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Chilli Banana

112 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 797 9239
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (15 reviews)
“chilli” (10 reviews)
“red curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
112 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited here on a Friday evening and this restaurant is clearly very busy and this is for a reason. We hadn't booked and fortunately we managed to get a table but I would recommend booking. The food specialises in Thai food and our favourite...More

Thank Biffro
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up eating here 2 nights in a row. The Masaman curry is excellent. The 2nd night we had a 2 course earlybird meal which is extremely good value. The pad Thai is very tasty as is the pepper squid. The service is friendly...More

Thank JeanChippenham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been a fan of the Chilli banana for years. Great menu, good staff and excellent food every time, without breaking the bank. I think they deliver now too.

Thank lensip
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were a little apprehensive eating outside of the city centre but this place is a little gem! The food was absolutely beautiful and the best that I have ever tasted, from starters through to the desserts. Staff were very attentive and provided such a...More

Thank Preetz91
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were staying across the street and grew tired of the downtown pubs. So we decided to hit this place for Thai. It was really good. Staff super attentive. Coconut soup was excellent as were the prawns and Pad Thai. Great place to go, and...More

Thank rosco1e
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had a delicious Gluten free Tofu Thai Yellow Curry. Nice venue, I'll go back. The house white was fine and the staff were nice and friendly

Thank Anne M
corvo, Manager at Chilli Banana, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you Anne looking forward to see you in Chilli Banana again

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited the Chilli Banana many times and I have never been disappointed. A nice selection of wine and the waitresses was very helpful explaining we could change the dishes to make them hotter or cooler to our taste ( three chillies being hot...More

Thank P6076
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We first visited Chilli Banana about nine years ago and we were very impressed. They have certainly maintained their high standards. This time we had tempura vegetables to start - an amazing starter full of flavour and a generous portion of vegetables (including broccoli, sweet...More

Thank Gearoid O O
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Went there with my husband on a Saturday evening. I phoned 2 hours before and there was no problem getting a table. We dined upstairs. The atmosphere was tranquil and the room was pleasantly decorated. The food was fantastic with a variety of meals from...More

Thank MrsDoubtifire x
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Superb Thai food. The restaurant was very inviting with polite and friendly staff, especially Jack, our waiter. We would recommend and definitely return here. The sharing platter for starters followed by the red thai curry was the best ever

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Edel W
3 September 2015|
Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know whether they serve chips but I think it would be unusual if they didn't. Their website doesn't mention a children's menu. The quickest way to get an answer would be to ring them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 797 9239
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