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The Port House

64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
+353 1 677 0298
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Ranked #237 of 1,886 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Basque
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Located at 64A South William Street this beautiful and solely candle lit wine cavern has been stripped back to its original features. As a traditional Spanish tapas bar it boasts a fantastic selection of authentic tapas. The Port House wine menu is varied and full of interesting wines, ports and sherries at a very reasonable price, carefully selected from Spanish and Portuguese regions. It is the ideal place for one to relax, enjoy some tapas with a glass of wine and soak up the ambiance that makes this spot a must try.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Port de Pollenca, Spain
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Visited this restaurant twice once in july 2013 and again this week , Great venue lovely food all really tastey. They have a little terrace out front for the summer months and a cosy interior that has a great ambience in the evening with the lighting and candles . The staff were really friendly ! I will definitely return on... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I must say I love this place they staff are great, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is really excellent but the fact that they serve Foie Gras makes me feel so guilty everytime I eat here!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Good Food but let down by the service, within one minute of seating a waitress pounced on us requesting our order which we were not, she returned two more times within the next couple of minutes seeing if we were ready,we were still clearly looking at our menus. We found this very overbearing. When we did order they forgot two... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Many options of excellent beer and nice atmosphere. This pub has a special menu of craft beer. We didn't like so much the lamb.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have enjoyed the Port House on the Strand in London for some time so were surprised to hear that this was "the original" and had to give it a try! The port tasting menu was great as always and the staff were really friendly and helpful (a lot more so than in England!). The atmosphere was great and, save... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

i like this spanish restaurant in both branches city centre and dundrum.. good service and delicious tapas

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County Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have been huge fans of the Port House for years now, boasting of the amazing atmosphere and delicious food. However when we arrived for my birthday, I was hugely disappointed with their system. We arrived to a long que (as expected), however there was no order and no process. We were told to que up the stairs of the... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We ate here as a group of four, had a variety of Tapas and really really tasty. Tried several dishes and had a great evening. Very authentic and Spanish. Downside it is VERY busy and you cannot book a table, which may cause a long wait. We only waited ten minutes, however some people waited over an hour on a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Myself and my husband went for an early dinner as we were meeting friends for drinks and wanted to have a quick bite beforehand. The restaurant does not take bookings so we were expecting a wait but we didn't expect to wait as long or in as cramped and uncomfortable conditions. When we were eventually seated upstairs the waitress was... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great Tapas place, proper tapas place. Portions are good and so is prices. Packed on monday evening at 10pm says it all. Great selection of beers and port tasting too.

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Additional Information about The Port House

Address: 64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 677 0298
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Basque

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