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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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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (27 reviews)
“lamb” (45 reviews)
“tasting menu” (25 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 yesterday via mobile

I was in Dax last night for the first time in about two years and it did not disappoint. It was, and still in, my favourite special occasion restaurant. The starters were excellent. We shared the salmon/crab dish and the onion tart-delectable. We had lamb...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CaitDublin_Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a delicious meal in Dax restaurant. Service outstanding. Food outstanding. Good menu selection too. Pricey but when it’s a treat, you don’t mind. Only negative and not to do with food or service, is having to walk through a gang of smokers to go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mim1102
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food , very tasty , lovely atmosphere, wonderful staff, very convenient location, nice space between tables , the bread is delicious, the wines are top class

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Gerry D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Michelin standard food... French style... for those who appreciate haute cuisine and have plenty of time to enjoy it

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank devittterry
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. Very French with excellent food and service over seen by owner, Oliver. In all the times we have been here, it has never disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pearse43
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Totoasl totally fab Warm intimate non intrusive ambiance is amazing food to die for decor lovely Cosy

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 46clives
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious meal in Dax. From the outside the basement of the Georgian building didn't give too much away in terms of what to expect. Impecible service, understated yet modern, elegant decor and a well-planned menu were what we encountered. The food was exquisite-...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Yecart8640
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here recently and is was a really lovely evening. We had the set menu which had plenty of choice and the food was absolutely delicious, couldn’t fault it in any way. The restaurant has a nice relaxed atmosphere and clean décor. The staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Riley_ie
Reviewed 13 December 2018

no doubt , its a fine restaurant , i ve eaten there several times . the ambience is nice , location is in town . my only gripe is the price of the bordeaux wines , which i love . and there are other wines...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Ultan H
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I had a business dinner in Dax and it was discrete but atmospheric. Ideal place to have a business or social evening. Very personable team serving us and I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank aidanconnaugh2n
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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$44 - US$85
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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. 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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