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Bear

34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Ranked #963 of 1,830 Restaurants in Dublin
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Www.twitter.com/beardublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I have visited Bear for lunch many times. The Steak with garlic butter and hand cut chips are delicious and always my first choice! There are very few restaurants that cook a steak the way the customer would like it! 'Midium/Rare'! perfect. Their red onion jam is out of this world and perfect with steak. The staff are very friendly... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Watching one of those travel shows a while ago, probably that Anthony Bourdain guy, I filed one of the restaurants in the back of my mind in case I ever went to Dublin. Lo and behold I was in Dublin and rifled through the index of my mind and pulled out Bear. I'm glad I did. We spent three days... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was my second trip to Bear, this time I'd heaped the pressure on by choosing it for a friend's birthday. 8 of us went early on saturday night and everyone said it was fantastic. The feather steaks were perfectly cooked, and the mountain of sides we ordered were just as impressive. Million dollar fries, crispy kale, cheese and onion... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I have walked all over Dublin twice, have mapped where this place is repeatedly and cannot find it. I am thus convinced it does not exist and have moved on to other, most assuredly better restaurants, and I would suggest you do the same.

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17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

i go to bear quite often for lunch. They have recently changed the menu, but I usually go for the minute steak. It is just delicious. It comes with fries and garlic butter, simply yum! The service is always quick and efficient. I also like the overall atmosphere of the place. It is definitely a no frill, simple decor in... More

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a nice lunch at Bear when we visited in March 2014 from New York City. I particularly love the rosary cut steak and fries. Enjoyed the horseradish slaw and the baked potato with steak. The side dishes were massive so we unfortunately ended up over ordering. Wait staff was friendly but wish they had warned us about the... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Haven't ever had a bad meal here. There's a decent choice of steaks and the chips are delicious, the millionaire fries are hard to pass up too but are very filling. Staff are always nice and although it looks a bit too cool for school, it's quite relaxed and unpretentious inside. My one gripe would be that they are really... More

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Newbridge, Ireland
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168 reviews 168 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had lunch with my son and he had the minute steak & chips, is was cooked as ordered and was really good with plenty of home made chips for €9.95 great value. I had the soup & sambo combo for €10. Soup was ok but my wrap with chicken was very greasy. Poor coffee and my son asked for coke... More

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We had expected a lot more from Bear, but were disappointed. The great layout, nice friendly staff, but the steak (its selling point) was a huge let down! Avoid the crab croquettes if you are having a starter - they tasted bland and doughy. We all ordered the 9 oz steak medium rare, but they all came out medium to... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Was there with my colleagues from work in December. First time visitor and a strong impression was left! The meat was sublime, cooked sympathetically and the quality was consistent over the night. The million dollar fries were the highlight of the evening and the staff were attentive but not obtrusive. Wine was good also. Great night, great atmosphere and most... 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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