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The Quays Irish Restaurant

10-12 Temple Bar Square | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
+353 (1) 6791923
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Ranked #133 of 1,845 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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  • English first
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minnesota
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

It's always hard to know if a restaurant is touristy with not that good of food or the opposite when you're in a very action packed area full of tourists. This was a good choice. We liked what we ate. It's a bar restaurant so it had that feel. I wouldn't say the food was amazing, but it was good.

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Saint John, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I had the cajun chicken with chips and a Guinness and it was around 18 euro, which is standard Temple Bar prices. The food was decent and the Guinness was great. The location is dead centre in Temple Bar, and during the day and night, there are usually performers just outside of the pub. My experience in The Quays was... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

On the night we ate there I ordered the duo of freshly steamed mussels and a bowl of creamy seafood chowder as recommended by the wee lassie standing outside, well the mussels were hiding somewhere in the shells put it this way I've seen bigger peas in their pods. and for the creamy Chowder no comment. Goodbye Quays hello Kingfisher.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Back in the quays again on Saturday night for the hurling the next day, had to wait a little bit for a table but it's worth it, great, fast service, fantastic food and lively atmosphere. Lamb shank and steak are great options and good size portions. Good music on afterwards, will be back again in 2 weeks for the replay.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

El restaurante está bien, como los demás de la zona. La hamburguesa está muy buena, y el brownie está especialmente tierno, acompañado de helado y chocolate, como debe ser. El fish and chips nos resultó muy normalito. El precio de los platos está bien, pero la bebida me pareció un poco cara. The restaurant is ok, like others in the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have eaten here many times, and usually think it's a safe bet. However, I think it's gone downhill big time. After waiting a long time to order drinks, then again to order food, when the starter came it was underwhelming. The garlic mushrooms tasted like cheap frozen garlic mushrooms, but I didn't mind so much, as I had a... More

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Went to this restaurant as had nice meal there 3 years ago on a previous trip to dublin. Called in Saturday evening around 8pm. Was asked to wait at the bar and that a table would be 5 minutes. We were given a ticket number. After 20 minutes we noticed the couple waiting behind us also standing at the bar... More

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New York City, New York
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88 reviews 88 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After checking out many restaurants along the same street in the Temple Bar district, we decided to eat at The Quays Irish Restaurant and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was lively. The restaurant is not very big or fancy but the food and it presentation were good. We had a view of the kitchen,... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It was a great place to eat with a lovely vibe. Local music downstairs. I had the lamb shank and it was delicious. Huge portion sizes.

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Clearwater, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We have a fantastic time in this restaurant. Great ambiance, very good service and fabulous food. It cannot get better than that. I really recommend it.

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