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Pygmalion Restaurant & Bar

#1,641 of 2,084 Restaurants in Dublin
$$ - $$$Irish, , European
59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 4479
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant location. Cool atmosphere and brilliant food. This is a great choice of restaurant especially if you plan on staying for drinks. very cool bar.

Thank bobwallerh
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Great place to sit in great surroundings. (Powerhouse) The menu was exciting and when my food arrived the flavours were absolutely superb. Very well presented and quite fast. The staff superb and lively and very friendly. I can strongly recommend a meal here - great...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a bar first, and a restaurant second. In fact, I wouldn't have even considered it a restaurant at all, if it wasn't for them calling themselves one. This bar attracts undesirables late at night and a student and hippy crowd, earlier in the...More

Thank Fiona A
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Tried here again as was out with family, 6 of us and the large tables outside are great for a group. We orders drinks (pints) they came promptly but we had to pay for them straight away even though we were ordering food. I borrowed...More

Thank max_washedup
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

So I popped into Pygmalion with my friends last night for a few cocktails. All in good spirits and really enjoying our night out  I went up to the bar and asked this not so enthustaic barman what in his opinion is your nicest cocktail...More

Thank Yea223
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I went to Pygmalion and lost my phone in there! Bouncers didn't want to let me back in even though it was an emergency. They were really rude, didn't try to understand the situation at all and just told me I can't go back in....More

Thank Yasmin J
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had some very nice cocktails however the service was extremely slow considering how quite it was. Also we had a €30 service charge added to our bill and when we asked for this to be taken off our waiter refused! So despite the great...More

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice cocktails and food but let down by the worst service imaginable its beyond me how some of these people get employed in hospitality with no social skills and a nasty attitude, it would leave a bad taste in your mouth

Thank marien1989
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Very interesting place with fun decor inside the large Powerscourt shopping mall. Lamb stew was more like a soup although tasty. Nachos were good. Servers were a little scarce.

Thank Laurelaa
Reviewed 27 September 2017

There is a terrible smell on the inside I can barely go inside to use the toilets. They really need to look into it. I do enjoy a drink with friends there but staying outside only.

Thank reveiwingireland
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Questions & Answers
Karl K
18 May 2017|
Response from romac48 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if Pygmalion has a smoking area due to legal reasons as smoking in restaurants inIreland is illegal
Leah F
9 February 2017|
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Response from Lesley B | Reviewed this property |
only on the dancefloor as far as I can remember. I spent most of my time outside its lovely out there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 4479
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