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The Sideline Bar & Bistro

The Croke Park Hotel | The Croke Park, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
+353 1 871 4444
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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The Croke Park Hotel | The Croke Park, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

i love bartenders that know what I want... these guys did great.. they made the drinks correctly and didnt miss a beat! we tipped even tho you don't have to, they are very appreciative! only downfall is... the drinks are so good, you spend a...More

Thank wolverine031001
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear wolverine031001 Thank you for your wonderful review following your recent visit at The Croke Park. My team and I were delighted to read that you enjoyed your time spent in the ‘Sideline Bar’, and thank you for your kind comments on the staff and...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Delicious food and attentive service summarize the Sideline Bar & Bistro. Wish we had more time to spend in the bar area -- many, many small tables with seating allowing for cozy gatherings for drinks or watching the game on the super-large screen TV (with...More

Thank Laura Q
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear Laura Q Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at The Croke Park. My team and I were delighted to read that you enjoyed your time spent in the ‘Sideline Bar & Bistro’, and thank you for your kind comments on the...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Service was great and very friendly at breakfast and dinner, but the food in the bar was very disappointing. Not very good value for money, one would do better to eat out for lunch/dinner. The hotel was great, though!More

Thank DKG80
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear DKG80 Many thanks for taking the time to post your review following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that your stay overall was positive and thank you for your kind words about our team. We sincerely hope we will be seeing you...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

good service, clean, average price basic wholesome food décor ok great atmosphere on match days breakfast was good selection and availabitityMore

Thank paula7644
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear paula7644 Thank you for your recent visit to us here at The Croke Park. I will pass your kind comments onto the staff who looked after you so well. I am indeed fortunate to have such a fantastic team here in the hotel. We...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Dinner and breakfast was very good. They were a little short on staff, so the service was slow. Over all a good place to eat.More

Thank Michelle C
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear Michelle C Many thanks for taking the time to post your review following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that your dining experience in our Sideline Bistro was overall positive and we hope to welcome you back in the not to distant...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A nice bistro' with a broad menue. We are both vegetarians, so the standard main courses were off limit for us. But we took a soup, a veggie appetizer, and a combination of side dishes: all excellent. So highly recommended, especially if one is staying...More

Thank 449marcella
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear 449marcella Thank you for your feedback regarding your dining experience in our Sideline Bistro and I am delighted to learn that your dinner experience was the most enjoyable. Our Head Chef John Sheridan draws on the finest local fare and seasonal produce to create...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Last Saturday a group of us were at a catholic conference in Croke Park and we landed unexpectedly and without a booking in The Sideline Bar and Bistro. It started off with six of us and there ended up being around sixty people from the...More

Thank Shaunaf1991
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Shaunaf1991 Thank you for your recent visit to The Croke Park, and for completing your online review. Thank you for your kind comments on the staff. The team here pride themselves in delivering passionate and enthusiastic service. They will be please to know their...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Food good but Service slow. The restaurant was not exceptionally busy but we were waiting quite a while. The food was tasty when it arrived, if a little dry, but I didnt complain so i must have liked it!More

Thank Tadhg Ó
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Tadhg Ó Allow me to express my gratitude for your recent visit to The Croke Park. We aspire to make all of our guests visits enjoyable. Unfortunately, on this occasion we did not succeed. Your feedback is valued, and assists us in understanding where...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We have been here a few times and it is always the same - excellent service,nothing is too much bother and the food is always great. The staff keep an eye on you and are there before you need to ask. Obviously great for Croke...More

Thank mpgm63
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Dear mpgm63 Many thanks for taking the time to post your review following your recent visit. I am delighted to read you had a wonderful dining experience in our ‘Sideline Bistro & Bar’, and will be sure to pass your kind comments onto the team....More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Food was good, but not a lot of selections, bartenders and servers were quite good and always in a good mood.More

Thank Al P
Sean R, Manager at The Sideline Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Dear Al P Allow me to take this opportunity to thank you for your recent visit to The Croke Park. The team here at The Croke Park work extremely hard in providing all of our guests with professional and intuitive service. They will be delighted...More

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Ann H
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Thanks. I'm going to the concert and would like to get some food before I go in. I'll give them a ring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Croke Park Hotel | The Croke Park, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 871 4444
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Description
Our chefs work with the freshest natural ingredients to produce modern European dishes that are both healthy and heavenly. And they do it on centre stage, generating an informal, café-cool ambience in which the sideshow never ends.At the Sideline Bistro and Bar, stylish surroundings and a tempting choice of dishes make for a unique, informal atmosphere at this Dublin restaurant, which is hard to beat. Our Coffee Bar will brew whatever you need to hit the spot.
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