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The Porterhouse Central

) #201 of 2,060 Restaurants in Dublin ££ - £££ American, Irish,
45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 P285, Ireland
+353 1 679 7539
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“porterhouse” (101 reviews)
“oyster stout” (23 reviews)
“burger” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Brew Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 P285, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 541 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub very close to Grafton street. Good choice in the menu (many dessert as well and good Italian Espresso) and friendly staff. The interior is tipically Irish, one of the nicest visited in Dublin.

Thank TravellerDreamerMore
SharonFitzh, Marketing at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review! We really appreciate your compliments and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub is really beautiful and has a lot of floors to eat and have drinks. When we arrived the place was crowded and we found a table in the ground floor, thanks to a bartender who helped us, a very nice gesture even in...More

1  Thank Elisa M
SharonFitzh, Marketing at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Porterhouse Central, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. Looking forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve been here before, 2009 & 2011. I went again. Why? Because they have a very interesting selection of beers; and I was hungry. That’s why. Went for the Plain Porter and it was delicious. Went for the Big Smokey Burger to go with it....More

1  Thank Awsgi
SharonFitzh, Marketing at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very sorry you didn’t enjoy the style of Chips we serve in our Porterhouse bars, but to give such an average score just on the ‘chip style’ is very unfair. Just to let you know The Porterhouse Central is actually located on Nassau street, not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Random selection on the sidewalk as we passed by and decided it was time to eat. Food was fine - nothing outstanding but reasonable pub grub. Fish and chips was huge - largest slab of fish I've seen done this way and really nice and...More

Thank dennis r
SharonFitzh, Marketing at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Oyster Stout & we hope you will be back to visit in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went for beers and food here on a Tuesday night with some friends and my fiancee. The staff were professional and the service was excellent. Around the time we were thinking of leaving, the bald dj came over to us with a quiz sheet...More

Thank Steve R
SharonFitzh, Marketing at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are terribly disappointed to read your review & hear of how you were treated on your visit to the bar. The DJ you have mentioned is not directly employed by the Porterhouse & was sub contracted to run the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pub for drinks, atmosphere , big screen for all the big sporting events but the food is beyond disgraceful. We waited over an hour for our "meal" to arrive. The burger was frozen food/ processed/ cheap and unbelievably dreadful. Slapped together...More

Thank Sinead K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here following recommendations from the buzz online but have to admit I was pretty disappointed. Porterhouse seems to operate similarly in style to Whetherspoons in Britain. Cheap affordable pub grub with a wide range of affordable drinks. However despite a somewhat alright service by...More

1  Thank Benjamin B
SharonFitzh, Marketing at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, please be assured your comments regarding food have been taken on board & brought to the attention of our senior management. This is not a true representation of how we do business & we hope you will be back again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you read the history and the story of how the pub was started you will not be disappointed when you come in. There was a large selection of microbrew and the food was pretty good. Again another location where my wife (vegan)could have some...More

Thank kevket
David M, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this great review! We really appreciate all of your compliments, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hope I get everyone's name right the barmen Max, Sean, Brendan, Ben, Ciaran, Jay and Robin(manager?) the most friendly and kind barmen you could ask for always amazing when I go in, the door staff I don't know their names but they are the...More

1  Thank Niamh_C111
David M, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow what a lovely review! Thank you so very much for this great review. Thank you, we look forward to your next visit :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pub is relatively big with lots of tables. There is an area in there that is dedicated for food consumers. The menu has a variety of food in traditional Irish style or in more general one. There are a lot of beer types and...More

Thank kaleksandrov
David M, Manager at The Porterhouse Central, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this excellent review. Glad you enjoyed your time with us & thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to your next visit.

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Kyle W
What time does music start on a Friday?
12 January 2017|
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Response from Frank F | Reviewed this property |
9:30 pm
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Dan M
I'd like to see a food and a beer menu.
4 June 2016|
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Response from SharonFitzh | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, please take a look here on our website :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-47 Nassau Street, Dublin, Dublin D02 P285, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 7539
  • E-mail
Description
Porterhouse Central is located just off Grafton Street and opposite Trinity College Dublin. Serving over 150 of the world's best bottled beers and over 15 craft beers on tap. International food menu offering our welcome visitors a wide variety of light bites, main courses and desserts. Groups of all sizes welcome. Food served from 11am to 10pm daily, with nightly nibbles from 10pm to 2am on Friday and Saturday! Additional tables available in our upstairs restaurant Lillie's Bordello. Our sister bar Porterhouse Temple Bar is located 16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.
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