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Dax Restaurant

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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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“lamb” (40 reviews)
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French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed today

Had 3 course lunch menu very tasty and executed very well. Service was excellent, however felt restaurant lacked atmosphere, maybe it was just a quiet day. would recommend.

Thank KildareCian
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a meal here last night, it was absolutely fantastic we had the 7 course taster menu with wine flight, the service was top notch and the owner Olivier was very attentive, will definitely be back later in the year, thanks for a great...More

Thank whealchow
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner here last night in Dublin. It was fabulous. Food, wine, service were all well done. We had the beef, cod and the lamb. All were perfect. We enjoyed the mille feuille and the apple tart for desert. The 4 of us where happy...More

Thank chefonthetgo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here yesterday with two friends for lunch and what a lunch it was , our plates went back as white as the table linen and the 3 courses we each had were superb in taste, many thanks Oliver Alain and all the staff George

Thank dubguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch with a friend in Dax yesterday. Dax has always been and continues to be a popular spot - great location - a real favorite with the business community as well as tourists. It was packed yesterday. Lovely atmosphere. The lunch menu is...More

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience from beginning to end. Booking was straightforward and confirmed quickly. The food was exquisite and the matched wines well chosen and interesting. Great value for money as the ingredients and cooking are top notch.

Thank jackygr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We selected Dax because it was close to the venue of our business meeting, and because it offers an affordable set menu for lunch with interesting dishes. It turned out to be a great choice. The food was truly excellent and the service was as...More

Thank HansCB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a special dinner at Dax for my husband's birthday. The food, wine, wonderful staff and warm ambiance were all fabulous. The tasting menu was beautifully designed with sublime taste combinations. Dax is one of those special places that you want to return to...More

Thank goldilocks157
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose DAX for my partner's birthday dinner on a brief visit to Dublin from the UK. Because of the lateness of the booking, we could only be offered the second sitting at 9pm. No problem but upon arriving, I got the impression that staff...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Cool music for eating, very welcoming staff and excellent food even for the price. For sure, I will come again!

Thank Paul P
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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$46 - US$88
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
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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