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The Market Bar

$$ - $$$, European,
99 Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Ireland
+353 42 935 6652
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (43 reviews)
“nachos” (15 reviews)
“bravas” (5 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I took my friend here last Friday for lunch on a recommendation by a work colleague. To say the food was overpriced and greasy was an understatement.I ordered the main course Scampi and fries and was shocked to find 6 pieces of Scampi in a...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Classic pub fare and also tapas, a good selection of drinks and coffee served. To be honest we were just grabbing a quick lunch so I didn’t expect much but scampi seemed really fresh and tender battered prawn (rather than reformed prawn ball served by...More

1  Thank _lizberry91
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Met with friends and had a bite to eat. The service was prompt and the food was good and reasonably priced. Lovely choice for all palates. Will be back for a second go.

1  Thank Awarding
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is a lovely bar with great food and drink. Always a nice warm atmosphere here. Bok ahead for the weekends as its always busy.

1  Thank bobwallerh
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Nice decor, friendly service, lovely tapas. The atmosphere is great, my only complaint would be that the music is a bit loud and whatever about any other night, for a tapas evening I’d much rather have listened to some Latin music. In spite of that...More

1  Thank KLAS123
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Couple's night sat night out. Had table booked for 8 30. Staff always super friendly. Place was really hopping. Great atmosphere. Had the sea food platter to share followed by the ribs and wings on special. Great portion size and delicious. Few pinots abf beers...More

Thank Dublin122
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Did not have time to enjoy a meal and was just having a drink, but the warmth of the welcome and service level by staff is all too rare in Irish hospitality sector nowadays, they were efficient and friendly. Busy even at 6pm Friday with...More

Thank Sean W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a lunch here with my friends on our way to galway from belfast. To make it short and straight to the point. The food was good. Cocktails are good-ish. Atmosphere is okay. Price are reasonable. The only downside is the male toilet. The...More

1  Thank Patrickstar86
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Good moment spent in the Market Bar but the staff is really hasty and I recommend to make a reservation before coming. Good food with a lot of choices and good portion. Great relation price/quality.

Thank Marine_Souchon
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Quick service. Lovely cocktails and good choice of beers. Platters are great for big groups. Definitely recommend booking ahead

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Dundalk
  • Phone Number: +353 42 935 6652
  • E-mail
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