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Irish, Bar
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Reviewed 29 January 2024

We visited Bailey’s Bistro for Sunday lunch. We ordered 2 roast beef specials and 2 kids options (the daily bar lunch menu is quite expensive). When the beef arrived it was extremely fatty and portion wise I’ve had much better elsewhere recently. When we cut...into the beef it was very tough which was surprising considering how much fat was on it, I’m guessing it was just overcooked. Two elderly ladies beside us also struggled to cut their beef and they did complain about it. We should have sent ours back but we were both very hungry. However, I did mention it to the waiter just for feedback and she then just disappeared and handed us over to another waiter for dessert options! We have been to the clanard court several times before and have always been very happy with the food quality and service but this was our first Sunday lunch and sadly also our last. Next visit will be at any other time!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 January 2022 via mobile

Food served was so delicious. Staff are so welcoming. My family enjoyed the food. The welcoming staff at the bar is amazing 👏

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 14 February 2021

We ordered cupid gift box for this weekend, prosecco, voya candle, butlers chocolates, a rose and we got a starter and a main, great value for money and omg the food was just beautiful, so tasty, neither of us can fault a thing, service was...so quick for collection and covid safe, our food stayed hot by the time we got home had the starter and moved onto the main which still hot and the steak cooked perfectly. Will definitely be ordering againMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 24 October 2020

Amazing food and service . Friendly staff that accommodate all needs . 10/10 would recommend and will definitely be eating here again very soon !!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We aim to provide top class Baileys at home food and I am thrilled to see you have enjoyed it. Thank you again for your support and we look forward to seeing you back again. Take...More

Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Food excellent, menu very extensive,presentation WOW, very tasty, very reasonable and service excellent. Please don't change anything. Thank you Brenda, Gerri and SueMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thank you so much for your lovely 5 star review. We certainly wont change anything, and if we do it will be an upgrade:) Our Head Chef and his team are constantly looking at innovative ways to upgrade our offering and I am delighted to...More

Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

Great pint of Guinness fabulous food and the staff are top notch a real focus on customer service everything is focused on the customer experience highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We certainly do serve a great pint of Guinness, something we make sure we get right. Our food is expertly created and served by a fantastic F&B team who take great care in ensuring we provide top...More

Reviewed 28 July 2020 via mobile

My wife and I are both good cooks. We eat very well and we cook everything from fresh. But we are not experts. Bailey's should be the food experts. My meal last night was very poor. Flavourless, luke warm. For 50 Euros of my hard...earned money I expect to eat food that is at the very least as good as I cook and make every day. This was far below that standard. I would recommend you don't eat here. Avoid the gluten free fries. Avoid the chicken supreme. Avoid Bailey's until they get a new chef.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2020

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am shocked to read such poor feedback, we provide excellent quality food so to see your comments is very surprising. Would you mind contacting me directly as I would like to hear more...More

Reviewed 28 October 2019

Go and try it, you wont be disappointed!! Great breakfast and dinner choices, very high standard of food available, yum!!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2019

Thank you for your 5 star review! It really warms the team here to see you enjoyed your visit so much. We have a fantastic team who produce wonderful dishes so we are extremely glad to see your comments. I hope we can welcome you...More

Reviewed 19 October 2019 via mobile

Had drinks in the bar before the wedding service. Staff very friendly and very quick. Breakfast served on time the next morning. The Bar has a great buzz about it. Prices are very good value.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2019

Thank you for your 5 star review! I am delighted to read your comments on quick and friendly service. We have a super Bar team who always have a smile on their face for our guests, they will be delighted to hear your feedback. I...More

Reviewed 21 September 2019 via mobile

The chef's idea of a warm salad with chickpea was to toss the chickpeas in curry powder. Raw curry powder on chickpeas is not my idea of subtle!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2019

Thank you Judy for taking the time to post your review, however we would have liked for a better rating. We pride ourselves on our food and our salads in particular receive rave reviews so to see you did not enjoy your Chickpea Salad is...More

Reviewed 14 August 2019

Very tidy restaurant with a large varied menu.The tandoori chicken curry on the special board is highly recomended Nice hard working friendly staff.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

Thank you for your lovely words. We have just recently launched our new lunch and evening menus and we are very happy to see you enjoy the dishes available. Our Team are just brilliant and they will be delighted to read your review. Thank you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2019

We had both lunch and dinner in the Bistro which was very good, the menu was varied to suit all tastes and the bar done a good pint or two of the black stuff. The service and food was very good for lunch & dinner.

Date of visit: July 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

Thank you, we were delighted to read your review. I am delighted you enjoyed all aspects of your visit, food and beverage comments were great to read. Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Daniel & Team.

Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

We had lunch here yesterday and enjoyed it very much. There were 4 of us and 2 of us had wraps and 2 of us had club sandwiches. They were very generous with the bacon! Service was a little slow but we were in no...hurry.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your meal, our wraps and Club Sandwiches are customer favorites. I will take your comments on service back to the team. Thanks you again and I hope we can welcome...More

Reviewed 13 July 2019

We had an evening meal here recently. The service was fast but no way friendly. The bar staff should be taught not to hold glasses at the top when delivering drinks. I don’t like the idea of somebody’s hands all over the rim of the...glasses we drink from. Simple basic training would take care of that. The food was lovely as was the bar itself. If the staff made more of an effort to be welcoming and to actually smile it would have been a lot better.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to post your recent review. If you would like to contact myself directly to discuss in further detail I would love to hear about your experience dmaccarthy@clanardcourt.ie or 0598640666 Kindest Regards, Daniel & Team.

Reviewed 29 June 2019

Great location, good service, and good food. No complaints. Little pricey but norm for downtown Dublin. Recommend. B+

Date of visit: June 2019
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ClanardCourt, General Manager at Bailey's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted you found our service and food of good quality. We hope to see you again very soon. Kindest Regards, Daniel & Team.

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Baileys should be well able to cope as I have at many family functions at this venue and have always found them very helpful and the food always excellent.Also plenty of parking. Enjoy
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Bailey's Bar & Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4