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Solas Bar

#1,303 of 1,894 Restaurants in Dublin
#1,444 of 2,094 Places to Eat in Dublin
South City Centre
Mexican, Thai, Pub, Gastropub
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31 Wexford St, Dublin 2, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 478 0583
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best White Russian

I frequent this bar, its very cosy, nice music and their white russian never disappoints. I have had food too- not the best but OK for the price. The staff are really friendly except one very grumpy waitress.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Chipo86
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County Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I go to Solas quite a bit as I love the atmosphere there with great music and amazing cocktails. The staff are very friendly. My favorite cocktail ? Espresso Martini ! Ohhh Yeah !! Garrett

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

My friend had booked the upstairs room in Solas Bar last night for her birthday. The night started out well but was utterly ruined by an obnoxiously rude barman who was utterly incapable of speaking to customers with any level of civility. I bought a vodka and tonic and brought them to my table - it was at this point... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I frequent this bar, its very cosy, nice music and their white russian never disappoints. I have had food too- not the best but OK for the price. The staff are really friendly except one very grumpy waitress.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went here on Saturday & they had ran out of prosecco & they were very rude about it (we were a group of 14) but the bar itself seems nice, good layout etc

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I was upstairs it was crowded and loud. The bar man and the waitress really efficient, courteous and helpful. I do not drink alcool so sometime it is not easy to have a nice drink! I had a really good Ginger All and a virgin Ceasar. I ate fried calmar and spring rolls, it's was good and greasy! Really nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

There was a group of 8 of us that ate in here earlier this week, it was quiet quiet before we went in but looked very nice from outside and menu looked very nice as well. We were certainly not let down with the food with all 8 of us really enjoying our food so no coma pints there what... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Horrible service. Bar staff was VERY stupid & rude. On Feb 7th the bar was quite empty while the 6 Nations Rugby match was on (France vs Scotland). After a dinner some where else, a friend, my wife & myself decided to have a Hot whisky and Irish coffee in a pub instead of going to a normal coffee place.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Never expected the bar staff to be so rude....specially at 18:00 with bar not busy at all. I asked for a hot whiskey for my friend and a Bailey's coffee (as I felt like having coffee) and the bar attender got angry with me because she had to make thr coffee. She started to complain very loud with me as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Popped in here during the past week when it was quiet, didn't know what to expect at first but I was pleasantly surprised. The place to me at first looked more like a bar based business than a food establishment, but we gave it a go. The the menu was varied, uncomplicated and very reasonably priced. Service was friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very nice atmosphere and nicely decorated with cosy booths. Staff were very nice and they had a great selection of beers etc. Would definitely come back here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Wexford St, Dublin 2, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 478 0583

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Thai, Pub, Gastropub

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