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Old Stand

$$ - $$$
South City Centre
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
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37 Exchequer St., Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 0823
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Today
11:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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972 reviews
714 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There's always a great atmosphere whether you're there as a couple or a big group. The staff are friendly and efficient and the place is really warm and cosy.

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Thank Beanie14
auburn,ma
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to sit and get a bite to eat after walking from the park. The menu looked okay and was pricey, but was near an ice cream parlor we wanted to visit. When we walked to the door a man came across the restaurant real quick, opened the door half way and blocked us. "We don't serve kids" he boldly... More 

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Thank belindam
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wollte mit meinem Sohn ein nettes Guiness trinken (er ist 5 und wollte natürlich kein Bier) wurden aber wieder herauskomplementiert.... No children policy! Zum 🤢 Totally unacceptable! Wanted to take a nice pint of Guinness, accompanied by my 5 year old, but was askted to leave. No children policy! Avoid that place! Gå inte dit! Skulle ha ett Guiness med... More 

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Thank Mike P
York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Old Stand on recommendation, not a good choice I'm afraid. Pub is decent, Guinness as expected but the downfall was the food. Our first meal in Dublin on a wet cold afternoon we were really looking forward to a great Irish Stew. Sadly the food fell hugely short of expectations. Two large bowls arrived, looked ok, but... More 

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Thank marymill41
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was on my own in Dublin on business. Walking around Dublin came across this gem of a bar. Fabulous guinness and great customer service. Had some chips as well and they were delicious. Highly recommend for a visit.

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Thank berkshirelass99
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant/bar. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The staff and customers are very welcoming and friendly. This was our first experience of the amazing Dublin atmosphere. We will definitely return. Sláinte

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Thank Derek M
Ottawa
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1,425 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When the food taste only like pepper and not like beef or celery or anything that is in it. The eother the chef ishould go back to school or you serve really bad food to your clients either from prevoius days or bad ingridients in it. Great staff but I advise anyone not to order food here. It is a... More 

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Thank thor2705
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great pub in the city centre. Friendly service and good beer. Gets very busy at weekends as it is a popular spot.

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Thank DublinDollie
Durham
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this little treasure on St Patrick's day - it was busy but the atmosphere was great - lots of friendly people over in Dublin for the celebrations and the rugby.

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Thank Alison R
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262 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for some drinks after a movie. Thing about this place is that management is in charge. Yes it has some young staff but they're well trained and cheerful and this old Dublin pub is very good for Dubliners and visitors

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:30
Thursday
11:00 - 00:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Exchequer St., Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 0823

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?