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SOLE Seafood and Grill

18-19 South William Street, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
+353 1 544 2300
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“dover sole” (10 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
18-19 South William Street, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: SOLE Seafood and Grill
1. Excellent Service, Superb food
"Every member of staff is friendly, warm and excellently trained"
Saoirse O
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2. Gorgeous Seafood Restaurant
"Coquilles St Jaques is a must as is the octopus and sole skewers"
Sinéad F
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3. Love this restaurant!
"The service, the decor and the atmosphere were really top class"
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

My husband found this restaurant online. We both love fish. I had crab cakes, 2 big cakes arrived. He had no starter. I went for the sea bass and he went for the full sole. Both dishes didn’t come with anything so we ordered 2...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leelozbell11
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We travel to Dublin to see family as often as we can and it gives us the perfect excuse to leave the kids with my parents and have a special dining experience with Friends. We spent a truly memorable evening as a party of 10...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank seanaburg
VictorN2133, General Manager at SOLE Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear Seanaburg, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your most recent visit to SOLE Seafood and Grill. We are delighted that you really enjoyed your time while dining with us. It is so rewarding to the entire team here at...More

Reviewed today

I thought that this restaurant was going to be out of my price bracket so was pleasantly surprised to see that there was food on the menu to suit all budgets. Excellent service and delicious food! I will definitely return for a second visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SAKsps123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant in November for their pre theatre set menu meal to celebrate my husband’s birthday. At the point of booking, I informed the restaurant that my husband was a coeliac and that I’d appreciate them letting me know if they couldn’t accommodate...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tess M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So we were doing our shopping in Grafton street after the shopping we were hungry obviously! So didn’t have to go far went to this stunning seafood restaurant which is just in south William street. We were greeted with the smile brought to our table...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lovelygreystones
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Busy busy Got a bar seating - felt it was worth the risk & better than missing entirely Well.. Good food, nice cocktails & interesting menu - overpriced wine naturally Taste good - not memorable, generous portions Sole on skewer excellent Steak - bit flop,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thesensuk-Guernsey
Reviewed 5 days ago

A warm welcome on entry, we were soaked from the wet weather! Arrived early so we sat at the bar and had a drink the barman was very friendly although he was not a local, he talked about how much he love working in Sole...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tomandli
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow. Wow. Wow. Did I mention wow. Seafood that is so fresh and tasty it's criminal. Decor is gorgeous and so inviting. We had the private back room for a friend's birthday. We where very rowdy and the staff where unbelievable and so attentive. Cocktails...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank peggythunder
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been here 4 times now, and it seems like it just keeps getting better every time. Amazing food, friendly and attentive staff who also possess a good knowledge about the food and its origin. It's all in the details, and Sole certainly takes care...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChristianTheTechie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here on a work trip before heading onto an evening event at St. Patrick’s cathedral. Arrived about 18:15 and saw they had a bar that I could eat at too. I much prefer this when dining alone. The service was spot on from taking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chaz281188
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Questions & Answers
4 November 2018|
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Response from VictorN2133 | Property representative |
Dear mkmIreland, We are disabled friendly with full wheel chair access and offer disabled facilities. Kind Regards, Victor Nedelea General Manager
phoebe W
14 August 2018|
Response from VictorN2133 | Property representative |
Dear Phoebe, We serve pre-theatre from 5pm up to 6.15pm Monady to Thursday and from 12pm to 6.15pm Friday and Saturday. Kind Regards, Victor Nedelea General Manager
22 July 2018|
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Response from mrscharte | Reviewed this property |
Yes id say book it as it gets really busy coming to festive season
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Hot New Restaurants, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-19 South William Street, Dublin DUBLIN 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 544 2300
  • E-mail
SOLE Seafood & Grill is a modern comfortable, destination dining experience that offers an array of fish and shellfish dishes alongside a variety of meat and seasonal favourites in an atmosphere of urban sophistication. Each day our culinary team prepare the very best of products with great passion and care to enhance their pure flavours.
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