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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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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“dover sole” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
LOCATION
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"
declannoel
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21 - 30 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good, food not so, i had the crab cakes for starter, they were like something you would get out lceland freezer store, all patato and no crab, i had they fish pie another big let down all patato, cream and cheese and little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank damienb280
VictorN2133, General Manager at SOLE Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear damienb280, I sincerely regret and apologise that you did not enjoy your visit to us. Please be assured that this is not indicative of the standards we aspire to and do achieve on a consistent basis. I do hope you change your mind and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good fish lunch following the turkey and ham indulgences of Christmas, so where better to go than Trip Advisors number one fish restaurant. The staff were lovely, very welcoming and initially attentive. The lunch menu is 30 euros for two...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Dublindays
VictorN2133, General Manager at SOLE Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dublindays, Thank you for you kind words about the staff and service, however I am extremely disappointed to read your comments about the food and I would like to assure you that this is far from what we are renowned for. I would like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Dublin for a pre-christmas break and having seen such positive reviews, decided to book SOLE. Before being sat down, we were told that the table was needed back in two hours. There was no mention of this policy when booking and although...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Suetoyou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and very flavoursome food. Portion sizes seemed to change and partner was disappointed with the difference in the same dish from last time we visited a couple of weeks ago. Having said that food was lovely and very tasty and couldn’t fault the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Eugene H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trip advisor nailed it again! Great recommendation by TA and we had a fantastic lunch with some amazing food. This place should be on everyones shortlist for 2019. Conor DublinMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cotis1
VictorN2133, General Manager at SOLE Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Cotis1, Thank you so much for 5 stars review and your kind words about your dining experience with us at SOLE Seafood & Grill. Your comments regarding the food are appreciated by all of us, especially Ana, our Head Chef who is always thrilled...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated like royalty and ate like kings too! Everything was entirely perfect 👌 They really know how to get it right here! Food is fabulous, service is impeccable and the surroundings were beautiful.... what more can you ask!More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank HAYZJAY
VictorN2133, General Manager at SOLE Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear HAYZJAY, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at SOLE Seafood & Grill. I am delighted that our high level of service made your experience all the more enjoyable, and I will be happy to pass your comments along...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this amazing restaurant on Saturday 15th December, the ambience and decor inside is great. Went with my wife and while I’m not a huge Seafood fan (she is) I couldn’t recommend this place enough, won’t go into all are food but all was cooked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank happyfamily123
VictorN2133, General Manager at SOLE Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear happyfamily123, Thank you very much for the 5 star review and that you have taken the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. Your comments regarding the food and service are truly valued by all of us here at SOLE Seafood &...More

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

As usual Sole surpassed its self on one of the busiest nights in Dublin City. Our table was delayed for about 30 minutes, however very comfortable bar stools and great bar service. Our table waiter was Ante and he couldn’t have been more attentive to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank denisbT4392EI
VictorN2133, General Manager at SOLE Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear denisbT4392EI, On behalf of the entire team here at SOLE Seafood & Grill, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review of our Restaurant. As you stated yourself, this was indeed the busiest night since the...More

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my family to celebrate my mother's birthday. It is so hard to find a place in the city centre to celebrate a birthday in December but Sole were amazing. We arrived early and had cocktails at the bar. Our server was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank NC123452014
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal at Sole for a girls family day out for Christmas- Ante was serving us during our visit, great service from himself and lovely staff throughout - the food was also great which is always a bonus, will definitely be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Glaurachurch
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mkmIreland
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
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phoebe W
14 August 2018|
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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
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DavidnSimon
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
    Service
  • Value
Meals
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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