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Pygmalion Restaurant & Bar

#1,408 of 2,069 Restaurants in Dublin}
$$ - $$$, European,
59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 4479
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place with fun decor inside the large Powerscourt shopping mall. Lamb stew was more like a soup although tasty. Nachos were good. Servers were a little scarce.

Thank Laurelaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a terrible smell on the inside I can barely go inside to use the toilets. They really need to look into it. I do enjoy a drink with friends there but staying outside only.

Thank reveiwingireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Pygmalion on Tuesday night for their "2 for 1 Pygtails", the buzz was great, staff were lovely, nice seating and good music but probably some of the worst cocktails I've ever had. We got two Tom Collins and two Pornstar Martinis which...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fine when you just want a few cocktails with friends and you have no place else to be. I stopped in with a friend for a quick snack and a drink as we had somewhere to be after. Not only were we...More

Thank Travel_Pixie6
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I wanted some afternoon cocktails in PYG where we have been before. And we are both 19 and keep in mind we have drank here BEFORE. We tried to order at the counter which we usually have no problem doing and we...More

2  Thank Shannon E
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Pygmalion, otherwise known as Pyg, is a well established 'it' place for cocktails amongst the South Dublin 'huns'. Pygtails, pygs personalized cocktail menu, are on offer as 2 for 1 (read 2 for €13) Sunday through Friday. They also offer somewhat pub style food if...More

Thank Naomi C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Really good spot ,love the interior .Cocktials are as good as the rumours , most places that are popular for cocktails tend not to have a lot of alcohol in them but this place does .Dj on even mid week early really good tunes ,...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The seating area outside the Pyg is always busy. I like the look of the seating- its got a real European vibe, especially with the outside seating for Coppinger Row accross from it. We had a couple of gins outside the other night. We were...More

Thank Stanislaw M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I had the worse burguer in Dublin in Pygmalion! Overpriced and not fresh meet. For drinks is ok, as the place is nice for dance and drink.

Thank Mônica G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Have previously been here before and it was never spectacular but the location is good. Went here Sunday for 2 for 1 cocktails, we decided on Pornstar Martinis and asked for 4 at the bar. 4 espresso martinis were made and brought to our table,we...More

Thank heatherDheather
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Questions & Answers
Karl K
18 May 2017|
Response from romac48 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if Pygmalion has a smoking area due to legal reasons as smoking in restaurants inIreland is illegal
Leah F
9 February 2017|
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Response from Lesley B | Reviewed this property |
only on the dancefloor as far as I can remember. I spent most of my time outside its lovely out there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 South Williams Street | Ground Floor, Powerscourt Ce, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 4479
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