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The Port House

64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 0298
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (301 reviews)
“churros” (31 reviews)
“patatas” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 699 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with my friend who is a smoker. We got one of the very few tables outside. Great place to sit and watch the crowds. Great food - we had salads, and good house wine - we had the red. Lovely staff. The inside rooms...More

Thank Éimear O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So angry with this place. I’ve had so many SO many good nights in both town and Dundrum. For some reason the manager on duty in town tonight refused to serve my table drinks, so we left immediately. Apparently, we had too much to drink...More

5  Thank Feldy1647
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food, atmosphere and service is impeccable. A lovely place for dinner or just dessert or a glass of wine.

Thank zelamine
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Zelamine, thank you for dining at the Port House and for leaving us this lovely review. We're thrilled to hear that you consider us a favorite! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic variety on the menu. I was here with 3 others and between us we ordered 12 dishes. It was a perfect amount and everything was delicious. We tried steak chicken meatballs chorizo prawns and potatoes. I want to go back again already!!! Very reasonably...More

2  Thank Bevin M
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at the Port house and for leaving us this great review. We're happy to hear that you and your dining companions enjoyed a variety of our dishes as well as some of our cocktails. We appreciate the feedback about our cocktail...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This really is a lovely restaurant. They have a big and varied selection of tapas dishes and everything I tasted was so delicious. At the same time you can enjoy the nice atmosphere and cool interior design. I warmly recommend it.

Thank fisker86
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at the Port House and for taking the time to write your lovely review. We appreciate all of the fantastic feedback about your visit and we're glad to hear that you'd recommend us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to The Port House on several occasions with friends or on date nights. It’s not possible to reserve tables here so be prepared to wait, especially on a Saturday evening. Most recently I waited around 40mins for a table for two at around...More

Thank Sarah N
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting and for revisiting the Port House, and for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your patience regarding our walk-in service and for your lovely comments about the atmosphere in our restaurant. It's fantastic to hear that you are...More

Reviewed April 19, 2018

Came here with my date and we ordered a salad, and two vegetarian mains, the Berenjena con Hummus and Setas con Huevos de Pato. The mushrooms were a little too sweet as if they had been drenched in honey after cooking but still nice, the...More

Thank Cass L
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for dining at the Port House and for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your feedback about the specific dishes that you dined on during your visit, we take all feedback very seriously and will take these points into consideration...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

I have only been there twice but my both experiences were good. Fresh food, good wine, good atmosphere. Recommend it.

Thank OZLEM A
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting and revisiting the Port House and for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your kind feedback and we hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed March 29, 2018

My wife and I stopped by for a very rewarding experience. Staff very friendly and attentive. Wine and tapas were excellent and good value for city centre dublin

Thank Peter M
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for dining at the Port House and for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We appreciate your kind comments about our staff, and our wine and tapas. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

It was my other half’s 30th birthday and I had planned a surprise trip to Dublin for us both as he loves it here. I emailed The Port House to book a table, explaining that our last visit to the restaurant was four years ago,...More

Thank bethanidge
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for revisiting the Port House during your other half's birthday trip to Dublin, and for taking the time to write your fantastic review. We're delighted to hear that the service you received was of a high standard and that you both enjoyed the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0298
  • E-mail
Description
Located at 64A South William Street this beautiful and solely candle lit wine cavern has been stripped back to its original features. As a traditional Spanish tapas bar it boasts a fantastic selection of authentic tapas. The Port House wine menu is varied and full of interesting wines, ports and sherries at a very reasonable price, carefully selected from Spanish and Portuguese regions. It is the ideal place for one to relax, enjoy some tapas with a glass of wine and soak up the ambiance that makes this spot a must try.
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