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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Irish, Gastropub, Bar, European, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

The beef stew was amazing. The best I had during our trip. The portions are huge. The decor is pretty rustic and nothing special. Our server was very kind and prompt.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

Great pub and venue. Hosted an excellent charity table quiz event at the end of January. Owner was excellent to deal with. Support all aspects of the quiz and even provided food and additional prizes. Nice cosy pub with good food, nice staff and our...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020

Yesterday we visited Old punch bowl for lunch, place is so beautiful and staff is so friendly and attentive we were personally looked after by Catherine ( Owner) really heart touching. Food was delicious, but must say the portions are huge none of us could...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

Had a lovely light bite to eat and a bowl of soup.. Really really nice.. No complaints at all.. Ceasar Salad lovely and nice and fresh...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2019

Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us. All our soup is made here by us from fresh Irish ingredients, for example I know when it's going to be Mushroom Soup on the menu when I see a huge slab of freshly picked...More

Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food with great service Local menu and local people For a very good price With live music on Tuesdays and Saturday’s

Date of visit: December 2019
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Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2019

Thank you for the good review and we hope to see you here again. Which should be soon enough judging by your review!! Sláinte Karl - The Old Punchbowl

Reviewed December 5, 2019

We are coming to the Old Punch Bowl regularily for a couple of years and the food has always been more than excellent. Staff is always friendly and accomodating. This is were you want to go after a long working day and enjoy real irish...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2019

Thank you for your good review, and we're glad to see that you are enjoying The Old Punchbowl. We'll be doing our best to keep up the high standards. Thanks again. Karl - The Old Punchbowl

Reviewed December 2, 2019 via mobile

Amazing restaurant, however the service is quite slow. Overall, we loved the restaurant and returned there every Saturday.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Punchbowl116, Manager at Old Punch Bowl, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2019

Thanks you for your praise and we'll do our best to improve the speed and efficiency of the service. See you next Saturday when we'll have our live music on again.

Reviewed November 29, 2019 via mobile

We popped in here for 1 drink before our daughters graduation at UCD. The plan was to have a drink and get a taxi to the venue. As it turned out we couldn’t get a taxi of any description. We were outside trying to see...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

I had the beef and Guinness pie. The Old Punchbowl has a nice atmosphere with friendly staff and lots of support for the local football and rugby teams. They have lots of drinks on tap. On a Sunday evening it was very quiet with some...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019

This family-run business is one of the restaurants near where I live, and highly recommended. It offers old-fashioned Irish hospitality, and a great place for music. Very popular on days of big sporting events in Dublin. It is right beside the Booterstown DART station (electric...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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December 13, 2015|
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Response from Punchbowl116 | Property representative |
Yes,we have Gift Vouchers available for any amount. Our Gift Vouchers are very nicely printed with The Old Punchbowls logo and address and just need to be filled in with the recipients name and the amount of the... More
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Response from Punchbowl116 | Property representative |
Yes we do indeed accept reservations - you may contact us by phone: 01-2832356 or 087-2050868 Thanks for asking your question - We hope to see you on Monday - The Old Punchbowl Booterstown
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