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Cafe en Seine

#158 of 2,097 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€Irish, , Cafe
39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 4567
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Irish, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in for lunch and were delighted we did. The inside is beautifully done and quite spacious. The food was excellent and quite affordable.

Thank UpstateTraveller33
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and 2 friends stopped in to Cafe en Seine on a Sunday night to have some drinks. The atmosphere is great and the decor is something that you will spend some time staring at due to its interest and eccentricity. *local tip* go...More

Thank Matty B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here for lunch and were a group of 8 people. Very sweet staff. The interiors are very beautiful and elegant. Nice for a drink or two (their bloody mary was amazing) and delicious food! Would recommend going ere for sure.

Thank KomalSolomon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here only for a very short time in the late evening for a glass of wine. In the weekends there's music and it's more like a night club, located in the main street area.

Thank Riikka77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I Dublin local I have a love-hate relationship with Cafe en Seine. Depending on the phase of the moon and sunspot activity you can either get a delightful server or the dark side of the Moon. Case in point, we stopped in last week...More

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe was recommended to us and we just happened upon it by chance. What a beautiful place. Very opulent and pretty. We began with drinks, Guinness of course, followed by cocktails. Then we viewed the menu and ordered lunch which was great. We spent...More

1  Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a tiring shopping trip we happened upon Cafe en Seine for dinner, and what a find this place was! The interior and decor was very opulent and grown-up, but not pretentious. The staff were polite and efficient and the food was delicious and great...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were doing some shopping on Grafton and Dawson streets in central Dublin when we came upon the Cafe en Seine. Decided to stop in for coffee. Once inside you realize that this is a large establishment with multiple rooms and seating areas. Found a...More

Thank Halifaxduo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of drinks and great decor. The cocktails are also sensational. Seems like the place to go after work

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Located in the heart of Dublin city, Cafe En Seine has a big story to tell: its a former home to a wide range of businesses, including a clerical club, a doctor's surgery and a piano warehouse. Today Cafe En Seine is three-story atrium adorned...More

Thank MrDublinGuide
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Response from Terence O | Reviewed this property |
My wife is a coeliac, and there were options, and they knew their stuff. Wife was delighted!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 4567
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