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Copper Alley Bistro

Number 2 Lord Edward Street, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 0603
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mousse” (31 reviews)
“stuffed chicken” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Number 2 Lord Edward Street, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 566 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast twice while staying at the Harding Hotel. Food was OK but you can get better elsewhere. Also they had some loud and annoying harmonica music playing. Service is a little slow.More

Thank Ole S
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ole S, Thanks for taking the time to review us! We're sorry you did not completely satisfied with your visit on this occasion. As you can see from previous reviews, this is not a regular occurrence for us! We hope that you will return...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed fish and chips,shepherds pie and seafood chowder The Chowder was amazing full of little mussels and the Shepherds pie was rich and luscious The fish generous and crispy A little pricey but not too bad

2  Thank jangT5327TP
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi jangT5327TP, Thank you for leaving this lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your orders and your vivid descriptions have even left our mouths watering! :) We hope that you will visit us again soon! Kind regards, Copper Alley Bistro

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frankly, after the tavern food that is often the Dublin usual; we were delighted to find and frequent the Copper Alley, a truly fine Irish restaurant during our holiday stay. It is indeed a restaurant well-worth a Dublin taxi fare to search out and enjoy....More

3  Thank Dr. Chuck Bauer
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dr. Chuck Bauer, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! We are delighted to have been part of your visit to Dublin and I have passed your kind words on to the rest of our team :) We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVED this place. Went with my sis for dinner while we were in Dublin. Very upscale inside but we were dressed extremely casually. Prices were typical for the area, but food was well worth it. Please have the Guiness chocolate mousse, it's famous. And the...More

1  Thank steph2tdf
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi steph2tdf, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are delighted that you and your sister enjoyed your evening with us! We really appreciate your lovely recommendations for the TripAdvisor community and have passed your compliments on to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is upper scale which was a nice change from the bar located next to it. Food menu is the same as the bar with a few additions. Service was a bit pushy when you first arrived and ordered, but non existent when you’re...More

1  Thank casey s
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi casey s, Thanks for taking the time to leave this comprehensive review. :) We are sorry you found the service pushy, and will be assessing our customer service on the night, but we do hope that you enjoyed your visit with us overall! We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The breakfast menu has only five or six items and all are pretty uninspiring - the usual Irish breakfast, eggs with sides, yogurt with granola. There is nothing novel or exciting. The coffee was the worst I have ever been served. My breakfast companion called...More

Thank rejm2014
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi rejm2014, Firstly, we would like to thank you for taking the time to review us! :) We are sincerely sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience on this occasion! As you can see from other reviews, our Irish breakfast selection is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in central Dublin for the first time in 2 years last week and went to the Copper Alley Bistro with my wife for dinner. I had eaten there many time while working in Dublin and on arrival was welcomed by Haji and his...More

2  Thank Keeton58
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Keeton58, It is great to welcome you and your wife back to Copper Alley Bistro! Thank you for sharing this wonderful review with the TripAdvisor, we are so happy to hear that you both enjoyed your meals and that you still hold us with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is in the hotel I stayed. Harding Hotel. I ate breakfast here every morning. It was authentic Irish breakfast. I liked it. People working there are very nice.

2  Thank Tosh S
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tosh S, Thanks for leaving this short but sweet review! :) We hope that you enjoyed your stay in Dublin and that you will visit us again! Kind regards, Copper Alley Bistro

Reviewed October 17, 2017

Sat at a table by the window for a late dinner. Food was so good. Ordered the spaghetti carbonara and the duck dish. Both were very gourmet style and tasted perfect. Good wine and beer selection. I just happened to walk by here but I...More

2  Thank SECtrecks
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi SECtrecks! Thanks for taking the time to review us! We're so happy that you stumbled upon us and left happy with your experience! :) The carbonara and the duck are great choice and we really enjoyed the photo that you shared! We hope that...More

Reviewed October 15, 2017

Arrived in Dublin Sept. 17 and found this charming restaurant a short distance from our hotel. The restaurant was very inviting with tasteful decor and welcoming staff, who were attentive and served really great food. Our tomato soup was delicious on a chilly night, the...More

2  Thank mho14
CopperAlleyBistro, Owner at Copper Alley Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Hi mho14, Thank you for sharing such a great review with the the TripAdvisor community! We are so happy to have welcomed you twice on your visit. We definitely think traditional Irish cuisine is a must do for any visitor to Dublin so we're delighted...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $52
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Number 2 Lord Edward Street, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0603
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Description
• The Copper Alley Bistro at the Harding Hotel is situated in the heart of Dublin’s Cultural District, on the edge of Temple Bar and right beside one of Dublin’s most famous landmarks Christ Church Cathedral.• Copper Alley itself is a famous site which dates back to the 13th Century and follows the route of an earlier Viking street. During the 15th Century it was known as Parson’s Lane.• By the 17th Century it had become known as Copper Ally, taking its name from the money which was minted there. It was famous for it’s Taverns and Eating Houses and in 1742 the first performance of Handel’s Messiah was performed in a music hall nearby.• Copper Alley was also home to a famous Brothel run by a woman known as Darkey Kelly. • Copper Alley Bistro provides top value cuisine in a very relaxing, informal atmosphere. Out friendly & efficient staff will be delighted to attend to you on your visit.• Our renowned selection of Steaks, Seafood, Chicken and Vegetarian dishes are delicious and appealing to all. Restaurant sits approx 50 – 60 people Looking over the Christchurch Cathedral Opening Hours: Breakfast: 7.30am – 11.45am Monday – Sunday Lunch served from 12 noon – 4pm Evening Meals from 4pm – 10.00pm Early Bird Menu served from 4pm – 7pm.
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