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The Mercantile

Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Nice pub

We went to The Mercantile for our first Guinness and later on for dinner. It's located in the heart of the city, right in front of Temple Bar. It has a great decor, but the food... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We have had drinks in the bar on previous visits to Dublin and have liked the setting so decided to call in for dinner on a whim. We were led to a table at the back by a very nice man who gave us menus & took a drinks order. Initially I was not impressed with how close we were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The place is really nice, good atmosphere and good music, but every time is difficult to get in as the guys at the entrance always make problems to people saying such things as "try at the back door" even if inside is half empty (you can easily see it from the windows!) !!! I wonder if the ower of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We went to The Mercantile for our first Guinness and later on for dinner. It's located in the heart of the city, right in front of Temple Bar. It has a great decor, but the food and service took a bit too long than we were expecting. The food is good. I think that they might need a bit more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Popped in to watch the football which they had on big screens and TVs. Staff were friendly and until it busied up service was quick. Good location and it had a good Irish vibe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A central pub with two different bars downstairs & a large upstairs usually reserved for functions. It's a teeny tiny bit posh - literally just teetering on fancy schmancy - yet otherwise a really cool and vibrant pub. The other bar has a completely different, down to earth sort of vibe to it. It can get incredibly busy on weekends... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This hotel really is in the heart of Dublin. You can walk everywhere from here. The room I stayed in overlooked Dame St which is full of hustle and bustle, but gives the place a real city feel. It is noisy, but there are ear plugs provided. I slept very well in the generous sized bed. The room was clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I came here to meet with some friends and as the starting place for a pub crawl and found it fine. Prices were what you would expect for the area (5 euro pints give or take, 5 euro shots), atmosphere is pretty good, good music (Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Beatles)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Visted during the day. Nice wee tidy pub. Just a bit dark though! Staff were friendly and toilets were clean. Will pop in for food the next time i'm in dublin!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

After walking around Dublin in the January cold, we stopped for lunch at the Mercantile and ordered their daily special which was Bangers & Mash. We were pleasantly surprised by the excellent quality of the food. Creamy potatoes, tasty sausages which were nice and crisp on the outside, and a dash of fresh herbs on top. All served piping hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We visited Dublin for the day on Saturday and had a meal here just before we set off for home. We choose this place because we liked the oldy worldy look to it and the prices were very reasonable. When we sat down we were told it was any two courses for 16.50Eur. I had the stew and the cheesecake,... More 

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Address: Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre

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