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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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All reviews lamb shank chowder fish pie pate chocolate cake prawns bread potatoes cakes bring your own wine poolbeg street pub next door byob policy small restaurant worth the wait amazing food huge portions
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Reviewed 10 December 2020 via mobile

Ok 2020 has been a year to remember ( or forget) but here in Ireland the Restaurants are back open again just in time for Santa. Anyway my wife & I decided to do lunch in a restaurant where we’d like to be regulars but...pre COVID it was difficult to get a booking due to popularity. Well we got there today for lunch. I could just finish now by saying ever single aspect of our visit was amazing. A big statement in the difficult times Resturant’s have to live in. We went for the 3 course Christmas menu €35pp. Great value great food. The boss had Wicklow duck pate I had the most amazing starter ever Fish Bouillabaisse, crab salad & crispy chicken wing. Tasted even better than it strangely sounds. Great Mushroom risotto and the best turkey & ham plate I’ve ever seen. Cheese board to finish. We had the house wine which is good but this restaurant is still a BYO until mid January if you want even more value. Book a table now before the hoards return. Enjoy and thank you Vintage Kitchen for a great meal & kicking me into the Christmas spirit. 👏More

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

We ordered a dinner box to collect for a birthday dinner at home. As it was the first weekend back in level 3, we were in no rush to eat out. We selected one of their ‘menu for 2’ choices. All the food was ready...when I arrived to collect it- piping hot- and (unlike other dinner box restaurants, everything is already cooked) ready to go. Dinner consisted of fabulous Guinness bread, a tomato based chowder - brimming with fish - a prawn risotto ( the best in Dublin), followed by slow cooked lamb shanks, with chard, carrots and potatoes....Seán included a complimentary cheesecake. There was enough food here for three hungry adults. The food was delicious. Quite simply. It was great to see the Vintage Kitchen open for actual customers....but as it returns to it’s former popularity, I sincerely hope that the take-away-collect option will continue. A great experience.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 22 November 2020

I was delighted when I found out that the Vintage Kitchen were providing a click and collect service during the current Covid restrictions. We had the most fantastic meal. We had the beef, fish and vegetarian menus and all were absolutely beautiful with exceptionally fresh...ingredients. The food was really well presented and still hot enough when we got it home after 30 mins or so (very easy to re-heat if you have a longer trip tp make). The portions were extremely generous and the quality of the ingredients was excellent. The fish and seafood (prawns and mussels) were all cooked to perfection. And as a really nice touch, we were given complimentary desserts for everyone which were equally delicious. I cannot recommend highly enough. Excellent food and excellent service and a real treat during this pandemic. Places like this who are putting in such a huge effort during these difficult times deserve support and I will definitely be back soon!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 2 November 2020

How to celebrate special events in a Covid Lockdown? Get a takeout from the wonderful Vintage Kitchen ! We had the number 1 menu, it was superb. The fish soup and shellfish risotto brought us back to memorable eating experiences in Spain, the fillet of...beef was beautifully cooked and the deserts were excellent. The food was ready for collection exactly on time, and was well insulated. We will definitely repeat the experienceMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 21 October 2020

i like this restaurant , the menu is good and the place is nice the food is flavorsome i recommend it

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

Over the years I have enjoyed many top class meals in this quirky restaurant. I was delighted to discover that they were offering take away through the lockdown but wondered if they could maintain the same fantastic quality. Needn't doubted, every morsel of the prawn...risotto and hake dishes were superb as was the chocolate fondant that we couldn't resist sqeezing in on top of the very generous portions we recieved (with enough leftovers in the meal for 2 for lunch the following day). Just to give an idea of the level of service, we live out of town and on enquiring about the catchment area for delivery, the lovely owner Sean insisted that it would be no problem to drop it to us on the way home as we were on his route! As soon as I heard they were reopen I secured a table for a girls night out for 4 of my friends, each if which raved about the food and were thrilled with being able to bring their own vino. With a very reasonable set price menu and BYO it makes for a lovely excuse to catch up with friends or enjoy a romantic meal like we did last week for my husbands birthday without breaking the bank. Infact the quality and quantity for the price is unrivalled in Dublin. Service is so friendly and genuine, professional but not intrusive or formal. Perfect gap between courses and the menu options leave one dying to go back to try all the other choices. Its such a pity that these guys have had to close once again. The efforts they put in to social distancing and complying with regulations is unreal. Tables separated to the extent that you'd wonder how they could make money with so few seats given the quality of the food. Clearly a lot of money was spent on redoing the restaurant with low seating and high bar seating if you like being part of the busy chef action. Hand sanitiser on every table and all staff wearing masks and keeping their distance while maintaining the intimate service that sets vintage kitchen apart from other places. I felt compelled to write this review as witnessing first hand how hard this place worked to do what was asked of them and guaranteeing such a good experience on every occasion it needs and deserves a special mention and support. Try it out, you won't be disappointed and when they do get to reopen the good news is that with the lack of tourists its actually possible to get a table these days without months of notice!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020

For quality food visit The Vintage Kitchen in Dublin Ireland. It's a must part of any trip to Ireland. I had a complementary Bottle of wine on the house. I rated my experience after eating. Will be going there again!.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 13 August 2020

Knowing that all of the Restauranteurs in Dublin have been suffering since the pandemic we decided last Friday just to head into Dublin city for a drive around to see what might happen and maybe we would have dinner. Took the Tunnel and drove up...Pearse Street with the intention of heading towards College Green. Took a vagary and turned towardMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

This is a tiny place really rocking the vintage vibe. Great pop art on the walls, lovely friendly service ( even behind the big visors!) and the food is exquisite and really reasonably priced. It is also BYOB. The proprietor, the lovely Sean Drugan sometimes...offers tables for donations to charity so this is what we did. We were offered glasses of Prosecco as soon as we sat down and we chose a bottle of Spanish red to accompany our meal. My starter was a seafood spaghetti which was lovely. My husband had a type of whipped goats cheese, sublime. I had beef, succulent and delicious and he had the lamb shank, mouth wateringly falling off the bone gorgeous. I had the chocolate fondant to finish. Cooking is faultless. Well done Sean and team. When we are out of lockdown, we will be back!!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

Very good value for money and the food was delicious. Huge portions of beautiful food. The service was very good and made the experience wonderful. It’s BYOW also. Thank you and we’ll come back again for sure.

Date of visit: August 2020
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This is totally casual . Last visit I wore jeans and tee shirt.
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