We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dax Restaurant

€€€€French, European,
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (26 reviews)
“lamb” (44 reviews)
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
Closed Now
French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (865)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 806 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything from the minute we arrived until we left was exquisite. We are greeted at the door by the owner. We visited Ireland and France on this trip and it was one of the top three of our three week trip. The stuffed zucchini flower...More

Thank Cdnray
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food and service are top notch. Starters are overpriced at €21 for ravioli but the quality is excellent. It is fine dining and portions look small but they are filling. Service is very friendly. Only issue is it is a bit dark, really struggled...More

Thank ronos
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are occasional visitors to this restaurant and have never had anything but excellent food, wine and service. The menu is never overcrowded, but the choices are always difficult to make though the lobster raviolo is hard to beat as a starter. The food tends...More

Thank Ajsper3001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Choose Dax for a special occasion celebration. Everything was perfect , wine recommendations were brilliant, including a fantastic Italian sparkling wine that was a much better call than the champagne we were going to order . Service was the ideal and very hard to find...More

Thank kmcmix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colleagues and I enjoyed an exquisite meal at Dax. Terrific food - the lobster raviolo was memorable - the service is excellent and the (busy) ambience really enjoyable.

Thank 31jonnyh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot. Who would know that peanut and parsnip would make so a great puree. Myself and wife made all the same choices on the menu Very extensive wine list

Thank DublinGypsyTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great menu, perfect timing (neither rushed nor too slow), perfectly cooked food and attentive staff. Delicious bread. Well deserved award for 2018 and hope I will get a chance to return.

Thank Compass62342064153
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a special night out during our visit to Dublin and are so happy that we chose Dax. It was a lovely, perfect meal. It is an elegant yet cozy dining space, that we found very romantic. The service was absolutely spot on, but...More

1  Thank Robin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like everything about this place including the price on wine. Highly recommended. Really good!!!!!! Like everything about this place including the price on wine. Highly recommended. Really good!!!!!!

1  Thank Henrik D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to experience a seriously well run restaurant servinbf outstanding food , then look no further. I had lunch here recently and whilst it has been a while since I last ate there their consistent attention to detail is outstanding. I have been...More

1  Thank Meath61
Nearby HotelsSee all 154 hotels in Dublin
Leeson Inn Downtown
382 reviews
.08 km away
Number 31
918 reviews
.16 km away
Conrad Dublin
954 reviews
.19 km away
The Wilder
37 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Restaurants
F.X. Buckley Pembroke St
1,009 reviews
.35 km away
Matt The Thresher
2,171 reviews
.32 km away
Suesey Street
332 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Matt the Thrasher
88 reviews
.32 km away
Royal Hibernian Academy
25 reviews
.28 km away
Fusilier's Arch
35 reviews
.31 km away
Grand Canal
32 reviews
.38 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Richard D
13 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
6 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing