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The Portobello Bar

Irish, Bar, Pub
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33 South Richmond St, Dublin, Ireland
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here one busy Saturday night and it was pretty full. We got served quickly though and the staff were friendly. I could see people eating everywhere including the bar. It is well laid out and has a modern feel. I think its a great option for a couple of drinks before dinner or even for the night.

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Thank Stanislaw M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub with a large group of friends and spent 3 hours here drinking and spending large amounts of Euros.....it is without doubt the most unwelcoming place ive visited for a long while. The staff were unhelpful and unpleasant but only to happy to take our money with little welcome

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Dublin, Ireland
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Called in here for a drink before going on to a local restaurant. This looks like a really good pub, with lots of little corners. Very good service, and great smells coming from the food that was being served. Certainly worth another visit.

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Thank Derek B
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I went to this bar intending to watch an NFL game and was not disappointed. Along with a pretty good selection of beers on draft (didn't dip into the bottles/cans) they had plenty of televisions and I was satisfied with my experience.

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Thank Hunter P
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, pint of draught beer only €4 each. Special deals €10 for main meal and a pint. Chicken curry was quite good.

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Thank Lee68247935
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Not a bad old bar. €4 a pint, comfortable. They do food as well which is inexpensive. (Haven't tryed yet) Show all sports. Not the best bar staff in the world but would defo return

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Thank Stuart L
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Was there watching rugby. Went out for smoke. Went back to bar for a pint. Bouncer told bar staff not to serve us anymore. I was a regular in the place. We were causing no trouble. We was chatting among ourselves while smoking. And lady cleaning smoking area had a issue with us. I sent them 3 emails to try... More 

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Thank Joey C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great bar, all Sky Sports available. Cider, Guinness, larger all €4 a pint all day. Well worth a visit if your stopping out in Rathmines.

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Thank Nick R
Bucharest, Romania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

try the 'meal deal' - 1 pint of guiness or wine + 1 main course (decent, not extraordinary, but still) = 10 euros - as it's one of the best deals in the area

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Thank Mihai D
Aviano, Italy
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60 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

all i have to say is, bangers and mash. Tastes just like what momma makes, tastes home made and the prices are fair.

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Thank hahalola

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 South Richmond St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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