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Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House

#235 of 2,096 Restaurants in Dublin}
$$ - $$$Irish, European,
16a D'Olier Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 0499
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“chicken” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
16a D'Olier Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped in here on a food tour, nice setting with hints to the areas past lining the walls and after having the bangers and mash, I knew I'd have to come back and explore the full menu. A really lovely waiter welcomed me at the...More

1  Thank travelgem82
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi travelgem82, At the risk of sounding gushy ourselves, we are blown away by your lovely review! It's always great to hear that someone has enjoyed their meal recently, but your appreciation for our fish cakes really stood out! We will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by accident trying to find another street. We were tired but really wanted a nice meal after arriving in Dublin. Everyone was really nice to us including our server Oisin. The portion sizes were good, this is right on the edge...More

2  Thank foolfortravel77
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi foolfortravel77, Firstly, thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback here! It really means a lot to us :) We are delighted to hear that you had such a great experience when you visited us. We have passed your compliments onto Oisin and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and Nathan provided excellent service as well! Braised pork shoulder was delicious and my husband's burger was also wonderful. Just steps away from Trinity College and bustling Dublin Ireland this is a must! Dessert is a bonus here. It's rare to have both...More

Thank AvidReader4
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi AvidReader4, Thanks for writing this lovely review and making our Friday! We were delighted to hear that you were so well taken care of by Nathan, looks like we have a new vital asset! Hope to see you again soon :) Kind regards, Gallahers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for an early dinner with my wife and our 4months baby Thursday. Unfriendly waiter told us to sit right in the middle (we have a pram), we asked for a quieter spot, he complained a bit but agreed. Second waiter taking order not...More

2  Thank Michael F
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michaelvietnam, Firstly, we would like to apologise for not getting it right on this particular occasion. We take all feedback on board and reviews like yours help us to continuously improve our service. This is not the standard experience we strive for at Gallahers,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently went here whilst on my hen weekend as a group of 27 and the staff had put 'hen night' banners and balloons around our tables and were really accommodating. We had a set menu which was quite limited but what I had (Cod...More

Thank NicJay10
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi NicJay10, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your hen weekend in Dublin and that we accommodated your night! It's always lovely to get such nice feedback so thank you for taking the time to review us - best of luck on...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have visited this restaurant twice in the past month and found it to be a perfect location to meet friends and family. Their BYOB €6 corkage charge is very reasonable. Highly recommended - Very good value for money.More

Thank Toby W
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Toby, Wonderful to get such a positive review as yours. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with the TripAdvisor community. It was great to hear that you enjoyed our location and value for money! Hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I just arrived to Dublin from airport. Close to bus stop. This place has a perfect location near Trinity college, where I stayed. I had a salmon salad and a class of great red wine. Salad was tasty and an excellent service!More

Thank Essi L
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Essi, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, we are honoured to hear that we were your first meal in Dublin! Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your salmon salad and service, we have passed your compliments along to our staff....More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Straight off the plane after 30 hours from leaving Sydney. Room not ready, so went for a walk and stumbled (literally) on this place. Very glad indeed that we did! We weren't really all that hungry, so just ordered a light meal - soup of...More

Thank Ross M
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ross, Wow - this review has blown us away! We take all feedback on board, but your kind words have made us glow. We're so glad that you enjoyed your cheese board, we are addicts ourselves so have to make sure it's a good...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Sharing an evening meal with friends at this surprisingly delightful restaurant, became the best dining experience during our six day stay in Dublin. The ambiance was lovely, the restaurant was full so booking had been a good plan. The staff were very attentive and our...More

1  Thank Carolecos21
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Carolecos21, Wow - firstly we want to thank you for leaving this lovely, detailed review! We take all comments on board and getting such glowing feedback really makes our day! It was great to hear that our staff were able to make your evening...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

The food was okay but there was very few potatoes & loads of salad leaves which wasn't very filling. But the pints of stout were exorbitant at €6.50 each well above the normal €5 & a half pint cost €4.30 which is totally ridiculous. All...More

Thank Aisling B
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Aisling, Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback, it means a lot to us and we strive to take all comments on board. We were surprised to hear that you didn't find our dishes filling as the majority of our guests give...More

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Yes we do, look forward to being of service to you kind regards Ray
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My kids were with us for lunch- no worries about kids
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16a D'Olier Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0499
  • E-mail
Description
Gallaher's bistro and coffee house is located in the historic D'Olier Chambers, built in 1891 by J.F Fuller for Irish Tobacco Baron *Tom Gallaher. Gallaher & Co offers a spectacular bistro menu everyday from 10am 'till close Gallaher's is a hub of activity, traditionally the Dublin meeting spot for journalists, Trinity students and visitors alike to the old city. Gallaher's is located a stones throw from Trinity College within the College Green area, it is a historic watering hole and eatery - an experience for both food lovers and those keen on the city's architecture & history. Get those cameras at the ready.
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