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The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant

48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 607 4010
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 753 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service here was decent enough, but the coffee was poor, and the eggs benedict far below the standard of what I'm used to.

1  Thank Wandering A
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today. We'd love to hear where you had your eggs Benedict before us! Drop us an email at info@merchantsarch.ie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent bar and restaurant. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and went out of their way to accommodate us. Food is wonderful. They have 3 live bands on every night, all of which we found to be very good, and the...More

Thank maggiemayEssex
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today. We will pass on your comments to our musicians and staff!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first weekend visit to Dublin, we were incredibly lucky to stumble upon this gem of a place. We had been looking for somewhere to eat for a short while when the door man outside the Merchant said this was the place to try...More

Thank neilgt4
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for this great review! Call back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place, so much so I kept returning during my visit. The bar staff were friendly. The music was good, a mixture of covers & traditional. I really enjoyed the atmosphere, it genuinely felt like it could be my own local. I never...More

Thank Samantha N
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review! We have live music 7 days a week! See you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guy that plays acoustic guitar upstairs is brilliant. The goujons are the best ever and the staff are so friendly 😊😊 Deffo recommend this place to visit. Xx

Thank Nicole H
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you! The Singer was Sean Coffey! Call back and see us again real soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambience and location is beautiful, one of the prettiest pubs I've been to. We were here for lunch. I didn't eat much, just the spring rolls, but my friends had cheeseburgers, and we all loved our food.

Thank Tea B
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review today. We would love to see you back with us soon!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Beautiful little bar with great music! Would recommend for the music mainly. We visited on a Friday afternoon around 4pm and although the pub was quiet, it did not stop the music from blaring out! Brilliant!

Thank Cazziii
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hi there and thank for your compliments! We'd love to see you back with us again!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stumbled upon the Merchant's Arch in the Temple Bar area after visiting O'Connell Street and walking the Ha' penny Bridge. As others have mentioned, sitting upstairs may let you see out a large window to the River Liffey. The music volume is just right...More

Thank JFs_thoughts
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi there and thank you for your review today! We have live music 7 days a week so drop back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great beer, great food, great service, great music.....you get the idea. If you can visit only one pub in Dublin, this is the one!

Thank JerryRHolt
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi and thanks for the lovely comments! We hope to see you again real soon!

Reviewed 22 October 2017

My husband, son and I called in here for a drink, late afternoon. The live music started while we were there and was so good that we ended up staying longer than we had intended. The décor has great olde worlde/traditional charm, staff were good...More

Thank Mothernuts
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at The Merchant's Arch Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi and thank you for stopping by to see us! Call back soon!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48/49 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 607 4010
  • E-mail
Description
A Traditional Irish Pub situated on the Quays, serving the best of Irish food. Upstairs room has beautiful decor and nice views of the Liffey and Ha Penny bridge. Description Bar & Restaurant - Serving Traditional IRISH food. Bar Opening Hours - 9am - 12.30Am - Mon /Thursday Friday/Saturday 9am-230am Sun 10 /1230am Restaurant Opening Hours - 9am-10.30Pm 7 days
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