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Dax Restaurant

€€€€French, European,
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (28 reviews)
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“duck” (27 reviews)
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French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 688 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant food and service definitely worth every penny spent and excellent value for money . Will definitely be going back if we are in Dublin

Thank karenlloyd1961
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son graduated in Dublin so we wanted to take him and my daughter to a special place to celebrate. I sent an email to Olivier just inquiring regarding my dietary needs (20 in all! ) and the food I like , if they could...More

Thank RBVP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent business lunch, but not cheap. Super attentive service, crisp white linen table cloths, food was super although portions are on the smaller side. Pity it's in a basement.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 4 and all agreed the it was one of the best meals we have has in Dublin. Not cheap by any means but excellent value for what you get.

1  Thank nhd51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family dinner for seven of us at Dax on Saturday night. Superb from start to finish. Crisp white table linen in an intimate rustic setting. The highlights were the amuse bouche of celeriac with toasted hazelnuts,the starter of courgette flower stuffed with prawns & prawn...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I made a reservation for Dax 2 1/2 months ago. We are in Ireland with friends celebrating our 30 th anniversary. We arrived to the restaurant promptly at 5:55 for a 6 pm early seating reservation. We were the first patrons at...More

4  Thank Samuel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most amazing meals throughout my travels! Thank you to Valentine for the fantastic service! If you are going to splurge in Dublin- this is definitely the place! Everything was to perfection from foie gras, peppercorn steak, to wild turbot- just amazing! The...More

Thank Erika A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb restaurant with a lovely ambiance. The attention to detail in every aspect of the meal makes this a highly recommended restaurant if you are looking for an intimate but cool place to celebrate an occasion. The menu was thoughtful and the food was delicious.

Thank PamBDc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Graham has taken Dax from good to great! Great chef, great food, great experience. Put on your list of places to eat

Thank Jcac67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a meal here recently with four buddies. We were very well looked after and the food was first class. They also had a great selection of wine. We stayed late and there was no pressure put on to leave. In the restaurant you...More

Thank john c
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Richard D
13 November 2016|
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Response from RestManReply | Property representative |
We have a website that details all of this, please do visit it, search for Dax Restaurant Dublin (TripAdvisor will not allow a link to be posted) and navigate to our Christmas Page
Joseph M
3 June 2016|
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Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
6 April 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
A set amount of courses. So for example a 5 course tasting menu might have 2 starters 1 main and 2 desserts. All would be a little smaller then a similar dish on the main course. When we ate at Dax the tasting menu was based... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$47 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 1494
  • E-mail
Awarded "Best Restaurant in Dublin" in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2014. Located just off Fitzwilliam Square in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the award winning Dax Restaurant is one of Ireland's premier places to dine. The Dax menu uses only the freshest seasonal Irish and continental produce. Our commitment to healthy fine dining is experienced in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Dax is the perfect location for social or business dining.
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