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The Hairy Lemon Cafe Bar

42 Lower Stephens Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 8949
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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42 Lower Stephens Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Reviewed 2 days ago

lovely little pub has a terrace bar upstairs for the smokers but for 4 drinks cost 28euros think its the area that its in being the temple area of Dublin

Thank moeramage
Reviewed 3 days ago

The menu was the exact same choices as all menus in Dublin, with one exception..... the bread pudding on the dessert menu is divine!

Thank Susan642013
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've eaten at the Hairy Lemon on SEVERAL occasions. Love the food and atmosphere. Great stop that's close to St. Stephens Green and Grafton Street. Be sure to get the Guinness Mousse. It's INCREDIBLE!!!!

1  Thank Sloane905
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was staying in the brooks hotel just down the road from the Hairy Lemon so popped in for a pint of Guinness on arrival, as you do ! The place was so warm and friendly, so settled in and ordered some of the chicken wings...More

1  Thank truebluetravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I found the Hairy Lemon by accident and knew we had to go in. It was very busy when we were there, but the waitstaff accommodated us and were very friendly and warm amongst their bustling crowd. The food was very good...More

1  Thank lesliejayne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is amazing and the food is delicious. The servers are so happy and the atmosphere is so lively and welcoming. It felt very authentic as well.

1  Thank AnnaMo151
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this place by accident but it was amazing. The food was by far the best we had anywhere in Ireland. The staff was friendly and helpful. Service was amazing, food was even better......

Thank 1Katie5108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, service and a beer of their very own. Have been back a second time and the visit was just as great!!! A definite stop for travelers.

Thank gaildevlin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought friends visiting Ireland here for lunch. It is an uncomfortable cramped space. They should let people dine in the bar area. My fish and chips was forgettable. My fish was dry and overdone. Although edible, the food was definitely over-rated and over-priced. Service...More

Thank dublinf2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read lots of positive reviews of this Dublin landmark pub so decided to try dinner and drinks there. As we walked in there was a table empty by the front window. Not only was it a bit off by itself but it was...More

Thank 191plf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 22
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Lower Stephens Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 8949
  • E-mail
Traditional Irish Pub/Restaurant.Family run Restaurant serving food with reciepes handed down from generations. Our first recipe book is available.