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The Cat & Cage

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 857 3809
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived here on a Sunday at 2.30 (when you would expect a bar/restaurant to be busy) to find two single tables occupied by two individuals. First server was very pleasant and brought water and menus. We placed our order for a mixed platter starter and a bottle of wine. The Chilean white wine was a good choice - but the... More 

Thank mpgm63
Dublin, Ireland
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here with my latest lady friend. The early bird two courses for €18 caught our eye, so we decided to check it out. I had the chicken wings with chilli and lime to start. It was the most substantial starter portion I've ever had. They were very tasty too. I ate 3 and the lady ate 3. If... More 

Thank jayaims
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off on route to a party in town . I ordered the beef chilli nachos for main and dessert both for €16 good value to be fair . My partner had the Steak that looked great and he really enjoyed. Serves was very prompt and the girls were friendly .... Only one issue really as per the picture below... More 

Thank Ian W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food very poor standard. Wilted vegetables and rocket leaves that had clearly passed their best before date. We Place is nice but food really lets it down. Early bird joke too. No separate menu so you have to order off main menu but if there is a TINY star beside item then it's not included in early bird and no... More 

2 Thank Michelle G
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Have eaten here a few times since the revamp and couldn't fault it until now, was served a portion of wings that were quite obviously reheats, they were burnt and further evidence was in the bowel normally there is meat on the wings, but found a bone covered in sauce in my dish, i sent a picture of same to... More 

1 Thank shrektherapy
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

there is a good drink selection and the staff are really nice and friendly! decent food offers and good music

Thank Hannah C
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Visited recently for food.Gone is the musty look and now looks like a restaurant (right side of bar anyhow)....or more of a gastro pub feel. Choice and quality of food has gone up a few levels but thankfully still reasonable prices.Will be back

Thank savystayer
Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Staff very Helpful had a Wheelchair with us and they held the Doors open and showed us to a Table without any step,and the Staff could not have been more helpful.

Thank David O
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Laura and Bernie have been very nice to me and my friend. From the begining service was very smooth and nice. We had wings and pint deal just for 10€ and got very generous portion of tasty wings! Best place to spent Friday night! We're definetly coming back cause staff made us feel very welcome.

Thank Austeja A
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I discovered this nice pub by chance as I stayed at the hotel just across the street. It's located in a quiet area but we really appreciated the warm ambience that surrounded us. The food was really delicious- we took the typical Irish dish such as the beef stew with Guinness gravy and roasted beef with potatoes and veggies. The... More 

1 Thank Giusi F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 857 3809

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?