drinks which were lovely and the staff were really friendly. The second night, there was a bluesy band playing, who were great...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Great Irish Pub Not cheap but what pub in the hart of Dublin is. Great wait staff! Great selection of whiskies. Good selection of beers Live music which added to the fun.

Thank Cal92673
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal at the front door bar along with cocktails. I recommend the steak dinner and the apple and elderberry fizz cocktails- yum! The staff are very accommodating and I would highly recommend a visit here. 😊

Thank kmvt22
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is my third time here with my wife, first time we've eaten. Wow. The 10oz Sirloin Special was a great piece of meat, perfectly cooked, tasty sauce, good sides... with a pint (Guinness in our case) for €20... total bargain. Last time we were...More

Thank BusinessTravellerJK
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went in with my partner before heading off to a show in Vicar St, was expecting normal bar but was delighted at the whole experience ! Nice aperitif cocktail before a delicious steak and mellow sounds of a spectacular Jazz band before we left !!...More

Thank Sean M
John M, General Manager at Front Door Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Sean , Thank you for your review , we appreciate your kind words and look forward to welcoming you again in the future . Be sure to return to check out our new Steak dinner for 2 & wine offer coming very soon also !

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Something of a secret this venue, food is good as are the bands that play at the weekends. Staff are helpful and polite and the Food is served efficiently and in a friendly manner. The security guard on the Door as you enter, will point...More

Thank Simon D
John M, General Manager at Front Door Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Hi Simon , Thanks for your kind words . I will be sure to give the staff the postitive feedback . We are proud to offer value for money with our food and drink offering . Look forward to welcoming you back again soon .

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Suitable for couples, friend meetings, large groups, classy interior but the biggest advantage is great staff, and good selection of drafts!

Thank Kinga K
John M, General Manager at Front Door Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thanks for your review and for highlighting how suitable the venue is for such a wide range of occasions to celebrate . Look forward to welcoming you back again soon !

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic bar and bistro .great food .great cocktails and the atmosphere was lively.bar staff were so friendly and very efficient .i cannot recommend this bar highly enough .

Thank Anne C
John M, General Manager at Front Door Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Hi Anne , Thanks for your kind words . I will be sure to give the staff the postitive feedback . Thank you for recommending us also Look forward to welcoming you back again soon .

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Went with a friend last Sunday and was pleasantly surprised to find a jazz session. Great staff, wine and general ambience - worth a visit!

Thank U7379GNjulieo
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Shelly0s
2 October 2016|
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Response from FrontDoorDub | Property representative |
Hi Shelly, We have limited gluten free options for dinner (e.g. soup of the day, slow cooked lamb shank, etc). Thank you for the question! Warm regards, Front Door
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 23:00
Monday
11:45 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:45 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:45 - 23:30
Thursday
11:45 - 23:30
Friday
11:45 - 00:30
Saturday
11:45 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Dame Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 8485
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