BRÚ House Kilmainham (formerly Union8)

740 South Circular Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Monday & Tuesday Closed
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-10pm
Saturday 10am-10pm
Sunday 10am – 9pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About BRÚ House Kilmainham (formerly Union8)

Situated in the heart of the vibrant residential, cultural and business district of Dublin 8, BRÚ House Kilmainham, formerly Union8, is a casual and bustling neighbourhood eatery. It’s located within easy walking distance of Kilmainham Gaol, IMMA, St James’s Hospital and Hilton Hotel Kilmainham.

With an affordable all-day and evening menu during the week and a delicious brunch on weekends, BRÚ House Kilmainham is perfect for grabbing a bite to eat, having a glass of wine or choosing from our range of craft draught and bottled beer. You can always expect warm hospitality from our friendly and committed team.

We’re both a community hub and a popular spot with visitors from further afield. In the warmer months, come enjoy our beautiful and spacious outside terrace (which is dog friendly).

Cuisine: Contemporary
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Great ambience and service, loved the lights and the covered terrace looked cool too. Would be nice to have more vegetarian options but this a good 'local' place for me.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Food was delicious. My Ribeye steak was rare as requested and cooked to perfection.i had the barbacue ribs for starter which were really tasty. We will be back, very good value .all social distancing strictly adhered to ,so very pleased.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Food was excellent as was the service, staff were so welcoming and could not do enough for you. Great spacing between tables and all other relevant covid measures were taken which was great. Already looking forward to heading back :).

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

I'd say you can get rid of the mention of former Union 8 - you are a new place ... It looks like you are afraid of making the step of moving on. Burger was nice, beet was good. I will be back - since we are practically neighbours

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Great service and food. Will be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 September 2020

Food was very average, limited veggie options. Nice drinks and setting.

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Visited On Friday, 28 August 2020

Good was good booking was easy

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Visited On Saturday, 29 August 2020

Food was quite disappointing. Frozen fries and bland chilli. Great waiter made the evening better.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 August 2020

The staff were very professional during this difficult time & we felt safe in the restaurant.

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Visited On Friday, 28 August 2020

very pleasant experience staff were lovely

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Visited On Saturday, 29 August 2020

Great night, delicious food and superb cocktails!

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Visited On Friday, 28 August 2020

Lovely evening. Staff were super friendly and pleasant. A little expensive but other than that a lovely enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Friday, 28 August 2020

Extremely friendly staff who are constantly tentative without being intrusive . Atmosphere is chilled and very comfortable with great lighting . Food was served in good time , well presented and beautiful, Nice range of house beer. Overall great experience and will without question visit again.

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Visited On Friday, 28 August 2020

Service was horrible and rude, place was overbooked and did get table we requested. Social distancing was not adhered to at the high tables.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 August 2020

We had a great night, thanks. Food was delicious and plenty of space and social distancing. Great to have Brú House in Kilmainham.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 August 2020

Excellent food, service and value !

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Visited On Thursday, 20 August 2020

Felt happy with the COVID measures in place.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Fantastic servers, great food and drink.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Lovely food, lovely beer. Excellent service. Will return

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Visited On Sunday, 16 August 2020

We really enjoyed our time at BRU House. The friendly staff made us feel very welcome. The service and quality of the food was excellent and great value for money. Looking forward to a return visit very soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 August 2020

After booking online for a table for 2 at 9 15pm we were seated in the corner of the civered outside area which was cold. We asked if we could move to seats inside the restaurant as we could see that there were unoccupied seats but were refused. The outside area has some heating elements but we were still cold. Eventually we were allowed to finish our final drink inside the restaurant. Be wary of booking a table at night as you may be seated in the outside area. Staff not overly attentive as I had to walk up to the bar at one point to request a drink.

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Visited On Friday, 14 August 2020

Love going to Bru favourite restaurant without having to go into town, staff very attentive, nice atmosphere, great food but would love bigger rang vegetables with our meal,

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

The service was very disappointing.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

In my opinion a big improvement on Union 8! I was never a fan. It was more style than substance and the food never lived up to the price tag. This however feels like a place you can go and enjoy good food a in nice casual relaxed atmosphere with attentive friendly service. We only had the main course . I went for the burger which was delicious and my wife had the special of the day which was tuna. We had a bottle of the chenin Blanc and a couple of Bru Lagers. All really good. A great addition to Dublin 8. I Will be returning really soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Great food and cocktails

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