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Dr. Quirkey's Good Time Emporium

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Address: 55 O'Connell St., Dublin 1, Ireland

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Very rude staffs

The staffs are very un-professional, the manager seems very careless. The place.is over crowded and service is very very poor..

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Chris C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The staffs are very un-professional, the manager seems very careless. The place.is over crowded and service is very very poor..

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Thank Chris C
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in while walking past. Mostly slot machines but some good games to play as well. I won some slime :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

I have to admit I was hoping for more video games as opposed to gambling machines BUT there was a good mix. I popped into a few arcades/casinos and this one was hands-down the best. I did not stay long, but if you're looking for a bit of fun I'd suggest trying a visit!

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Thank CCIEvoice
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Great for couples especially on a wet Dublin day. Fun basketball machines, teddy beat machines and coin games. Other reviews state people were robbed but I've never experienced or seen anything like this. Security are normally very good for not letting rough people in

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birmingham
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

My daughter and her friend went to this establishment on Sunday 13th of September 2015 when they were on one of the games and some low life robbers too her purse the staff were to busy even the so called security staff wasn't helping us at all we only got help the next day from the manager who gave us... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

I went into Dr. Quirkey's around 6:45 on a Saturday evening. I really enjoyed it. I brought my wife and child. The games were good. Didn't run into any Junkies. One was coming in as we were leaving. The staff were helpful. The arcade games and basketball games were good fun. I found the racing car game very good. I... More 

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Thank Ciaran C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

My aunty was in their today playing slot machines. When sum low life reached threw the slot machines she was playing and robbed her bag with her pension in it . gardai were called and statement giving . but again the staff and security were non existent . unbelievable alltogeter. Absolute kip .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

Myself and fiancée visited here at night time during our recent vacation to Dublin. We both enjoyed our visit and had fun. However I do agree with previous comments suggesting not to bring children here at night time and that it is impossible to win anything. There were a good few thuggish looking louts about so that was off putting,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

I am shocked to see so many negative reviews of this place! Especially people saying it is unsafe and dangerous - it's right in the middle of O'Connell St, which is tourist central! My boyfriend and I went both mid afternoon and later at night (10pm ish) and never felt even slightly unsafe. There is security at the door and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

We went to this arcade last summer. There were gangs of teenagers hanging around being rowdy and obnoxious and some very dodgy looking characters eying us up. Warning: Keep an eye your personal belongings !!! We played one game (DDR) and left - didnt feel like hanging around .This is NOT the kind of place to take your young children... More 

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