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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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“lamb shank” (27 reviews)
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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 25 September 2017

Myself and my husband ate here on Saturday evening around 6pm for dinner before a show in the nearby Olympia, the service was excellent from being greeted at the door to the service during the meal, the food was delicious and portions are not overly...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 21 September 2017

we booked La Caverna after seeing the reviews on Tripadvisor. We had 2 starters, the mozzarella salad and calamari dish, they were both very good, for mains we had the prawn penne dish, the beef dish and a pizza. we finished with tiramisu. All the...More

Thank Berboy
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had a table booked for 11 girls out for dinner and few drinks on Sunday the 17th September 2017 and it was quite busy. We were greeted and welcomed by one waiter "Kris" and he bought us down in the cellar - wow amazing...More

Thank Agnetha H
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good, but service was terrible. It took almost an hour to have our food. The worst thing was no explanation why it took so long. We reach a point that we decided to leave restaurant without any notice so upset we were. When...More

Thank Renato L
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had a table booked for 4, but our party grew to 5 by the time we arrived! On a busy Saturday night this caused a little bit of a problem. We had to wait about 10 minutes and then make do with the 'solo'...More

Thank IrelandSean
Reviewed 7 September 2017

have visited this restaurant on numerous occasions and always want to come back. The staff are simply amazing and are always friendly and accommodating, the food is excellent and the décor is cosy and elegant. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Kate O
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

For my 30th my girlfriend told me i could choose anywhere in Dublin to dine. I chose La Caverna. I have been here quite a few times. Each time i have been the food and experience has got better. The customer service in here is...More

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Called in here for the first time on the off chance of getting a table as there were six of us on a Friday night but success, we were shown to a table downstairs in a lovely area that's like a cave. The staff were...More

Thank Only_the_two_of_us
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Food was delicious I had Galway Muscles just delicious and Husband had rack of lamb which he said was superb. Vegetables were wonderful also. Lovely ambience great evening

Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Staff where so accommodating, one off my friends is vegan and the staff made her a lovely risotto and gluten free garlic bread it was no bother at all. Staff are friendly, service and food were both excellent. Great place to eat

Thank bridie14564
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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