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The Palace

#135 of 1,973 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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South City Centre
Pub, Irish, Bar
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21 Fleet Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 9290
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10:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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cabo san lucas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a somewhat memorable evening in The Palace Bar where I immediately met some of the local denizens and proceeded to close the place up. Great stuff.

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Thank wickedCaboSanLucas
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely old Irish pub with a good selection of beers, friendly staff and great architecture. In a good location.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there one night to see some musicians play. Had a great time. The bartender was fast and friendly, and the place just had a great calm feel to it. Good conversations with locals. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Coveru
Franklin, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambience is classic Irish pub: photos of Beckett and Joyce on the walls, deep mahogany bar, and lots of Guinness. The difference is the people. The Palace is where the Irish come to drink. The ones we met were friendly, treating my wife an I as if we were old friends come to chat them up. Brilliant!

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Thank Robert G
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great interior, very period with lots of stained glass. Lovely old wooden bar and not a place that has changed for the tourist - it actually had an Irishman behind the bar! Children welcome and a great friendly atmosphere. On the very outskirts of Temple Bar and unspoilt for it. Best pub we visited in Dublin

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We just happened upon the Palace bar, it was our first stop on an informal walking tour. We met Liam, had a few pints and some whiskey, learned so much about the history of the bar. You can almost hear the old writers and reporters conversing in the backroom.

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Thank Genie F
Liverpool
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely bar in central Dublin providing old world charm and great Guiness. I probably shouldn't rate it so highly as it would be a shame if it became another 'tourist' spot rather than the genuine Irish bar it is today!!

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Thank Blue1970
County Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great Pub, Great Pint, great atmosphere, no television, except for major sporting occasions, great for an afternoon pint, or to warm up on a cold winters day,make sure to visit

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Thank jimmyb1957
Winchester
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Loved the feel of this place and met several fun people while enjoying various draft beers. Was the first pub of my trip and I believe I picked the right one in Temple Bar.

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Thank Susan F
Preston, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Just called in for a drink upstairs, a great little traditional bar just away from the hustle and bustle of the busy end of temple bar, recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pub, Irish, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Fleet Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 9290

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?