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The Dawson

#1,040 of 2,097 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€French, Irish, European
35 Dawson St, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 612 7911
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
3 Aug 2017
“Right in the middle of Dublin”
19 Dec 2016
“Great location”
Closed Now
07:30 - 17:00All hours
French, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
35 Dawson St, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

A hotel that was probably a hot spot years ago but has lost its glitter. Still, we enjoyed our stay. The room was big, very clean and well equipped. The staff is very helpful, courteous and friendly. Coffee and fruit are always available in the...More

1  Thank Bill W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Looks good from outside. Central location. Staff friendly, but stairs everywhere. They do carry your cases up and down. Room numbering strange. Rooms need some maintenance. Continental breakfast. 2.40 in morning road works started outside hotel, why?? Realise not hotels fault. Car park hotel use...More

Thank SpikybuffyUK
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The location is very good but the late night noise from the Bar below means it is impossible to get a good night sleep even with the ear plugs provided by the hotel!!!!

Thank steveT1999
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed in the hotel which was wonderful and decided to come to the restaurant for a meal. My first complaint is that the service was incredibly slow e.g. 10 minute wait to order drinks, brings water to the table, another 10 minute wait to...More

Thank DromoraTheExplora
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The location is excellent, a stones throw from Grafton Street. There are a lot of long corridors but the rooms are interesting. The staff are very helpful. There is noise from the night club/bar area but ear plugs are provided. Breakfast was good not a...More

Thank MyaIreland
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Rooms large and clean. Staff friendly. No problems with noise from bat as we had a room on a high floor at the rear of the building. Lift hard to find and not always accessible but staff happy to help with cases.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Fab hotel, very central, clean, excellent staff. Booked in with my husband and requested an early check in. The receptionist said she would call us at 11am on the mornin of our arrival to let us know if this was possible. Received the phone call...More

Thank Redser71
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The hotel has a super location right in the middle of Dublin centre. The rooms are nice, quite stylish and well kept. The staff were very helpful during our stay.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Nice boutique hotel, the beds are very comfortable and the place attractively designed. The dining and bar options are good, and there are many more places to try within easy walking distance. The situation with the lift is not straightforward, but can be managed.

Thank Captain_Condor
Reviewed 9 June 2016

As we stayed at the Hotel we decided to try the restaurant which was excellent. The first night it was fully booked with a private party which would have been good if we had been told at reception....Would highly recommend the restaurant definitely worth a...More

Thank Ann B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Dawson St, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland (Formerly The Dining Room by Conrad Gallagher)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 612 7911
  • E-mail
Dawson Brasserie is Dublin's most beautiful dining room, situated in the heart of Dublin City Centre beside the famous Grafton St, sandwiched between Dublin's cultural hub and Stephen's green park. Paying homage to the great Brasserie's of London, Paris and New York, The Dawson Brasserie delivers value and style. We are the perfect location for a casual or formal dining experience, event, wedding, business/ corporate entertaining or a big group celebration. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 150 in our dining room. We are within walking distance of all Dublin's Events and Conference facilities and directly across from The Mansion House. We have our newly refurbished patisserie and coffee shop which caters for up to 25 people, for Breakfast and lunch dining, with bar service in the evening. Brasserie staples are served with great theatre and washed down with the best of old and new wines. We can accommodate unique requests, and insist on going over and above to ensure an experience every time. We are also apart of The Dawson Group consisting of The Dawson Hotel and Spa Patisserie- 25 people seated Dining room- 150 seated Dining Room can accommodate non seated functions for between 200-250 people Private Dining 35-40 people seated
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