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Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant

48/49 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 607 4010
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First night in Dublin

The food was good, the service was excellent. We were going to have an early night but the music... read more

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A TripAdvisor Member
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Near to perfect!

Great atmosphere , great live music, very good food. A place you must visit when in Dublin. Near to... read more

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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48/49 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
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+353 1 607 4010
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Reviewed today via mobile

The food was good, the service was excellent. We were going to have an early night but the music and the atmosphere kept us there.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great atmosphere , great live music, very good food. A place you must visit when in Dublin. Near to perfect!

Thank Catalin I
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sunday night visit at 11pm, great staff all round , superb band, very clean and busy well run pub, would recommend

Thank Danny M
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there and thank you for your review! We appreciate the positive feedback!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in Marble Arch on a whim because the menu looked good, and we were tired and hungry. It was a fantastic find! The bar had live music, but we opted to go upstairs to the restaurant and were rewarded with a nice table...More

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there and thank you for your review! Great to hear you had a good time! Please do, tell your friends!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the decor more than anything. There were tons of pictures on the wall. The food and beer were pretty good, but service was a bit slow.

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today! Apologies for the slow service as we do get very busy at times! Call back and see us again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely ZERO Irish hospitality. Bar manager was very very rude. I would stay clear of this place. Bar manager attitude was appalling. Plenty of other bars nearby I would rather spend my money!!!

Thank Linda J
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review. Could you please tell us the date and time you were in with us. Please send us an email to info@merchantsarch.ie Thank you

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop here for a great atmosphere, simple but delicious food and cheap drinks. Got for Irish stew and Guinness or eight!

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today! The stew is one of our biggest sellers! Call back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Downstairs-bar/live and loud music. Fun atmosphere. Upstairs-restaurang/bar live local music. Lovely atmosphere.

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today! We hope you come back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Up a little alley just off the Temple Bar scene this bar is a haven and pulls the best pint of Guinness I had in Ireland! Lively bar with fantastic live music, very busy but not uncomfortably so and with an unrivalled atmosphere, I will...More

Thank Zoë B
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review! Call back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

The pub is lovely and extremely welcoming. The drink prices are pretty expensive and we stayed for one. The pub had a live musician taking requests. Do not ask for Ed Sheeran your musician will say no and the rest of the pub will sigh....More

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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review. Not every musician in Dublin plays Ed Sheeran songs! Call back and see us again soon!

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