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O'Shea's Merchant

#51 of 286 Nightlife in Dublin
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Address: Bridge Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 016793797

Cheery, friendly bar full of atmosphere.

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Lovely food and friendly staff

The staff went above and beyond to make our visit special. Food was beautiful and staff were so so friendly. I'd probably go as far as saying the bread and butter pudding was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2016
Harriet H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The staff went above and beyond to make our visit special. Food was beautiful and staff were so so friendly. I'd probably go as far as saying the bread and butter pudding was almost as good as my grandma's!!! Live music all evening - it was great craic. I would definitely come back if I manage to get to Dublin... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

A friend of mine called me on Easter Sunday and asked me to go into the city centre for a few pints a ballad session in O'Shea's on Merchants Quay. I scrubbed myself up and off into the bright Easter sunshine I went. O'Shea's is just down the River Liffey near the Dublin City Council offices so it's a stretch... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Was here on a nite out with 9 friends and I have To say the staff and service is by fair 1 or the best in Dublin city, if ur an American tourist then this will defiantly satisfy your Irish experiences

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Ogdensburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

My wife and I went to dinner at O'Sheas Merchant on January 9th and had a wonderful dinner. I started with the vegetable soup which was unbelievable delicious while my wife opted for the potato/leek which she described as awesome. I followed with the seasonal salad which was excellent. For an entree we both ordered the fish and chips which... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We had read good reviews of this restaurant (I didn't even realize it was a hotel too!) but i'm not sure if we were there at an off time, or night. We didn't have the opportunity to hear any music. My husband & I shared a burger and it was just ok. The chips were good though. We only stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

After our flight to Manchester was cancelled we booked last minute into O'sheas. Fantastic night, amazing food and atmosphere and cant wait to come back. This is certainly the place to book if you really want to experience Dublin. Laura

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Corralejo, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I reviewed our meal here separately (restaurant entry) - it was lovely. We ended up here again on our last evening for a drink and some (more) live music. Not only was the music good but a group of locals moved some tables around and started dancing - not for the tourists but for their own pleasure. In fact there... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We loved experiencing the old timers playing their guitar, banjo and accordion and singing traditional Irish music. The place was cozy and the Guinness beer was great of course! People everywhere were singing, dancing, chatting and being merry! Was a few blocks away (walking) from the downtown area but worth the visit. Not commercial like Temple Bar and an authentic... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Loved every second here staff are amazing especially Mary an Irish gem . Basic room but we were out much of the day and night hope to be back again next year

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Conception Bay South, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

My wife and I visited this spot on the advice of Robbie, our guide from the Wild Rover tour we did. We did the Irish stew and the bread and butter pudding for desert. We were not disappointed. The stew was a tasty treat and the pudding was to die for! Our waiter..think his name is Eamon. Forgive me if... More 

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