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La Cave

#293 of 2,097 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€French, European,
28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 4409
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 December 2011

It's been years since I was in La Cave. I first went there in the mid '90s as a guest of someone whose choice of restaurant was his saving grace! This evening we were celebrating something and the husband had suggested La Cave. We arrived...More

1  Thank Uranus7
Reviewed 10 December 2011

La Cave does itself an injustice by calling itself a wine bar. It has indeed a huge and really knowledgeable winelist, ranging for example from two out-of-fashion Mosels to the best of South America. The list of wines by the glass is outstanding with something...More

2  Thank robertopw
Reviewed 5 December 2011

On my first trip to Dublin in September 2010, Le Cave was recommended to me by a man I met there. So my aunt, my friend, and myself feasted there and had a wonderful experience. The staff was lovely and the ambience was perfect. My...More

Thank AmyCast
Reviewed 4 November 2011

As a group of 4, we made a reservation for dinner at La Cave. This is not the place to book if you want to enjoy a relaxing meal. We booked for 6 PM and firstly ordered an apertif wine and starters. We kept being...More

1  Thank abnl
Reviewed 12 October 2011

I went to la cave and actually came there by mistake almost, my father being french i am very strict and very hard on judging french cuisine, needles to say that I was highly impressed. The atmosphear, you feel like yuo have steped down from...More

Thank Caramell87
Reviewed 13 September 2011

On our last night in Dublin my husband and I went looking for something more than the proverbial "Pub Grub." This wonderful restaurant was recommended by a business person whom we met on Grafton St.. It is just a few yards off Grafton Street at...More

1  Thank Sylvan2
Reviewed 11 August 2011

I went with 3friends for the early bird. I dont think any of us would go back again. The restaurant is down in a basement, is so small and cramped and is def not suitable if your claustrophobic! The restaurant was way too warm, which...More

1  Thank AislingMary
Reviewed 4 August 2011

Late lunch time visit and took the 2 course lunch special for 14 euro option. Good Sauvignon Blanc house wine ordered. Starters both very nice, Mains were Roast Lamb and Salmon also good. Creme brulee (shared) was home made and good as usual. Service was...More

Thank Seanlpdoherty
Reviewed 29 June 2011

this is a favorite place of mine and most definitely the finest wine bar in Dublin. When you are sitting back with a glass of wine and a large plate of cheese, pate and parma ham one may forget that they are still in Ireland...More

Thank dkav
Reviewed 25 June 2011

Have just read previous review. We had meal on St Valentine's night at La Cave. Service was very friendly and attentive and the food was excellent .

Thank Margeliz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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.
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