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Horse Show House

#393 of 2,086 Restaurants in Dublin
££ - £££Irish, ,
Horse Show House 34 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin D04 C535, Ireland
+353 1 668 9424
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Horse Show House 34 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin D04 C535, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited this pub on more than one occasion for drinks and food. Food is lovely and reasonably priced and service is great. Staff are very friendly, particularly the blond woman at the bar 'Kathleen who is always very friendly and helpful!

2  Thank Jen G
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

So after attending the very impressive craft fair in the RDS I decided on a pit stop in the equally impressive Horse Show House where I enjoyed some spicy chicken wings & a couple of thirst quenchers served by a very friendly Barman in plush...More

1  Thank oddball05
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I visited Tuesday 5 December in the evening with a friend for some food and drink. The bartenders were so friendly and helpful with suggesting beers and food, beer especially!! There were maybe 30 or 40 other people in the bar but we were treated...More

1  Thank milcimis
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

On Saturday about 9.00 pm myself and friend arrived there hoping for a few social drinks. We were under the assumption that the place would be closing at normal hours of at least as late as 11.30 pm. The place looked nice inside. We immediately...More

7  Thank EDMAN90
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Was here before and after the Irish Rugby match. Great food, music and atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

Thank aidmcg
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Friends found this spot last weekend and booked again for today... what a result! Fiona "aka Princess Fiona" was a wonderful hostess, engaging, witty and extremely helpful. She is a credit to the establishment. Good choice on the menu, can recommend the Tower Burger and...More

Thank HandPadventures
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We come here for pre-rugby-game lunch and drinks. Love it and the atmosphere is just brilliant. We always have Princess Fiona serve us and she is so happy and full of craic. She is also so attentive to all our needs and the place wouldn’t...More

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Was in the area recently and decided to try out the Horseshow house for food! Love the place!! Very friendly staff nice food and really comfortable pub!! Will defo be back again!!

Thank SuzanneMcG86
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A really great place to go for food & drinks before a game in either the Aviva or the RDS. The beer garden is fantastic- such a great setup. Very comfy. Had a really nice meal before going to see Leinster play in the RDS....More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to the Horse Show house a number of times and I will continue to return. The food is always excellent and the menu continues to change and also keeping favourites to try again. The staff are always extremely friendly and helpful and even...More

2  Thank Nicola B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horse Show House 34 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin D04 C535, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 668 9424
  • E-mail
If you are looking for Great Pints, Great Food, Great Music & A Warm Welcome The Horse Show House is the place for you.The Penthouse upstairs is our Private Bar for Group Functions and Parties. Madigan Square Garden is our BBQ Beer Garden which has an outdoor Bar, BBQ and live music area. The Garden caters for large BBQ parties during the warmer months May to September!Check out our website for more details.
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