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The Cat & Cage

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 857 3809
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here a few times since the revamp and couldn't fault it until now, was served a portion of wings that were quite obviously reheats, they were burnt and further evidence was in the bowel normally there is meat on the wings, but found a bone covered in sauce in my dish, i sent a picture of same to... More 

Thank shrektherapy
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

there is a good drink selection and the staff are really nice and friendly! decent food offers and good music

Thank Hannah C
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Visited recently for food.Gone is the musty look and now looks like a restaurant (right side of bar anyhow)....or more of a gastro pub feel. Choice and quality of food has gone up a few levels but thankfully still reasonable prices.Will be back

Thank savystayer
Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Staff very Helpful had a Wheelchair with us and they held the Doors open and showed us to a Table without any step,and the Staff could not have been more helpful.

Thank David O
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Laura and Bernie have been very nice to me and my friend. From the begining service was very smooth and nice. We had wings and pint deal just for 10€ and got very generous portion of tasty wings! Best place to spent Friday night! We're definetly coming back cause staff made us feel very welcome.

Thank Austeja A
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I discovered this nice pub by chance as I stayed at the hotel just across the street. It's located in a quiet area but we really appreciated the warm ambience that surrounded us. The food was really delicious- we took the typical Irish dish such as the beef stew with Guinness gravy and roasted beef with potatoes and veggies. The... More 

1 Thank Giusi F
Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This place serves typical pub food. Our mains of fish and chips were certainly tasty. The service was great and we were made to feel welcome. The only downside was a creme brûlée dessert that was unpleasant.

Thank Donn H
Spalding, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We called into The Cat and Cage for a quick drink on the way back to our hotel. The guy who served us was friendly and polite, the drink prices were very reasonable. The pub was quite busy, football match on the TV, but there was a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Lovely local pub!

Thank wahyam66
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We wanted to grab some food outside of our hotel, and this is just a few minutes away from the Skylon Hotel. Lovely little pub with excellent food!

1 Thank Kyra L
South Devon
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Cat & Cage Dublin my sort of pub good atmosphere and free pint of Hop House 13 to get you going. Quite surprised a little more hoppy than the usual larger very refreshing. The food is very good too a cut above the usual pub standards

Thank Diverat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 857 3809

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?