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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (30 reviews)
“brownie” (28 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
11:30 - 15:00 Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
12 Ellis Quay | Smithfield, Dublin D7, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fabulous. Excellent service and the staff we help full and informative. My party were very pleased with the choice.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ruthie-Ian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend at here after shopping in Dublin centre - it took us 20 minutes to walk from Temple Bar to the restaurant alongside the Liffey. The restaurant is romantically lit but not dark and because the restaurant isn't in the centre of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank naomirose1994
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to PHX Bistro for the first time on Saturday night, small nice restaurant with lovely atmosphere. We picked that place for Xmas Party, great choice! the service was lovely! smiling waitresses welcome Us, offered a drink...we went for a xmas menu...we were absolutely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank aneta s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 of us had a really lovely meal here on a Thursday night. We had the 2 course set price meal which was great value. Everyone was very happy with the choice and quality of the food. Ambiance was lovely (quite dark and cosy but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LondonMareva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here by myself as i was walking around dublin looking for a nice place to have dinner and read my book. The service was excellent, my waitresses were sweet and adorable and really made me feel welcome. I ordered the pork belly and it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jessiesannino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was to absolutely die for, which is expected from Ivan - one of the most incredible chefs, excellent service with friendly waitresses and the place has a great atmosphere with plenty of gluten free options.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vicky E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent Thanksgiving evening at PHX Bistro after searching for a place that was catering to an American style menu. PHX was offering their usual menu, and we were all thrilled with the way the evening unfolded. We had a reservation and sat in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SniffySniff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 18 of us visited for lunch. Great service and great food! Both courses were fab :) everyone’s food was really well presented and the staff were all friendly and attentive. Would definitely recommend a visit if you are in Dublin!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Charli W
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We had an amazing meal here when visiting in Dublin. The menu offers a set two and three course option which is very reasonable for the quality and creativity of the food. Service was excellent. Will definitely come back here again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank colleenn705
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Family short break usually means a compromise over food but here everyone was happy. Not “poncey”, just very high quality food in warm and very amenable surroundings. I ate hake and crème brûlée, both highly recommended. Service great too. Very glad we booked as it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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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$57
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
10:00 - 22:00
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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