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The Porterhouse Brewing Company

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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 16-18 Parliament Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 679 8847
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00

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The Best Stout in the World at the International Beer Festival

First, this is in the Temple Bar area, where you must go to see the night life. The food was good pub food, but you are not here for the food, but rather the beer and they not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, this is in the Temple Bar area, where you must go to see the night life. The food was good pub food, but you are not here for the food, but rather the beer and they not only brew their own world class beers, they have beers, whiskey and rum from around the world. The place is very cozy.... More 

Thank hughsam
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This pub looks really nice and modern yet cosy. Weekend night was packed, very good live band was playing too. Would love to come back when it's less full

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice live music on the night we went. The beer selection was phenomenal and they brew a good selection of their own beer in house. The food however was mediocre at best, nothing special or to brag about. Wouldn't eat here again, but would definitely go back for a beer. The staff was also friendly with good service.

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is probably one of my favorite places to come grab a pint. Brain Blasta is probably one of my new go-to drinks when I visit. The staff was friendly and the entire place has a wonderful atmosphere. Definitely try and make it there when some live music is happening!

Thank Jennaz1024
Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great place to eat and enjoy a beer or two. Multiple levels with tables. Food was fresh and tasty. Lovely chips! Numerous beers to choose from including the brewing company's own (other drinks also available)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Porterhouse was very close to our hotel and just from the signs outside, we knew it was our kind of place. We visited twice-- on our first stay and then our return as we were leaving Ireland. The people are great, the atmosphere lively and plenty of craft beers to choose from. We asked for a special shot we like... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The Porterhouse Pub is a small chain of pubs in greater Dublin. The one I visited for lunch is right across from the entrance to the Book of Kells exhibition . This place is distinctive because it brews its own beer. There is good selection of different kinds of beers plus salads , burgers, and sandwiches. Pleasant servers.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a Friday night and it was a blast. Just remember this is a typically noisy pub. No Guinness, but they have a good selection of THEIR brews. Try a sampler tray of three and then get a pint of what you like! The pizza was pretty good too.

Thank DonJonovan
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nice "old pub" ambiance here at the Porterhouse. Not a Guinness in sight, this is a craft beer place. Their "Plain Porter" was so tasty, I came back on a second visit for more. The Bacon and Cabbage dish is tasty, as is the Fish and Chips. If you are tired of Guinness, come here!

Thank PainAuChocolat17
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

definitely not met! Should learn how to rinse glasses- we went on two different occasions and both times the beers tasted like soap. Food is mediocre. Don't go within an hour of the kitchen closing- you'll be refused starters (apparently the kitchen won't want to make them) and the menu is reduced due to being out of everything! The beer... More 

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