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The Cat & Cage

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74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
+353 (0)1 857-3809
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good cold brews

Stopped in for one pint, which lead to another. Was surprised they only offered pizza at that time of day (late afternoon) so we moved on for supper; however, the young man behind the bar was very attentive to our needs while we were there. Different TVs tuned to several different channels was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Universal City, Texas
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Universal City, Texas
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Stopped in for one pint, which lead to another. Was surprised they only offered pizza at that time of day (late afternoon) so we moved on for supper; however, the young man behind the bar was very attentive to our needs while we were there. Different TVs tuned to several different channels was nice option.

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Shannon, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

This place is fantastic! Great place for food and for drinks and the staff are absolutely lovely. There is a function room upstaairs. When I was in college in Drumcondra we had some great parties there

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The kitchen is open again. Great accents to listen to. Definitely a local hangout. Great vibes and a warm welcome and rest after a long day traveling. You don't have to drink to absorb the atmosphere. Sitting with a Diet Coke and people watching was great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We want to take dinner there but for a reason i dont understand they got no food without pizza at a satruday evening. So we take our dinner at ivys and came back for a pint. The pub is rly nice, the prices are ok and the pint was tastefull as the wine of my girlfriend. Nice spot to be.

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Cavan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Had a quick pint here on a school night. It was fairly quiet but the staff were friendly and attentive. They run discounted early bird menus for hungry students (very close to St Pats teaching college) for 5euro - great value if you can trick the barman into believing you're part of the younger generation! Nice lighting, warm, cosy and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited the Cat and Cage mid week for some evening food and a couple of pre dinner drinks. The barman serving us was very polite and obliging. We ordered our food which came promptly, was as described, hot and tasted beautiful. It was very good value and only that we were moving on the following day we would have... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Relaxing pub in suburban neighborhood, lots of screens to view the World Cup. As the evening wears on, the atmosphere gets livelier.

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Cork
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Good pub great service warm atmosphere.Weather its the pub or the lounge you go into it will always be a welcoming experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Visitied this pup with my elderly parents. It was my father's local 60 years before and he enjoyed revisiting at the grand age of 85. The staff were wonderful, especially Bernie, who treated Dad like returning royalty and made his night. It was Friday evening and the pub had a great singer/guitarist on called Milo (a lot like Christie Moore).... More 

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Not the nicest or coziest pub we went to in Dublin, but good enough for lunch. It was down the street from where we were staying and one of the few places open for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)1 857-3809

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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