We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7 Bray hotels

The Porterhouse Inn

Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (25)
  • Photos (5)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (1)
  • Location
  • More
The Porterhouse Inn
Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Bray
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Bray
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

25 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    3
    2
    6
    6
    8
See reviews for
4
8
1
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
WICKLOW
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Husband and i had lunch there yesterday it was awful husband had bacon and cabbage looked like slop lumps of fatty meat i had chicken that looked like a piece of plastic My tip to the chef in the porter house read the reviews

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My dad and I went to have lunch here and were so disappointed with the food. He ordered the special of Irish Stew which had a big mound of mash plonked in the middle of the bowl very little meat almost none and was spicy, and two slices of bread on the side, this was for a man in his... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We had a family celebration for my sisters birthday at the weekend & had a fantastic time in the porterhouse! The staff are so helpful & friendly despite the fact they were mad busy & dealing with huge crowds. The food is gorgeous & the atmosphere is electric! Looking forward to our next trip already!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wicklow, Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Beautiful Sunday, weather glorious, great idea, lets meet up with friends at The Porter House for a few beers and some food. It started off well. We ordered drinks while looking at the menu, their Red Ale is wonderful. After about 20 minutes we found someone to order the food from. We ordered a sharing plate of Chicken wings, cocktail... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Big fan of this place, love the interior and a great spot for a night out in Bray. Decent pub grub and a good range of their own beers. Perfect for a sunny day in the beer garden looking out over the strand and up to Bray head.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wicklow, Ireland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

went for a bite to eat early evening.On first impression walking in what were they thinking and who did they get to paint the furniture it like a child did it and it makes the place look uninviting as I am from bray and know the porterhouse and went in. We sat inside and ordered a large salad pizza and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We were here a few years ago and it was a nice little place with some of the most interesting beers. In Ireland you could normally get three types of beer. Guinness, Average lagers and an awful drink called Smethwick’s. Just think dish water for the last one......anyway this place blew that away BUT ever since it expanded its lost... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ireland
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Had the surf and turf ( 18 Euro ) which consisted of a sirlion steak,6 prawns chips and onion rings. My requested medium steak was well done however the prawns were tasty. The chips were ok however the onion rings were deep friend tasteless entities. Very poor table service, I was never asked how my meal was and after 40... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perpignan, France
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

We had lunch at the Porter House during a day out in Bray while we were on vacation in the Wicklows. First as we're French we wanted to taste the Irish stew. it was mentioned on the sign outside the pub but not on the menu we were handed out when seated. so I asked the waitress if we could... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

we live in Dublin we stayed over for a party and we decided to book the Porterhouse as the rooms looked good in their website, and when you go in they look pretty good, sort of bachelor pad, dark wooden floor, sleek interior but not so clean, small bed and toilet a pit gaunt and a little unidentified insect crawling... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Porterhouse Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Porterhouse Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Porterhouse Inn

Address: Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Also Known As:
Porterhouse Hotel Bray
The Porterhouse Hotel

5 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (1)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the seafront Bray with stunning views of Bray Head and the Irish Sea, each room is dedicated to an international beer. Ideally situated just 5 minutes walk from the DART station and a half hour's drive from Dublin's city centre, The Porterhouse Inn has 2 bars and a casual dining restaurant. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
16

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added The Porterhouse Inn to your Saves list