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39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 677 4567
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Stunning venue

Beautiful setting and great selection of drinks, loads of spirits and cocktails. Menu is quite... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Cazz A
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice place to have a aperitif in Dublin!

Location: On Dawson street, 5 minutes walk from Temple Bar area (15 - 20 minutes walk from Holiday... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Saint-Cyprien, France
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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 11 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting and great selection of drinks, loads of spirits and cocktails. Menu is quite basic and pretty limited but ok. The atmosphere is incredible though, never seen anything like it.

Thank Cazz A
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Location: On Dawson street, 5 minutes walk from Temple Bar area (15 - 20 minutes walk from Holiday Inn Express Hotel) This place recommend by my partner, he was here 12 years ago and the style and design still looks lovely like is was! Here...More

1  Thank terbtoh
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
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...More

Thank ashlea_lines
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
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
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...More

Thank Trevor P
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
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...More

Thank Frankie H
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
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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 😊