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“Good atmosphere”
Review of Oil Can Harry's

Oil Can Harry's
Ranked #504 of 2,756 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Steeped in history, Oil Can Harry’s has been as much an attraction as it has been a busy traditional Irish pub serving only the finest food and drink in the heart of Dublin’s fair city for over 100 years. The list of regular customers over the last 100 years is as long as it is distinguished, including Generals, Statesmen, Writers, Poets and the odd Rock Star all mixing freely with local faces. Today is Oil Can Harry’s serves a full food menu for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner along with a huge range of traditional brews, craft beers, Irish whiskeys and an extensive wine list. We are also delighted to offer a range of set menus and group hospitality packages for larger groups wishing to visit us. Groups for Corporate Hospitality, Private Functions or Aviva Stadium Events will be well looked after here with us in one of Dublin’s most unique venues. And of course you can expect all the live sporting action on our various Big Screens throughout the building.
Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

This is the best pub ever friendly atmosphere people who drink there are great and u could not fault there staff always hard working and willing to help

1  Thank ryanor
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

I came across this pub by accident. Decent prices for Dublin and lots of sport screens if you like that sort of thing. A lot of Scottish rugby supporters were in town for a game and they were friendly and chatty. Not so many locals and it seemed quiet for a Saturday night.

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1  Thank Lunch_bunch
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Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner at Oil Can Harry's after a long day of sightseeing. What a great experience. Great traditional pub fare with outstanding service. Two of us had the fish and chips; one of us the Irish stew; and one the soup of the day. All portions were generous and the food was great. A nice pub atmosphere in a non-touristy setting. I highly recommend.

2  Thank TRVLALOT_9
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Reviewed May 30, 2014

The staff was very friendly. For road weary travelers most pubs seemed obnoxiously busy with wait staff less eager to help, but not this place! They were very busy (very) but all of the staff were kind, personable and did not nake you feel as if you were an inconvenience. This pub is the kind of place you would want down the street from wherever you worked/lived.

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1  Thank mnotton
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

There are literally hundreds of pubs (if not thousands) in Dublin, and many types - from small and dingy, to slightly less dingy "old man" pubs, to the popular City Centre pubs that attract tourists, to the so called "super pubs," but my favorite pub, after over a year here, is Oil Can Harry's. And for one simple reason: the proprietors Tim and Wendy and the staff are friendly. That may sound odd, but service in many pubs (if not most IMO) is indifferent and unfriendly - even when not crowded, in most pubs you wait for the bartender to deign to come take your order, let alone engage you in any way other than to serve your order and immediately collect payment. But at Oil Can Harry's the staff is very friendly, attentive and engaged with their patrons. The atmosphere is always pleasant, even when crowded, and the food is better and more varied than at most pubs. It is not in City Centre, but also not far away, located between Merrion Square and the Canal - an easy walk from Grafton Street. Just a very, very pleasant place to have a pint, some food if you are hungry, and to sit and talk with friends or watch rugby or football (soccer).

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1  Thank The_EPU
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