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The Mercantile

Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
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Ranked #137 of 240 nightlife in Dublin
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I looked up the ten best places to watch the world cup in Dublin (Germany v Brazil) and this place was listed. I got there early and decided to eat first. I got seated ok but the service was terrible. There were lots of staff rushing about but after 45 minutes of waiting to order a glass of wine I... More

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Munster
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I stayed here for one night last month. This hotel is in a super location ... within a few minutes walk to Templebar, Trinity College, Grafton street, etc. The Reception area is small but nice and the Receptionists were friendly and efficient. The hotel's bar is a large and busy spot with a lively atmosphere and nice clientele. The room... More

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

After walking around Dublin for a few hours, we decided to have lunch. We checked out a few places but found they served food buffet-style. We then came across The Mercantile and ordered the Beef Irish Stew. Wow!! Great -- and they keep all that great brown and soda bread coming too!! Very nice and reasonably priced.

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Paris, France
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

we had an irish coffe demonstration and a few burgers. tasty Burgers with pork and apple, french fries and salad. it was ok

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Salem, Massachusetts
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

On a Friday night, killing time before dinner elsewhere, my wife and I popped in for a drink—and were lucky to get a seat at the bar. Service was good and prices were fair, but it's not the kind of place I'd stay in long. A younger, louder crowd than I'm used to. Great location, though, and the bartender gave... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This hotel sold us on being right in the heart of Dublin CBD. Of course, that also means you are right in the heart of all the bars. Be warned that this hotel serves up ear plugs with its tea bags. Of course, if you are the type to want to stumble home then this will probably suit you.

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Hicksville, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is a late review, stayed here for two nights in October 2013. the Mercantile itself was fun, great big bar, and decent restaurant, however, to stay here was a bit rough. Tiny room, extremely hot and uncomfortable. even with the window open not enough air to get through. Plus it was VERY loud all night long, which I guess... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Was waiting on a table in a nearby restaurant and popped in for a drink. Cocktail meny really impressive. Nice to see unusual flavour combinations, very different from the norm. Bar men happy to discuss the menu and recommend drinks.Will definitely go back.

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Paris, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

a big screen and a balcony! highly recommened with a good waitstaff. even during saint patricks day!

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We went here to watch a football game and have a meal at the same time. The place itself was fine and the food was surprisingly good (despite a couple of things we wanted from the menu being unavailable) However the staff were terrible. Our waitress was just rude and treated us as if we were an inconvenience, she didn't... More

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