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Address: 39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 1 677 4567
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 03:00

A series of bars spanning 3 floors, the soaring interior of 'Café' is...

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.

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Beautiful bar, very parisian.

Lovely bar, would reccomend for couples, great music - Staff need cheering up a little bit it would seem though..

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 January 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Over priced food and v poor quality. Staff ok but not v attentive. Sorry we went there . Won't be back.

Thank Sinéad N
Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

I travel to Dublin at least twice a year and I will not miss visiting Cafe En Seine when I am there, the building is beautiful, cocktails amazing and food devine!! Prices are extremely reasonable 14,95 for a steak baguette with chips and on average 9 euros for a cocktail. I did the cocktail making with Julio two years ago... More 

Thank ashlea_lines
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Lovely bar, would reccomend for couples, great music - Staff need cheering up a little bit it would seem though..

Thank LeahSmithTTW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This pub is my favourite pub in the world! It's a hidden gem. Every time I visit see something different, drinks quite dear but worth every cent, day time visit only this time to show friends but it's great Dj at night

1 Thank lozzz63Brum
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stumbled across this place during a short visit to Dublin and on entering it felt like we had entered a time capsule back into the 1920s. The art deco interior is stunning. Although initially we only went in for a coffee, were returned the next day for something to eat and were not disappointed. The seafood chowder in particular... More 

Thank Trevor P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Wow stunning decor so much to look at great cocktails and lovely food staff were very attentive we visited late afternoon , would love to go back in the evening as I am sure the atmosphere will be great

1 Thank jejon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I'm finding it really hard to understand the negative comment on here, the place is a hidden gem of beauty. The décor is simply stunning making it a perfect setting to meet friends catch up and chat. The prices are reasonable, compared to all the other tourist bars, the food was delivered hot and tasty, with staff happy to help... More 

Thank Frankie H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

What a lovely building and food was good, staff very helpful go inside as it doesn't look special from the outside

Thank LesleyBoden
County Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a Christmas lunch with friends. The service was not good. There was a lot of staff walking through the restaurant and they completely ignored us. I ordered fish and chips. My fish was average. I got four chunky chips and that was it! When people want lunch in a pub, they expect food on their plate! We were... More 

1 Thank dublinf2016
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Sunday before Christmas 7 adults and 2 younger people pop in for something casual to eat. What a disaster!!! Fries snow white and under cooked half cold, home made burger like a lump of dry turf, penne pasta a bowl of congealed slop with some sort of brown topping on top that looked like well you know what and didn't... More 

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