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The Bull & Castle by F.X. Buckley

) #81 of 2,078 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, Irish,
5-7 Lord Edward Street | Christchurch, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 475 1122
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“t bone” (16 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (18 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
5-7 Lord Edward Street | Christchurch, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friends and I had a few hours in Dublin. We arrived here on a very busy Saturday night. We were hungry and this restaurant was the first one we saw. The dining room was packed so we went upstairs to the bar area. Our...More

Thank Mur40
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A big group of us went for dinner. Me & the husband got the chateaubriand which was for two, according to the menu. We got deadly mash, delish beef dripping chips & 4 sauces. It was all really good but we were still hungry after....More

Thank Keece1
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked in without a reservation so had to take a sub-par seat but that was ok, we knew that going in. We ordered the soup of the day, which was a creamed potato and leek. It was a great start to the night. Really...More

Thank Mike21NJ7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here with friends whilst visiting Dublin. The food is absolutely excellent, however the service really let it down. Our waitress was friendly, however everything just took absolutely ages. I appreciate it was a busy Saturday night but there was no acknowledgement of it. We...More

Thank cazerous
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here while in Dublin. My very picky daughter said it was the best steak she has ever had and my husband was also super impressed with his. I had a burger which was pretty decent but wish I had ordered a steak...More

Thank tiffx1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for lunch yesterday (14th July) while staying at the nearby Jury's Inn for a concert. It was busy but we were seated promptly and found the service excellent. I had a very good pints of Guinness while my husband...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst the meat is good quality it is not worth the money. €98 for steak for 2, bottle of house wine and one coffee is expensive. No atmosphere either. Service was mixed.

Thank DFamily_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a short break to Dublin and wanted a decent steak restaurant. This was actually just outside our hotel in Christchurch. The front of house was very friendly and helpful. There was a large selection of drinks. Then the steak choice, lots of...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father had been looking for a good steak place and the locals recommended this restaurant and boy were they right. It's across the street from Christ Church Cathedral, great location, and was very easy to find after touring and walking up those cathedral steps!...More

Thank nataliemccluskey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the great place with a true Dubliner. Got very warm welcome and great seating. Picked the ox-tail pie which turned out to be a brilliant choice. Very tasty - worked very well with an IPA. There were also a wide selection of beefs...More

1  Thank JakobT-DK
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Response from Tommy M | Reviewed this property |
I recall a few steps at the entry. And not sur4 or hourw.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 66
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Lord Edward Street | Christchurch, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 475 1122
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F.X.BUCKLEY. Steakhouse at The Bull and Castle offers Ireland's best steaks, with the experience and knowledge of over 25 years of serving the perfect steak. We change our menus seasonally to reflect the best Irish produce and to ensure the highest quality in both our beef and local fresh seafood. We offer an extensive selection of beers from the beer hall with a wide menu of cocktails, premium spirits and wines. Our food dishes come with beer recommendations so you can fully enjoy our quality dishes with the beer that best suits.Our weekday lunch menu offers both healthy and tasty options at a reasonable price which appeals to all tastes. Our Butchers Bar is ideal for large groups and parties big or small.
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