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The Temple Bar

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Retiro
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Calle Marcelo T de Alvear 945 | Las Heras 1822 / Costa Rica 4677 / Godoy Cruz 1853, Buenos Aires C1058AAM, Argentina
+54 11 4322-0474
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18:00 - 03:00
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Hours:
Sun 19:00 - 03:00
Mon - Tue 18:00 - 03:00
Wed - Fri 18:00 - 05:00
Sat 19:00 - 05:00
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Doha, Qatar
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had walked last a few times and put on list to visit. Popular venue, was lot busier than other bars at similar times visited on previous evenings. Good choice of beers and food. Looks like they have live music on some nights.

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Thank FizzicJim
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Monday 1:54am I had the worst customer service by Gustavo a rude unprofessional teenager with a "title" as bar manager.People in front of me not only ordered pitchers of beer and drinks,but he refuse to serve me telling me that the bar was closing at 2am when the website said 3am.I own a business in beautiful San Diego,CA,I know the... More 

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Thank Facundo D
Manchester, England
Level Contributor
35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I've visited the bar in Palermo on a number of occasions but this visit will be my last. The staff were too busy trying to act cool to serve me. I asked for 3 stellas and had to ask 3 times as they couldnt understand me (stella in stella no matter how you pronounce it). My wife asked the doorman... More 

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Thank Peter D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This bar has an Irish name but it knows nothing about Irish hospitality. The service was horrendous. When I arrived I noticed the barman many minutes before he noticed me. He came towards me reluctantly and gave me the smile free nod which I believe is the 'pre customer service days' for 'what do you want'? He never smiled. I... More 

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2 Thank Ken K
Montreal, Canada
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121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This bar was a happening spot in the Reteiro neighbourhood we had to wait almost 20 minutes for a table but it was fun just watching all the people coming and going. When we finally got a table, service was a bit slow. When the waitress finally arrived we ordered food with our drinks not wanting to chance another long... More 

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Thank michael_cruises
Level Contributor
45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great bar and great drinks. Awesome people and employees. Very crowded, so if you want a table it is better to get there early...

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Thank Henrique S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The only thing Irish about this bar is the name. There is nothing Irish about it. What Irish bar do you know advertises Scottish Famous Grouse? No offended to Famous Grouse fans - but it's supposed to be an Irish bar. No irish staff, no English or irish speakers. The bar though is nice, very popular with locals, nice and... More 

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Thank BarraDBest
Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Went on a tuesday night. Good mixture of locals and international students. Nice variety of beers, including some local craft beers.

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Thank rubanoz
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Although BsAs is known for wine it is quickly coming under the spell of craft beer. A young crowd with good music playing and a GREAT beer selection. I had a delish IPA and some small eats and was very happy!

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Thank DJTweeky
Cordoba, Argentina
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great location, this bar is very nice! A huge variety of classic drinks and more! Option for those who preffer non-alcoholic srinks too! Lemonades, juices and sodas! Beer, vodka, whisky and special dfinks for those on for some more fun! It offers snacks and also some dishes to have dinner! The place is nixely decorared; you might choose a table... More 

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Thank Yazmin D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, Fast food, Pub, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 03:00
Monday
18:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 05:00
Thursday
18:00 - 05:00
Friday
18:00 - 05:00
Saturday
19:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marcelo T de Alvear 945 | Las Heras 1822 / Costa Rica 4677 / Godoy Cruz 1853, Buenos Aires C1058AAM, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4322-0474

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Retiro

Neighbourhood Profile
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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