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The Cat & Cage

Irish, Bar, Pub
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74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
+353 (0)1 857-3809
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Dublin, Ireland
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for Early Bird yesterday in Cat & Cage and it was very good. I asked to have their catch of day - tiger prawns without batter - no problem. The starter that we had mushroom fracasse was very good also. Good value and will be back.

Thank Judy O
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a delicious meal here and the prices were very good. Great selection of food and beers and the service was friendly and fast.

Thank Paula M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely diner. Great service. Pleasant atmosphere and we really enjoyed our food. We had a table for the 6 of us, and our daughters were able to stay and see some of the guitar play.

Thank sineadchristophe
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never again will i visit this place a young female staff member was so rude and arrogant I'm sure this bar could be one of the best around it management vetted their staff better

Thank Alan N
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We just went there for drinks in the evening. It was busy because of the football but we got served quickly by the crew of friendly and efficient staff. The place has a really nice atmosphere, good value drinks, and they make a nice cocktail too

Thank Alec W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Really good food, best steak i had latley, Kind and friendly service, interior is clean and stylish, my gf ate macaroni with chicken and it was great too

Thank Łukasz K
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We booked the room upstairs for our christening and had a great day. The food was beautiful and very reasonable. The staff were exceptionally friendly and decorated the room lovely. Bernie was extremely efficient and couldn't have been more helpful. The only small negative comment I would have was there was a slight smell of drains, that said it was... More 

Thank orla b
Athens, Georgia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We did not eat here but just stopped in for a Guiness. The bar side (to the left as you walk in) is snug and cosy. It was a nice spot for a drink and to listen to locals chatting at the bar. Friendly service. Easy walking distance from the Skylon Hotel.

Thank katrac
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Despite the shock on my ladies face,its still a pub and all the barstaff more than capable of a good welcome,sound product knowledge and able to reflect on its past glories,eventually the shock receded as modern isnt all bad i.e clean,respectful etc.

Thank ambrose67
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the roast rib of beef and roast chicken. We were also pleasantly surprised to find that we could split the bill 4 ways. This was the very first time in 6 days in the Dublin area. We highly recommend the Cat and Cage.

Thank Beth-Ann U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)1 857-3809

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?