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.

The Cliff Townhouse

22 Saint Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 638 3939
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (66 reviews)
“fish pie” (27 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
22 Saint Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (544)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here recently to celebrate a special occasion. The restaurant is lovely. Staff were very friendly and attentive. We had the pre theatre menu. I went for the smoked salmon which was absolutely lovely. Main course choice was a little limited.....no vegetarian option....More

Thank Voyager91819
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautifully decorated classic restaurant in old house. Lots of waiters taking care (perhaps too fast for the country, we did not expect the food to be ready so fast). Food was excellent both in quality of fish/seafood and cooking (black sole was one of the...More

Thank ACGer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed here just for 1 night ( went to Miss Saigon in bird Gaia theatre - great production ) . Room we had was small but had everything you needed and the bed was very comfortable . We took the pre-theatre deal which includes breakfast...More

Thank Waterford55
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was there with my wife last week. It is a restaurant serving mostly seafood. Food is excellent (taken scalops, stuffed squid, halibut and monkfish). Good wine list and great service. I found the style of the restaurant a bit old fashioned but that is...More

Thank DarioStea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here in late October. The location is brilliant for visiting the city. Right at the top of Grafton street. A few minutes walk from loads of bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants and shopping. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The rooms are clean...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a huge fan of the cliff house in Ardmore, and a huge fan of oysters, The cliff townhouse was a natural choice for me. I called late for a reservation and was offered a seat at the bar. I was happy with this ,...More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very nice which was the highlight of the lunch. A group of us went for lunch. All the starters were good. Mains very average overall. Most disappointing was the fish pie, potato was very watery and the whole thing was very bland. Deserts...More

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked dinner for a table of 3 at 8pm on a Saturday evening, arrived on time, table wasn’t ready so left standing in the hallway for a few minutes unattended. No mention of taking coats, where to sit etc. Meantime another group arrived and were...More

3  Thank Enordi
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Bedroom so badly lit, it was impossible to read. Broken sink and tiles in bathroom. Carpet dirty. Bed far too big for room. Food smells permeated house to the top floor. Pathetic breakfast if you are a vegetarian. A waste of money. Don't buy the...More

1  Thank Maria J
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went for a meal with my wife - absolutely everything was bang on. There must genuinely be something wrong with you if you don't like the food here. A slight flaw on our side was that we hadn't eaten since early morning so were ravenous...More

Thank Tom N
Nearby Restaurants
650 reviews
.10 km away
Fire Restaurant
1,700 reviews
.15 km away
Hatch & Sons, St Stephen's Green
568 reviews
.08 km away
The Greenhouse
491 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Little Museum of Dublin
6,261 reviews
.08 km away
St. Stephen's Green
12,514 reviews
.13 km away
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
4,484 reviews
.19 km away
Leinster House
69 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Cliff Townhouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$83 - US$106
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Saint Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 638 3939
  • E-mail
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