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The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant

48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 607 4010
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cottage pie” (16 reviews)
“irish stew” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 762 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

What a lovely place, there were 17 of us for dinner and we all loved the place. Would 100% recommend.

Thank hollychristie20
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today! Thanks for the reccomandation! Call back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. There was a singer/guitarist playing good songs, tasty lunch and reasonable prices (for Dublin) and nice drinks. Would go again.

Thank Paul B
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today! We have live music 7 days a week! We hope to see you again real soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great venue upstairs where there is a small light aircraft suspended from the ceiling. The food was fantastic. The young waiting staff were very good.

Thank rab333
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today! Great to hear you enjoyed your food and time with us! We would be very happy to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where my sister, niece and I stopped into for our first drink in Ireland. We didn't eat here, only had drinks, but I felt compelled to write here because of the friendly, helpful, and courteous manager who was tending the bar during our...More

1  Thank Kelmof222
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today. We will pass on your comments to our staff. Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing! The atmosphere is cozy and relaxed, the food is good, the beers are great, and the music is fantastic. We went here several times, because we enjoyed it so much. There are not many tourists here but a lot of locals....More

Thank S_Hvass
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped into the Merchants one night as we heard Irish music. Had a lovely drink in a warm cosy area and stayed to enjoy a couple of songs. It was very busy with people in and out and we didn't stay long but it...More

Thank GillZAl
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi and thank you for your review today! Great to hear you enjoyed our live music! Call back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2018

We were here on a Sunday night in October 2017. We were looking for a quiet meal, nothing fancy, a few pints, and then off to hear music. This place was an awesome find! Its a multi storied building with unusual displays, aerial artifacts hanging...More

Thank Luv2go1019
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi there and thank you for your great review ! Great to hear everything was good for you guys! Call back next time you are in town!

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Spend Christmas eve in this restaurant as this was one of the few that was open and had seats available. Staffs are friendly. Design of the place is nice, warm and cosy. A little annoyed with stairs everywhere. Has a Guinness beef dish, not really...More

Thank EatLikePig
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today! The Guinness beef stew is one of our signature dishes! Call back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place Situated opposite the water just on the edge of Temple Bar. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful, the food to be very good and the Guinness spot on Worth a visit, recommended

Thank Mike C
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Hi there and thank you for your review today! We also have live music 7 days a week! Call back and see us next time you are in town!

Reviewed 3 December 2017

The service here was decent enough, but the coffee was poor, and the eggs benedict far below the standard of what I'm used to.

1  Thank Wandering A
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Hi there and thank you for your review today. We'd love to hear where you had your eggs Benedict before us! Drop us an email at info@merchantsarch.ie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 607 4010
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Description
A Traditional Irish Pub situated on the Quays, serving the best of Irish food. Upstairs room has beautiful decor and nice views of the Liffey and Ha Penny bridge. Description Bar & Restaurant - Serving Traditional IRISH food. Bar Opening Hours - 9am - 12.30Am - Mon /Thursday Friday/Saturday 9am-230am Sun 10 /1230am Restaurant Opening Hours - 9am-10.30Pm 7 days
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