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The Quays Temple Bar

#34 of 2,015 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South City Centre
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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11/12 Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 671 3922
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Over for a hen weekend and popped in here for our pub crawl. Wow !!! The live singers were amazing, joked along with us & included us as our bride to be was dressed up as leprechaun so she was on stage whilst they were singing. Never ate here just came for the atmosphere & boy was it worth it.

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Thank nicmac1405
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ended up here after hearing some brilliant live singing whilst walking past. Great atmosphere the whole night and really friendly people. Only issue was that it was INSANELY busy so frequently got moved or banged into but wasn't the biggest of deals. Staff could have been a wee bit friendlier but I think as it was so busy they were... More 

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Coventry
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84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had booked a table for 5 at this restaurant by email and I'm glad we did, although it was quiet when we arrived at 6 it quickly filled up. The service was great and our server was really friendly. Love a bit of Irish banter!! Food was fantastic, we all had something different and everyone loved their meal. The... More 

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Thank Amanda1051
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub to sit and enjoy some love music and drink a pink of Guinness. It was busy but that adds to the atmosphere. Food looked good too.

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Thank SandraK291
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here good few times and the last time we where here Dave and Ross where very good and helpful and they where this time to we had a good night but I have to say the toilets are a joke they need to be updated and get with the times I wouldn't mind but they have people in... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good spot for both afternoons and evenings for a few pints of Guinness. Gets very busy on the nights and can be shoulder to shoulder. Met people from all different countries and had a great time with some live music. They also run a restaurant next door but I've never been there. Top spot in the heart of Temple Bar.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here twice on two separate occasions I have visited Dublin and have not been disappointed! The atmosphere is electric on a weekend. Live singers both Friday & Saturday (the two days I've been) and everyone is dancing and singing along. The only downside is it's sooooo busy it gets a bit annoying getting knocked into all the time but... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant atmosphere, the live music is the best I have ever heard! Good selection of drinks and the staff are super skilled at delivering quick service. Right in the heart of the city, a visit here is a must!!

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place ,food was exceptional and portions were very large, staff were helpful and welcoming ,great atmosphere and live music at the weekend was fab.

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Thank Caron S
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place probably isn't what you'd call an 'authentic' experience, and it very much caters to the tourist crowd. BUT saying that, the food was excellent value and tasty, the portions were very generous and the service was faultless. Overall, not a bad place to eat at all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11/12 Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 3922

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?