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Bijou Restaurant

) #829 of 2,086 Restaurants in Dublin €€ - €€€ French, Irish, European
46/47 Highfield Road | Rathgar, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
+353 1 496 1518
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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46/47 Highfield Road | Rathgar, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited in July, we had a nice meal overall. For main I had fillet steak - I asked for medium rare but I think the waiter misheard and got rare. I did not send back as I didn't want to wait and I can eat...More

Thank fcm90
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 14 April 2017

When we rang this establishment, staff member was very cordial and helpful. We were going to be late on arrival so we called and explained our delay. This was no problem, which was nice to hear. On arrival (on a Wed evening) it was busy....More

Thank HaroldMcManus
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have had many excellent experiences in Bijou, and would use the excellent restaurant as one of choice for family events. However, I think on this occasion, the waiting service, whom I do not envy for the work they do, needed to be a bit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting with 4 Friends we decided to visit one of their local haunts Bijou. It's been around a long time as I visited with my parents some 15 years ago. The service was great - nice helpful staff not "in your face". We opted for...More

Thank PerryKantona4
Bijou R, Manager at Bijou Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Perry, it's always a pleasure to hear that a group of friends had a great time here at Bijou! We look forward to see you soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a popular haunt for the locals. Always full. The food is very good and the service is relaxed; you are not rushed. Nice for meeting up with friends.

Thank speed99
Bijou R, Manager at Bijou Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your pleasant experience. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in July with my wife. Before leaving home my wife googled menu and decided what she'd have for dinner. On arrival she found that the resteraunt menu differed and at first was disappointed.She decided on muscle starter and salmon main and was more than...More

Thank milorock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm really sorry to have to say this but our meal last weekend was not good at all. We have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions but don't think I'll be going again. My starter of pate was the best thing of the whole...More

Thank Anne_Marie186605
Bijou R, Manager at Bijou Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Anna Marie, thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the food this time as we always aim to reach the highest standards of quality. We hope you give us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's such a pity. The restaurant is lovely. The staff are friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere is warm and conducive to having a nice meal with friends. And that's the problem. The meal isn't nice. I've been to here a few times. The food always...More

Thank Simon B
Bijou R, Manager at Bijou Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Simon, thank you very much for taking the time to give us a feedback and we are happy you enjoyed our service and atmosphere. We understand it’s frustrating when the food is below the expectations, and we’re working with our chef to ensure that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was treated to dinner by two of my friends. It was one of the best eating experiences I have had in any restaurant. Its a cosy little place with indoor and outdoor tables available. The food was fantastic. We started with the mussels which...More

Thank keegan_9
Bijou R, Manager at Bijou Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very happy that you enjoyed your time here. It means so much to our team to hear a review like yours because we are always doing our best to deliver the ultimate dining experience. We really appreciate you taking the time to let...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Took the entire family out for a nice dinner a few weeks ago, and found that the restaurant doesnt really cater for the younger ones. Had been there many years before and had really enjoyed it, but now its not teh same standards.More

Thank GaelicKaz
Bijou R, Gerente at Bijou Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear customer, I am really sorry that you didn't find enough selection in our menu specially designed for kids. As we aim to be a family friendly restaurant, we currently have 2 starters, 4 main courses and 2 desserts on our kids' menu that aim...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$47
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46/47 Highfield Road | Rathgar, Dublin Dublin 6, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > Rathfarnham
  • Neighbourhood: Rathfarnham
  • Phone Number: +353 1 496 1518
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Rathgar village, Bijou is a bistro in art deco style with an outside terrace perfect to enjoy a drink & relax. We source local & fresh products to serve what are now signature dishes. Our style is relaxed, open and friendly. Come for everyday’s lunch, weekend brunch, our famous 3 course evening meal or anything in between!
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