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The Palace

#136 of 2,017 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South City Centre
Irish, Bar, Pub
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21 Fleet Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9290
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Today
10:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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Windsor, Canada
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560 reviews
393 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is located in a busy shopping area and sits on a busy corner. It's clean and friendly and comfortable seating. Many private sections and outdoor seats. The food was good and the service was very good. The price was very fair.

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Thank Rick K
Dublin
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first discovered The Palace about 30 years ago as a student and have been an occasional visitor since. It's a real Irish Pub full of history and character, and thankfully has survived the way. Guinness has always been good and theres nothing like a few pints on a rainy afternoon in the back room.

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Thank The_road5
Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a Guinness and ended up staying a few hours, chatting it up with the barkeep about the anything and everything. He helped us find a great whiskey and we ended up getting recommendations to another place to spend the evening. Great Pub!

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Thank Jason W
Stroud, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a weekend in Dublin and this became the favourite bar to drop into between other activities. As well as the usual bar selection, the whiskey range is phenomenal and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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Thank dc862015
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small pub with a quaint traditional feel. Fell in love withe decor. People behind the bar friendly and knowledgable about their drinks.

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Thank Rallitsa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Was in Dublin for 2 nights in October. Having previously visited the city I was keen to avoid the busy area of Temple bar, which I disliked because of its insane prices and large amounts of tourists. Having done a bit of research online we narrowed down a few bars we wanted to go to. Palace bar was one of... More 

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Thank Jordan S
Halifax, Canada
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219 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Palace is a tiny little pub with a small room on the first floor and a small whisky bar on the second floor. They have a great selection of Irish Whisky and the staff are friendly. Their house whisky, in particular the most recent 12 YO Port Cask, is quite nice.

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Thank Seafoodtraveler
Split, Croatia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I came just for a quick pint of beer. The inside of bar is so nice. You can just sit and enjoy the interior.

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Thank anaa1711
San Diego, California
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Spent several days visiting the Palace, it has great old world Dublin charm and especially on Christmas Eve the atmosphere was fantastic with people dropping after getting theirs last presents and having a few libations. If you want real Dublin old charm go to the Palace

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Thank lesyoung2012
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This pub is probably the same as its always been. Worth a pint just to see the bar and the whiskey collection

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Fleet Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 9290

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?