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#453 of 2,145 Restaurants in Dublin
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US$10 - US$40
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Mediterranean, European, French
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very poor service, grossly overpriced, as most reviews testify. Very indifferent to a coeliac order by one of the group. And this new restaurant is in the premises of the former and highly regarded La Bodega - but its old glowing reviews go under the...Babette banner which is very misleading.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 11 August 2022 via mobile

Poor service , nice food , very quiet atmosphere and expensive Water was not refilled , dips not given out , wine not given with food etc messy service

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 29 July 2022 via mobile

I came here with my family on a Monday evening for dinner. We use to come to La Bodega; which was here before, and was a family favorite! While the decor is stunning, and fantastic staff the food is below par. The menu options are...all over the place, with nothing really healthy to chose from. We decided to order a few starters to share to begin with. Having to send back the calamari for being totally over salted, the pear salad had no dressing, prawns had no flavor while drenched in a bowl of brown mush, and the most disappointing, the “crispy” pork belly that was all fat. Sadly, the best thing was the chips, which we ordered two of (thankfully.). We all went home a little hungry, and a feeling of dissatisfaction and disappointment. This is my second time coming to Babette, and sadly, I believe it will be my last. The chef clearly doesn’t taste his food, and should re-think the menu.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 27 July 2022

Located in the heart of Ranelagh, this is a very well decorated premises. It was previously home to La Bodega (my favourite eatery in Ranelagh) The staff are very pleasant and service is very good. There is a warm ambience throughout. Unfortunately, the food is...very poor and this being my second visit, it is with regret that I say it was equally as bad as my first visit. Hopefully, the owners who have proven their ability to produce excellent food in La Bodega, can rescue the situation.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 27 November 2021

We have been here several times. It is always excellent. Really good tapas. Friendly staff. Nice wine. Reasonable prices. What more do you want?

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

Nice restaurant and Covid compliant. Good ambiance. Great tapas menu and some really good wines. Try the Organic Malbec from Mendoza - good value. Recommended

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 13 August 2021

Wow wow love it, normally I'd write a review a couple of days after ,but I'm doing it here right now, totally recomend this restaurant 5 stars for me everybody is fab food to die for

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 7 July 2021

The food was incredible. Very flavorful. We have tried a few tapas and this was the first to meet our expectations. The outdoor area is very niche and warm considering the weather can change. The staff are very helpful and experienced. We loved every minute....Definitely would come back. We also each ordered about 2 1/2 tapas and were full. So portions are excellent!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

Excellent! Everything is incredible, full of rich flavors, and tastes like authentic tapas. Bonus: gorgeous and cozy interior.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020

This has to be the best tapas in Dublin I’v never had a bad meal Service is excellent and always very accommodating just love the lambs kidneys 👍🏼

Date of visit: September 2020
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LaBodegaTapasyVinos, General Manager at Babette Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

Thank you JayKay, the team are delighted to hear it.

Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

So glad to have been able to go back to my fav restaurant after lockdown with fiends - no comparison any where else. Prawn pil pil, wings, chick peas with chorizo, bravas, la bodega salad, calamari, was all fab. Only one minor thing would be...that the croquettes were a little glupy. Really well laid out with screens in between tables. Fab food and fab wine cant wait to go back again 🍷More

Date of visit: August 2020
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LaBodegaTapasyVinos, General Manager at Babette Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

Thank you for your wonderful review 🥂

Reviewed 29 August 2020

Visited Bodega with my family. Absolutely loved it. It was very authentic. Atmosphere was great. And they got the lighting perfect. Just one small thing you need a magnifying glass to read their menu. They should look at that. But otherwise fab.

Date of visit: August 2020
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LaBodegaTapasyVinos, General Manager at Babette Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

Thank you for your review, delighted to hear you enjoyed your family night. We are in the process of getting menus redone, but if rush job getting them ready for reopen 🤦🏻‍♂️

Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

Covid times are obviously different but felt the whole experience rushed. Extremely loud(could barely hear ourselves) and uncomfortably warm. Wouldn't go back - shame as the food is actually nice.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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LaBodegaTapasyVinos, General Manager at Babette Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2020

Thank you for your review. Since we only have 1 hr 45 to get a full service done ( Covid guidelines) it can feel rushed, thankfully it was loud as that means we were busy although we have noticed on some tables the screens can...More

Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

We stumbled upon la bodega after trying a few places in Ranleagh village, fair enough we didn't plan to eat out but it was a nice evening. We got to LA Bodega greeted by a lovely host who directed us to a table. Given the...menu's to look at we had the first waiter to take our order for drinks which came promptly. Our second waiter came to take our for food, which seem like the waiter did not want to work there. The clicking of the pen and tapping of the order was off putting. The food was OK majority of it deep fried that made it heavy on the stomach. There seem to be no check backs on our table throughout the night, only time a staff member came to the table was to clear it or tell us that they need the table back. I would go back to have a seat in the back of the restaurant that had a lovely out door area.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

A cosy restaurant with a lovely chilled vibe. Excellent food & wine. A nice standard. Good VFM. We visited for Saturday lunch on a cold, wet and windy February day. It brightened up our afternoon.

Date of visit: February 2020
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