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4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
016703865
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Ranked #66 of 1,918 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here one night after our concierge suggested. So glad we went...great food and atmosphere. You won't be disappointed!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Went over Christmas in a group of 10 for lunch. There was only 4otger ppl in restaurant. Worked off the set menu and got 3courses. Starter - goats cheese salad. Goats cheese was whipped and portion was hidden under a mass of beetroot. Main - roast duck. Duck tender but had slimey texture as served with very wet risoto type... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had a great evening at the pigs ear last week. Upon arrival at this cosy restaurant, the lovely staff presented us to a table in the corner of the room by the window. The food was delicious, for starters I ordered the venison tartare which was very tasty and the portion size was very generous! The pork belly main... More 

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Andover
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Dining at the Pigs Ear was a fantastic experience, whilst a small restaurant in terms of space the delivery of the food was huge! The presentation of the food was amazing with clever tricks used throughout the meal to create theatre. The selection of wild game and creative combinations made the meal fantastic, with excellent wines offered to compliment by... More 

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Dublin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Below expectations and because it cost us a lot (200 for 2 with wine), we will not try it once more.

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Belfast
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere and I would have no hesitation in recommending it. The menu was good but might not be to all tastes ( large choice of game ). Our meal was very good although there was a over a 30 minute wait between starters and mains - no member of staff approached us to apologise for... More 

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Milan, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I must warn my readers: we reserved a table for a New Year's dinner. The price was steep: 75 Euro a person, but the occasion was a special one, and, besides, we expected something special. The first problem with the restaurant is "logistic": the bathrooms are three and a half stories above - with no elevator! Then the food: the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I've been here a few times now with work and also with friends and i've always had a great experience . The pork belly is superb and the cheesecake is excellent. The menu has an interesting selection of game meat which may not be everyone's cup of tea but regardless of this, every time I've been it has always met... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

3 of us headed here recently for our annual christmas night out. We managed to get a booking that afternoon when our first choice was booked out, I'd say we were lucky as the restaurant was packed by 2000 and many who arrived off the street were turned away, showing just how popular this eatery is. We each had the... More 

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Dublin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

There's very little to say about The Pig's Ear as they do everything so inconspicuously well. The food is excellent Irish cuisine, the setting is lovely looking over Trinity college, the service is understated but exceptional. This isn't a place to be amazed, simply a place to enjoy immensely.

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Additional Information about The Pig's Ear

Address: 4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 016703865
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 30
Cuisine: Irish

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