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La Caverna

#98 of 2,013 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Temple Bar
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12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 3110
16:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 23:00
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on Sunday! 2nd time in a week. As we have been there many times in the past, we have always received a warm & hospital reception from all the staff. Never been disappointed in our food. This time we had Garlic Mushrooms, delicious, 3 mains, Lamb Shank, Steak and Pollo Sciliano, followed by Tiramisu. All delicious, and of... More 

Thank Strangford4468
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there at noon and was empty, the lady was very kind. Wings are amazing, it feels like when you make it yourself in a bbq ! Very very good and the food feels very natural and fresh. Kind of slow kitchen but was ok. Extra point for the image of the lady at the reception !

1 Thank Samuel P
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and service! The food was delicious, and their vegan lasagne was impressive. It was good to find somewhere that catered for vegans. Will definitely go back here again!

Thank Ellis A
Voeren, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At our last evening in Dublin, my girlfriend decided to go for an Italian dinner. After looking up some restaurants near our hotel, we found this restaurant. As we were so early, we had to chance to take an early bird menu (as in many other restaurants in the city). Because we didn't want a starter, the kind waitress proposed... More 

1 Thank RG1802
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pre booked a table for a large group. The food wasn't consistent. One pizza was very burnt on the bottom and the steak portion was tiny! However the calzone I had was lovely. Hit and miss. Wouldn't return.

Thank thelightweight
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated so well at La Caverna last Saturday. The staff were really welcoming and the food was delicious. It was to celebrate my sister's birthday and the staff made it so special. I have previously left a review on another restaurant (FX BUCKLEYS) and said the steak was the best I've had. Until I came to La Caverna.... More 

1 Thank AliConn
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited La Caverna with family and some friends from Italy. Our guests had minimal English and based on the WEB page I expected that in La Caverna we would find Italian speaking staff. It was a disappointment to see that there was no Italian speaker working (at least in the time off our visit). I'm not sure at this... More 

Thank Daniel P
County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for dinner after a civil ceremony. The service was brilliant. The food was good. The restaurant wasn't one bit busy so there wasn't a great atmosphere but the staff were very accommodating and couldn't have done enough.

Thank jackiewhite1986
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

My best friend brought me here for our big meal out during a celebratory graduation trip to Ireland. Food was lovely, the setting is quirky but the service felt a little cold. Appeared that they weren't too keen on two twenty-somethings and seemed focused and more attentive to the older couples and the group next to us meaning we had... More 

1 Thank Jo M
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Certainly one of the best places of Dublin. The staff treated us like king and queen. The food was awesome, everything perfect, and there's a big wine list. If you come to Dublin, you should eat at La Caverna.

1 Thank Tayná C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > Temple Bar
  • Neighbourhood: Temple Bar
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 3110
Situated in the heart of Temple Bar, La Caverna is a little taste of Italy in Dublin creating a tradition of excellence. With three levels, each comfortably seating up to 40 people, La Caverna is ideal for groups old all sizes. The newly renovated 300 years old Wine Cellar is a beautifully crafted 18th Century Barrel Vault, updated with soft lighting and superb selection of over 150 premium wines from Italy, France and Spain,Portugal, Argentina,California, Chile, Australia, South Africa We are proud to be the only Restaurant in Dublin to serve the entire Wine Collection also by the Glass.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?