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39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 677 4567
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a lunch at the bar

this is one of our favorite stops while in dublin its a very unique bar, very tastefully decorated... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hunter l
Vancouver, Canada
Beautiful Art Deco decorations makes this a really special place to meet friends, drink and eat

A lovely bar with good food and beautifully decorated with Art Deco furnishings and fittings. Well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tracy Jane M
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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A series of bars spanning 3 floors, the soaring interior of 'Café' is amazing with a 3-storey atrium culminating in beautiful glass-panelled ceilings, 40 foot trees, enormous art nouveau glass lanterns, and statues among its many amazing features. Enjoy a laid back café style experience by day (Lunch is served daily from noon)and by night enjoy one of Dublin's most stylish bars offering an extensive range of cocktails and beers and great music entertainment.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“amazing decor” (9 reviews)
“dawson st” (5 reviews)
“beautiful bar” (6 reviews)
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39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 677 4567
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Reviewed yesterday

this is one of our favorite stops while in dublin its a very unique bar, very tastefully decorated nice menu and great drinks

1  Thank hunter l
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely bar with good food and beautifully decorated with Art Deco furnishings and fittings. Well worth a visit if it just a coffee to appreciate the setting.

Thank Tracy Jane M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well what an amazing place. The decor blows you away when you walk in. There were 8 of us dining for a friends 50th birthday & it couldn't have been more special. Great menu,I had the mushroom soup to start & sea bass for main,it...More

Thank TraceyBalboa
Reviewed 6 October 2017

When my friends and I tried to get in the pub at night for my friend's birthday party, and the security(ginger with big beard) didn't allow us to get in and said we need to book it first but when I saw people getting in,...More

1  Thank 은해 김
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Nice place to have a beer, the service was a bit lacking though. We waited for about 20 minutes for the waiter to show up as we wanted to order something else.

Thank Mario F
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Special occassion. Booked table for 5 Thursday evening 21/9/17 a few days in advance.We all arrived on time, entered, greeted by 'head waiter / front manager and confirmed our name and time. He immediately advised there is no booking (without looking at compter / plan)....More

Thank Del885
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Wanted a "special" meal experience for my birthday trip to Dublin, even though we had superb meals at the Quay. The atmosphere and decor are superb, but service is dire. There were few customers, lots of staff, but I still had to ask for a...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

French name and a plethora of gigantic art deco urns, hanging lumieres and statues to accompany your lunch. And how nice it was. I chose the fish of the day (hake) delivered in a sauce that embraced minute cubes of chorizo and gnocchi. What more...More

Thank russellchr
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Visited Dublin for a busy fun filled 3 day weekend, this cafe was so nice we visited twice! The decor is phenomenal, grand & breathtaking. On our first visit on Saturday 16th a member of staff greeted us and offered to take a family photo...More

Thank Phoebe B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

While the food was relatively nice the service in Cafe En Seine was not up to scratch. I had to ask three different waiters for my sides which I had ordered as they did not arrive and no one had actually followed up on my...More

Thank LMC4405
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Thomas M
20 January 2017|
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Response from Sharon A | Reviewed this property |
It depends when for, we went on Sunday afternoon. No need then but I do believe it gets really busy during evenings/night so probably best to do so 😊