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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this pub our first night in Dublin. The Norseman is a quaint, traditional pub. My husband and I sat at the bar and received superb service from Becky who was tending. Live music too! Can't go wrong with this pub in Temple Bar!!

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very friendly bar with live music and a wide range of beers. Good night out and not quite as manic as other bars on Temple Bar. It's at the end of the run but still full of groups on stag or hen do's which is what the area really caters for

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub has two stories, the upper one was empty, the lower one was the best. The service was nice, our waitress was helpful giving us good beer and food suggestions. The ambience of the place was cozy, with someone playing guitar and good music. The food also something recommendable !

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Thank Sugued S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can't explain enough how much we love the love music here! Ciaran Is amazing! He plays any request you throw at him! There's a huge choice of beers and the bar Staff are so friendly. We are australian travellers and this is our favorite bar in Dublin. We have been to many pubs in Dublin and the live music... More 

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Thank Brad D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in Temple Bar and what I expected from a traditional Irish pub - wooden floors, little nooks to sit in, a great range of draught beers and of course top notch service. We arrived early evening to eat before the live music started. Both opted for the Norseman steak - brought out cooking on a sizzling skillet so... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best meal I've had in Temple Bar so far! This was a deliciously smokey chicken dish. Live music, friendly and attentive service. Nothing to fault!! Not too crowded yet very popular. Central location is a bonus.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

spent an evening and an afternoon in here, gets a bit crowded but has a great traditional atmosphere, some good singers singing a mixture of irish tunes and other hits and excellent selection of beers etc.

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Thank mahonydavis
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

Popped in for a drink. Plenty of choice of beers but could do, in my view, with a cask ale or two to complement the line up. Service was prompt and cheerful. A friendly atmosphere in a great location.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We booked here on booking.com for 99 euros per night. It is bang in Temple Bar so close to all the nightlife etc. The room was very nice and modern which we didn't expect. Complete with hairdryer, touch lamps, comfy bed and such The bar staff are very friendly and the prices are about what you'd expect to pay in... More 

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Excellent pub with good selection of beers and great music. Went in for an after-dinner pint and ended up staying for the music. I wish I knew who he was - played a bunch of popular songs and the lively crowd loved him! Would definitely come back next time I'm in Dublin!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Norseman

Address: 28 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin D2, Ireland (Formerly Farringtons)
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: $83 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Norseman 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Try the smoked fish pie”
 of 5 bubbles orleans_motr, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Some have better views. Room 4 has nice views”
 of 5 bubbles AllenT631, Jul 16, 2016 | Read review
“If you decide to stay here, ask if you can get a room that does not face onto the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MarilynM805, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“Choose somewhere else & book it direct”
 of 5 bubbles TheOwens738, Apr 24, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms have a separate entrance round the corner from the pub and up two flights of stars.”
 of 5 bubbles JollyBoyScotland, Feb 25, 2016 | Read review
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