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The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant

48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 607 4010
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Ranked #178 of 1,917 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $17
Cuisines: Irish, Chowder, Chicken Wings
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A Traditional Irish Pub situated on the Quays, serving the best of Irish food. Upstairs room has beautiful decor and nice views of the Liffey and Ha Penny bridge. Description Bar & Restaurant - Serving Traditional IRISH food. Bar Opening Hours - 9am - 12.30Am - Mon /Thursday Friday/Saturday 9am-230am Sun 10 /1230am Restaurant Opening Hours - 9am-10.30Pm 7 days
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Great pub, cosy seating in a relaxed atmosphere. Great pint of kilkenny to help wash down the delicious fingerfood. Friendly staff. Thanks for a fab night, will be back

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York, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Spent a few hours here on a Sunday afternoon/evening, listening to live music and enjoying the atmosphere. Great, personable table service from the staff, enjoyable banter with the musicians, and good times all round.

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the review! We would love to see you back with us again real soon! More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We came across this gem of a place during a weekend visit to Dublin. Lively and friendly atmosphere, great music, a great spot for a bite to eat and a drink. Staff friendly and attentive, we liked it so much we went there both nights of our stay. Highly recommended.

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the review! We will tell all our staff and musicians! Call back and see us soon! More 

leeds
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We spent a couple of hours in here, listening to live music in the afternoon, watching football and had some great food. Really fresh home made food of good quality and the service was excellent, the girl who waited on the tables upstairs was spot on, friendly and nothing was too much trouble.

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for rating our bar! We'd love to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

It is an ideal spot for food, drinks, and live music. The music sets the mood, loud and friendly, which livens up any dinner experience without overpowering any conversation. If you are looking for a good Irish pub experience while saving some money this place is great! It averages about 15 euro a plate but that is a bit cheaper... More 

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for taking the time to review us. Great to hear you had a good time! Call back and see us again soon. More 

Concord, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place hit all the right notes for me - the service, food, music, ambiance and drinks were all just what we wanted during our stay in Dublin. Good job folks :)

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Merchantsarch20, General Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for reviewing us on tripadvsor. We'd love to see you guys back with us again soon! More 

Brisbane
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We ended up staying for dinner as the waitress (I think she was Colombian?) was so friendly, helpful and accommodating. She paid attention to customers that were in the bar, inviting them to more comfortable seats as they became available and asked if you would like to stay to eat. I must say I'm sure she boost their business when... More 

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review. We will let the staff know about this! Call back soon! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a great Sunday event ng with a variety of music, so much that we came back on Monday! Haven't tried the food but it looks good, will definitely come back again next time we are in Dublin.

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the review! Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Been in Dublin for a few days and visited this bar twice. Great nights entertainment last night and a nice meal for lunch today. Drinks are a bit pricey but it's dublin and there isn't a significant difference between here and the other bars. Thanks

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scarroll31, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the nice comments. We'd love to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very friendly food was great and the live music was surperb. GF friendly great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. A hidden gem you may walk past

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, We are well known in Dublin for our famous chicken wings Thanks and please call back and see us again soon! More 

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Address: 48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 607 4010
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Average Prices: USD 6 - 17
Cuisine: Irish, Chowder, Chicken Wings

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