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Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant
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Very cool place

I was happy I found this place because it was not overly packed like the other bars in Temple Bar... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David T
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Fun evening!

What a fun way to spend an evening..... Listening to Irish music, watching lively crowds and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JMMeyer174
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was happy I found this place because it was not overly packed like the other bars in Temple Bar. The live music was great! I was by myself but easily met some other friendly tourists and had a great time. The bartenders were very friendly, attentive, and quick.

Thank David T
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi and thank you for your review today!

Great to hear you had a good time with us!


See you again soon!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun way to spend an evening..... Listening to Irish music, watching lively crowds and munching on tasty food. The staff was so pleasant and efficient. No one went for long without a pint! I see why this area is so popular with tourists.

Thank JMMeyer174
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Have been here before and always am when in Ireland. Great music and friendly atmosphere in this bar. It’s off the beaten track so go visit it. A big plus to the bar man for the quiet nod of recognition the third night in the house. Home away from home

Thank Robert G
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review!

We try our best to remember all our customers!

Slainte!

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Well, have to confess that all the food we had was the loaded potato washed down with several pints of Guiness! But the food was good! Good selection of other drinks, standard pub menu.

But had a fine time, place was standing room only on a Saturday night. We lucked into stools in the back. Service was actually good despite the crush.

Music was two duos, sang mostly pop and rock songs, well done.
Right on the Liffy river at the foot of the Ha'Penny Bridge.

Thank Paul D
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today!

We also have live traditional Irish music 7 days a week, all at different times.

See you again soon!

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped here on our entry to Temple Bar after walking about. a mile from our hotel.
Sat upstairs over the bar. Waitress was courteous and we had a couple off pints and order of chicken wings. They were good but the smallesst chicken wings I have ever seen and my husband had the Irish Stew which he said was very good. Was a little pricy.

Thank SusanA136
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today.

We have passed on your review to our kitchen team.

We hope to see you again real soon!

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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Guinness and full Irish Breakfast is highly recommended here. A good start to the day in Dublin. One more for the road

Thank philo792
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review.

Great to hear you reccomend our breakfast!

Slainte!

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Merchants' Arch for breakfast.

The pub is very nice to visit.

The coffees and hot chocolates are good, so is the Irish breakfast. Only negative point : you can find the same quality for a lower price in other places.

All the staff is very friendly and professional.

Thank 657joanas
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today.

We will let put staff know about your comments!

Slainte

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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure to visit this place twice last weekend. They have a great bar area, nice service minded staff and good food.
Music is played in sets, and there are different musicians through out the evening. if you are more into Irish music, get there early in the afternoon, as later there will be only popular music.

Thank Glenn A
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today.

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

We do have traditional Irish music 7 days a week.

We look forward to seeing you again real soon.

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Reviewed September 18, 2018

The food here was fantastic and the live music was equally good. Service was quick and staff very friendly. Will definitely return if in Dublin.

Thank ASeenath
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today!

We look forward to seeing you again!

Slainte!

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Really good place to go if you fancy a beer and some food! quite expensive but I think Dublin isn't cheap anyways! Good music and lots of beer on tap!

Thank Georgia H
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Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review today.

Call back and see us again soon!

Slainte

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