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Irish Film Institute

6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 5744
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Great spot for a rainy day alternative

Love this place-- committed to film, showing arty and mainstream films. Relaxed cafe attached with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
A rest from all the craziness

Independent films, well stocked bar, decent restaurant and the best collection of films in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
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A popular cinema in Temple Bar.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“temple bar” (14 reviews)
“great cinema” (4 reviews)
“house cinema” (2 reviews)
6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 679 5744
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place-- committed to film, showing arty and mainstream films. Relaxed cafe attached with beer travelers if you want to take one into the film. Old school theaters (no cup holders, no fancy digs, but well curated films). Love the glass film-strip walkway into...More

Thank YearofYes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Independent films, well stocked bar, decent restaurant and the best collection of films in the shop. It was good to step into another world away from the bustle and craziness of the streets outside.

Thank Christinefireheart
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went to a film this afternoon at IFI which is always enjoyable. We usually eat in one of the Italian restaurants nearby but today we thought we would try the IFI Cafe Bar instead. We both ordered burgers. At €12.25 they should be reasonably edible....More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The restaurant in this fine art house cinema in Dublin city centre (Temple Bar in particular) is nutritious, varied (for meat eaters and vegetarians alike) and represents good value. The only drawback is the slow service; slow to be seated and slow to take an...More

Thank TouristVisitor01
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I am member of IFI for sometime now as they offer free tickets and raffles. I like this place as in the city of Dublin. Movies are not exclusive commercial, mostly independent and able to see it in regular cinemas. Another great thing is the...More

Thank Ramadeva
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Treat yourself to one of IFI's showings. Their selection is brainy, not commercial, and their café is tasty. IFI has interesting combinations like gourmet club features, presentations, and premiers which will screen much later in the ourside world.

1  Thank LuzMc
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Central location, great selection of popular and indie films and a nice cafe/restaurant should you need coffee or a meal. Just a nice place to visit overall.

Thank QuintonOR
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We came on our last day in Dublin and we needed a rest from walking miles. Wonderful experience small and romantic, only costed us €8 each.

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A very comfortable warm cafe and restuarant. I had the falafel and mushroom soup which were both reasonably priced and tasted good. Service was very good - its a nice place to chill out and read the paper at the weekeend - Im working in...More

Thank brucewebb2005
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A group of twenty cinema buffs booked a few tables in the mezzanine where we held our annual film quiz followed by dinner. The service was great. Everybody had their meal served at the same time. I can only speak for my own meal but...More

1  Thank cmaguire16
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