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The Brian Boru

9 Prospect Road, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 830 4527
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No toasties in the afternoon

We called in to the Brian Boro after work and only wanted a toasted ham and cheese sandwich, a... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Quiet night.....

I visited on a quiet Tuesday night 01/08/17... ordered a medium rare steak...... it was very over... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Garry B
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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1 Aug 2017
“Quiet night.....”
29 Sep 2017
“No toasties in the afternoon”
9 Prospect Road, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 830 4527
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We called in to the Brian Boro after work and only wanted a toasted ham and cheese sandwich, a portion of chips and a coffee. The girl came down to our table to take our order but when we told her what we wanted, she...More

Thank hurricane999
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I visited on a quiet Tuesday night 01/08/17... ordered a medium rare steak...... it was very over cooked, nobody seemed bothered when I complained.......

Thank Garry B
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Three of us found this place after missing out on lunch at the Gravediggers ( their chef was away on holiday ). We had a very fine meal ( selected from a large range of tasty looking alternatives ). The beer was good and the...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Was there for lunch today, not too familiar with pubs on the Northside but stopped here for lunch. I must say this bar is Top class, having spent 15 years working in pubs everything about this pub was perfect!! The Bar tenders, the chefs at...More

Thank RonBurgundy82
Reviewed 23 July 2015

A nice traditional pub and restaurant with very good food. But a little expensive because the mains are not as big as usual. The service has been outstanding friendly. The ambience is nice traditional, but not what you call cozy, so I would go there...More

Thank TanjaBK
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

What can I say?? Very friendly an knowledgable staff when I enquired about craft beer they didn't steer me wrong. Great food anytime I've ever had the pleasure of eating there and the portions weren't too skimpy either. Great atmosphere in the bar I sat...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is one of my local bars - I want to declare my bias at the outset... that being said, having observed and partaken in the Dublin pub scene over the last 30 years I can honestly say that this is one of the best...More

Thank prospect45
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Decided to take some friends from NZ and London here last night for the Ireland v Scotland match. It's a nice pub but the service was hugely disappointing. Our group of 8 was directed into the back bar that is very small with limited seating...More

Thank meetrip
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

I recently ordered the hot beef roll with side salad and chips! I received a cuisine de France roll with some beef and rocket leaves. There was about five chunky chips on the plate and no salad! I ate half of my roll which was...More

Thank Reddevil86
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Travelled here to a family get together on Saturday, the food was great and very tasty. The service was excellent and the bar man who service us all day was very friendly and helpful. I will be back

Thank Jb M
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