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Thunder Road Cafe

$$ - $$$
South City Centre
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Fleet Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 4057
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Today
16:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:30
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had my birthday party​ in this restaurant, i had a great time, the food is great, the staff is very friendly and the atmosphere of the place is really nice, and the songs they played that night were great.

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Thank Sorin P
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59 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Dublin with friends and notice how fab the menu looked here as we were walking past.We decided to return later for our evening meal and we weren't disappointed. I had the breaded mushrooms for starters, open beef sandwich with chips for my main.So much to choose from on the menu ,hubby had the ribs.we were both full... More 

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Thank 350neo
County Tipperary, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here yesterday (14th April) for dinner, we ordered one starter to share which was the nachos, nice apart from the cheese sauce, guacamole sauces being out of a bottle...then we ordered two burgers which sounded delicious, they came out and they were so plain looking and miserable. They had no flavour at all.. chips were old. Not impressed... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here ravenous after a full day of refreshments in the city. We had booked here as a cheap substitute to Hard Rock Cafe (opposite) which unfortunately was not the case. I ordered pasta, which was less than average, a bit crunchy but not worth sending back. However most of our table ordered burgers, which were all horribly unerdone.... More 

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Thank Li S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't expecting much from the outside but the choice on the menu blew us away. I can wholeheartedly recommend Thunder road, the pork chops were massive and beatifully cooked.

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Thank Richard F
Greece
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant to eat dinner. The stuff was friendly. But the food don't like. The baby ribs was much grilled and the sauce trying to be tasty but was not. The fish and chips not tasty. The videos on tv had bad icon. And the tv was to old. And expensive!

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Thank achillefss
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was fast and very polite, the environment is sooo nice, full of details. We ask for 2 pints and a thunder board for the start, we dont even wait and the food was fresh 👌🏻. If you planing a visit pleaase ask for the brownies desert OMG is out of this world!! I will for sure be back... More 

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Thank Isadora P
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are brilliant and will look after you very well however the place is dated and worn out, seriously needs a revamp and good lick of paint!! It would really turn you off coming here. Food it's just ok I mean my partner had burger and chips nothing special just a burger and half cooked chips thrown on a plate,... More 

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Thank danielleb1234ab
Chester
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying on temple bar and stopped here for for our tea we had nachos to start which were immense and the burgers were great too the motorbikes were cool which were on display too good meal though.

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Thank Jamphil
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Was there after the rugby on Saturday. Very busy so we had to wait for a table for 6 but was well worth it. The chicken wings are great and a must. Had fillet steak which was worth it too. Overall we had a great time the atmosphere and music added to this Resturant too. This Resturant made up for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, International, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 00:30
Saturday
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fleet Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 4057

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?