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The Portobello Bar

#1,104 of 1,845 Restaurants in Dublin
#1,217 of 2,045 Places to Eat in Dublin
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33 South Richmond St, Dublin, Ireland
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice pub with good prices

This is a nice Irish bar with decent food and cheap drinks, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere was relaxing. The live music on the Saturday night was refreshing but stopped to early or just after midnight. Would go again if in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Þórður B
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Akureyri, Iceland
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went there on a sunny day for a lunch in the terrace and the staff is really friendly but the food took a while to be served and, when it arrived, it was cold. We ordered stakes and the quality of the food was mediocre, the meet wasn't really good, the mushroom sauce really disappointing and the best were the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We ordered two steaks with mushrooms, onion rings, sauteed onions, salad and fries. The quality of the meat was very average at best (ordered medium rare, got it well done) and what stood out from the sides were the fries, which says something about the rest. So, if you're hungry and close by, you can fill your stomach, but that's... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Lovely people, great beer, and a nice and affordable buffet lunch of meat, potatoes, and veg. Sports on the TV and a Pearl Jam soundtrack.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited on Saturday afternoon and had a great time. There were 10 of us and we still managed to get seats... It was busy but our waitress was absolutely brilliant! She had just finished college and took time to give us hints and tips on what to do during the weekend. Regarding the price, I'd fish and chips and... More 

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Akureyri, Iceland
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is a nice Irish bar with decent food and cheap drinks, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere was relaxing. The live music on the Saturday night was refreshing but stopped to early or just after midnight. Would go again if in the area.

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Located next to a lovely canal walk the food in here for a veggie is while not groundbreaking is a cut above the normal Pub fare I get thrown at me, I also love the hybrid of seating areas and the staff are friendly without been to best friendish. Prices are competitive and the background music is the best I've... More 

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Rome, Italy
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I was there to watch football live on TV . I ate a delicious house burger and drank a good beer. Nice atmosphere, maybe not many people, but a good place indeed.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Love the carvery here, nothing outstanding, Good irish food and plenty of it. had roast pork with extra spuds at no extra cost. staff friendly, nice pint of guinness

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Killarney, Ireland
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Ate here on a friday evening at around 8pm. There was a big match on the tv so we were lucky to get a table. The service was fairly good and we did not have to wait for our food long. I ordered a burger which was only ok, the pints of Heiniken I had helped!! My wife ordered the... More 

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Dublin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

If you enjoy service with an attitude then this is the place for you. I've never felt so degraded from the attitude and lack of service from the bar manager of this pub . I would never return until they change the bar manager .

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Address: 33 South Richmond St, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 South Richmond St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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