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Bad Bobs Temple Bar

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35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 Y891, Ireland
+353 1 677 8860
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (133 reviews)
“wings” (30 reviews)
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Bar, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 Y891, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is Dublin hidden gem. The customer service from the security staff,and the bar staff ,is excellent and the management brilliant. The waitress-on the floor was excellent we had food all was fantastic. chicken wings, garlic mushrooms,steak,and the bangers and mash very good. Thanks bad...More

Thank nomorethanks
Reviewed 3 days ago

We popped in to have a look at the pub on the way back to our hotel and decided to return later for our evening meal. The bar had a very relaxed atmosphere and live music/singer. We had an absolutely fabulous evening listening to the...More

Thank S0n1a_13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic evening/night out for my sisters birthday. She had traveled over from England and this was her first time in Ireland. Great live entertainment and fantastic food. She’s coming back this year!

Thank elizabethgriffin82
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We quickly discovered that there are many establishments in this area named Temple Bar. We were trying to meet friends and they indicated that they were waiting for us at Temple Bar. At the time we didn’t realize that was the name for the section...More

Thank Priusprof
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not too sure about now but went to Bad Bob's a few years ago and met the love of my life, getting married next month, it would take a lifetime to thank this place enough!!! Thanks Bob, you ain't so bad !!!

Thank thewardrobe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to this bar because Pinterest initially. And was not disappointed at all. The chief Ralph is excellent. After the restaurant ran out of ribs for the dish we ordered. Ralph whipped up an assortment to make up for the missing ribs. It was...More

Thank Tia B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Bad Bobs last year for the first time and absolutely loved it so when we came back this year it was the first place we headed to. Was not disappointed. Just as much fun as we remembered. Got there early, around 2pm. Ordered BBQ...More

Thank Aimee B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was in Dublin for The Rolling Stones and went to bobs been there before so knew it would be good. Was with one of my best friends and fancied a few things one of the friendly team suggests the meat feast for two, which was...More

Thank Anto1705
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was my first time in Dublin and I couldn’t have been to a better place to have a really good meal and spare time with my best friend for whom I have come here to be with. The visit to Bad Bobs couldn’t start...More

Thank eduardmas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to Badbobs as people suggested me its burgers. The food was great and the service by Leticia was even better. We felt at home and look forward to coming back soon. Thanks!

Thank Xumeu P
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Beatriz P
March 5, 2018|
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Response from PTMG1979 | Property representative |
We have over 30 draught beers. What type of beer was it?
Kim S
February 3, 2018|
Response from PTMG1979 | Property representative |
Yes & when it’s really busy. Thanks
September 30, 2017|
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Response from PTMG1979 | Property representative |
Yes, under 18s are aloud on the premises up to 9pm accompanied by an adult.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, Grill, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-37 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 Y891, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 8860
  • E-mail
BAD BOBS is one of Dublin's hot-spots for great bar food, cocktails & cold Beer. Serving up all 7 days a week. Bad Bobs also has a great late night scene with fantastic Live Music, Dj's with Saxophonist and dancing across 4 funky floors in the heart of the city. Come find us on Facebook & Twitter!
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