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The Bull & Castle

Open Now: 12:00 - 23:00
Open today: 12:00 - 23:00
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1st time in Dublin

It was my first time in Dublin and after a long day working, we went to have a steak at The Bull... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
andreaceccanti
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Udine, Italia
Opposite Christchurch Cathedral and serving very good food.

Very reasonable lunches, served quickly and the food was excellent. The pub is olde worlde and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
maggie9
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London
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We eat here every year before the Panto. This year seemed to be a little below par. For the price you pay, this is only good pub grub. Staff are great though.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended here this evening and we were told we had to vacate our table after 1 hour and a quarter. We left at least 15 minutes later.. the restaurant was as empty when leaving as when we arrived. The service was rushed, with the waiter...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time in Dublin and after a long day working, we went to have a steak at The Bull & the Castle. Easy to find, located downtown and within walking distance from the hotel. The place is quite and warm. I had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andreaceccanti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very reasonable lunches, served quickly and the food was excellent. The pub is olde worlde and very atmospheric. A must to visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maggie9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend The Bull and Castle.. Fabulous steaks and a great Menu. Extremely friendly staff and so helpful.. One to add to your list guys when in Dublin .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 892traceyn
Reviewed 9 November 2018

........the old adage that you should never buy fish in a beef restaurant applies to this very nice restaurant also. The battered haddock was a disappointment and was mostly batter which was soggy inside and not crispy with a very small piece of haddock inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manfromdublin12
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I do really recommend Sunday roast, cheap price, really high quality of food, service amazing. I will definitely come back again to try the real steak!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fra_pulce90
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The pre-theatre menu is excellent value, and the steaks are delicious. There is a good selection of beers and whiskeys, and the service is excellent. It is a handy location for Vicar Street concerts, and has a lively atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kerryclan
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Having eaten here on many occasions it never disappoints. The pre-theatre menu is very reasonably priced and has a good variety of dishes which is great when you are heading to a show in town. I would always go for the steak main course which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna2010P
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stop in for lunch. He wanted oysters but we were early. They rang the kitchen and since they had just their shipment in that morning they prepared them for him. He shucks oysters so he really wanted to try them. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TomO1521
27 November 2018|
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Response from maggie9 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that the Bull and Castle close until late evening. I'm sure that they are open from lunchtime onwards.
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