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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The pub has two stories, the upper one was empty, the lower one was the best. The service was nice, our waitress was helpful giving us good beer and food suggestions. The ambience of the place was cozy, with someone playing guitar and good music. The food also something recommendable !

Thank Sugued S
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We can't explain enough how much we love the love music here! Ciaran Is amazing! He plays any request you throw at him! There's a huge choice of beers and the bar Staff are so friendly. We are australian travellers and this is our favorite bar in Dublin. We have been to many pubs in Dublin and the live music...

Thank Brad D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great location in Temple Bar and what I expected from a traditional Irish pub - wooden floors, little nooks to sit in, a great range of draught beers and of course top notch service. We arrived early evening to eat before the live music started. Both opted for the Norseman steak - brought out cooking on a sizzling skillet so...

Thank GeordieLass76
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The best meal I've had in Temple Bar so far! This was a deliciously smokey chicken dish. Live music, friendly and attentive service. Nothing to fault!! Not too crowded yet very popular. Central location is a bonus.

Thank Tina_M_S_2013
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

spent an evening and an afternoon in here, gets a bit crowded but has a great traditional atmosphere, some good singers singing a mixture of irish tunes and other hits and excellent selection of beers etc.

Thank mahonydavis
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Popped in for a drink. Plenty of choice of beers but could do, in my view, with a cask ale or two to complement the line up. Service was prompt and cheerful. A friendly atmosphere in a great location.

Thank ChrisLLUK
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We booked here on booking.com for 99 euros per night. It is bang in Temple Bar so close to all the nightlife etc. The room was very nice and modern which we didn't expect. Complete with hairdryer, touch lamps, comfy bed and such The bar staff are very friendly and the prices are about what you'd expect to pay in...

Thank scotty182
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent pub with good selection of beers and great music. Went in for an after-dinner pint and ended up staying for the music. I wish I knew who he was - played a bunch of popular songs and the lively crowd loved him! Would definitely come back next time I'm in Dublin!

Thank Bill_G100
Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived late because of a flight delay, so our experience may not be typical. The rooms are above a really active pub/restaurant in the main nightlife district in Dublin, and you have to check in at the bar to get keys, sign in, etc. so it was odd to show up at midnight to a packed establishment and have...

Thank Ingemar90
Hilliard, Ohio
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the bar staff as the worked to ensure we had fresh pints and great window seats to look at the passing tourist. Very friendly great place to gather and easy to find. Will go back the next time in Dublin

Thank TroyGBrown

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Additional Information about The Norseman

Address: 28 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin D2, Ireland (Formerly Farringtons)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: $139 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Norseman 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Farringtons Hotel Dublin
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“Try the smoked fish pie”
 of 5 bubbles orleans_motr, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some have better views. Room 4 has nice views”
 of 5 bubbles AllenT631, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you decide to stay here, ask if you can get a room that does not face onto the street.”
 of 5 bubbles MarilynM805, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose somewhere else & book it direct”
 of 5 bubbles TheOwens738, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms have a separate entrance round the corner from the pub and up two flights of stars.”
 of 5 bubbles JollyBoyScotland, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
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