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Girl and the Goose Restaurant

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 04/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 04/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Dedicated to innovative and creative food, Our team serve their dishes in an uncomplicated way that relies on freshness, taste, presentation and local ingredients. You will be welcomed by easy-going but attentive staff in a warm, relaxed and informal environment and Our menu that confidently celebrates homemade Irish cuisine with a twist. Lunch and Sunday group bookings available on request.
PRICE RANGE
US$11 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, International, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was not very busy and consequently lacked atmosphere. Also the heat was not on so it wasn’t very warm. The food was good. Wine options by the glass also a bit limited. Service was great. Would give this place another go…think Covid restrictions...were a big factor in the lack of atmosphere.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 26 October 2021 via mobile

Nice friendly restaurant. Food is quite good and the service pleasant. Came here for my daughters birthday and we all enjoyed it.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 August 2021

This restaurant is a hidden gem. I’ve been on a staycation for over a week and this is the best food I’ve had. Myself and my boyfriend shared risotto for starter and then I got lamb shank for mains and he got the Guinness pie....I can’t even describe how brilliant the food was. We also had chocolate cheesecake for dessert and even though we were so full it was so amazing we had to keep going. 10/10 service also. Our waiter was so nice and attentive. Would go back in a heartbeat.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 28 July 2021 via mobile

Great to be back. Excellent food, specially the starter goat cheese brulee which was heaven followed by superb sallads. Great service by the waiter Dave. Covid safe and highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 24 August 2020

Great food, friendly and attentive staff and excellent location in central Ballsbridge add up to a very enjoyable dining experience . Keep doing what you are doing !

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020

Out for a meal last night - first time in this restaurant. All Covid measures in place and we felt very comfortable. It wasn't busy which was unfortunate for them given how much it costs to run restaurants. The food was lovely, goats cheese brûlée...and prawns to start and sea bass and prawns as main courses. 2 desserts - chocolate fondant and icecream which were both lovely. Easy to figure out what was gluten free as the menu was marked. There was also a vegetarian/vegan menu. We would definitely go back again. Good value for money and really lovely food. Thanks for a lovely evening.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely meal my friend and I liked the place. The staff were nice and friendly. Starter was lovely so was the burger only thing was the burger was too big!!!! Would recommend it but next time we visit we would get the fish. But definitely...5 stars.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

First visit to this restaurant as we're staying nearby. Lovely dining experience. Our coats were taken when we arrived. Whilst waiting for our meal we were given a little soup....beaut. Our main course was very nicely presented and delicious. My son had the Beef and...Guinness pie and i had tge Darne of salmon. Rhubarb and strawberry crumble for dessert just finished a lovely evening. I would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

Great food and service! They had a really great lunchtime menu with a great variety of celiac acceptable options and all of the staff were lovely!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 8 February 2020

A hidden gem - a doorway between to pubs - up the stairs and you find this hidden gem. Tastefully decorated - a quiet atmosphere. Good food and polite staff (and not too attentive!). Sadly my evening was spoiled by the group of 4 men...on the next but one table, whose language was choice! After about 10 minutes of this I asked them to curb their language as it wasn't fitting the surroundings. Luckily they left shortly after this.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yes, Girl and the Goose Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Girl and the Goose Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5