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The Porterhouse Temple Bar

16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 679 8847
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“porterhouse” (244 reviews)
“oyster stout” (70 reviews)
“oysters” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have five pints of the Oyster Stout and you will know why I am giving five stars to the Porterhouse ,that and the fact that it has a great atmosphere good barstaff and you can listen to live music all week by different musicians ....More

Thank Rob F
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rob! Thanks for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review. Delighted to hear that the Oyster stout went down well :-) Great to hear that you enjoyed the athmosphere here and your few pints. Hopefully won't be too long before you are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best hot wings, not traditional ones, but they are AMAZING!!!!!! Wait staff is very kind and friendly

Thank Christina D
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Cristina. Thanks for the amazing review!! Delighted to hear that you enjoyed our wings! Wings and Beer, what more do we need in life! Great to hear you were looked after by our staff. Hopefully see you here back soon. Thanks again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Bar/Pub offers many craft beers that they make. Lots of choices from light to dark. It is always crowded, so if you get there early you can usually find a seat. While we were there a group of instrumentalists were there playing. Our burger...More

Thank Robin S
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robin! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and got to sample a few beers. Hopefully see you back soon for more music, food and beer. Thanks for the positive review!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Porterhouse pubs offered better that average prices, we just drank the beer here which we really enjoyed. We wanted to eat here but there were no tables available, which was a pity.

Thank mark_bates09
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mark. Thanks for the review! Delighted that you enjoyed the beer! See you back soon.

Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Went here on Friday night food wasn't great at all burger was rubbery chips were ok my partners steak (ribeye) just a no no i could cook better in my own kitchen. Nice staff but would rather spend my money somewere else as it isnt...More

Thank Michaela M
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michaela. We are sorry that the food dissapointed you. The burger is the most popular item on our menu and I am dissapointed that you were unhappy with it. The rib eye has since been changed to a Black Angus Striploin and it is...More

Reviewed November 2, 2017

Very busy, but OK place to eat - nothing special. There was live music on later in the evening, oh and they don't reserve tables - its on a FCFS basis. Food was ok but seemed that the service was a bit slow. Mens toilets...More

Thank Phil D
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Phil. Your comments have all been taken on board. We hope you will be back soon and have a better experience next time you are here. Thanks for bringing these issues to our attention.

Reviewed October 31, 2017

Atmosphere? Wow, four floors full of people, bar crowded with thirsty people wanting another drinks and loud live music.Amazing.Without the reservation we waited for the table for 40 minutes but we could wait at a the bar having some drinks and watch the enviroment.We got...More

Thank taska222
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! Delighted to hear you enjoyed soaking up the athmosphere in our bar, enjoy a pint and some tasty food and watch the world go by. See u back soon!

Reviewed October 25, 2017

The Oyster Stout, just go for the Oyster stout! Smooth and creamy and a different drink to the plain porter which is a different drink to the Dublin Guinness.Several lovely crafted ales on tap and 100's in bottles for your choice. If you want something...More

Thank N19NEH
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Oyster Stout seems to be the winner! Thanks for taking the time to write a great review about our beers! We are delighted you enjoyed our own brewed beers and your time spent here. The creamy Red Ale is a lovely pint and probably our...More

Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Plenty to see and do in this place !! Had so much fun signing !!! Lunchtime , nighttime gets real busy so get there early !!! Especially if you want to eat ! But a favourite of many many people , even if you don’t...More

Thank MarPelletier
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Thanks for writing a great review on our bar! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time here! Looking foreward to having you back enjoying some food and a few beers and singing along to the bands! Thanks again!

Reviewed October 20, 2017

Visited the Porterhouse on a busy Saturday night. Finally secured a table after about 30 minutes and 2 beers. Excellent beer, all around. Great wait staff. All the food we ordered was just as good. Then a band came out. A wonderful mix of rock...More

Thank Mike F
Willie B, Manager at The Porterhouse Temple Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Hi Mike! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Saturday night with us. Great to hear you were looked after by our staff and enjoyed your food! The bands on Saturday are fantastic musicians and we are delighted you enjoyed them and the athmosphere...More

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YBY
October 23, 2017|
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Response from Florian K | Reviewed this property |
check their facebook page or webpage,pretty shure it's accounced there. have fun.
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danoshea836
November 23, 2016|
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Response from kr0elle | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Ann - the place is very big on several floors. But it's also quite crowded. So I would suggest you booking in advance.
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August 11, 2016|
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Response from Guillermo S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they do..... Check the website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 8847
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