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The Market Bar

#242 of 1,997 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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South City Centre
As featured in Dublin for Foodies!
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Fade Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 613 9094
12:00 - 01:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 23:30
Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time to visit the much talked about Market bar. A group of us got a seat very quickly for a Friday night. The food was yum and came very fast, there was a great atmosphere. Loved the the building itself, was very quirky. They have an early bird special which we missed but would defiantly visit again.

Thank Balance1234
Puth, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here on a weekday in december for a dinner. Directly when we came in they were not friendly to us, the people who are serving are not proffessional and the service is very bad. We did run away! Please, Don't go here for your meal!

Thank Henk V
dublin, ireland
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food wise - don't waste time chatting before you order, they want you in and out and tell you before you sit down that they want the table back in an hour and a half and they come back before that time to tell you that you'll definitely need to finish by then. I get it - they're busy, but... More 

Thank 9x9
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What in God's name is going on with the toilets in the downstairs of the Chelsea Drugstore at the market bar?? Men and woman both using the one toilet making everyone feel as uncomfortable as a worm in a birds nest!!! And the toilet doors themselves are impossible to close.... unbelievably not practical!!!!!! Kip..... drinks were very nice tho!!

Thank andres12791
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90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here on a Saturday night with friends. All the food is awesome! Good service and nice atmosphere. Would definitely recommend

Thank Coco362
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very much worth a visit, it's an unusual place. Exclusive and quite busy but once you get a table you will be delighted. We loved it!

Thank Kinga K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner with my girlfriend & her brother. The food was great, all great sizes to share between us. Will be back!

Thank Garry M
Dublin, Ireland
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210 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food in Market Bar is fine if you want something that is quick and will fill you up. There's no finesse and the food comes out almost immediately after ordering. The food is by no means traditional tapas but is billed as coming in the style of tapas. Everything I tasted was totally fine but The Port House is... More 

Thank 932NB
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36 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has good lunch/early bird offers. It's not exactly tapas done authentically but they suffice all the same. The portions are larger than expected and work for a hungry appetite. The atmosphere is busy at peak hours. Does the job.

Thank Openmindedreview
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a recommendation to visit The Market Bar and I am so glad we did. It is in a fantastic modern open setting with a vast, well staffed bar. There was a wide variety of options available on the menu and everything was reasonably priced. The food was excellent and staff were accommodating and extremely efficient despite it being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fade Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 613 9094

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