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Against the Grain

) #308 of 2,062 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 470 5100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Stopped here for lunch, great selection of beers and good food. Went back again a few days later and was just as good. Bigger inside than it looks.

Thank deanski112
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in for dinner and ordered a large chicken bucket, fried goat cheese, and chips for about €30 or up. The fried chicken came in such enormous quantity that we had enough left overs for a meal the next day! Its...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside it looked like the perfect place that we were looking for and exactly the combination of beers and food that we wanted to have. Although food was ok the service left a very bad taste in our mouths. I can understand that...More

1  Thank Leonie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a regular of mine, and I usually recommend it for city centre craft beer drinkers. It's location on Camden St. is ideal to stop in for a few beers and a bite if you're hungry. Staff are very friendly and happy to...More

Thank Ultach1
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Excellent selection of Galway Bay Brewery beers plus many other great craft beers from other breweries all over the world. Great atmosphere and food. Staff was friendly and the prices were great. Loved it!

Thank JetBlueDriver
Reviewed 10 May 2017

It seems to be a dark, dreary pub with quite over-rated expensive drinks, poor quality food, prefab chairs and tables ... If you're a 20-something hipster, or a lost "off the track" tourist, just get in there ... this is your Nirvana. Trust me, it's...More

1  Thank EQ1000
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a really excellent pub with a vast range of beers from which to choose. A little bit off the beaten track, but definitely worth a visit!

Thank David W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This pub has loads of beers, but as Belgians we missed some of the great ones. They knew them but seems it's too expensive to get them in Dublin.

Thank Yves N
Reviewed 6 April 2017

As I've mentioned in other reviews, I'm a local beer hound. Another guy in our group suggested Against the Grain and it did no disappoint. From what we understand, the bar and restaurant are owned by Galway Brewing, and based on the 12-ish Galway brews...More

Thank OmahaAbroad
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed in apartments just off of St Stephen's Green. Went in as a group for a quick drink and stayed for dinner. They have big portions and the drink is reasonable for Dublin. Plently of choice of craft beer and they have prosecco on tap....More

Thank Karen T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Irish, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Wexford Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 470 5100
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Against the Grain is proudly a part of the Galway Bay Brewery . We serve 32 draught craft beers from Ireland and International brewers. We have over 80 bottled craft beers.In our busy pub on Wexford st we love great beer and amazing food . Come join us and have the craic!
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