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The Front Lounge

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South City Centre
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33-34 Parliament Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 670 4112
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene
Description: A Newly refurbished bar and kitchen with a unique food menu designed and...
A Newly refurbished bar and kitchen with a unique food menu designed and served up by our new in house chef Denis Massey, The Front Lounge is now firmly placed as one of the premier eateries and cocktail establishments in the city. Saturday and Sunday brunches are a must on top of the main menu that runs through the week. All of the food that Denis and his team prepare is sourced from artisan suppliers and organic farms ensuring only the finest of food arrives at your table.

Along with the first class food fair the new look cocktail bar offers up an incredible list of spirits from all around the globe and a tailor made menu poured over with meticulous detail. The staff pride themselves on using only the finest products and the freshest of fruits and homemade syrups to create you special cocktails you won't forget.

DJ's play on Fridays and Saturdays after the food operation winds down to take you into the early hours of the morning. What better way to prepare for brunch at the weekend!! Our new, state of the art 'Secret DJ' system plays Sunday-Thursday creating the best ambiance at all hours of the day.

A true gem in our increasingly vibrant city, we look forward to welcoming you!!
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pub

Pleasant evening with friends, staff really friendly, good atmosphere in the evening. Reasonably priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2015
Chrissie_Cannock
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Great place for drinks and atmosphere# Can get busy but didn't find any problems getting service at the bar. Service was always with a smile....!

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Thank Jimbo970
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Attended the front lounge on Saturday night for a Xmas night out with friends and was greeted by the rudeness bar manger of my life. I regularly drink in there with friends but after Saturday night I will be taking my business else where along with my friends. It's the first time ever I have been kicked out of a... More 

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2 Thank Helen B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Group of 3 girls entered this premises greeted by a nice doorman..friendly and courteous guy opened the door and let us in. We had one drink previous in the Capital bar around the corner..we headed up towards the back where we seen space to order our drinks.."birthday drinks" as it was my 31st.! The bar was busy but we were... More 

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5 Thank Hunter8415
Coventry, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

The bar positions itself as a gay bar through the social media we looked at and this is where we decided to head to as a result. Around 11pm we headed over as a group of 8 and attempted to walk in. The door security (?) stopped us and asked what we were doing. We said we wanted to go... More 

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1 Thank Adam L
Cannock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Pleasant evening with friends, staff really friendly, good atmosphere in the evening. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Chrissie_Cannock
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

very nice pub plenty of room , spotless clean , nice clinical but like all pubs in Dublin , over the odds prices

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Thank Brogansdad
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

On our first evening in Dublin, my friend and I wanted to check out the gay scene and started quite early at The George. We read online that The Front Lounge was a gay-friendly spot and had 2 for 1 cocktails so we left The George to check it out. It was busy but I wasn't crazy about the atmosphere.... More 

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1 Thank Hayley M
Oslo, Norway
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192 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I was there for drink on weekend and it was quite busy, relaxing atmosphere but the men toilet was not clean or not working properly. The seats are very basic and chabby.

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Thank TravellerMan72
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Went in for lunch on a Friday, place was very quiet for a lunchtime Friday. Ordered the steak sandwich with fries. Have to say one of the best meals I've had in a long time at a great price of 8.50. Steak was cooked perfectly, lovely home made chips. Will definitely return.

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Thank Shane C
Brooklyn, New York
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Massive pub that was fairly empty, but then again, we weren't there at 10pm. The cocktails list was pretty good with some classics and some drinks that seemed innovative. My husband wanted to order a drink with vanilla infused gin, however, they didn't have any so the bartender told him that she'd use vanilla vodka instead. I don't want to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33-34 Parliament Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 4112

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 27
  • Cuisine: French, Irish, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

A Newly refurbished bar and kitchen with a unique food menu designed and served up by our new in house chef Denis Massey, The Front Lounge is now firmly placed as one of the premier eateries and cocktail establishments in the city. Saturday and Sunday brunches are a must on top of the main menu that runs through the week. All of the food that Denis and his team prepare is sourced from artisan suppliers and organic farms ensuring only the finest of food arrives at your table.

Along with the first class food fair the new look cocktail bar offers up an incredible list of spirits from all around the globe and a tailor made menu poured over with meticulous detail. The staff pride themselves on using only the finest products and the freshest of fruits and homemade syrups to create you special cocktails you won't forget.

DJ's play on Fridays and Saturdays after the food operation winds down to take you into the early hours of the morning. What better way to prepare for brunch at the weekend!! Our new, state of the art 'Secret DJ' system plays Sunday-Thursday creating the best ambiance at all hours of the day.

A true gem in our increasingly vibrant city, we look forward to welcoming you!!

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