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Against the Grain

#348 of 2,093 Restaurants in Dublin
$$ - $$$Irish, ,
11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 470 5100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“steak burger” (5 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Although I never had a bad meal in Dublin, Against the Grain was the best for food, fries (chips) and beer. My favourite is now O'Hara's Irish Red Ale but there's nowhere else I can get it, especially in North America. Looks like a return...More

Thank edlunacharski
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time hear today. Food is awesome. Good bar and a lot of selection on draft... Would definitely recommend it to anyone

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here and loved it. A simple menu of sandwiches, etc., but also offering delicious gluten free buns/bread for them. They also have gluten free beer along with an amazing selection of regular craft beers. I had the spicy tuna...More

Thank amandagG5703JJ
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

About 1/2 of their taps are Galway beers. Nice selection and range of beers. I had the milk stout and red ale, both were good. Beers start at 5.5 Euro for a pint or tulip. Their food is a good deal and tasty too. I...More

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed October 5, 2017

We saw the NY Times video on Dublin and this place was featured. It doesnt really have the same feel as shown in the video; darker and a bit more disheveled but in a good way! The fish and chips and onion rings were fantastic!...More

Thank herecomesaregular
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We Enjoyed our visit staff very helpful especially Gary who made our visit worth while with his Typical Irish humour we were a small group from Wales celebrating our son's 21st Birthday .

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed September 12, 2017

I went to this place for my wife and I's anniversary. We've been together for three years and nothing really says " I love you" like a brew and manwich with a side of legumes. The elegance of the meat sauce really brought out the...More

1  Thank Elijah H
Reviewed September 11, 2017

This is one of the pubs under the Galway Bay brewery group. They offer great craft pints for reasonable prices and you can play board games while you have your drink! You can choose between Monopoly, Operation or my fave: Jenga. This is a great...More

Thank Ttravelita
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

I went here after seeing the 'Big Bird' menu advertised, with one of my buddy's. While the food was nice, the fried chicken was bland. Also I felt very mislead as 'buckets' were advertised, are not buckets but medium sized bowels. We were both expecting...More

Thank Paddy P
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I recently came here for a work night out to have a meal. I'd visited the pub before and enjoyed the variety of beers on offer but I had never tried the food. We had a table reserved upstairs for 15 people. The staff were...More

2  Thank Conor H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 470 5100
  • E-mail
Against the Grain is proudly a part of the Galway Bay Brewery . We serve 32 draught craft beers from Ireland and International brewers. We have over 80 bottled craft beers.In our busy pub on Wexford st we love great beer and amazing food . Come join us and have the craic!
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