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34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 474 4888
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the greatest experience for food, although a nice environment. I ordered a Steak and Eggs option on the menu for €12.50 and instead of a cut of steak, I got small chopped up pieces of steak (at best about 4 or 5 pieces) buried under a mountain of beetroot and other vegetables. I was still hungry leaving the restaurant... More 

Thank Joeymc01
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch deal 9.95 for steak baked potato topped with leek avocado and harissa. Steak was perfection. Nice glass of cote de rhone at 5.50. Excellent value. Good food. Ok service

Thank jimwaterford
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153 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went for a meal here whilst staying in Dublin for the New Year. We ordered the steak to share which was delicious. The side orders were large but very tasty. The problem we had was when we got the bill there was a service charge added amounting to £14 which we questioned. We were told this was... More 

Thank jeanniejeannie
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a recommendation and I'm so glad we did! We had a starter of the beef dripping croutons (which if I had to be picky were quite crispy) and a main of Bavette steak sharer with regular fries as a side. Cannot fault the Bavette! Unlike the previous review we were told that one side would cover... More 

Thank hungry12389
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner with my boyfriend midweek. Was really looking forward to it as I'd heard good things and I was starving. Seemed like a winning combo. Unfortunately what we got was very oversized portions of mediocre food. It was also a bit on the pricey side. I've been in some of the other restaurants owned by this crowd... More 

Thank Jessica H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been there twice in 2 weeks, once for dinner and once for lunch. Both times I had really great food (chicken for dinner, really well grilled, while for lunch a great tortilla), and it wasn't even really expensive. Only downside, the quantity of food! I was both times still a bit hungry when I left the place! :) Overall,... More 

Thank Alessandro S
Kildare, Ireland
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here for my friend's birthday dinner and I was pleasantly surprised! Young, hip interior and great meat to share. Got a candle on dessert for my friend too!

Thank Janhen14
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As five of us desperately searched for a table for five on a busy Christmas evening I was surprised to find an available table at Bear. The staff were very friendly and efficient. The decor is dark and quirky, offering wooden benches and stools and other rustic chique touches. There was water on the table which is a great idea... More 

Thank prospect45
Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place looking for a hungover breakfast and it definitely did the job. We sat by the window so I'm not sure what the main seating area was like but the area we sat in was nice enough. The breakfast menu is excellent, lots of interesting and tasty choices, the sausage with home baked beans was especially... More 

Thank 52cards
Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

After meaning to try here for ages I recently visited with two mates. We were seated immediately even though the restaurant was busy. The menu very much revolves around their different cuts of steak and the steak was very good. The real highlight of the meal however were the combination of sides and sauces. There is a good choice but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 474 4888

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