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La Caverna

12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 3110
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good restaurant.. Happy, very tuneful waitress.. entertained us with her singing.. Brilliant food, All in all a great night, well worth a visit..

Thank jayxx88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely staff, great welcome.. unbelievable food, it all tasted amazing. Best food I have ever ate. Reasonable price. Lovely wine. Highly recommend this restaurant. Cosy, romantic, stylish. We will def be returning.

Thank Clmu06
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself and another 5 adults visited La Caverna on a Saturday night. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and I plan on returning in the near future. My cry for a reasonably priced menu whilst not lacking in flavour was going unheard as I trawled through...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrating our 20th anniversary and this restaurant came up in a google search as a romantic place to go to with great food. When I first got there, we were underwhelmed by the seating upstairs. After speaking to Monika (incredibly cheerful and lovely hostess!) and...More

Thank MirfC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We, a family group of four adults, had dinner here on a busy Saturday night and were very impressed by the quality of the food and the great service. We had starters ranging from the bruschetta and garlic bread to the seafood chowder; for mains...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been there twice, the food was good, the price was reasonable and i liked the atmosphere there, though the menu might lack little more of traditional italian cuisine, but overall the restaurant was good

Thank Houssam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked La Caverna for a meal for my boyfriend's birthday, which we were spending in Dublin, and the food was excellent. I was a bit wary going in, as a lot of items on the menu were quite pricey compared to what we'd usually...More

Thank megmurraymint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food and excellent hostess who was able to throw in the little bit of Irish language. Full bar and extensive wine list gave plenty of choice on the night and it was finished off with an after drink compliments of the restaurant. Great night.

Thank Anniversaryholiday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered a Hawaiian pizza and the pineapple chunks were huge, I actually had to cut them up and put them back on the pizza. My girlfriend ordered a beef lasagne and we had to send it back because it was cold in the middle,...More

Thank Mind A B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are 9 friends from UK who participated in the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Sunday 29th October 2017. We booked this restaurant few weeks ago for 6.30pm but we were 30 mins late and yet this didnt affect the service we received. We were...More

Thank Eddie G
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26 September 2016|
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Response from LaCavernaDublin | Property representative |
They have a very extensive gluten free menu. Except Pizza and few starters, everything else can be adapted.All the Pasta Dishes, all the Meat and Fish Dishes They even have have a gluten free Chocolate Brownie :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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 have vegan and gluten - free options.
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