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ely gastro bar - CLOSED

Grand Canal Square, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 9986
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
10 May 2015
18 Feb 2015
“Don't waste your time”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, European, American, Irish, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grand Canal Square, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 10 May 2015

Had a meal here last week, the venue, food, drinks and service were all first class. A wonderful menu and amazing food, will be back again!

Thank 230JH230
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

We visited on Tuesday 17th February. I had the goat cheese salad, which consisted of a bag of rocket & very little else. Goats cheese was sprinkled over the salad but in minute quantities. My husband had the squid which was cut too thick &...More

3  Thank Maria K
Jeri M, Business Development Manager at ely restaurant group at ely gastro bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2015

Hi Maria, Many thanks for your review. We are terribly sorry to hear about your less than satisfactory experience. However, since January 19th 2015, ely gastro bar no longer operates from 1 Hanover Quay. The premises was sold to the Kylemore Services Group, trading as...More

Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

I visited here in January before going to see Elf in the Bord Gais. There was a group of 13 of us. We only had time for one course as the show was starting at 7.30! I loved the look of the salmon and quinoa...More

Thank Spet6
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Visited with my wife and two kids (6 and 5 years old). Service was very good. I had the pork which was excellent and my 6 year old put their chips in his top 10 of chips which is high praise indeed.

Thank GerardS S
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

I booked the Elf musical for my 2 nephews, niece and myself as our annual Christmas night out with the Ely for dinner beforehand. The food was excellent and for once, my nephews (aged 12) admitted to being "full" after chicken wings, bangers & mash,...More

Thank emer K
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Three of us went here for lunch on 09/01/2015. Two had the sea bream and one had the organic burger. All meals were really good and the service was top class. I had the burger and was asked if I would like bacon with it...More

Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Good food, excellent service, great atmosphere. Will be back.This is a busy restaurant yet there is good attention to detail and courtesy towards customers. We were at a show in The Bord Gas theatre its very near for after theatre food and drink.I would recommend...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

I love it here I have been more times then I can count. From the drinks at the bar with amazing chicken wings, to sitting down for a 3 course meal with a bottle a win. There wine selection is fantastic they have something for...More

Thank MariaW86
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Ate there three times. The first time, I ordered a medium-rare steak and got a medium one, which was quite mediocre anyway. The second time was fine. The third time, I waited for 10 minutes and was not served. As you see, they have serious...More

Thank Michal K
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We went here for snacks as we were too early for a mattinee show in the BGET, and were dining out after the show we were attending. Our Daughter couldn't wait until after the show, so we went here. She had a junior burger, my...More

Thank ComfortablyNumb133
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 37
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Canal Square, Dublin, Ireland (Formerly ely gastro pub)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 9986
  • E-mail
The successfully trading ely gastro bar,c, will close its doors on Monday 19th January. Following the withdrawal of Danske Bank from the Irish market, the property was put up for sale on June 6th, 2014 and is now confirmed as sold. Ely gastro bar has successfully traded in Grand Canal Square since opening its doors in 2007 and has received many awards and accolades for its commitment to food provenance and service, plus widespread recognition for its selection of craft beers, cocktails and, of course, wines over the past seven years.
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