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PHX Bistro

12 Ellis Quay | Smithfield, Dublin D7, Ireland
+353 1 611 1161
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“steak frites” (24 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 Ellis Quay | Smithfield, Dublin D7, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

PHX bistro is a must visit in Dublin! Their “slow cooked Connemara hill pork belly” was in the top 10 things I’ve ever eaten! The favour combination of the Madeira reduction, the apple ramoulade with fennel and the pork belly was superb!

Thank b4i1ey
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking for a place to find something veggie and/or gluten-free options, and came upon this bistro through TripAdvisor. The menu on their website turned out a little out-of-date (it mentioned a butternut squash risotto, which was no longer available), but there was an...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to be seated without a reservation. Gnocchi was tender and light, just perfect; the pork belly was cooked to perfection, and the sea trout was fresh and flavorful but not at all fishy. All sauces, herbs complimented the entree to a tee....More

Thank Sparty80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started with Gambas Pil Pil followed by steak frites. Both were exceptional. The beef melted in my mouth. The two course dinner was €21.95. Apparently I missed the €3 surcharge on the shrimp. Nevertheless, the food was well plated and the service was excellent. I...More

Thank Mac S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really recommend this place. They have a thoughtful staff and a varied menu. I was happy to find that their Lunch Menu offers (2 or 3 courses) is also available on a Sunday. Prices were good, wine and beers for 2 people and 2 menus...More

Thank Fernanda L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service for reasonable price. Also the wine was good. Just book ahead as the place is quite small.

Thank razc2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table at PHX Bistro for our last dinner in Ireland. The setup is really cozy and the staff very welcoming too. The menu offer is definitely worth the price, we really felt like we had found a bargain. The food very tasty,...More

Thank JEV23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set on the quays and not far from the vast Phoenix Park this quality eatery has a deserved high reputation. We arrived on opening for lunch so were ahead of the influx from the surrounding businesses. We had lovely dishes, from starters to dessert. All...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband booked this place on a whim as the reviews online made it sound like a fantastic place to try and I am happy to report that we were definitely not disappointed. The restaurant is small and therefore, I would highly recommend booking in...More

Thank FsuGaby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, lovely staff, nice atmosphere and great menu options for lunch and dinner. You can combine all the offered dishes and have your own personalized menu

Thank Thalyta N
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8 February 2017|
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Response from Eleanor F | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see a children's menu either - this is more of an evening with friends/partners than families kind of a place
25 September 2016|
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Response from AgataFi | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they do cater for gluten free and diary free, all food made fresh so you should ask waitress and they will take care of your requests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Ellis Quay | Smithfield, Dublin D7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 611 1161
  • E-mail
Small family bistro serving only freshest Irish ingredients, in traditional and creative way. The main goal of the PHX Bistro is to share LOVE for food!
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