Many of the bars in our network serve a lot more than drinks and pub food, they double as gastronomic experiences sure to suit the pickiest of palates. Below is a selection of gastropubs situated in our i-site network for you to try! Keep in mind this is only a selection, there are plenty more in our network!
These pubs are a great way to start an evening off with great food before heading out, celebrating an important event, or just catching up with old friends! Instead of the traditional 'pub food', a wide range of delicious dishes are presented sure to suit any mood.
1. Market Bar
Market Bar is situated at the heart of Dublin City Centre. Enter through their open-air heated courtyard with tables and chairs, and find a vast luminous warehouse that is Market Bar.
Open for brunch, lunch and dinner this place has a wide range of dishes sure to suit all budgets and tastes. Dinner is served tapas style, offering various smaller portions of items on their menu for groups to share and pass around ( Check out their tapas menu here and their brunch menu here ). You can also follow their Facebook to find out about their forever updated lunch specials. They switch up their menus quite often so you're sure to have plenty of variety every time you go.
Be sure to try their smoked applewood cheese & potato croquettes!
Situated on South William street this gastropub has great lunch specials and a wide variety of tapas, salads, pastas and exquisite desserts. Lunch special includes 2 courses for €9.95. You can view their lunch menu here. Dinner includes more extravegant twists on Irish favourites such as 'Mild Chicken Curry Served with Basmati Rice and Pickled Mango' and 'Char grilled pork Chop served withh cheddar mash, cider soaked golden raisins, savoy cabbage & apple sauce'. Yes, our mouths are watering too!!
Call in and try them for yourself!
You can find the Bailey just off of Grafton street with a heated outdoor area regularly packed with people having drinks after work and enjoying their large wine selection. They have a long list of tapas for pub goers to share and another menu with main dishes, salads and desserts. Check their menu out here.
Doesn't their smoke salmon on Guinness bread look delicious?
Pygmalion is known for their great gigs, wide variety of DJs and great outdoor space. Not long ago they introduced a tapas menu filled with delicious options. They recently took it a step up and created Pyg Cafe which has a wide range of options that come in bigger portions. It's open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and cake. If you call in on the weekends, make sure you're ready to wait for a table. They assure you it's worth the wait!
Check out their menu here.
5. Toast Rathmines
Toast is a warm, cosy and deceptively large cafe bar in Rathmines. They are open seven days a week, serving great food and a wide selection of wine & beer. Stop by for Lunch or Dinner and Brunch on the weekends.
We heard their Baileys Toblerone Cheesecake is to die for! Anyone tried it?
Click here to see their menus.
6. Bull & Castle
Bull & Castle is made up of The Butchers bar and The F.X Buckley Steakhouse. Choose from over 200 types of beers, ciders and whiskeys. What goes best with a vast variety of beverages? Amazing food! Whether you're at the bar or in the restaurant, you have an enormous range of delicious items to choose from. The steakhouse is very well known for their meat and you can choose between several cuts and sizes. Not a fan of meat? They have plenty of seafood to choose from!
Take a look at their menu here.
7. Harry's Bar
Famous for their gorgeous cocktails, this bar also serves incredible food! Their menus are developed to suit a wide array of palates, dietary needs and lifestyle choices.
So call into the bar and choose from their extensive menu of appetizers, salads, pasta, steaks, or maybe drop by for simply a delicious desert. They also have other vegetarian options to choose.
Their menu can be found here.
Looking for a fun group activity? They give Cocktail Master Classes for groups which include a large food platter to share before or after the course.
If you'd like to have a presence in any of these venues, or see a full selection of gastropubs in our network, get in touch with us today.