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The Port House Dublin, Dublin, Co. Dublin
The Port House Dublin, Dublin, Co. Dublin
The Port House Dublin, Dublin, Co. Dublin
The Port House Dublin, Dublin, Co. Dublin
The Port House Dublin, Dublin, Co. Dublin

The Port House Dublin

4.2
4.2
163 reviews
€30 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
The Port House is located in Dublin's city centre. The restaurant and bar is one in a family of five. The offering is tapas style dishes such as Piquillo con Pollo and Tosta de Salmon. The bar is open late over the weekend evenings and offers a wide selection of drinks at the bar.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 35 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    €30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Tapas / Small Plates
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed, Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Thu–Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Phone number
    (01) 677 0298
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress

What 163 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Diners' Choice Awards

  • Dublin 8

    Most Booked

163 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the most beautiful restaurants in Dublin I’d say, atmosphere was amazing and the food is just the best. Always love coming here, staff were really nice too

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  2. CaolainnC

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone!

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  3. AoifeM

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Really enjoyed the Port House.Food very good and love the wide variety of choices.Service excellent. Loved the ambiance.

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  4. Ellen

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Port House is a favourite of mine and I go to the South William Street one and the Dundrum one a few times a year. The service was fine. No cutlery or napkins on the table so we needed to ask a couple of times. I order the same few dishes always as I love them! They tasted as lovely as always but were warm, not hot. I wasn’t bothered enough to say anything. The desserts were delicious. Over all it was fine, not brilliant.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This came as a recommendation from a local Dubliner. Every single dish was delicious. Very attentive wait staff and a great vibe

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  6. Laurent

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A really nice restaurant, located near Temple Bar, for couples and groups alike. Tasteful, warm and balanced dishes that left us very much fulfilled. We will be back!

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  7. LornaD

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food, atmosphere and service were good. We were 10 mins late being shown to our table which we didn't have any issue with but we were then asked to vacate the table approx 1.5 hours later for the next sitting. We were also asked for dessert orders 3 times within 2minutes of our mains being cleared. We felt quite pressured to finish up, settle the bill and leave. Usually you could expect 2 hours on a table. It's certainly not the place to go to relax.

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  8. Manta

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely atmosphere wide range of food helpful staff. Highly recommend

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  9. SouravB

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great but the portions are very tiny considering the amount we are paying but I guess because of that we ate variety of food. Won't so very expensive but indeed it was expensive somehow.

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  10. NicNac

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Our second visit, stumbled upon this wee gem on our last trip & booked to secure it for this trip. It’s like a wee cave, fabulous food & atmosphere. Great choice of drinks/wine menu. It is very low lighting, candle lit which adds to the experience & buzz. Staff friendly & pleasant.

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  11. BarryFitz

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very friendly staff. Food was great. Picked 9 dishes and 2 deserts and all great

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  12. Reb1

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely evening dinner date whilst visiting Dublin. This restaurant is suitable for coeliac and produced very tasty food. We enjoyed sharing the tapas - the flavours were amazing. Staff were friendly and it had a great atmosphere as well. Thank you very much - We would highly recommend to anyone in the area.

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  13. LLSP

    London

    44 reviews

    4.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great ambience with tasty food and good wine selection. It was a busy Sunday night after a home rugby match so pretty busy. We sensed the staff and kitchen were under a bit of pressure which resulted in some dishes not being as hot as I would have liked but it is mainly tapas so these are minor quibbles

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  14. AdrianT

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Describing the dining experience at The Port House is a bit of a mixed bag. While there were highlights like the delightful Haddock with veg, the overall impression was hindered by inconsistency. The prawns, unfortunately, fell short with a greasy and bland taste, and the piri piri Chicken wings failed to leave a lasting impression. Among the sauces provided, only the garlic mayo managed to shine, Sangria tasted nice, but again, just average nice. Service was satisfactory, but nothing exceptional. The ambiance initially seemed promising, but the strong scent of cigarettes at the entrance was unpleasant and hardly welcoming. To make matters worse, encountering dirty ashtrays inside the restaurant was a glaring oversight that detracted from the overall dining experience. Dirty ashtrays were stored to the left side just after entering the restaurant, which was surprising and concerning as it was inside the guests area. This detracted significantly from the overall ambiance and cleanliness of the establishment. Very unlikely we will be coming back.

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  15. Neil

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was tasty but quite small portions for the prices

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  16. TinaD

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a really enjoyable evening with my friend. The food was delicious so many choices. The wine was excellent and reasonably priced. Overall a very pleasant evening with impeccable service.

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  17. EvelynO

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, serviice and atmosphere. Really friendly staff.

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  18. Alex

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Amazing food but service, staff and ambience is not good. Space was very tight and we got rejected with no reason when we wanted to change the table. It was also extremely noisy that we struggled to hear each other.We will not go again to this branch.

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  19. PaulL

    Dublin

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 4 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Got a voucher for here as a Christmas present so was looking forward to trying it. Its quite a small space and we were seated quite close to the next table. There's a cosy snug ambience here and also a bit lively but it's just too dark. The menu was very hard to read so in fact we used the light on our phone to see the menu. It was great that you just ticked off the items you required on the menu and handed it to your server. The staff were lovely, but the service was a little slow even though it wasn't particularly busy. The food was mostly very good. The croquettes, patatas bravas and the trio of mini burgers were excellent and her good self enjoyed the scallop and the aubergine. Good port and cheese selection too. The chicken wings were quite plain and a little greasy. Overall it was a decent experience.

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  20. DavidOD

    Dublin

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very enjoyable experience, good value food and drinks

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  21. AnnaH

    Leinster

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The food arrived very quickly which I found a bit worrying. The patatas braves tasted like frozen potatoes. The food was only okay, everything tasted reheated. The service was only okay. We had to ask what several of the dishes were as they were being served. I would not return.

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  22. MaryH

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely night. First time. Lovely food. Amazing staff. Great value. Wonderful night. Thank you so much

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  23. AoifeC

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Table for 3,downstairs in a little alcove with a table suspended from above. Just fabulous! Gorgeous cocktails,delicious food and a great atmosphere. Staff were friendly helpful and great service. Would recommend without hesitation. Aoife. 2nd Feb '24.

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  24. BrianC

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great seat by the window looking onto the bustling Sth William Street. All the food was very tasty and very reasonably priced. Service was good too. Only negative was the downstairs toilet was messy, bin overflowing. But we'll definitely go back.

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  25. HelenS

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was excellent, quietish when we arrived early for our reservation but we were accommodated. Filled up soon afterwards. Lively ambience, fabulous food. Perfect for after work

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  26. LynetteH

    County Durham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely loved our evening here. Great little find with good food and great sangria…

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  27. TheresaA

    Dublin

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 1 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Great little venue, lovely food & wine at good value price point. Guys, the lightening needs to be sorted TODAY!! 💡💡💡💡 You’ve been saying the fairy lights are " broken" for ages now. It’s impossible to read menus or see what you are eating, which are a such a shame. Other diners were commenting on the same issue & friends of ours who were there recently.

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  28. PatriciaD

    Dublin

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 31 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Albondegas and spinach croquettes and aubergine were all excellent. (Don't recommend seafood paella...we sent it back! Tough! ) All the desserts were excellent! Did have to explain/confirm our booking 3 times tho we were the first I for lunch...

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  29. PT15

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 30 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely food, wine and music! Company was also great!

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  30. Reenybuds

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We really enjoyed our first visit to your restaurant and it won’t be our last. The atmosphere was lovely although our table was somewhat cramped for four adults. Our waitress (Lady) was lovely, as were all the staff. The food was lovely however one or two of the dishes were slightly cold when served. Especially the patatas bravas.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    One of the few places that do late sittings. Great to have as an option. Great food and atmosphere. Just what we were looking forward.

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  32. oliviam

    Newcastle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, lovely staff and gorgeous atmosphere. Would definitely recommend for a date night!

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    It’s was okay but extremely noisy

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  34. ChrisR

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Prompt Service, great wine Selection, Fantastic Food, every dish was presented with excellence, and tasted amazing, good value food , great atmosphere

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  35. ThomasS

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had thr most amazing night there. Arrived early and was able to enjoy a beer whilst I waited. Then when my date arrived, the atmosphere was great. The lighting was perfect. Service was fantastic. The whole night was brilliant. Thank you to all.

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  36. NiallB

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Myself and partner were in Dublin last Saturday the 20th of January on a visit to the Guinness Storehouse and capped off the day in our favourite eatery. Just never fails to deliver. The staff as always just can’t do enough. So a big thank you from both of us the most perfect evening,again Niall

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  37. Marta

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious Spanish tapas and wine. Staff very friendly and efficient as usual.

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  38. AbiS

    Dorset

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Service was terrible. We waited thirty minutes for a drink that never arrived I had to remind the waiter. We asked for desert menus and he disappeared for thirty minutes and we had to go and ask someone else

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  39. DERMABRASION

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    I think this is a great spot. Very reasonably priced food and drinks. Very friendly service. I would like to go back

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  40. HelenMc

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our group has been here several times and always enjoyed both the food and the ambiance. My only complaint this time was that several times we asked for water and it didn't arrive, but the rest was superb!

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The Port House Dublin is rated 4.2 stars by 163 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 35 times today
Google Map for The Port House Dublin

64 South william Street, Dublin, Co. Dublin D02 XW99

Additional information

  • Area
    Portobello
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed, Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Thu–Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Price
    €30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan
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