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Front Lounge

Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: Parliament Street, Dublin, Ireland

This sophisticated bar attracts a young, good-looking crowd.

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Went for both lunch and late-evening drinks. I assume this is a gay venue though I don't know if they advertise this explicitly. Very friendly, good crowd, very nice... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2015
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We came for drinks and watch the game. Big space with a lot of seating. Nice staff as well. Decent priced drinks €12.50 for two vodka drinks.

Thank John S
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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Nice place for food. The bar is good too. Some rude and scruffy young staff. Quite off putting with the rudeness. All in all, dont bother. Not missing much

Thank boaftrm
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609 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Meh nothing to write home about just a bar . We had a drink we sat down not a busy place closes early no real entertainment ..

Thank robert k
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

On our very first trip to Dublin we came across the Front Lounge and really enjoyed it. It has a very nice, relaxing atmosphere with good music, and the staff are very polite and well groomed. It's worth a visit for having a drink or a dinner before going clubbing to other venues of the city.

Thank Vasilis T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Went for both lunch and late-evening drinks. I assume this is a gay venue though I don't know if they advertise this explicitly. Very friendly, good crowd, very nice food. Nicer than many gay venues which seem to feel a little tired, particularly in larger cities. Definitely one to visit.

Thank ThomasBooth
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Whether gay or straight, the Front Lounge is the place to be. They even like Canadians! (just leave the Canadian flags at home - this practice is not welcome in Ireland). Huge place. 2 levels. Connects two different streets front to back. Nice, clean, bright and airy. Mixed men and women, young, middle age, older - not a stand and... More 

Thank Vancouver90
Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Front Lounge has always been a really nice place to go for a drink and enjoy the cool people who go there. The food is quite nice too and reasonably priced served by a very pleasant staff who always give you their attention. I agree about the toilets though but I'll not go into that. I strongly advise anyone... More 

Thank Eddie S
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Reviewed 2 March 2013 via mobile

Went for lunch with friends afternoon, really nice place. The staff were very friendly and the food was great! One downside is that bathrooms are well outdated and need an upgrade!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 December 2012

The dictionary definition of the expression “all fur coat and no knickers” is ‘having a superficially positive appearance that is belied by the reality, e.g., superficially elegant and beautiful but actually sleazy’. According to the Front Lounge’s website they describe themselves as “that rare creature; a classic modern pub oozing an effortless chic wholly devoid of any pretentiousness”. No being... More 

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31 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2011

A great bar with fabulous cocktails & chilled out atmosphere!

Thank ABZReviewer

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