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Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant

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Great Music

Stopped in New Years Eve after walking through a very crowded Temple Bar. Was able to find a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BKSbeth
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Wantagh, New York
via mobile
Awesome

What an awesome place for an afternoon pint with live music on. Watched a couple of awesome... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
billbobroad
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in New Years Eve after walking through a very crowded Temple Bar. Was able to find a table, have a few pints and listen to some great music The musicians were Amazing! And I’m told that’s always the case.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BKSbeth
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there and thank you for your review! Thanks for stopping by and call back soon! Slainte

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for a quick, warm drink as it was freezing outside. Ordered a couple of Bailey's hot chocolates but didn't quite expect to be paying €21.90 for two. Yes it was a lovely drink, but completely not worth that!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 070203LJ
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review! All our prices are displayed on the front door as you walk in. Slainte!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome place for an afternoon pint with live music on. Watched a couple of awesome musicians. We sat at the bar and the bar staff were amazing, very chatty and friendly. 100% go here for food and drinks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank billbobroad
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Thank you so much for the kind words! See you again soon

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Brilliant live music and comfortable surrounds. I came in for a quick bite and a pint and ended up staying for a while because the music was that good!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mariondotdotdot
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gteat to hear that! Thank you for your review! Call back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Stumbled in (almost literally) when we heard the music from outside. Great atmosphere, loads to drink and the tunes just kept on coming until late in the evening

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JWM-AVFC1992
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That's what we like to hear! Call back and see us again soon! Thanks!

Reviewed 25 November 2018

Couldn't check in to the hotel until 3pm so we wandered around for a few hours. Found Merchants Arch. Great location, historic building. Quite crowded at 10:30am on a Saturday. Few groups enjoying a pint. Food upstairs. Standard breakfast offerings but good, quick service. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jackiepaddy
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there and thank you for your review a Thanks for stopping by! Slainte

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this place heading back to our hotel once night. The band was great. We sat upstairs and had a great view. They serve food late, so we had a bite to eat. The servers were nice, the band played everything from John...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelPamVB
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I was happy I found this place because it was not overly packed like the other bars in Temple Bar. The live music was great! I was by myself but easily met some other friendly tourists and had a great time. The bartenders were very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David T
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Hi and thank you for your review today! Great to hear you had a good time with us! See you again soon!

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

What a fun way to spend an evening..... Listening to Irish music, watching lively crowds and munching on tasty food. The staff was so pleasant and efficient. No one went for long without a pint! I see why this area is so popular with tourists.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JMMeyer174
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Have been here before and always am when in Ireland. Great music and friendly atmosphere in this bar. It’s off the beaten track so go visit it. A big plus to the bar man for the quiet nod of recognition the third night in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 530RobertG
Merchantsarch20, Public Relations Manager at Merchants Arch Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi there and thank you for your review! We try our best to remember all our customers! Slainte!

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