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18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8, Ireland
+353 1 873 2266
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I dined here for our wedding anniversary while visiting Dublin in November, 2016. We came for the pre-theatre seating, and I was pleasantly surprised that the three courses left me full, unlike other fine dining establishments that serve courses for ants. We both started with charred cured mackerel with poached oysters, which we agreed were cooked to... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate here recently with the gf and, well, we weren't blown away at all... I think that's the thing with places like Chapter One, you expect so much and it can be hard to meet those expectations. That being said, at €250 for dinner for two, I expect to be blown away. I've no doubt everything cooked was cooked to... More 

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1 Thank Fredkay
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had heard such great things about this restaurant that we booked it around 2 months before our trip to Dublin and we were not disappointed. We visited on a busy Saturday night and cannot fault the service or the food, everything was impeccable. It was an absolute delight to eat this restaurant

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Echoing the sentiments of many others, this is true fine dining. As such, be aware it comes at a price - though it is certainly worth it in my opinion. I won't labour on the details of the food which is exquisite other than to say try the wine pairing if you get the chance. It's the full experience. I've... More 

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1 Thank Marcus A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ah, you cant go wrong with this place. Welcome, service & the food its simply all about the passion.

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1 Thank Peter L
Madrid, Spain
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255 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not been here for many years but found the restaurant even better than we remembered from a food and environment perspective. Dublin, in general, has gone crazy expensive and this place is no different. A superb meal for 2, including champagne upon arrival and a good wine with the meal gave us a final price of €279. Not inexpensive... More 

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3 Thank Bigboy1959
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this place after visiting the Dublin Writer's Museum. Though a Michelin starred restaurant, they were still able to get me and my husband in for lunch. Everything was wonderful. I would highly recommend it for anyone wanting an upscale dining experience in Dublin.

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2 Thank Cassaundra C
Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed this restaurant. We had the early seating, the meal was fantastic. The servers are truly the best I have seen in a long time. They are very efficient, professional and not at all pretentious. Loved the simple decor, the size of the tables, the space between the table, the wait staff uniforms. Everything was impeccable. Did I... More 

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1 Thank Fligh
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were expecting great things of this restaurant and were not disappointed. We were met at the door, coats taken and offered a drink at the bar first or taken to our table. It was more laid back and relaxing than we expected, but thorough in ettiquette, while enjoying a bit of craic and this was a great balance. The... More 

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1 Thank Danny M
County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Excellent service. And most friendly staff. Terrific place great atmosphere highly recommend this place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$147
Cuisine
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 873 2266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?