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Cafe Bar H

#1,019 of 2,085 Restaurants in Dublin
$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 899 2216
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
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“calamari” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in here Sat night before going to see The Script across in the 3arena. We had reservations in another restaurant and they had let us down so we ran in here and the place was MOBBED!! I like to see a place packed....More

Thank PrettyLullaby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this restaurant as Herbstreet nearby would not take bookings and we were a large group so wanted to sit together. Restaurant was very quiet on Sunday afternoon only one other table occupied. Pretty small brunch menu and extremely limited gluten free brunch selection. One...More

Thank OJB2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Saturday afternoon. We happened to find ourselves here because Herbstreet had a table wait list of 45min and so had the HQ. From the outside I couldn't judge if they serve food because it looked more like late night bar. As we entered...More

3  Thank hotel_badger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night before we headed to a show at the Board Gais. The restaurant was way too over crowded , for sure had extra tables literally on Top of one another. The waiters were finding it impossible to serve. And looked very frustrated...More

Thank Joes B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location is great if heading to a show but that’s as far as it goes. Seating is incredibly cramped, way too many tables in one small area. Food is ok, not bad but nothing special, and not cheap. What is going on with no WiFi,...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch here before a show next door - The vegetarian pizza was brilliant. A thin crispy base, with aubergines and feta cheese, olives and rocket, a nice glass of french red- Perfect lunch

Thank RedLirac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

'Gilsenan' who I believe was Maitre-D on Wednesday evening 24/1/18 welcomed us as soon as we entered the restaurant with a warm smile and when we asked if Cafe Bar H could accomodate us as we only had 40 minutes for dinner before theatre performance-we...More

Thank Bayberry
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We were greeted by a lady with a lovely smile, who offered us a choice of tables. The restaurant is bright and spacious and a great buzz to it. The service was quick and efficient, which is what you want when your heading to a...More

1  Thank Annie K
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Nice spot for a bit of casual lunch or snack before a show. Its very busy before the shows and staff are run off their feet but always pleasant and helpful. Lunches sound small on menu but they are far from small- great value- Nice...More

1  Thank MsCork2017
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing food ,ordered the breast of chicken for 19 Euro and had to send it back because it wasn't cooked enough. My family had the Apple tart for desert which was also horrible. The pizzas were ok but the other main courses were also...More

3  Thank Alex M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Canal Plaza, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 899 2216
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Rita Crosbie has brought her flair and style to Grand Canal Square with her beautiful Cafe Bar H.....Enjoy delicious food or just a drink in this buzzy quarter on the water!
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