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Fish Shack Cafe

13 Parliament Street | Temple Bar, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
+353 1 544 0700
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scampi” (65 reviews)
“seafood” (98 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
13 Parliament Street | Temple Bar, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
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21 - 30 of 835 reviews

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Had Fish and Chips from here not long after arriving in Dublin. We loved it! Absolutely lovely shop. Would happily come back.

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Amber C
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Great restaurant , superfood salad was a great shared starter , as was the seafood platter , the best calamari I have had in a while , overall a great meal , lovely atmosphere and very attentive staff especially Jenny . Looking forward to a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maura F
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Fancied some seafood and found the Fish Shack in the temple bar area. Lovely small restaurant with a warm atmosphere. Had the seafood chowder which was creamy and delicious. The shrimp nachos and crayfish open sandwich didn't disappoint. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Worth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Considering Fish Shack Cafe is in the Temple Bar area of Dublin we found it was fantastically quiet, tastefully decorated and served the most amazing fish dishes. We walked in without a reservation and were happily sat in the window. Service was spot on as...More

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jill S
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The Fish Shack is a great little place for an inexpensive dinner. My wife and I had the fried prawns, and they were delicious, along with a glass of wine and a pint of Pilsner, chips came to €48.00. Very relaxed atmosphere, no rush to...More

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gmartin903
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Nice menu with reasonsble prices. Liked the selection of beers too. friendly staff with quick service. And relaxed atmosphere

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amy-Leena
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Great seafood amongst the hustle and bustle of Dublin. We dropped in early on a Saturday night and we were able to get a table right away. The fish and chips were great as was the Irish pale ale. Be sure to save some room...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The staff very super friendly and gave good advice. The Hake Bake was done to perfection. This was a hidden gem. The entire menu was worth trying.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tvler8
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Ate here saturday afternoon.Had a voucher for seafood platter for two,sweetcorn,chips and either glass of wine or a beer.We were greeted warmly on arrival on a very wet day.As soon as we were seated and placed our order,water was brought to our table.The food arrived,calamari,mussels,...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Philomena M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday evening about 7pm with no booking. The menu is great. Had the haddock and hake mornay with Shack Salad and I tried the Fish Shack Pale Ale, they have their own lager as well, both very good! The portions aren’t...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CookstownTyrone
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26 March 2018|
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Response from Marc P | Reviewed this property |
don't think so but i would certainly give them a call before heading over. lovely place
18 October 2017|
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Response from shirleym249 | Reviewed this property |
Not at all.
9 September 2016|
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Response from PadraicHanley | Property representative |
Hi There, we don't take bookings but you are more than welcome to phone an hour before you pop in and we will put your name on the list, that way we should have you table ready when you arrive... Thanks a mill Padraic, Fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Parliament Street | Temple Bar, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 544 0700
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Great casual seafood restaurant where Crab and Lobster is our thing. So, roll up those selves, tuck in and enjoy fab Irish seafood as it should be....
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