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The Pig's Ear

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$19 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Irish, European
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had our work Christmas lunch here and it was very tasty. As a veggie, I wondered if I would have much of a selection, but what I had was very good. The staff are very attentive and the views are lovely across Trinity College....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JannieSherlock
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went recently to this restaurant after hearing about it for years. For starters we had the tartare of deer, which was not bad, and the Terrine of Pork which I wasn't impressed with. For main, I had the pork belly and my girlfriend had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank merdonalds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened upon this place when tired and hungry after shopping and checked TripAdvisor after ordering. The people are lovely. The food is sublime. We had to stop ourselves feasting on their amazing bread and butter. It almost verges on Michelin (I bet they used...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JanDLondon
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I came here for a Christmas office dinner, the service was excellent, I had the salmon and the Wicklow venison. Both were really good, the portions are not so big, but the quality and taste are really good. For dessert I had the cheesecake that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank osvaldohgmx
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Went to The Pig's Ear for my friend's last night as they tour in Ireland. We were so excited to try the restaurant because of the reviews that we previously saw. However, we got so disappointed when we tried the food. The place was very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carla B
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Went for the early dinner without a reservation but I was pretty early so they were okay with accommodating me in a place no one would be for a while, which I appreciated. I had the veal tartare, the beef cheek with onion, celeriac, bone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Soupyjam
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Earl Grey Cured Salmon was really good and fresh Line-caught Cod was good but not amazing. The dessert was a big let down. I have ordered a pavlova which should be a meringue dessert with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LaQueen
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Dublin for a long weekend. Came for lunch and had an amazing meal, faultless. Service also very good, we will be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 363megang
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We had the early dinner menu, requiring you to be seated before 6pm and vacate your table by 8pm. As we are early diners this suited us perfectly as did the menu choices. The food was very good as was the service. We had a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank skaterdad
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I've visited a fair few restaurants in Dublin and a lot more beyond, The Pigs Ear reputation is undeserved. I had the crab followed by the beef and it was flavourless, thw service was excellent,but never add salt to my food and I found myself...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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September 29, 2018|
Response from 626eas | Reviewed this property |
It’s best to call them or check the usual apps (open table etc.) to see if things have changed.
October 3, 2017|
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Response from Icesk8terglasgow | Reviewed this property |
I would say smart casual at the weekend
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Jimothypipper | Reviewed this property |
I’d guess so but my guess is as good as yours
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