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O'Shea's Merchant

#179 of 2,093 Restaurants in Dublin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, ,
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 679 3797
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (28 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast and it was lovely. By far the best breakfast we had there and not extortionately priced like a lot of other places. €7.90 for a full Irish breakfast which my husband thoroughly enjoyed and I had a quick fix for €6.90...More

Thank ShelliP76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short walk from temple bar this pub does great food and beers they make you so welcome and there is live music in the evenings

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited O'Shea's Merchant a number of times. They don't have a great selection of food but their traditional Irish stew plus pint of Guinness for 10 Euros is a steal, considering that this would typically cost you almost 20 in most pubs in Dublin....More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Lovely atmosphere and great food. Ate out here several times during our holiday as it was across the road from where we stayed and we loved it. The place had just been redecorated and looked great

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

A dozen of us went for breakfast and the staff were more than hospitable. A very good fry up and a good pub environment!

Thank joseppimanc
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your recent visit to us, we are extremely happy you enjoyed your time here and appreciate your review, Go raibh mile maith agaibh.

Reviewed 18 November 2017

We ate here two nights in a row, not many things on the menu but what we had was really good. I had the fish chowder which was amazing and my Husband had the lamb stew and pint of Guiness deal for 10 euro. Great...More

Thank Geenabee1
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Good Afternoon, Many thanks for your recent visits to O'Sheas, the home of Irish music and dance, we are glad you got to taste our delicious seafood chowder and Irish Stew, We are currently in the process of extending our menu, perhaps the next time...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a few days in Dublin, we found O'Shea's Merchant just around the corner to the apartment we were staying in. We had breakfast 2 mornings running, for just under €8 we got a full Irish cooked breakfast with toast a coffee both...More

Thank Marky320
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Good afternoon, Thank you for visiting us recently. By the sounds of it you thoroughly enjoyed dining with us. We appreciate your recommendation. Go raibh míle maith agat. Slán.

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great fun time here. The young bloke behind the main bar made and served excellent Irish coffee! Great fun music too. Nice peopleMore

Thank Kym B
TheMerchantOS, Manager at O'Shea's Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your recent review, we agree our Irish Coffee is without doubt one of the best in Dublin and served in the company of Ireland's finest musicians, sure it's the perfect reciepe for a perfect evening. We will certainly pass your...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Laid back atmosphere in a traditional Irish pub. We stopped here for dinner and had good service and good food.

Thank mantis73
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Fab meal in Dublin at O’Shea’s. Very friendly staff, lovely Guinness and wonderful food. Would highly recommend 🙂

Thank Magicratbag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3797
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The Home of Irish Music & Dance located in Medieval Dublin. Live Music 7 Nights a week. Traditional Irish food served daily. Set Dancing every Monday for all to join in. Tour Groups Welcome Whiskey Tasting Trace your family tree here at the Irish History Hub.
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