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La Cave Wine Bar and Restaurant

#252 of 2,209 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€French, European,
28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 4409
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“venison” (16 reviews)
“mussels” (17 reviews)
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French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Regretfully I took far too long to book a table,my loss entirely. A gem of a bistro in Dublin south city that would not be out of place in Paris. Atmosphere you could bottle, great cooking (the venison was superb) and a wine list that...More

Thank PjB856
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very easy to see why this place is always so busy. It is because it deserves to be. Lovely atmospheric spot and even though the space is small this actually adds to the experience. You will feel comfortable and at home almost immediately....More

Thank miguelangeldee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend brought me here for lunch, what a neat little place. Lovely ambiance, great service & delicious food. I had the goat cheese salad, I didn't want to take the last bite it was so gorgeous. My main was the duo fish plate..it was...More

Thank IRL48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had fond memories of good nights in la Cave but it had fallen off our radar until I came across it in a Villagers video. A perfect spot pre a trip to the Gaiety, I thought. We arrived at 5:55pm having booked for 6pm....More

1  Thank pearse43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food from a good selection on the Early Bird menu (ends 7pm). Wines to match from a large choice by the glass. Great service too. Overall a brilliant meal.

Thank philip966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hosted a birthday dinner in the upstairs room for 23 people and it was just perfect. The food, wine, location, service all faultless. In advance I had worried that the food and service standards would slip, it didn’t it was faultless. My 9 year...More

Thank OnTourOrla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to this lovely gem of a wine bar cum restaurant a few years ago I decided to book a table on my recent visit to Dublin. I wasn’t disappointed. Great service, great food and wine all in a lovely French style setting. Located...More

Thank 726jon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had often walked past the doorway of La Cave and never thought to give it a try until my husband read a review and wanted to try it.You have to walk down a staircase and there is no natural light. It was liking walking...More

Thank Marygirl2014
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were a party of 8 people who booked an early bird dinner for a Saturday night. The restaurant is very small, you almost feel like you are in someone's living room. I had the mussels to start - parfait - and the duck main...More

Thank Milo528
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My daughter and I arrived without booking and got a table, Superb choice of wines by the glass and a great menu to mix and match from. Excellent bistro food in a 60`s soho style downstairs restaurant. Cosy, friendly with good service, a must for...More

Thank Climber786589
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11 February 2018|
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Response from Meire S | Reviewed this property |
I booked in advanced
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 4409
  • E-mail
Intimate basement bar and restaurant serving over 350 wines and classic French food. First floor function room available free of charge for parties or wine tastings. We hold open social wine tasting evenings and organise private tutored wine tasting events for groups. WSET Recommended Provider
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