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The Porterhouse Central

45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 RP20, Ireland
+353 1 679 7539
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Brew Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 RP20, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 479 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had been with work colleagues before and had a great night. Heard the food was good so decided to come back and try. Could not for the life of me get the attention of the 2 girls who were way too absorbed in polishing cutlery...More

Thank Niamh K
Robin D, General Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Niamh, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. What you described would probably make me get up and leave too. I can assure you that this is not a true reflection of our standard of service and I hope you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of beers and funny signs. Good for a pit stop for pub food at lunch time. Be sure to go to the men's room😊

Thank Totningen
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the top marks!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazed with the place! Great music and craft beer! Nice staff an friendly look! Busy and nowhere to sit but since it's such a great place I will come back or sure!

Thank anka123426
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anka, thanks for the brilliant review. See you again soon.

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

As I was walking in a English woman was walking out complaining they don't sell Guinness. Thank goodness for that was my reply, most places sell nothing but. If you want a change from the normal tourist fair then please stop by. They brew their...More

Thank Richard F
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Hi Richard, thank you for this excellent review. Hope you will be back soon!

Reviewed April 9, 2018

When I arrived, I was loyal to the dark, frothy pint of Guinness but, by the time I left, I think Porterhouse is giving Guinness a run for its money! I recommend the XXXX and the Celebration brews for a dark stout. This bar has...More

Thank lighttraveller2018
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

We love getting reviews like this, thank you very much Lighttraveller2018!

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Like I said, I've never seen so many kind of beer in my entire life. The staff is kind and the place is grand. We ate ribs with bbq, chips and onion rings and I'm not able to express with words how much I liked...More

Thank Diletta P
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Really nice comments, thanks Diletta P!

Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited here with a friend for a couple of pints and have to say I really enjoyed them. The bar was extremely busy and it was standing room only, the atmosphere was great and staff really friendly First time visiting on a Saturday night and...More

Thank Conor01
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Really glad you enjoyed your visit to Central and thank you for the top marks. Cheers Conor.

Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The mussels are to die for, creamy and juicy, would 100% recommend them. The staff were really nice and the ambiance of the top floor restaurant was great. We were a bit dubious when we walked in as the down stairs bar was noisy due...More

Thank Tal S
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Thanks for the great review, hope to so you again soon.

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Irish pub where you can’t get Guinness. Bit hipster for my taste but good atmosphere with a massive range of ales

Thank Skaiste K
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Hi, thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed March 26, 2018

not a huge menu but good simple food, very good mojitos, good atmosphere, bustling and good music. very good service, the food arrived out quickly. a funny tasting mojito was quickly replaced as the bartender had used vodka instead of rum - the bartender even...More

Thank ally2
Robin D, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Hi Ally, thanks for the great review. 2 for 1 Mojitos (with rum 😁) every Monday.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 RP20, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 7539
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Description
Porterhouse Central is located just off Grafton Street and opposite Trinity College Dublin. Serving over 150 of the world's best bottled beers and over 15 craft beers on tap. International food menu offering our welcome visitors a wide variety of light bites, main courses and desserts. Groups of all sizes welcome. Food served from 11am to 10pm daily, with nightly nibbles from 10pm to 2am on Friday and Saturday! Additional tables available in our upstairs restaurant Lillie's Bordello. Our sister bar Porterhouse Temple Bar is located 16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.
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