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“Great Value, good Service, great atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Port House

The Port House
64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
+353 1 677 0298
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Ranked #183 of 1,822 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $11
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Basque
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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.
Dublin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Value, good Service, great atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

I return here every month or so as it is the best value restuarant in Dublin city. Great selection of Tapas at reasonable prices. My other half is a coeliac and they cater very well for here with loads to choose from.
You always have to queue as they don't take reservations but it's never that long

Visited January 2013
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“A must!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stumbled upon this place on a Sunday night after being somewhat let down by our original planned restaurant. Letting our stomachs rule we sat down not realising it was Tapas. Panic set in immediately as my husband had never experienced Tapas and my memory of it wasn't great. We shouldn't have worried. The food choices were vast and the portions generous (I would recommend the goats cheese and the chicken paella). The staff were more than attentive and polite. A very characteristic venue frequented by couples and groups of friends. A great end to our Ireland trip :)

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Best spanish tapas in Dublin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

If you are looking for good authentic spanish fare in an informal yet intimate atmosphere, then this is your spot. The quality of the ingredients is very good. The menu has quite a lot to offer, both cold and hot dishes. There is also a nice choice for vegetarians. Make sure to head in early if you want a table. The place does not take any bookings and it gets really busy from 7pm. The staff are all really helpful though, and will advise on how long you may have to wait for a table.

Visited February 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Great little Tapas Restaurant in the Heart of Dublin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our selection of tapas. Staff were friendly and very efficient. Interior is small and rustic which adds to the enjoyable atmosphere. We found it very good value for money and will definitely be back again. I would highly recommend the experience.

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Limavady, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“very atmospheric, a real treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Taspas amazing, very quirky my hubbys beer served in a teapot! Great for a fun afternoon , fab selection of wine and tapas, we will def be back.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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