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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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“pasta” (68 reviews)
“lamb shank” (27 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

Had an amazing meal in La Caverna last night. The food was freshly cooked and delicious. I had Chicken with Pasta instead of potatoes followed by Apple Pie. Great value and highly recommended. Intend going back in January.

Thank AC88Dublin
Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

Lasagne served off the early bird menu but a la carte prices charged. Food poor quality and overpriced for what it was. Feel sorry for the fish! Not recommended and we will not be paying a return visit.

Thank shezza1203
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Was in La Caverna last night, celebrating my mother's birthday, food absolutely gorgeous , superb service, the cellar in the basement made the experience even pleasant, large selections of starters, and mains, I had calamari as starter followed by a gorgeous fillet of salmon, overall...More

Thank Thiago R
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Had an early dinner in La Caverna with my husband. Considering how early it was the place was understandably empty, so the atmosphere was what it was - I'm sure it's great when it's busy. The restaurant in itself is nice and well decorated (even...More

Thank Marla7
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Delicious food served in a really relaxed Ambiance and our host Dan was Fabulous. I would highly recommend the filet of stack with fries. Luke McCaul.

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Was in La Caverna last night with a group of 13. Great food. Great service. Great value. Good selection of starters, all good sized! Main courses arrived together. Steaks all cooked as requested from rare to very well done! Service very good - nothing a...More

Thank Eoin27
Reviewed 15 December 2012

A very personable young woman noticed us checking out restaurants in Temple Bar and offered us a coupon to hers - La Caverna. A perfect evening for an end to our trip to Dublin. A vast array of wines and an attentive staff started us...More

Thank MarySS1973
Reviewed 15 December 2012 via mobile

Arrived here as a last minute option, no reservation , but we got a table. Atomosphare was ok, polite staff. Ordered calamari for staters , very nice. Chicken as main, lovely and nice bottle wine . Early bird good value but we where rushed out...More

Thank paul649
Reviewed 15 December 2012

I really have to recommend this restaurant - for atmosphere, staff, absolutely no complaints - GREAT FOOD!!!! which is what it's all about in the end. Very good selection of Italian wines Absolutely lovely, everything as it should be and we had a great time....More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 14 December 2012 via mobile

I really recommend this place.perfect restaurant for a romantic dinner for two and big group party in the cellar.I're a pleasure to say probably I will bacame one of the regular costumers here.

Thank petersido
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
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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