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The Port House

64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 0298
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (299 reviews)
“churros” (31 reviews)
“patatas” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 696 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic variety on the menu. I was here with 3 others and between us we ordered 12 dishes. It was a perfect amount and everything was delicious. We tried steak chicken meatballs chorizo prawns and potatoes. I want to go back again already!!! Very reasonably...More

Thank Bevin M
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for dining at the Port house and for leaving us this great review. We're happy to hear that you and your dining companions enjoyed a variety of our dishes as well as some of our cocktails. We appreciate the feedback about our cocktail...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a lovely restaurant. They have a big and varied selection of tapas dishes and everything I tasted was so delicious. At the same time you can enjoy the nice atmosphere and cool interior design. I warmly recommend it.

Thank fisker86
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for dining at the Port House and for taking the time to write your lovely review. We appreciate all of the fantastic feedback about your visit and we're glad to hear that you'd recommend us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to The Port House on several occasions with friends or on date nights. It’s not possible to reserve tables here so be prepared to wait, especially on a Saturday evening. Most recently I waited around 40mins for a table for two at around...More

Thank Sarah N
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for revisiting the Port House, and for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your patience regarding our walk-in service and for your lovely comments about the atmosphere in our restaurant. It's fantastic to hear that you are...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

Came here with my date and we ordered a salad, and two vegetarian mains, the Berenjena con Hummus and Setas con Huevos de Pato. The mushrooms were a little too sweet as if they had been drenched in honey after cooking but still nice, the...More

Thank Cass L
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at the Port House and for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your feedback about the specific dishes that you dined on during your visit, we take all feedback very seriously and will take these points into consideration...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I have only been there twice but my both experiences were good. Fresh food, good wine, good atmosphere. Recommend it.

Thank OZLEM A
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and revisiting the Port House and for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your kind feedback and we hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

My wife and I stopped by for a very rewarding experience. Staff very friendly and attentive. Wine and tapas were excellent and good value for city centre dublin

Thank Peter M
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at the Port House and for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We appreciate your kind comments about our staff, and our wine and tapas. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

It was my other half’s 30th birthday and I had planned a surprise trip to Dublin for us both as he loves it here. I emailed The Port House to book a table, explaining that our last visit to the restaurant was four years ago,...More

Thank bethanidge
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for revisiting the Port House during your other half's birthday trip to Dublin, and for taking the time to write your fantastic review. We're delighted to hear that the service you received was of a high standard and that you both enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Stumbled upon this place and what a hidden gem! Doesn't look like much from the outside but the inside is like a little hidden cave, lit by candlelight and dim lighting. We had churros, some tapas plates and a lot of wine. From what I...More

Thank amber-rose S
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Port House and for taking the time to write your fantastic review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the dishes and wine received during your visit and that you found our service to be friendly and warm. It's fantastic...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. The owner has celiacs so the menu is very straightforward with listing out all the common allergens, even which grain the gluten is from. Most of the menu is gf (breaded items use gf flour, so I had real calamari for the first...More

Thank Anna H
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us at the Port House and for taking the time to write your review. We're delighted to read that you enjoyed a variety of dishes from our menu and its fantastic to hear that our tapas were the best you've had...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

I visited The Port House with a friend last week and enjoyed our experience enormously. We chose to sit outside and watch the world go by while we we sipped a delicious Rioja and awaited our food. We order meatballs, Tempura Aubergine with Hummus, Patatas...More

Thank Avril G
AmyKin368, Marketing at The Port House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for dining at The Port House and for taking the time to write this excellent review of your visit. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and that both the food and wine were appreciated. We look forward to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64a South William St | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0298
  • E-mail
Description
Located at 64A South William Street this beautiful and solely candle lit wine cavern has been stripped back to its original features. As a traditional Spanish tapas bar it boasts a fantastic selection of authentic tapas. The Port House wine menu is varied and full of interesting wines, ports and sherries at a very reasonable price, carefully selected from Spanish and Portuguese regions. It is the ideal place for one to relax, enjoy some tapas with a glass of wine and soak up the ambiance that makes this spot a must try.
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