Oliver St.John Gogarty

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Top tags:
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Comfort Food
  • Great Beer
Gogartys award winning traditional Irish restaurant has been an icon in Temple Bar for a number of years and serves up traditional Irish dishes with some recipes dating back to the 19th century. Gogartys has a large selection of fine wines and spirits to suit every taste and budget. Designed in a traditional style and with a capacity of 84 people Gogartys is an ideal choice for an enjoyable evening out with friends, or indeed for corporate events and functions.
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1 review
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hatten einen tollen Abend mit 13 Frauen. Die Portionen sind so riesig, dass man sie teilen kann. Keiner von uns hat es geschafft, dass leckere Irish Stew aufzuessen;-)

1 review
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The top floor restaurant was quiet and pleasant. Service was excellent and the food was delicious! The Musical Pub Crawl starts at this Pub, so eat here first before the Crawl.

1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Large portions of deliciousness, especially the Irish Stew
Wonderful service in the 3rd floor restaurant

1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Great portions. You won’t leave hungry. Ask for the Guinness Bread!!

1 review
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Very good restaurant. We really enjoy our dinner.
And when you're finished with eating you can go downstairs to have some drinks and enjoy traditional music.

6 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Awful experience! The waiters were rude from the very moment we entered.

When we asked the bill they even requested a tip saying it was by law while clearly this is not true in Ireland!

I will never go back again!

1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful meal and good service would definitely recommend

1 review
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Service was very poor, streak had to be send back, don’t even pour you water etc, not what I expected

New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great place for an "authentic" Dublin pub experience. I use the word authentic because there feels like there is a bit of showmanship, but actual Dubliners are in the crowd. Live music in the pub and the restaurant on the second floor had piped in Irish music, not to say that's a bad thing. If you can, while visiting Dublin stop here as well as other pubs in the Temple district.

Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to start our pub crawl. Good food. Great people.

40 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a gem of a place in the heart of Temple Bar!!!! Great food(especially in their Upstairs restaurant and utterly incredible music by live musicians downstairs. We are a couple of professional music educators who know quality when we hear it. We went twice and heard two completely different groups that were virtuosic!

New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 2 May 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Oliver St. John Gogarty provides a great experience for the new traveler to Dublin and, like us, the 5th time returnee. The third floor restaurant offers fine dining that is delicious and with a fine selection of wines and great service. The second floor offers traditional music while you can enjoy your pint and great pub food. And the first floor offers music and tv while you enjoy the revelry.

1 review
Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

They accommodated our large party. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was authentic.

1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 3

Your waiter told me I had not booked when I had booked. He was passive aggressive and make comments about our food portions. My friend had strawberries for dessert and when she asked for sugar he committed loudly WOW you want sugar with all that! Disappointed as I brought my French friend and mum but it was embarrassing.

1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 4

Nice Irish pub with a fun atmosphere. We were there over St. Patrick’s weekend so pretty insane but the food is nice and they manage to accommodate people cheerfully and quickly. Well known and deservedly so.

1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 4

Cogimos el turno de las 22 h para cenar por que nos dieron la opción pero una vez estábamos cenando todo eran prisa por que acabasemos se notaba en el personal