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Address: Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 016793797
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Cheery, friendly bar full of atmosphere.

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A Great Pub with Great Food

My wife and I went to dinner at O'Sheas Merchant on January 9th and had a wonderful dinner. I started with the vegetable soup which was unbelievable delicious while my wife opted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Desmonick
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Ogdensburg, New York

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Ogdensburg, New York
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to dinner at O'Sheas Merchant on January 9th and had a wonderful dinner. I started with the vegetable soup which was unbelievable delicious while my wife opted for the potato/leek which she described as awesome. I followed with the seasonal salad which was excellent. For an entree we both ordered the fish and chips which... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We had read good reviews of this restaurant (I didn't even realize it was a hotel too!) but i'm not sure if we were there at an off time, or night. We didn't have the opportunity to hear any music. My husband & I shared a burger and it was just ok. The chips were good though. We only stayed... More 

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Thank smarties79
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

After our flight to Manchester was cancelled we booked last minute into O'sheas. Fantastic night, amazing food and atmosphere and cant wait to come back. This is certainly the place to book if you really want to experience Dublin. Laura

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Corralejo, Spain
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93 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I reviewed our meal here separately (restaurant entry) - it was lovely. We ended up here again on our last evening for a drink and some (more) live music. Not only was the music good but a group of locals moved some tables around and started dancing - not for the tourists but for their own pleasure. In fact there... More 

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Thank SheilaW34
Montreal, Canada
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We loved experiencing the old timers playing their guitar, banjo and accordion and singing traditional Irish music. The place was cozy and the Guinness beer was great of course! People everywhere were singing, dancing, chatting and being merry! Was a few blocks away (walking) from the downtown area but worth the visit. Not commercial like Temple Bar and an authentic... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Loved every second here staff are amazing especially Mary an Irish gem . Basic room but we were out much of the day and night hope to be back again next year

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Conception Bay South, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

My wife and I visited this spot on the advice of Robbie, our guide from the Wild Rover tour we did. We did the Irish stew and the bread and butter pudding for desert. We were not disappointed. The stew was a tasty treat and the pudding was to die for! Our waiter..think his name is Eamon. Forgive me if... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I went to this pub when wandering in Dublin to find a nice place to get a drink. The owner (or somebody relevant) invited me in telling me they had Irish music live - apparently they have a different live each Friday. I tried some beers and listened to the music, which I liked very much. The atmosphere was very... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Wandered into a traditional Irish music store in another part of Dublin. Traditional music was playing and I asked the proprietor, "Where can I hear that?" He recommended O'Shea's Merchant and the Cobblestone. We went to both. We hit O'Shea's first at about 8pm. No music until 9:30, so we stayed for dinner. I had the lamb stew which comes... More 

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Thank Veronica P
Ireland
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Choose hotel because of its location for a work visit. The staff are very welcoming and attentive. The accomodation is above the pub. The building is old but clean and homely. Bed linen was crisp but mattress was lumpy and bear in mind - you are situated on a very busy street, so expect noise at night. Breakfast was ok,... More 

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