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The Bull & Castle by F.X. Buckley

5-7 Lord Edward Street | Christchurch, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 475 1122
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (319 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (21 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5-7 Lord Edward Street | Christchurch, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had dinner with friends and connected with family. Really enjoyed the food, the atmosphere in the bar. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank CertainTrumpet
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lunch for 6 of us. Good atmosphere. Good menu selection. Good food. Very large beer selection--best we saw in over a week in Ireland. Excellent service--friendly, helpful. Fitting end to our last day in Dublin.

Thank TriRidge
Reviewed 6 days ago

This dining experience was one the best I have ever had. Amazing service, amazing drinks and the 3 course meal I had was delicious until the last bite. We were a large group and they were very good about serving us all at the same...More

Thank randyc776
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here for our first meal in Dublin. We loved the ambience and decor in the main dining space. The waiter was friendly and service was fast. I ordered an 8 oz Fillet and house salad and my boyfriend ordered a chicken Caesar salad....More

Thank natashajoshua
Reviewed 6 days ago

We celebrated my birthday here last week. My husband had booked in advance and requested the window seat. It wasn't quite ready when we arrive so Aodhan on the front desk told us to go to the bar for a drink on him, which was...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to eat. Food is stunning. I had 16onc steak with beef chips. And wife had chicken. With out a doubt the nicest food we've had. The only reason for the dropped mark was our female waitress. She didn't seem interested in us or...More

Thank Kirk M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

16 of us piled into the Bull & Castle tonight for my daughter's birthday dinner. We went in skinny we rolled out sated! What a meal! What an evening! Steaks were fantastic (I think we tried them all!); service was excellent- friendly but ultra professional-...More

Thank D_Farrell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my wife last night and I have to say what a fantastic place greeted warmly as we arrived manager and staff very polite and attentive and food was very very good best meal we've ever had in Dublin and we've been coming...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located in the Christ Church area and is so convenient to grab lunch after you have toured. Our service was excellent, and our food was very good. We ate lunch here.

Thank nellie195105
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been in Newfoundland Canada and Dublin for over a week and had our share of fish and chips so we decided to get go for a nice steak. This restaurant was a great choice. It is a bit pricey but the service was...More

Thank Bruce H
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Response from Tommy M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Lord Edward Street | Christchurch, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 475 1122
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F.X.BUCKLEY. Steakhouse at The Bull and Castle offers Ireland's best steaks, with the experience and knowledge of over 25 years of serving the perfect steak. We change our menus seasonally to reflect the best Irish produce and to ensure the highest quality in both our beef and local fresh seafood. We offer an extensive selection of beers from the beer hall with a wide menu of cocktails, premium spirits and wines. Our food dishes come with beer recommendations so you can fully enjoy our quality dishes with the beer that best suits.Our weekday lunch menu offers both healthy and tasty options at a reasonable price which appeals to all tastes. Our Butchers Bar is ideal for large groups and parties big or small.
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