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The Port House

64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 0298
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (259 reviews)
“churros” (30 reviews)
“croquetas” (8 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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261 - 270 of 634 reviews

Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Had a selection of lovely vegetable and fish tapas all served promptly and with a smile. Atmospheric dining room. What's not to like.More

1  Thank ajf1982
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

Thank you so very much for taking the time out to write such a glowing review of our restaurant. We are delighted we met your expectations and you received the excellent customer service we aim to deliver each and every day. We look forward to...More

Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great atmosphere in the tapas bar and great food as well. No electrical light in the cave restaurant - only candels. A really great evening with friends. Will come back :-)

1  Thank Kenneth M
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

It is with great pleasure that we read your very positive review of our restaurant. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal and the atmosphere that we strive to deliver. We look forward to greeting you and your friends again in the near future.

Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

I went here with friends with friends for some late night munchies with my friends . The menu had a lot of delicious options to choose from, and making a decision was not easy! We chose about 8different dishes between 3 of us and were...More

3  Thank KatieKairns
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of our restaurant. We are charmed that you and your friends had such a pleasurable dining experience and that our wine list and pricing was reasonable for you all. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed January 20, 2015

Visited here in December 2014 on a Monday evening. No problem getting a seat a 5.30pm but it was full when we were leaving around 7 so definitely try and get there early as they don't take bookings. These were best tapas I've had in...More

1  Thank Leitrim-Lady25
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

Thank you so very much for such a positive review of our restaurant. We thrive on such fantastic feedback and are very grateful for the same. We are also very proud that our tapas are the best you’ve had in Dublin, thank you very much!...More

Reviewed January 18, 2015

I visited here on a Friday night in January. We arrived at about 6.15pm. We expected that it would be quiet and were duely given a choice of tables. By 6.30pm all the tables were full which given it was January shows how popular this...More

2  Thank rovingrebel
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

Thank you so very much for taking time out to write this very positive review of our tapas bar. It is reviews such as this that assure us we are doing a good job and we greatly appreciate the feedback. We take great pride in...More

Reviewed January 18, 2015

You know what its like wandering around with so much choice of places to eat and yet not knowing which to choose. Thankfully when I saw the name The Port House I knew I had seen it on tripadvisor so in we went and we...More

2  Thank VALEDIreland
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

We are delighted that Trip Advisor has stood to our reputation! Thank you for posting this wonderful review particularly in relation to the menu and our pricing. It is such feedback such as this that assures us we have done a great job in ensuring...More

Reviewed January 13, 2015

This restaurant has some really great tapas,with a menu covering both the traditional dishes and some more contemporary takes on the theme. We visited on a very busy Saturday evening and despite this the food was excellent and the staff attentive without being overbearing.More

1  Thank Kl181
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

We are extremely grateful you’ve taken the time to post a review of our tapas restaurant. We take great pleasure in knowing that during very busy periods our staff still retain professionalism at all times and ensure that each and every customer’s dining experience is...More

Reviewed January 9, 2015

I could go the whole "He Said, She Said" route, but it just makes me angry again. The bottom line was we spoke to the wrong person when we arrived in. Not that we knew this. After 30 minutes patiently waiting for a table, a...More

1  Thank Cristin L
porthouse2015, Owner at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2015

Thank you for your feedback and we are so very apologetic for your unfortunate experience in our restaurant. We can assure you that we have addressed this issue and “briefed” our staff for future reference. It is so very unfortunate that you missed the first...More

Reviewed January 8, 2015

I went to the Port House on Sth William Street just after Christmas, and had a great dining experience. I've visited here with my family and we loved the food the atmosphere. our waitress was great. He was able to advise us on both food...More

1  Thank henya12105
Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is my second time to this restaurant when coming to dublin for the weekend, the tapas is fantastic! So much choice on the menu, great wine to go with it, the staff are lovely and very knowledgable and it has a really nice warm,...More

2  Thank LaurenW0613
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $11
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
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: 64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0298
  • E-mail
Description
Located at 64A South William Street this beautiful and solely candle lit wine cavern has been stripped back to its original features. As a traditional Spanish tapas bar it boasts a fantastic selection of authentic tapas.
The Port House wine menu is varied and full of interesting wines, ports and sherries at a very reasonable price, carefully selected from Spanish and Portuguese regions.
It is the ideal place for one to relax, enjoy some tapas with a glass of wine and soak up the ambiance that makes this spot a must try.
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