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The Waterloo Bar

#483 of 2,000 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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36 Baggot Street Upper | Dublin 4, Dublin D04 R6Y6, Ireland
+353 1 660 0650
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Today
10:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 01:00
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, decent verity of drinks and some very tasty cocktails. Maybe a little bit dark but if you are with a good company you forget it.

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Thank Kljoco
Little Falls, New Jersey
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not too many choices for vegetarians. However, there were a few salad options; salads that I have never heard of before. I tried the chick pea and sweet potato salad, which was quite interesting. It was actually a warm salad and it turned out to be quite good. The place is always packed, but then again, it is a sports... More 

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Thank Regina D
Celbridge, Ireland
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had a few drinks early evening before going to a restaurant, the bar was very busy, (rugby match showing) we found a table to the rear of the bar and enjoyed the craic whilst being served by the floor staff

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Thank rugbyhead
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent for early lunch on a Saturday. Good food, great staff, perfect location. Exactly what we were looking for on our first visit to Dublin in 20 years.

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Thank Rob C
Charleston, South Carolina
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201 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was in easy walking distance of our hotel and we ate there one evening. Had excellent Shepard's pie and my daughter enjoyed her fish and chips.

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1 Thank Townhaven
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect much but was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food, drink and service! Lovely place

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1 Thank Neil G
Seattle
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Is pleasant and good for solo woman traveler. Close to hotels on Waterloo. Good and not smoky. Pub food not full menu at least late day.

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1 Thank Moosen15
Johns Creek, Georgia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Just down the block from our hotel, we found this pub to grab a pint and a bite to eat. Classic pub a balance of locals and tourists. Service was prompt and the food delicilous. We enjoyed the stew made with Guinness -- the mashed potatoes added in made a perfect meal. Oh, and how could we forget the bread.... More 

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2 Thank tapatek
Athens, Greece
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Chicken wings, fish and chips and of course.. Guinness! Rugby on the screen, fast bartenders, great service and good location. Reasonable prices and nice environment! If it had some music it could be my ideal Irish bar. Definitely coming back tomorrow!

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1 Thank strongeru
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little bar outside of the hustle and bustle of Temple Bar district. Great selection of beers on tap and full liquor selection, including your choice of Irish whiskeys. I have heard nothing but great things about their food. Bartenders are really friendly.

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1 Thank MrBrazil85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 01:00
Saturday
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Baggot Street Upper | Dublin 4, Dublin D04 R6Y6, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 660 0650
Description
The Waterloo bar is a pub on Upper Baggot Street with a great range of craft beers, cocktails and food. With over 30 different bottles of craft beer in our range, we are THE pub on Baggot Street to come to for craft beers. We also have 22 different beers on draught. There is an upstairs function room in the bar which is available to hire free of charge for birthday parties, table quizzes, corporate events and any other occasion that you may have.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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