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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 #153 of 1,883 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
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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Belfast
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Down in Dublin with friends for the day from Belfast . Had a fantastic time here great music friendly relaxed atmosphere. This is our second christmas visit. Spent some time in the bar last year liked it so much we came back again and hopefully be back again soon. Thanks to all the staff and all the guys who provided... 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 tell our musicians and staff about your comments! Call back and see us the next time your in Dublin! More 

Saint Julian's, null, Malta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Great bar on the river side, easy to find. They have live music every night which really makes your night perfect. Top it off with some great food. I recommend the seafood chowder and beef & Guinness pie.

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

Hi and thanks for your review! We are well known for our seafood chowder in dublin, the locals can't get enough! See you again real soon. More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great pub! If you're an American heading to an Irish pub in search of Irish music, remember that you are in the minority of customers. Most people at the pub are Irish or European looking for American music. If you are more interested in an enjoyable evening listening to mostly American music but meeting incredible people from around the world,... More 

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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. Just to let you know we have over 30+ plus live music shows a week, with the MAJORITY of them being Irish traditional Music. Please call back and see us again real soon! More 

Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My husband and I decided to go to Ireland for our honeymoon. We got to Dublin on November 26th. Our first stop after dropping off our luggage at the hotel was the Merchant's Arch Bar. It was about 10:30 in the morning so it was empty. We both decided to have an Irish Breakfast and I was easily convinced to... 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 here on Tripadvisor. Glad to hear you enjoyed the famous Merchants Arch Breakfast! Call back and see us again soon! More 

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Friends and I were in Dublin and stopped to eat here on a Sunday night around 830. The place was packed and we were lucky enough to get a table upstairs. We each ordered different meals and found that the Fish & Chips were the best of the bunch and really stood out. The live music was great too!

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

Hi and Thanks for the Comments! We're quite well known for our fish and chips and we're delighted to hear you enoyed your meal. Please call back again real soon! More 

Wiesbaden, Germany
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101 reviews 101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place was packed but we got a seat at the bar. The bartender John was friendly and speedy with the drinks. So many good people from all over the world and they all said hello. Stiff drinks and great live music.

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

Hi, Great to hear you enoyed yourself at the Merchants Arch! Call back and see us again real soon! More 

Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We had breakfast there on two occasions and it was just so lovely. And they even serve it until 12 pm! Staff was great, smiley and chatty. Definitely recommend for a good breakfast and a great start to the day.

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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 are well known for our full Irish breakfast! Call back and see us again real soon! More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This place has excellent food and entertainment. We had dinner here and loved it so much we went back for lunch the next day.The owner was friendly too. We met him when we went back for lunch.

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

Hi I remember you guys! Thanks for the comments. I hope to see you again soon! Tom More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We came here and really enjoyed the live music. The inside of the building was lovely, I think the dance floor could do with being a bit bigger but overall really good evening had

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

Hi Thanks for the review! We will tell our musicians about your nice comments! Call back and see us soon! More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Stopped in on a rainy day and enjoyed lovely food! Home made stews and hotpots with GF options too! The guy at the bar was so welcoming and the visit definitely cured our hangover! :)

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

Hi, Thanks for your review. Call back and see us again sometime in the near future! 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 - 19
Cuisine: Irish, Chowder, Chicken Wings

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