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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 7 November 2017

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 4 November 2017

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 30 October 2017

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
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Difficult to fault this place. Great staff - friendly and efficient. Nice room although all the photos show the basement (Cavern) and we were seated on the ground floor which was nice but didn't have the same atmosphere. Food was excellent, my wife had pasta,...More

Thank Thomasjsmith
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend ate here last night. The host, who I assume from the other reviews is Monika, made the experience superb. She was extremely friendly and funny and when she found out it was my birthday she brought me a drink and got...More

Thank Beanie B
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

On a recent night out in Dublin we decided to try La Caverna for dinner. We both tried the garlic prawn starter which was extremely bland and overrun with red peppers. The risotto was average and the penne with prawns was slightly better but again...More

Thank Renot
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening. 15 family and friends for a birthday meal. Food was good but the best part of the night was Monika. An exceptional host, full of fun, highly recommend this place if you want a memorable night.

Thank Janet O
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

3rd & final night of our Dublin break. We had in fact booked to go to another restaurant but unfortunately the 16th October Dublin virtually closed down due to ex hurricane Ophelia. We were not to be deterred & we set out in the hunt...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic night celebrating a friends birthday Monika was amazing, organised balloons for the birthday girl as a surprise which she loved Food was excellent and service impeccable Would highly recommend

Thank Hannah N
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited la caverna on our weekend trip to Dublin, it was a lovely restaurant, excellent food and the staff went above beyond. It was our friends anniversary and they made it extra special for us. We had the set menu of 3 courses for...More

Thank Lisa C
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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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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
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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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