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Farringtons Restaurant

28East Essex Street | Dublin 2, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 671 5135
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
8 Apr 2016
“Won't be back at these prices”
9 Mar 2015
“Lovely food and good service”
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Bar, Pub, Irish
28East Essex Street | Dublin 2, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

I've popped in here a few times and did so previously when it was The Norseman. The drinks were always expensive (it is Temple Bar after all) but it's just gotten ridiculous now. We had a drink here on Thursday at about 5pm and it...More

1  Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The food I ate was lovely, I ordered a beef and Guinness casserole and other people with me ordered fish and chips (which looked very good) and steak on the stone (this was a bit overcooked). We sat upstairs so it was nice to hear...More

Thank LilJulie
Reviewed 1 March 2015

I have lived in Dublin for over 6 months now, and I have never experienced such rudeness as I did at the Norseman. Not only is the pub very overpriced, the manager made racist remarks to my friends and I, and then swore at me...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Popped in here after a bad meal in another pub. Asked if we could just have puddings - No problem at all. Waitress was lovely and helpful. Found us a table straight away. I had traditional Irish bread and butter pudding which was delicious. Great...More

Thank TouristHD
Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Came here after a very disappointing dinner and was greeted by traditional Irish tunes! Came upstairs and was made to feel extremely welcome! (despite only wanting pudding and wine!) The waitress was really kind and recommended the most AMAZING cheesecake any of our party has...More

Thank Niki B
Reviewed 6 December 2014

Went here several times on a recent trip to Dublin. Both nights the place was packed but capably looked after by Brendan and his colleagues. Beer was great. And the live music on both nights was really enjoyable. Highly recommended. Just wish it was a...More

1  Thank IOM68
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We enjoyed a few hours here, great food, great atmosphere and excellent service. A mixture of live music played such as pink Floyd, Coldplay, blur and some traditional irish tunes by a guy on his guitar! busy but not too loud so far our favourite...More

1  Thank natalieos
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This is a great place to visit in Temple Bar. It doesn't cost the earth, it serves SUPERB food (especially their fish dishes) and has a really good selection of craft beers (try O'Hara's Hop Heavy, delicious)! We were made very welcome, the staff gave...More

1  Thank Jacky C
Reviewed 15 August 2014

This place is now called The Norseman. The three of us stayed for supper during a family visit to Dublin. The food was quite decent for pub food, and the atmosphere really helps. The waitress made us feel as comfy as if we were guests...More

1  Thank John_G_A1A
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Good food and some authentic Irish dishes! Good friendly staff and great atmosphere, good bands a good meeting place! Ate here couple of times!

1  Thank Matthew J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28East Essex Street | Dublin 2, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 5135
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