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Cafe en Seine

#345 of 2,179 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Irish, , Cafe
39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 4567
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 826 reviews

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Nice relaxed place to have a drink. Alcohol selction is good and the staff are nice. Good location..

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We tried to have something to eat at noon and we walked to cafe en seine. The place was still closed and it was half past twelve.... The staff was walking inside and didn’t bother of us.... So we went away.... this was our last...More

Thank Liisa T
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I took my girlfriend here for lunch recently after a good recommendation. First impressions were great - the interior is stunning and the live jazz music created a great atmosphere but we soon learned not to judge this book by its cover. A sign read...More

1  Thank Paul O
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We stopped in for Sunday brunch and really enjoyed ourselves. One of us is gluten free and the wait staff were extremely helpful in choosing and swapping out food. We treated ourselves to cocktails (delicious) and the food was fantastic. Enjoyed just sitting in this...More

2  Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Have visited Dublin so many times but no trip is ever complete without a cocktail stop here. We absolutely love it. Such a great bar, nice and relaxed with lovely drinks.

1  Thank hmiller99
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the interior of this beautiful place. Look at the pictures and then go there to see for yourself. We had drinks, cakes, icecream and brownies. We were with a group and were therefore (unannounced😞) charged 10% extra service fee. So take this...More

Thank Leonie L
Reviewed 27 March 2018

A scrumptious lunch and glass of wine in the midst of all the trimming of Paris. The food was excellent and for some reason, even though I was visiting Ireland for the first time i am so glad i went to this spot. A little...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had cocktails at the Cafe en Seine on an evening in March. We sat at the bar and admired the art nouveau decoration. The cocktails were delicious, I particularly enjoyed the South Sider.

Thank Divingbecs1
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Its really beautiful venue!!! Charming decor, spacious building. Nice atmosphere especially at night, good and overpriced drinks. I came here for.lunch with friends and i was a bit embarrassed to be honest. It was actually first time i was here to eat and I was...More

Thank Przemek B
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

One of the most amazing places in Dublin, but the food is just not up to it. The seafood chowder and the tuna bagel were as bland as bland can be. The soup was just like a hospital soup. The tuna was well grilled, but...More

Thank Bruno R
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Claire E
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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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