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The Church

Mary Street | Junction of Mary and Jervis Street, Dublin D01 YX64, Ireland
+353 1 828 0102
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steak sandwich” (32 reviews)
“nachos” (42 reviews)
“salmon” (33 reviews)
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Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mary Street | Junction of Mary and Jervis Street, Dublin D01 YX64, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Church
1. Unique Bar & Restaurant
""The Church" is a must visit on any trip to Dublin."
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2. Dine, Drink & Dance
"This place is great. Restaurant, cocktail bar and night club."
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3. Pub Grub
"Delicious steak sandwich. Friends enjoyed nachos, burgers and fish "
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Reviewed today

I loved this place it used to be a church , the atmosphere is great and the food is fantastic with many option to chose .

Thank rajanjeev k
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Having found this place nestled in the middle of the busy street of shops, I was very intrigued to see how an old and beautiful church could be successfully converted in to a sophisticated restaurant! When we entered, the style and decor were very impressive...More

4  Thank Grace M
Reviewed today via mobile

Dropped by to spend a €50 Xmas voucher we received 11 months ago! I had been in the Church before for a drinks party so I was familiar with the internal layout etc. Its obviously an interesting if not unique setting however, once over the...More

Thank Aquilicus
Reviewed yesterday

Had lunch in here yesterday soup was watery and over salted and brown bread was stale. as usual I did not complain at the time as I just thought oh well it is only soup however I should have because how will they know there...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the prawns in the Church on Sunday evening. Nicest prawns I’ve ever had. Great size and portions were tops. Calamari was great also.

1  Thank TheBigMan19
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was recommended by a taxi driver from the airport and was fun. Food was passable and the drinks ok. Music was good. Bartender pleasant but little to cocksure of himself. Church setting works well to provide a very different look to most bars. Nice...More

Thank rgnicol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food with a decent service - but in an amazing setting. The church gives a great sense of space and calm. Well worth a visit, for lunch at least.

Thank U6853TIjohnb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Church on a Saturday it was very busy and managed to get the last table available. We both had wonderful salads and pots of tea. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I had no problem eating here even with my dietary...More

Thank NFSH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant conversion of what must have been a spectacular, impressive place of worship back in the day. Love this place for it's food, great creamy pints of Guinness and the staff are outstanding. What more can one say.. make sure to take it all in...More

Thank BabyGraceDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church is really neat! They seem to have kept a lot of the original church look when they converted it to a bar. So it’s quite beautiful! We had nachos which were really delicious too. It’s a cool place to head for a beer!

Thank LeanneCanadian
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October 29, 2017|
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Response from Therese B | Reviewed this property |
Quite informal, so I guess it will be ok
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November 2, 2016|
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Response from Vicky W | Reviewed this property |
The gallery is definitely nicer & a little quieter & does have some nice seating for larger groups. Think I would defo go upstairs !!
Albert M
March 29, 2015|
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Response from Joao R |
You can go to The Church And have dinner with an adult. Can't drink alcohol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:30 AM
10:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mary Street | Junction of Mary and Jervis Street, Dublin D01 YX64, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 828 0102
  • E-mail
Welcome to The World Famous Church Bar & Restaurant. The Church is the 'local' of choice for native Dubliners and welcomes over 800,000 visitors annually from all over the world who come to experience the culture, atmosphere and friendly service Dublin has to offer. The Church has five different settings over four floors. Offering world class cocktails & casual dining is our Main Bar as well as Live Traditional Irish Music Sundays - Wednesdays and a late bar with entertainment at weekends- There's always a great atmosphere. For Dinner, The Gallery Restaurant is set on the upper level of The Church with a stunning view overlooking the main bar. Stay til'Late at The Cellar Bar & Nightclub, which opens at weekends and is the ideal location for our guests to finish the night and party into the early hours of the morning with Dublin's top party Dj's. The sun filled Garden terrace offers the perfect 'al fresco' dining experience and is popular with Corporate BBQ's.
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