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O'Shea's Merchant

) #211 of 2,084 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 3797
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb stew” (19 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was good, the server excellent BUT the ceiling started to leak onto our table. The server offered us dessert for free but we were so disgusted by the leaking ceiling that we declined. The staff weren't doing much about the leak. I worry...More

Thank hlam007
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this review Good Afternoon. Firstly thank you for your recent visit to O'Sheas , may I offer our sincerest apologies for your recent experience, we did encounter a burst pipe from the building above (not a hotel) which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited O'Sheas Merchant upon the advice of the green hop-on/hop-off Dublin city tour bus driver. Being from the USA, we wanted a authentic Dublin pub experience near the River Liffey and Temple Bar area. Very good choice. We visited at about...More

Thank Sebbyboy
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Evening, We are very grateful for you in taking the time to review us. Your Bus Driver recommended well. There is always a great buzz about Ned's Bar especially on Fridays with both locals and Visitors alike. We are truly delighted you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Were were on a cruise stop in Dublin and had finished our tour at The Guinness Warehouse. Asked one of the bar tenders where to find a local, authentic spot for a good meal close to the Luas line. She highly recommended O'Shea's so we...More

Thank Digby_Scallops
TheMerchantOS, Owner at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Evening. Firstly thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate your feedback. I am very disappointed to hear about your negative experience with us. I can totally feel your frustration. It means a lot to us that our neighbours at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been disappointed to discover that most Irish pubs, O'Shea's included, have ostensibly Irish musicians who play almost nothing but American music. They add an Irish lilt to it, but what's the point of coming 3000 miles to hear American cover tunes?More

Thank Karla P
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to review us. Irish Traditional Music is at the heart of our culture, the history of O'Sheas Merchant and our family life, however our musicians are always open to requests from our visitors. At the begining of each...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch and found an excellent pub. Not only was the beer excellent, but the food and service were excellent as well. We sat at the bar and talked a little with the bar tender. He was very friendly and gave us...More

Thank Kris D
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello. Firstly thank your recent visit to Ned O'Sheas and indeed for your positive feedback, your comments regarding our excellent food and beer is music to our ears. I will also pass your kind words on to our staff, they are always here to help...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know Dublin at all before my trip this year and so I was totally reliant on tips I'd been given by friends and otherwise following my nose. Unfortunately the recommendations for where to eat fell at the first hurdle because, being Friday night,...More

Thank pincheck
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for your recent visit to O'Sheas and thank you for taking the time to review us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time here, our fish and chips is famous, we only use Tom Crean Ale when making the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have stopped at O'Shea's twice over the past year and I have been pleased on both occasions. I go there for an irish stew and a pint and the cost is 10 euro's. The stew and bread are a filling lunch...More

1  Thank redrosie16
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good Afternoon. Thank you for your recent visits to Ned O'Sheas and for your kind feedback. We do believe our stew and pint of Guinness is the best value and your right there is nothing better that a bowl of hot stew to warm the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, we did not eat dinner here - only drinks and appetizers. Four of us were here on a Sunday evening and stopped because it was recommended for music. We hung around to listen to the music then scored a table near the...More

Thank MadFamily88
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind words, I am intrigued to find out what your 'go to' drink was :) I am delighted you enjoyed your time spent with us, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Go raibh míle maith agat.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had come form the Jameson tour across the river and stopped in for a drink but ended up ordering off the menu. Chicken curry, onion rings and a steak sandwich. We loved the pub food over a few drinks. The place was busy but...More

Thank Mike21NJ7
TheMerchantOS, Owner at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mike, Many thanks for taking the time to review us, it is greatly appreciated. Slán agus Beannacht!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this pub. Good, hearty food, lots of beer, and big enough for everyone. I recommend the lamb stew - the mash potatoes are SO delicious.

Thank KatherineJT
TheMerchantOS, Owner at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Katherine I am glad to hear you like my grandmother's recipe. I appreciate your review, Go néirí an bothar leat! MOS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3797
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Description
The Home of Irish Music & Dance located in Medieval Dublin.
Live Music 7 Nights a week.
Traditional Irish food served daily.
Set Dancing every Monday for all to join in.
Tour Groups Welcome
Whiskey Tasting
Trace your family tree here at the Irish History Hub.
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