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O'Shea's Merchant

#215 of 2,097 Restaurants in Dublin}
££ - £££Irish, ,
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 3797
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb stew” (24 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

So brilliant we came back twice over a four day stay. We walked over the James Joyce bridge and found O'Shea's. From the very first moment we entered the staff were so welcoming and helpful. A pint of Guinness for my husband and a whisky...More

Thank Pn4343
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife decided to book a table here for our first night in Dublin after speaking to a very helpful member of staff who had advised us they get very busy every evening. We were pleasantly greeted by a Waitress who showed us...More

Thank Kevinpearson1987
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling with another couple and wanted a 'Full Irish Breakfast', so we stopped in and were immediately seated. The place was busy, but easily accommodated us. We all enjoyed the large (very large) plate of foods. Each item was very good, and the...More

Thank tiboatguy
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Evening, We are delighted you enjoyed breakfast with us, alot of efforts are made by our chefs in ensuring our breakfast remains the best. We source most of the ingredients from Ashe's in Annascaul , Co Kerry which is award winning in itself. Thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is just across the street from the Brazen Head. The decor is traditional Irish pub and the food is pretty good. We sat outside on some benches from the original Croke Park.

Thank Alexandra T
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your feedback. Go raibh maith agat!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a highly recommended place to go for a nice dinner (and a drink afterwards if you'd like). The atmosphere was very welcoming. Our waitress was very friendly and quite happy to accomodate to any of our requests. The best part was the food....More

Thank Stacey F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a delightful restaurant where you can get true Irish Stew and a wonderful cup of tea. Good service and reasonable prices.

Thank Debi F
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good evening, Thank you for your recent visit to O'Shea's. We appreciate you taking the time to review us, We hope to see you again, Go n-éirí an bother leat.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Dublin for a weekend and had spotted this pub on the way to our accommodation. We went there for breakfast on Sunday morning, quite busy but we did not have to wait too long. The Full Irish consisted of 2 bacon rashers,...More

Thank Kathdj
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good evening, Thank you for your recent visits to Ned O'Shea's, we agree our Full Irish Breakfast is excellent value for money plus we don't allow anyone to leave here feeling hungry. It's company policy :) We hope you come visit us again. Slán agus...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was good, the server excellent BUT the ceiling started to leak onto our table. The server offered us dessert for free but we were so disgusted by the leaking ceiling that we declined. The staff weren't doing much about the leak. I worry...More

Thank hlam007
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this review Good Afternoon. Firstly thank you for your recent visit to O'Sheas , may I offer our sincerest apologies for your recent experience, we did encounter a burst pipe from the building above (not a hotel) which...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

My wife and I visited O'Sheas Merchant upon the advice of the green hop-on/hop-off Dublin city tour bus driver. Being from the USA, we wanted a authentic Dublin pub experience near the River Liffey and Temple Bar area. Very good choice. We visited at about...More

Thank Sebbyboy
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Good Evening, We are very grateful for you in taking the time to review us. Your Bus Driver recommended well. There is always a great buzz about Ned's Bar especially on Fridays with both locals and Visitors alike. We are truly delighted you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Were were on a cruise stop in Dublin and had finished our tour at The Guinness Warehouse. Asked one of the bar tenders where to find a local, authentic spot for a good meal close to the Luas line. She highly recommended O'Shea's so we...More

Thank Digby_Scallops
TheMerchantOS, Owner at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Good Evening. Firstly thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate your feedback. I am very disappointed to hear about your negative experience with us. I can totally feel your frustration. It means a lot to us that our neighbours at...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3797
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Description
The Home of Irish Music & Dance located in Medieval Dublin.
Live Music 7 Nights a week.
Traditional Irish food served daily.
Set Dancing every Monday for all to join in.
Tour Groups Welcome
Whiskey Tasting
Trace your family tree here at the Irish History Hub.
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