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Wasn't ready for a large group

We were a group of 10 with an 8 PM reservation. It didn't seem the staff was prepared for what that... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pam52787
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Wow! Nice place!

Wow. What an impressive place. The vaulted ceilings are a wonder! The eight of us had a variety of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pekelo98
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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A warm welcome always awaits in The Cellar Bar at The Merrion hotel. Located in the original 18th Century wine vaults, with its bare bricked walls and vaulted ceilings, The Cellar Bar is an intrinsic part of Dublin's vibrant social scene. The Cellar...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a group of 10 with an 8 PM reservation. It didn't seem the staff was prepared for what that meant. Our dinner was in a lovely setting, but service and food prep was very slow, even by European standards. Two of us shared...More

Thank Pam52787
Merrion_Hotel_Dublin, Manager at The Cellar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest Many thanks for your review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. While I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed The Cellar Bar and its ambience, I was disappointed to read that you also experienced shortcomings...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What an impressive place. The vaulted ceilings are a wonder! The eight of us had a variety of dishes and all were excellent. From the hamburger to fish and chips to fish cakes. The drinks were great as well. The service was excellent. What...More

Thank Pekelo98
Merrion_Hotel_Dublin, Manager at The Cellar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Pekelo98, Thank you so much for your review following your recent visit with us in The Cellar Bar. Thank you for your warm and positive feedback which I have shared with all the team here. It is extremely heartening to read your kind comments...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Our family had our own cozy little nook in the old wine cellar. Nice wine list and tasty menu options. Service was a tiny bit slow, but the pace was relaxed and the food really good, so it was worth it!

Thank AgadorSpartacus
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Not only the food is outstanding at The Cellar, but the atmosphere is great, too. As the name suggests, the restaurant is located in an old wine cellar. The corridors, low ceiling, brick walls and decorations create a romantic and warm ambiance. As mentioned, the...More

Thank willemb89
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

...since we were never served at all (not even water) at this downstairs gastric pub at the famed Hotel Merrion in Dublin, despite having reservations and being guests at the hotel. Waited around for someone to even check us in, then indifferently seated at some...More

Thank Nealbaradh
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We always call at this venue when we're in Dublin. It's located in the basement area (which was originally the wine vaults) of the Merrion Hotel. The entrance is separate from the main hotel and is accessed via stone steps from the pavement. If you...More

Thank scarlet_gl0betr0tter
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I had arranged to meet a friend ,who was en route to the West of Ireland from his home place in Yorkshire.... I had chosen the cellar bar as I expected good service and good food ... I arrived at 1:30pm on Friday expecting a...More

Thank Gerry G
Merrion_Hotel_Dublin, Hotel Manager at The Cellar Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review which I was most disappointed to read. Perhaps you would be so kind as to contact me directly wither by phone or email on gpower@merrionhotel.com so I can discuss your experience and follow up accordingly. I hope to...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Cellar Bar is in the Merrion Hotel and while it's part of a 5 star hotel, the atmosphere is relaxed which I really like in bar. Had an event there recently and found the staff excelled in being friendly, attentive and helpful. The food...More

Thank Ciara K
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This bar is in the Merrion Hotel, one of Dublin’s finest. It it is in the heart of the city, very close to the Dail, Stephen’s Green, museums etc etc. Very accessible. It is different in that it has all sorts of nooks and crannies...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Having called into the bustling Cellar Bar prior to dinner in Pearl Brasserie next door, I was a little disappointed when we returned after our meal to see how quiet it was at 11.30 on a Friday night. Saying that, it meant we were able...More

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