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34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Www.twitter.com/beardublin

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Interesting cuts

Good steakhouse - not ideal for intimate dates but fun with friends millionaire fries are wonderful and also the main reason I can't wear size M clothing

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Peter H
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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  • Large groups
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Food was okay, nothing special about the cuts in my opinion. The scallop potatoes were nice. Sorry not to have tried the millionaire fries. Staff were excellent. Atmosphere was really good, a bit noisy so not somewhere for a romantic meal (it was a Saturday in July though so...) Over priced IMO.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Been for lunch twice and left stuffed each time. Had grilled chicken with fries and salad, second time around had minute steak and salad. I just love the food its so tasty. Lemonade was great too.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of a kind experience here. You wouldn't normally order the cuts of meat they offer here but you have to try it to believe it.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Good steakhouse - not ideal for intimate dates but fun with friends millionaire fries are wonderful and also the main reason I can't wear size M clothing

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I ate in Bear with friends visiting from the UK this past week and was very disappointed with the overall product of the restaraunt. The steak was fantastic (I had the rump, the lads had the striploin) however the service was quite frankly pathetic and the side dishes for those who have celiac disease or wishing to follow a gluten... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Love this place, my boyfriend and I have eaten here many times, on our own and with friends,.. their sharing steaks are just the business, cooked to your preference, and served with an array of sides.. their million dollar fries have to be tried at least once, though their salt and vinegar scalloped fried potatoes are my favourite... they offer... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I went here based on the recommendation of others but was very disappointed. I got the red cabbage salad on the Sunday Brunch menu. It was soaked in dressing (maybe best to ask for it seperate) and was literally a plate of lettuce, red cabbage, red onions and grapes. . All for only 9.95!! The lemonade was however fabulous and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I had lunch/brunch here. The servers were friendly and efficient, but it wasn't too busy so I don't know what it would be like on a busy night. I ordered the rosary steak and fries. The server explained what the cut was and that it would be served medium well done. It tasted good but was very chewy and hard... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Bean, beet, and other salad items were average. Leg of lamb entrée, baked beans, and "million dollar fries" were average. Trout starter was above average. The "rosary cut" steak was a 5 for flavor but a lot of work to eat. The service was helpful and attentive. The prices were expensive, especially given the overall food experience. I would not... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Steakhouses can be two-a-penny, but the great ones stand out. The service at Bear on a busy Friday night was friendly and efficient. We got a table by the window and enjoyed a superb gin-based cocktail - a Groucho Marx. My friend had been once before and recommended the shared plate and we were not disappointed. We had the Bavette,... More 

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Address: 34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Www.twitter.com/beardublin

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