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Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House

) #6 of 113 Coffee & Tea in Dublin #232 of 2,230 Places to Eat in Dublin $$ - $$$ Irish, European,
16a D'Olier Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 677 0499
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (27 reviews)
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16a D'Olier Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 751 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a nice enough spot, the staff are welcoming and efficient and the food is grand. The smoked salmon salad was a bit bland - pretty much just smoked salmon, lots of green leaves and some dressing. The sandwiches looked large. It's all very competent...More

Thank T-G4728
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi T-G4728 Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your salad, and are happy to rectify situations when they are brought to our attention. We have taken your feedback on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just down the other side of Fleet Street. The service was good. There is a nice wine and beer selection. The goat cheese salad as a starter was a highlight. In general food was reasonably priced. All main dishes were very mild, if...More

Thank sgec1105
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi sgec1105! Thanks for leaving such a lovely review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal, especially the goats cheese starter :). We would also like to thank you for sharing your great photos! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Gallaghers

Reviewed 1 week ago

Gallagher's is a lovely BYOB restaurant, one of few in the heart of the city - Great atmosphere, very helpful staff, very affordable for very tasty comfort food!

Thank CChaney86
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi CChaney86! Thanks for leaving such a lovely review! Your compliments have been passed on to our staff and we hope that you will visit us again soon! :) Kind regards, Gallaghers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always the food was beyond delicious! I would highly recommend the fish cakes and the goats cheese salad. Believe me you will not be disappointed’More

Thank Kelly-Ann M
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kelly-Ann M, We're so glad to hear you enjoy your visits to Gallahers! Thanks for taking the time to leave such a good review, it makes us happy to hear you enjoy the fish cakes and goats cheese salad! Please come back again soon!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here twice, once for dinner and once for breakfast and both times found the food delicious and the service excellent. We weren't hurried out either time as is so often the case with city centre restaurants, so I found it an excellent...More

Thank 173nessy
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 173nessy, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your two recent visits to Gallahers! Thanks for taking the time to leave such a good review, it's great to hear that you enjoyed the meal and BYOB option. Please come back again soon! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How will I begin here,I went here for a 40th Birthday Celebrations there were 15 of us, Half of the group had the Goats cheese salad and the Atlantic Cod which as a choice was so disappointing,the Goats cheese Salad lacked taste and was soggy,The...More

1  Thank Cylonandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is very expensive and the food is of average quality. The burger was bland and my friend was given a frozen potato with her meal. The staff were apologetic but overall I felt it was very expensive for what it was.

1  Thank Sadhbh D
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sadhbh D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We were made aware of this situation on the night and rectified it, but we would like to take this opportunity to apologise again. Kind regards, Gallahers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a historic building. Went for breakfast two days in a row. Quality of the eggs/omelette was perfect. Very interesting combinations. Waiter nice and engaging...family from Canada but forget his name. Prices good. Coffee good. Could add fresh orange juice instead of from a box...More

Thank MobiusTraveller
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MobiusTraveller, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed the Gallahers experience! Thanks for taking the time to leave such a good review, we're glad you enjoyed your omelette! Please come back again soon! Kind regards, Gallahers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service not all that. Food was average, although my burger was burnt!! Took a very long time for food to arrive at table. Where I was sat you were looking straight in at the kitchen, staff seemed more concerned with having a laugh. Would not...More

Thank Lee W
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lee W, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your Gallaher & Co experience, as this is not up to our usual standards. We have taken your feedback on board,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened across Gallaher's as it was only ten minutes away from our hotel. The staff were extremely accommodating and welcoming as soon as we entered. Menu wasn't exspansive but my partner and I both had the fish cakes and pork with a bottle of...More

Thank Josh A
Raymond M, Owner at Gallaher & Co Bistro & Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Josh A, Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are so glad you and your partner enjoyed your fish cakes and Pinot Grigio :) We would welcome you again the next time your visit Dublin! Kind regards, Gallahers

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Ruth G
Do you have a wheelchair accessible toilet?
2 May 2017|
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Response from Raymond M | Property representative |
Yes we do, look forward to being of service to you kind regards Ray
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Fyhdejhd
Is the restaurant child friendly?
28 September 2016|
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Response from ACappon | Reviewed this property |
My kids were with us for lunch- no worries about kids
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16a D'Olier Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0499
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Description
Gallaher's bistro and coffee house is located in the historic D'Olier Chambers, built in 1891 by J.F Fuller for Irish Tobacco Baron *Tom Gallaher. Gallaher & Co offers a spectacular bistro menu everyday from 10am 'till close Gallaher's is a hub of activity, traditionally the Dublin meeting spot for journalists, Trinity students and visitors alike to the old city. Gallaher's is located a stones throw from Trinity College within the College Green area, it is a historic watering hole and eatery - an experience for both food lovers and those keen on the city's architecture & history. Get those cameras at the ready.
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