Gallahers Bistro
16A D'Olier Street, City Centre South, Dublin

Cuisine:

Bistro
Based on 79 reviews


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Gallaher's bistro and coffee house is located in the historic D'Olier Chambers, built in 1891 by J.F Fuller for Irish Tobacco Baron Tom Gallaher. Gallaher & Co offers a contemporary European cafe style menu.

Gallaher's is a hub of activity, it is a historic watering hole and eatery - an experience for both food lovers and those keen on the city's architecture & history. Get those cameras at the ready.

All their dishes are freshly made to the highest standards, they buy locally sourced produce from the finest suppliers in Dublin. All their meat is purchased from the best butcher in Dublin, Hicks the butcher. They pride themselves on producing great dishes, so whether it's for breakfast, lunch, Sunday brunch, pre-theatre, dinner, afternoon tea or just for a coffee why not come along to Gallaher's to relax in their contemporary styled Bistro.
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Posted 1st Feb 2017 by RAYLYNCH7First Timer: 10 reviews

We had a voucher for dinner but were told we couldn't avail of BYOB with the voucher that was never specified in any of the terms or conditions but that wouldn't be completely the restaurant's fault. The wings were nice but there was only 4 of them and the tzaziki dip just tasted of pure salt. The Daube of beef the meat itself was nice and tender but the saucegravy was very thin, there was very little mash and the mushrooms were thin and stringy and had a horrible texture. The best course was the cheese board for dessert they was big chucks of chedder, cashel blue, goats and brie with crackers grapes and chutney very nice. The food was up and down but the service was mainly down very slowly between courses there clearly wasn't enough staff on both the floor and probably the kitchen aswell. Basics like cutlery were forgotten and my friend asked for a cup of tea when we finally ordered our desserts she had to ask for the tea again when the desserts finally came. Overall disappointing but maybe we got them on a bad night wouldn't be rushing back though

Posted 24th Sep 2016 by SUNFLOWERNewbie: 17 reviews

Enjoyed a nice meal here. The pre theatre menu has a good choice and is good value. Will be back I'm sure

Posted 29th Aug 2016 by LORIEBELLGuru: 35 reviews

Went here for a late lunch with the hubbie, food was delicious, staff were lovely. My only negative was the bread that the pate came with was far too sweet. But overall we really enjoyed it & will be back

Posted 23rd Aug 2016 by LORIEBELLGuru: 35 reviews

Went here for a late lunch on Saturday, food was fab & the staff were great...definitely worth a visit. My only fault was the bread that came with the pate was too sweet & soft....

Posted 5th Jul 2016 by TANDUMFirst Timer: 54 reviews

I ate here for the first time with a friend, last Friday. I picked it, partly because it's a byob but also because I'd never been. I ordered the prawns for starters which were delicious but there was a hair in the salad part of the dish. My friend had the liver parfait which was also delicious. I had the Fritatta for main and it was very tasty, my friend had the lamb which she said was excellent. So a top rating for the food, except for finding the hair. However, when the bill came, they gave us both starters for free, for finding the hair, which was really good of them. The only negative I'd say (and it's only a small thing), is that it is quite noisy in there and not 'music noisy' but just people noisy. But don't let that stop you, check out this place. The staff are lovely, the food is really tasty and it's byob!

Posted 3rd May 2016 by MECIARA87First Timer: 15 reviews

I brought my mother here for a Mothers day dinner. We had a voucher for two courses which was a great deal. We ordered the rib eye each and portions were huge. The food was very tasty, the staff were friendly but as it got busier the staff weren't very attentive and we asked for the bill a few times. I would go back though to avail of their BYOB deal (wasn't available with the voucher).

Posted 11th Apr 2016 by MARIANFirst Timer: 1 reviews

Starter was all pastry little goats cheese
Mains Never expected the spanish omelette to be cold

Posted 9th Mar 2016 by JACINTA.BYRNEFirst Timer: 12 reviews

Very friendly staff, lovely food.

Posted 3rd Mar 2016 by EATING ALLGuru: 58 reviews

Enjoyed our evening meal here,
Lovely Soup starters served piping hot with fresh bread ! Mains of Ham Risotto & Chicken were delicious.

Posted 31st Jan 2016 by ALRYAN2084403919First Timer: 1 reviews

Very disappointing food.we had Bruschetta for starters which probably the worst bruschetta i ever has , a slice of vienna roll which a dry mix of cherry tomatoes and a sliver of rocket , a very bland and tasteless Bruschetta. we also had the Beef & Guinness Stew which was a beef sauce with little or no beef with a tasteless pastry topping . Overall the atmosphere was great but if you want to eat go somewhere else, wont be back ever.
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