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The Cat & Cage

#585 of 2,245 Restaurants in Dublin
$$ - $$$Irish, ,
74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 857 3809
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During my 3 month stay I visited Cat and Cage at least 3 times a week. They have delicious food and everything is priced very well. They also have fun events each week such as trivia on Thursday and live music on the weekends. The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank thebostonblonde
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Fantastic staff and definitely the place to eat. Food was excellent. Lovely welcome would definitely recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Miriam F
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on a Thursday night. Lots of tables available but the service was slow. I ordered bangers and mash and it was delicious! My husband had the fish and chip and it was bland. Atmosphere was warm and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 187erinf
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We enjoyed the food and the service. Highly recommend. Even the children were pleased with the food and service.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Alanna T
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Great Pub, excellent food with friendly bar staff. Pub is close to DCU and Shelbourne Fc, prices are reasonable, Guinness isxaz good as it gets. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AndyParkinson
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Wednesday night is steak night! Steak and a pint deal... perfect! Meal was good, large portions, decent enough steak, washed down with a few Guinness.... Environment? It’s a pub. So wooden floors, basic tables etc.... what you’d expect really. Service was ok Recommend (especially if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MH00000001
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Met with a colleague here, found the place a bit intimidating to be honest, a bit 'local pub' with the locals all turning to see the strangers, and to be fair, I don't think my northern accent helped, but maybe just my paranoia

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Cat And The Cage has incredibly good food. My wife and I liked it so much. We ate there 3 times. We were only in Dublin for 7 days. Their fish & chips were delicious. Their bangers and mash really good too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rob Y
Reviewed September 22, 2018

One of the few pubs near the Skylon. Rather dated and tired, but the older gentleman behind the bar was very pleasant and helpful. A favourite hangout for students from nearby St. Pat's College. Tried ordering pizza but the waitress came back and informed us...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lucky_Eddie
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Went on a Tuesday night with my sister in law for a quiet cocktail or two. Lounge was nice & quiet, only 6 people in it. A young girl approached to let us know it was last orders so I went to the bar &...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank leonie b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
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 1 857 3809
  • E-mail
First licensed in 1690, The Cat & Cage is located in the heart of Drumcondra and is Dublin’s newest ‘Gastro-Pub’. Our aim is to provide outstanding seasonal food and great service while retaining a traditional pub atmosphere. Our extensive selection of menu's cater for a wide range of tastes with classic Irish and European inspired creations with a satisfying accompanying craft beer and wine list. Encompassing all menus is a commitment to using the freshest of ingredients and the very best of Irish produce. We are proud to offer a warm and inviting drinking and dining experience. Call in; we have saved you a seat! We are fully wheelchair accessible with disabled toilets. There is unlimited wifi throughout, We have live music every weekend in the main lounge. The Cat and Cage is located at the corner of Church Avenue, opposite St. Patrick's College. Croke Park (GAA pitch) is roughly 10 minutes walk away. Dublin City Center is only 20 mins away.
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