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Cafe Bar H

#1,062 of 2,106 Restaurants in Dublin
$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 899 2216
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
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Bar, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there on a Sunday noon to make time as we waited for our flat to be ready. We had some snacks at the bar and a few drinks. Service was friendly, professional and prompt. Our wait staff were from Brasil and France and made...More

Thank AJS-NY
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked in here before seeing a show with the kids in Bord Gais theatre. Staff were incredibly unpleasant and very unwelcoming. food was....correct but will never step foot in here again. AVOID AVOID AVOID and hot water bottle needed for the ice cold string of...More

1  Thank Powcar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for drinks with friends, moved from a table as we were not eating (even though we had asked if we could sit anywhere if only ordering drinks) before being rushed the whole time. The staff kept trying to take our chairs whenever one...More

1  Thank bb999t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lady kindly fit us in without a reservation on a busy Friday night. Order taken quickly and food was with us in 20 mins. Food was good and plentiful. Bill was 46 Euro for fish and chips and burger and chips with a vodka...More

Thank FionaMaguire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular pre-theatre cafe as right beside Bord Gais Theatre. Arrive early if you want to get a seat or pre-book. Tables are very close together and service is just average. Dont expect much and you wont be dissappointed. Had tiger prawns to start €18...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a meal before seeing Brendan Cole at the Bord Gais. Actually met him having a meal here. Got some photos with him, an added bonus. The food and wine is absolutely amazing. The staff are so professional and attentive even though restaurant fully...More

Thank Dolores M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cocktails were amazing, had to wait 25 mins to be served though as apparently our order receipt fell behind the till so we were forgottem about as the guy we had ordered from disappeared from behind the bar after taking our order. Once we had...More

Thank jmav2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going to the Joan Baez concert in the Bórd Gáis Energy Theatre which is just around the corner from this restaurant. So, it is in a very handy location for people going to concerts there, and in that sense, has a ready-made audience....More

1  Thank N8392LNmary
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Went on a Thursday night before a show. The place was packed so not a lot of room in between tables and being near the door didn't help. We had burgers and were nothing special. Staff were nice and service fast. Overpriced like most places...More

Thank billie_birilli
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend. Terrible atmosphere, cheap decor, service slow and needs a good training. Food is horrendous, tasteless and cheap. Won't be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 899 2216
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Rita Crosbie has brought her flair and style to Grand Canal Square with her beautiful Cafe Bar H.....Enjoy delicious food or just a drink in this buzzy quarter on the water!
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