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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%
Travellers talk about
“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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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Website says Coeliac friendly but in reality no effort made , it’s a case of ( for our adult daughter) you can have this without the sauce, or that’s without the crust etc etc. Special of the day was white sole - we expected fresh,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 22,332,015
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

My husband I stopped in because I absolutely love seafood and we don’t have a good source of it from where we live. We ordered the seafood platter for 2 and it was the best idea ever. Each item was seasoned and cooked perfectly. My...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hailey B
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

visited on busy Friday evening, very friendly staff, nice interior, amazing food, great value for money, sapienti sat, will go back for sure

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Silvija K
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Had a great meal at the Fish Shack last Saturday . For a touristy area like Temple Bar, this is a great place - good choice of meals and good friendly service. I personally didn't like seeing soooo many lobsters in a relatively small tank...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Terrible pun, I know but it got you hooked.... Ok, enough with the daft puns, this is a terrific little restaurant not far from the heartbeat of Dublin but away from the mental crowds of selfie stick waiving tourists. I was served by Jenny, who...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dale M
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I dropped into the ‘Fish Shack’-by chance, at 7pm on a Tuesday, having worked late,I was on a tight time schedule but was starving & I love fish, this combo made the ‘Fish Shack’irresistible to me, and I wasn’t disappointed. I always judge a fish...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fe22016
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Only in Dublin two nights and after a fringe show needed feeding. Passed the door of the Fishshack so thought we would give it a try. Well worth it. I admire a limited menuea as it means they concentrate on all dishes. Hake was excellent...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ostaigperson
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This was a very disappointing visit, as I always wanted to try Fish Shack Cafe after reading rave reviews. My starter of calamari with a sweet chili dip was bland and the batter was utterly flavorless. My main course of fish and chips was no...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CarolineH3992
Reviewed 17 September 2018

we went here for a family lunch as we seen the reviews on here. the food was good and the lobster was great.the food was overall good and the staff were very friendly.i would recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank R1blue
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Great location, friendly efficient staff, great mussels, good calamari and wonderful Guinness. All in all a good lunch. We would return.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brianjodie
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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