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39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 677 4567
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Really interesting place to go too and eat a must see in Dublin centre

This has got to be one of the most interesting restaurants in Dublin we went in on a Sunday lunch... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Keith H
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
via mobile

Amazing place. Fantastic food. A lesson in how to run a successful pub. The food was as good as the... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Gourmet G
Middlesbrough, 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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39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 677 4567
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This has got to be one of the most interesting restaurants in Dublin we went in on a Sunday lunch time music playing from the in house band was very pleasant service was great and quick the food was also very nice washed down with...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. Fantastic food. A lesson in how to run a successful pub. The food was as good as the decor!

1  Thank Gourmet G
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I've visited this bar/ restaurant on previous two occasions when I've been in Dublin, but despite the grand surroundings, the food didn't quite hit the mark tonight. I had an ok salad for starter, but probably the toughest bœuf bourguignon I'd had in a long...More

Thank Brantome2
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A really beautiful place to visit for the decor and atmophere it creates. We had lunch but it wasn't as good as the place itself.

Thank jj4892
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had a birthday dinner for 8 last month and didn't disappoint. Quiet table location but with full view of the whole venue so good for people watching . Delicious food and drinks and good steady service. Good value for the entire package. Can cater for...More

1  Thank scotland89
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I had a small birthday party on the 18th of February, the girl that took the booking was very nice and helpful.The venue is amazing and the atmosphere was great. On the day we arrived around 8.30 pm...the staff brought the drink packages that I...More

Thank Sabina G
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Really love the decor and atmosphere here. It's very quirky vintage (sort of 1920s). Nice cocktail options as well as coffee and cake. We only stopped here for drinks in the middle of the day, but I expect it is lively at night. Definitely worth...More

Thank Family R
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

€10 for a chicken wrap and a few fries. Luke warm chicken, bacon and cold mayo inside a cold wrap with about 10 fries that would have been better cooked by MCDs. Wine expensive also 7.20 for a medium glass of house wine. Woman on...More

Thank ccowan06
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We started our hen do night here. We had prebooked a table and a package of drinks which was very reasonable. This was a perfect place to start our girly night out!! This place is absolutely breath taking as you walk in, it is all...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Charming Sunday evening spent here with hubby who has never been. I return again and again for the special ambiance and good food. The decor is decadent and whimsical. Eclectic collection of palms , elephant ornaments, laid out glamourously like a cruise ship from the...More

1  Thank emma c
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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 😊