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Cafe Restaurant Riba

€€ - €€€Irish, European,
4 Kilmacud Road Lower | Stillorgan, Dublin Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 288 1999
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (81 reviews)
“chicken wings” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4 Kilmacud Road Lower | Stillorgan, Dublin Dublin, Ireland
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41 - 50 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Had gorgeous dinner on Saturday night. Arancini to start was to die for and hubby said crispy squid was the same, obviously very fresh and made in house. I had the crab crostini too which was yummy. The special was whole baked black sole and...More

Thank Danfodub
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for the review Danielle and your loyal custom - you are too kind! We look forward to seeing the two of you soon next time the baby sitter works out ;)

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Met friends here recently for a casual celebratory dinner - surpassed expectations completely. Service was exceptional, food was really good, atmosphere was very 'friendly neighbourhood restaurant'. We found the early bird menu a little limited, but incredible value for what we got. For me it...More

2  Thank 120Dee78
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for your review Dee - we are always keen for feedback and yours is very helpful. You gotta come back for dessert - the Nutella Brioche and Butter Pudding is not to be missed! See you next time.

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The brioche Nutella bread and butter desert is WITHOUT A DOUBT the tastiest thing I’ve ever had. Amazing service, a little bit loud at times because it’s a small enough space, but really accommodating staff and generally a good atmosphere. Chicken wings 8/10

Thank Anna E
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks Anna - our dessert chef is thrilled! See you next time.

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing. We went for a dinnner on Monday night and was very busy which was nice. Great atmosphere. I had crab for a starter which was served with avocado. For main I had venison which was cooked perfectly. My dessert was delicious and...More

Thank KarolaVicky
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for the kind review Vicky - it's great to get such positive feedback. Our 'Treat Yourself Monday' offer has indeed proved very popular - two courses and a glass of wine for €22! Venison season is coming to an end now - we hope...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Good food, exceptional service and a cosy atmosphere make RIBA a great place for couples or small groups. We have been eating here regularly for more than a year and are always happy to return. A friendly welcome by manager Shane and great service (...More

Thank Noel G
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

We are always delighted to see you and Pauline arrive at the restaurant and your regular custom is really appreciated. See you soon!

Reviewed 21 January 2018

Ate here for an Anniversary dinner with my partner, both really enjoyed it. Food was excellent, great quality. Service was incredibly attentive. Riba has a real homely vibe to it. Would definitely recommend. Many families, couples and groups in having dinner. Suits all kinds.

1  Thank Orla M
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for joining us on such a special occasion - we're so glad you enjoyed your anniversary dinner with us! We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Excellent café-restaurant in Stillorgan. Great food and friendly service. Moderately priced. Looking forward to next visit.

Thank Fionn2000
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks Fionn for the generous review. We appreciate it and look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It is a very good cafe-restaurant and very nice food, Served by friendly staff. And a nice atmosphere.👍😀👍

1  Thank Mike G
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us Mike - your generous complements are much appreciated!

Reviewed 2 January 2018

I have been here a couple of times for breakfast and dinner and it is always good. The restaurant is small and booking is recommended for dinner. Staff are friendly and there is always good choice. We have gone with big groups before and they...More

1  Thank Orla B
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks Orla - our first review of 2018 and what an encouraging way to start the year. We appreciate your custom and look forward to seeing you throughout the year!

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Hubby, son and I visited Riba for lunch at a weekend. No frills, delicious food and friendly staff was what we came across. Great, American style burgers and fries and also deep fried sea food was really tasty. We discussed the unusual restaurant name with...More

Thank Ekran123
ShaneMol, Owner at Cafe Restaurant Riba, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor and we are delighted you enjoyed your lunch with us. We didn't intend any particular meaning to the name - it was four letters that fell together and looked well. We'll take fish though as...More

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NikiPD
13 January 2018|
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Response from Ekran123 | Reviewed this property |
NikiPD, Cafe / Restaurant “RIBA” is in an area called Stillorgan. This is in South Dublin. About €15 if you are taking a taxi from the city centre, or take the bus route 46A. The formal address of the restaurant may be... More
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NikiPD
13 January 2018|
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Response from ShaneMol | Property representative |
Hi Niki. We do sell gift vouchers. If you are buying from the UK the easiest way is to buy a voucher on our website and email it to your relative. It’s a short trip from Blackrock and many of our most regular customers live... More
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Chloe T
24 April 2017|
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Response from ShaneMol | Property representative |
It's always a good idea to put your name on a table. we always do our best for walk-ins too - we know it's not always possible to plan ahead. you can book on the website or by calling the restaurant. see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$64
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Private Dining, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Kilmacud Road Lower | Stillorgan, Dublin Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 288 1999
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Description
RIBA is a Quality Neighbourhood Restaurant For Stillorgan! RIBA is located in the heart of Stillorgan Village. We serve dinner 7 nights a week, #BrunchSpectacular is served Saturday and Sunday, and lunch is served Thursday and Friday. We serve Italian American style food using the best of quality Irish ingredients. Make sure to check out our menus on our website. RIBA is spacious and comfortable, yet buzzy and cosmopolitan and we have a great team of personable professionals serving who will make you feel right at home in Stillorgan's neighbourhood restaurant. LUNCH Thursday and Friday 12-3pm Our lunch menu offers a great selection of hot sandwiches, salads,as well as lunch favourites such as Fish and Chips and the RIBA Burger. DINNER Served Every Night from 5pm - Our Early Bird is available all evening Sunday to Thursday and until 7pm Friday and Saturday - 2 Courses €21 and 3 Courses €25. - Wine starts at €23 a bottle, with a large variety of wines by the glass and carafe. Craft and Draft are also available if you like a beer. #BrunchSpectacular is served Sat and Sun 11am-4pm A south-side Dublin institution at this stage, with plenty of Prosecco flowing, seriously good coffee and all your brunch favourites.
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