The Dubliners

Intimate Irish bar serving decent pub grub to loyal regulars Reviews

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From Time Out Dubai City Guide 2007

An intimate Irish bar serving decent pub grub and some of the biggest pies in town, Dubliners is a jovial place for a pint. The decor incorporates dark wood, the obligatory Guinness posters and the back end of a truck at the expense of windows, alongside acres of Celtic paraphernalia. Accordingly, it’s a good bet for televised sports and its proximity to the airport makes it a good bet if you’ve only got a few hours in town and aren’t feeling adventurous.

By Time Out Dubai Staff
Time Out Dubai,

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Posted by: Ruwan Gunasena on 28 May ' 13 at 12:19
  • Best for: Live music
  • Would you go back to this bar/club? Yes

The One man band ( Emmanuelle) and the very reasonable priced Brunch makes Dubs a great place to be on a Friday afternoon. The food has always been good to great and the service has been excellent. The atmosphere is super ( providing you know 60s,70s, 80s music and are able to guess "who sang this song".

Posted by: Ian Sanderson on 15 Apr ' 13 at 06:56
  • Would you go back to this bar/club? Yes

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I've used Dubliners for years .......last night ordered take-out fish & chips and was shocked that I had to sign an indemnity form for the meal was only when I got home and saw the meal that I realized why Le Meridien have introduced this indemnity .........the food was deadfull .........iIf I'd been eating in Dubliners I would have sent this back kitchen and refused tp pay for it ! Le Meridien called 5 star hotel .........if they can't provide decent foood on the menu then withdraw the dish !! Poor poor service . ofd %

Posted by: Sabina on 20 Mar ' 11 at 09:46
  • Would you go back to this bar/club? Yes

I love Dubliners, food, service, fantastic... and on top of that p its home of Dubai Hoops - Dubai Celtic Supporters Club, Hail Hail x

Posted by: Kkiwi Bob on 14 Jan ' 11 at 16:46
  • Best for: Food served
  • Would you go back to this bar/club? No

Unfortunately. Dubliners just turned their outside table area to the Thai restaurant, and have opened up a new area. This has fake brick walls, NO attempt to decorate, and LOUD canned music that has absolutely no connections to the Emerald Isle.

The service was good, but told us she couldn't turn the canned music down to hear ourselves talk. The live musician was excellent, which helped. I would go inside to the traditional atmosphere, except for me I prefer less smoke in the air. So I'll go across the street to Biggles at the Millenium from now on, become their "loyal regular"

Posted by: Flying Scots Woman on 16 Nov ' 10 at 05:49
  • Would you go back to this bar/club? No

Sunday Roast on a Monday - I could hardly believe it.....Too good to be true.....and it was
First it came to the table luke warm...after sending it back, it returned with a slight change in temperature.
Roast - more like 3 slices of stiploin - so tough my plate was sliding all over the place when I tried to cut the tasteless meat.
Veg - warm tasteless
Roast Potatoes - When are traditional roasties served with their skins on (sounds like the start of a joke). Where was the crips outside layer then the fluffiness. Again tastelss
Last but not least a medioca Yorkshire pud......Oh the gravy was not worth mentioning
Have the cooks in Dubliners heard of seasoning, flavour, tender, fluffy...I dont think so.
Very disappointed as the staff & their service were oustanding.
Its actually the worst food I have tasted in Dubai

Posted by: Sarah on 04 Apr ' 10 at 08:51
  • Best for: Live music
  • Would you go back to this bar/club? Yes

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