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Very nice.

Went for both lunch and late-evening drinks. I assume this is a gay venue though I don't know if... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2015
Leeds, United Kingdom
One of my favourite bars in Dublin

Whether gay or straight, the Front Lounge is the place to be. They even like Canadians! (just... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2014
Vancouver, Canada
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
29 Oct 2017
“Back to the old front lounge ”
18 Jun 2016
“Nice place ”
This sophisticated bar attracts a young, good-looking crowd.
Parliament Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
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Most Helpful Review
Reviewed 2 October 2002

This is a great bar. It attracts a young crowd, mostly gay. It is intimate without being too small, the staff are great and the music is good. It has a great, relaxing atmosphere from the hussle and bussle of the Temple Bar area. I...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of friends on a Saturday night, great fun and cool music. Gay friendly atmosphere and mixed crowd. Good fun and tonics and welcoming professional staff. Glad to see it's gone back to more of the buzz of the front lounge of...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We came for drinks and watch the game. Big space with a lot of seating. Nice staff as well. Decent priced drinks €12.50 for two vodka drinks.

Thank John S
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Nice place for food. The bar is good too. Some rude and scruffy young staff. Quite off putting with the rudeness. All in all, dont bother. Not missing much

Thank boaftrm
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Meh nothing to write home about just a bar . We had a drink we sat down not a busy place closes early no real entertainment ..

Thank 448robertk
Reviewed 5 April 2015

On our very first trip to Dublin we came across the Front Lounge and really enjoyed it. It has a very nice, relaxing atmosphere with good music, and the staff are very polite and well groomed. It's worth a visit for having a drink or...More

Thank Vasilis T
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Went for both lunch and late-evening drinks. I assume this is a gay venue though I don't know if they advertise this explicitly. Very friendly, good crowd, very nice food. Nicer than many gay venues which seem to feel a little tired, particularly in larger...More

Thank ThomasBooth
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Whether gay or straight, the Front Lounge is the place to be. They even like Canadians! (just leave the Canadian flags at home - this practice is not welcome in Ireland). Huge place. 2 levels. Connects two different streets front to back. Nice, clean, bright...More

Thank Vancouver90
Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Front Lounge has always been a really nice place to go for a drink and enjoy the cool people who go there. The food is quite nice too and reasonably priced served by a very pleasant staff who always give you their attention. I...More

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

Went for lunch with friends afternoon, really nice place. The staff were very friendly and the food was great! One downside is that bathrooms are well outdated and need an upgrade!

Thank Navigate429243
Reviewed 13 December 2012

The dictionary definition of the expression “all fur coat and no knickers” is ‘having a superficially positive appearance that is belied by the reality, e.g., superficially elegant and beautiful but actually sleazy’. According to the Front Lounge’s website they describe themselves as “that rare creature;...More

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