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The Church

#110 of 1,949 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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Mary Street, Dublin, Ireland
01 8280102
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 am
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed it so much we went on two consecutive nights. It is very reasonably priced for Dublin, and the food is very good. There is a very good range of beers as well, again not too high priced for Dublin. Service was good, and the music and dancing lovely.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for early lunch coffee and dessert..However never got what I ordered...and maybe my bad that I never told that to the waitress..my friends child was waiting for chicken goujons and fries for at least 30 min when the place was not busy at all..

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Roscrea, Ireland
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

lovely staff very attentive good food very well presented . Will be back at first oppurtunity. Love all the old pieces from the past.

Thank 2015mike408
Limerick, Ireland
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had some food in here on the way to a concert. It was very busy but never felt crowded as there's so much room. It is beautiful on the inside and they have a fairly big outside area too. The staff were courteous and friendly. I had the chicken burger which was delicious. I also had a cocktail- which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brill place to meet up with friends food very good and plenty full price good service good staff helpfully

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time we've visited this place. Lovely atmosphere, delicious food, attentive staff and great live music! The early bird menu was amazing, 3 course meal for 25 euros, it was well presented and big portions too. We've tried the cocktails too, the favourite one was the chocolate and orange one with whiskey! Highly recommend it, definitely will be returning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful place to have dinner. We sat upstairs in this renovated church. It has retained lots of its original features so made for interesting views whilst eating. Food was delicious & staff were very friendly

Thank Karen E
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Due to a change in plans we found this place last minute for dinner, wow, what a great find.... It is a hidden gem of a place. Food was incredible and the fact you are in a church is a bit surreal. 3 of us all had different starters and main courses and each dish was fabulous. We shared the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderfully quiet place to enjoy lunch in a splendid environment. Eat and 'do history"! Well attended by waiters who looked after our needs and made helpful suggestions

Thank Ergo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place an fantastic. It's steeped in history. Arthur Guinness was married here. Food is fab. Can highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $86
American, Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
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, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: 01 8280102
The Church is the 'local' of choice for native Dubliners and welcomes approx 700,000 visitors annually from all over the world who come to experience the culture, atmosphere and friendly service at The Church.The Church has five different settings over four floors. Offering world class cocktails and casual dining is our Main Bar which also offers Live Traditional Irish Music Sundays - Wednesdays and a late bar with entertainment at weekends.The Gallery Restaurant at The Church is set on the mezzaine level of The Church with a stunning view overlooking the main bar. The gallery offers world class food and friendly service seven nights a week from 5pm.The Cellar Bar and Nightclub 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 .Surrounding The Church is Dublin's largest outdoor terrace. Relax over a coffee or glass of wine and dine from our Terrace menu or Barbeque and let the hustle and bustle of Irelands busiest shopping street pass you by as you relax in the atmosphere of The Church. For private functions and parties with a difference The Tower bar is the ideal setting for your special occasion with dedicated staff to ensure you and your guests have a memorable night.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?