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Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant

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What an awesome place for an afternoon pint with live music on. Watched a couple of awesome... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
billbobroad
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Perfect for a pint

Brilliant live music and comfortable surrounds. I came in for a quick bite and a pint and ended up... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mariondotdotdot
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an awesome place for an afternoon pint with live music on. Watched a couple of awesome musicians. We sat at the bar and the bar staff were amazing, very chatty and friendly. 100% go here for food and drinks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank billbobroad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Brilliant live music and comfortable surrounds. I came in for a quick bite and a pint and ended up staying for a while because the music was that good!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mariondotdotdot
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Gteat to hear that! Thank you for your review! Call back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled in (almost literally) when we heard the music from outside. Great atmosphere, loads to drink and the tunes just kept on coming until late in the evening

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JWM-AVFC1992
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

That's what we like to hear! Call back and see us again soon! Thanks!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't check in to the hotel until 3pm so we wandered around for a few hours. Found Merchants Arch. Great location, historic building. Quite crowded at 10:30am on a Saturday. Few groups enjoying a pint. Food upstairs. Standard breakfast offerings but good, quick service. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jackiepaddy
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there and thank you for your review a Thanks for stopping by! Slainte

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on this place heading back to our hotel once night. The band was great. We sat upstairs and had a great view. They serve food late, so we had a bite to eat. The servers were nice, the band played everything from John...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelPamVB
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I was happy I found this place because it was not overly packed like the other bars in Temple Bar. The live music was great! I was by myself but easily met some other friendly tourists and had a great time. The bartenders were very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David T
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi and thank you for your review today! Great to hear you had a good time with us! See you again soon!

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

What a fun way to spend an evening..... Listening to Irish music, watching lively crowds and munching on tasty food. The staff was so pleasant and efficient. No one went for long without a pint! I see why this area is so popular with tourists.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JMMeyer174
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Have been here before and always am when in Ireland. Great music and friendly atmosphere in this bar. It’s off the beaten track so go visit it. A big plus to the bar man for the quiet nod of recognition the third night in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 530RobertG
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review! We try our best to remember all our customers! Slainte!

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Well, have to confess that all the food we had was the loaded potato washed down with several pints of Guiness! But the food was good! Good selection of other drinks, standard pub menu. But had a fine time, place was standing room only on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul D
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today! We also have live traditional Irish music 7 days a week, all at different times. See you again soon!

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped here on our entry to Temple Bar after walking about. a mile from our hotel. Sat upstairs over the bar. Waitress was courteous and we had a couple off pints and order of chicken wings. They were good but the smallesst chicken wings...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SusanA136
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today. We have passed on your review to our kitchen team. We hope to see you again real soon!

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