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Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 676 4192
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“petit fours” (72 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (66 reviews)
“blue lobster” (21 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:15 Hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve always wanted to go to RPG and it didn’t disappoint. Went the whole hog and got the 8 course tasting menu - was definitely worth it. Amuse bouche, 4 starters, main, cheese and 2 deserts, with petit fours and truffles as well, of course!!!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mazface
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK so it's a bit special and you might only visit once. So be it, make sure you do. Lunch is a treat for the senses, not just the food but the ambience and the sense of style. Indulge yourself, drink that extra special wine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roddy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my daughter stopped for lunch during a short visit to Dublin. The restaurant from the outside might just be missed, but once you walk in, you know RPG is special. I enjoyed the prix fix menu and my daughter enjoyed the ala carte...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Judy3720
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud for a long lunch with a birthday party of six and left extremely happy. There’s always some trepidation when visiting such a highly-rated restaurant, mainly that it might not be up to scratch. It’s almost as if the bar is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wheelie07042
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Many thanks to Stéphane Robin and the staff for such a memorable lunch. Outstanding food, fantastic service with a smile and some exceptional wines.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant spells quality, attention, professionalism. Superb food is always guaranteed. Feel special and appreciated. Take your time and revel in the experience. Quietly superb. Thank

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kate L
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff! Not fussy in any way which was great but the food was quite old fashioned and not jumping with flavour. There are far more exciting and flavoursome restaurant experiences to be had for a €300 meal for two!! Ticked it off the list.....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank timo28
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Dined here tonight with friends from England.I feel the meal was prepared with clinical precision of an appendectomy.I expected artistic presentation,colours,textures,depth and subtlety in flavours on every account I was left disappointed. There was no wow factor.no creativity.I was looking at an IKEA print of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank warice
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends as heard great things. This place is now my favorite place to dine. We went for an early lunch at 1:30 and stayed for hours. The service is to the highest standard. The food is absolutely delicious. There is 2 choices of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PennyC993
Reviewed 29 November 2018

We had a really lovely lunch at this restaurant for our wedding anniversary, the staff all made us feel very welcome and the service was impeccable, we had the 4 course Degustation Menu and wines to accompany. The food was all beautifully prepared and presented...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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sallayden
6 March 2018|
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Response from Antony T | Reviewed this property |
You can assume it will be expensive - probably similar to the cost of the food.
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foodiejn
27 December 2017|
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Response from Joan L | Reviewed this property |
It's always better to go to a nice place on your own than NOT go there, so yes, do it.
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Chris B
21 February 2016|
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I´ve only dined at the restaurant once, and then I saw people with everything from suits to denim. It´s fine dining so I will not recommend jeans, but if you must then at least wear dark ones and a shirt. Enjoy your visit :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
Thursday
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
Friday
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
Saturday
19:00 - 22:15
13:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 4192
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