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Pygmalion Restaurant & Bar

#1,648 of 2,085 Restaurants in Dublin}
$$ - $$$Irish, , European
59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 4479
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Tried here again as was out with family, 6 of us and the large tables outside are great for a group. We orders drinks (pints) they came promptly but we had to pay for them straight away even though we were ordering food. I borrowed...More

Thank max_washedup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I popped into Pygmalion with my friends last night for a few cocktails. All in good spirits and really enjoying our night out  I went up to the bar and asked this not so enthustaic barman what in his opinion is your nicest cocktail...More

Thank Yea223
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Pygmalion and lost my phone in there! Bouncers didn't want to let me back in even though it was an emergency. They were really rude, didn't try to understand the situation at all and just told me I can't go back in....More

Thank Yasmin J
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had some very nice cocktails however the service was extremely slow considering how quite it was. Also we had a €30 service charge added to our bill and when we asked for this to be taken off our waiter refused! So despite the great...More

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice cocktails and food but let down by the worst service imaginable its beyond me how some of these people get employed in hospitality with no social skills and a nasty attitude, it would leave a bad taste in your mouth

Thank marien1989
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very interesting place with fun decor inside the large Powerscourt shopping mall. Lamb stew was more like a soup although tasty. Nachos were good. Servers were a little scarce.

Thank Laurelaa
Reviewed 27 September 2017

There is a terrible smell on the inside I can barely go inside to use the toilets. They really need to look into it. I do enjoy a drink with friends there but staying outside only.

Thank reveiwingireland
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Pygmalion on Tuesday night for their "2 for 1 Pygtails", the buzz was great, staff were lovely, nice seating and good music but probably some of the worst cocktails I've ever had. We got two Tom Collins and two Pornstar Martinis which...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This place is fine when you just want a few cocktails with friends and you have no place else to be. I stopped in with a friend for a quick snack and a drink as we had somewhere to be after. Not only were we...More

Thank Travel_Pixie6
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I wanted some afternoon cocktails in PYG where we have been before. And we are both 19 and keep in mind we have drank here BEFORE. We tried to order at the counter which we usually have no problem doing and we...More

4  Thank Shannon E
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Questions & Answers
Karl K
18 May 2017|
Response from romac48 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if Pygmalion has a smoking area due to legal reasons as smoking in restaurants inIreland is illegal
Leah F
9 February 2017|
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Response from Lesley B | Reviewed this property |
only on the dancefloor as far as I can remember. I spent most of my time outside its lovely out there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 4479
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