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Darwins Restaurant

80 Aungier Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 475 7511
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (449 reviews)
“calamari” (35 reviews)
“striploin” (14 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
80 Aungier Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal in Darwin‘s yesterday. The Calamari starter was great and the Steak (+ Mash, Veg, Pepper Sauce) was fantastic. Excellent Service too. Definitely going back. Highly recommend.

Thank Talafornia
Siobhan K, Guest Relations Manager at Darwins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much! So glad you enjoyed it. We love the calamari too, really appreciate the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a group of friends. Nice ambience, can be a little cramped depending where you're seated with a number of tables backing onto each other. We requested to change (for another table with same number of seats). This was declined as it was stated...More

1  Thank Coltrip1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't stress enough what a great experience eating at Darwin's is. My boyfriend and I have been eating here for 8 years or so and every special occasion/birthday etc. is basically just another excuse for us to go. The welcome is always warm and...More

1  Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is absolutely amazing. The staff were so lovely and really made us feel welcome! Will definitely be back, very soon.

Thank Rhona M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a business dinner and Callum took great care of us. The steaks were perfect and accompaniments were well cooked and seasoned. Great spot.

Thank Njp007
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Very friendly knowledgeable staff, good food in nice surroundings. Done if the best steak in Dublin. We found on the most recent visit they over did it with the msg. Sleepless night, dry mouth etc.

Thank Keithsan
Siobhan K, Guest Relations Manager at Darwins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Keith, Thank you for the feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience. We don't actually use MSG in any of our food. I'm afraid your symptoms were from something else. All the best, Siobhan

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Not a big steak eater but when I do order it, I like it to be tasty and tender. I ordered the rib eye on the bone and it was a big piece of meat. I asked for it medium as i like it just...More

Thank Melinks
Siobhan K, Guest Relations Manager at Darwins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Melinks, I'm sorry to hear you were unhappy with your steak. If we had known on the night that there was an issue with your steak, we would have rectified it immediately. Best, Siobhan

Reviewed 25 November 2017

Ended up here by chance as we walked downAungier St. But NO problem with that.short wait and given a window seat by friendly staff, good menu choice and we opted for the pasta of the day and the Boullabaissewashed down with a lovely Andreze red....More

Thank Mick M
Siobhan K, Guest Relations Manager at Darwins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are really glad you enjoyed your time and got to see we put as much love into our Vegetarian and Seafood dishes as we do our steak! Hope to you again soon! Siobhan

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

The Darwin & Beagle theme is - ummm - interesting? Menu is ambitious resulting in a bland offering. As an example the recommended Bouillabaisse was nothing less than tomato soup, with a touch of milk, and a very carefully counted out portion of white fish...More

Thank RCPO
Siobhan K, Guest Relations Manager at Darwins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi RCPO, Not really sure how to respond to this. We ask if you have a reservation as you may be joining a table, maybe it's a special occasion etc... In relation to our food, a huge amount of time and love goes into making...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

Ate in Darwins on November 3rd after my son's graduation. We were a party of seven and had a wonderful experience. The Staff were very attentive and the food delicious. The owner was lovely and we are looking forward to a return visit.

Thank Delia G
Siobhan K, Guest Relations Manager at Darwins Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Delia! Dolores says hi! We look forward to having you back in 2018. All our best, The Darwins team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$44
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Aungier Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 475 7511
  • E-mail
OPEN ON MOTHERS DAY 12-4PM €29 menu Visit our website to see our delicious 3 course menu! Darwins restaurant offers contemporary international cuisine with an extensive menu catering for 'carnivorous, coeliac and vegetarian' diners. We pride ourselves on our certified Irish Angus beef and local produce, our interesting and affordable wines and our committed and careful suppliers.
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