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Against the Grain

#345 of 2,095 Restaurants in Dublin}
$$ - $$$Irish, ,
11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 470 5100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We Enjoyed our visit staff very helpful especially Gary who made our visit worth while with his Typical Irish humour we were a small group from Wales celebrating our son's 21st Birthday .

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this place for my wife and I's anniversary. We've been together for three years and nothing really says " I love you" like a brew and manwich with a side of legumes. The elegance of the meat sauce really brought out the...More

1  Thank Elijah H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the pubs under the Galway Bay brewery group. They offer great craft pints for reasonable prices and you can play board games while you have your drink! You can choose between Monopoly, Operation or my fave: Jenga. This is a great...More

Thank Ttravelita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here after seeing the 'Big Bird' menu advertised, with one of my buddy's. While the food was nice, the fried chicken was bland. Also I felt very mislead as 'buckets' were advertised, are not buckets but medium sized bowels. We were both expecting...More

Thank Paddy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently came here for a work night out to have a meal. I'd visited the pub before and enjoyed the variety of beers on offer but I had never tried the food. We had a table reserved upstairs for 15 people. The staff were...More

1  Thank Conor H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ive been here frequently, one of the first craft beer pubs in Dublin before it was trendy. Knowledgeable and a good whiskey selection.

Thank Eoin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited during the afternoon, so the pub was quite quiet when we arrived. Service was prompt and helpful, with knowledgeable advice from the barman. I opted for Buried at Sea, a Milk Stout with Chocolate (as the barman explained, it was...More

1  Thank Sesh_Seshep
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Against the Grain tonight with my partner. They have a great range of craft beers and very knowledgable staff. I didn't catch the name of the man who served us (only that he's off to Leeds for the cricket next week) but he...More

Thank Sosie H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

First off, I am a regular to this bar and often come in for a bit to eat as the food is reasonable and pretty good, unfortunately my experience today was beyond disappointing. I suggested Against the Grain for a working lunch with colleagues. We...More

Thank CH5443
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I have been here 3 times now and the staff have no idea how to interact with customers. I watched while a couple waited ages while barmaid faffed around while no one else being served...I would have left ! Internet was not working but no...More

1  Thank johnhG3658NB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 470 5100
  • E-mail
Against the Grain is proudly a part of the Galway Bay Brewery . We serve 32 draught craft beers from Ireland and International brewers. We have over 80 bottled craft beers.In our busy pub on Wexford st we love great beer and amazing food . Come join us and have the craic!
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