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#136 of 2,086 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Indian, Asian, Pakistani
318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
+353 1 833 6759
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kinara restaurants (Ranelagh and Clontarf) have long been the go-to ones for my friends (from the subcontinent and otherwise) and I. The servers often help us customise the dishes for varying levels of spice and have great suggestions when enquired. The meat is always tender,...More

Thank Aishwarya J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by the B&B owners we were staying with. We walked past on a Friday night thinking we wouldn't get it as it looked full however the place goes up and up! We went for the buffet set menu and were not...More

1  Thank linda H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times and realise I have never posted a review even though it is the best Indian food Ive had! (incl Okra, Pickle and many others!). 4 of us ate here Sun 4th and had a fabulous afternoon! We were offered...More

2  Thank shar64dublin
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I must say this is probably the best restaurant I've been to in a long time. It helps the spicy food is a favourite of mine however I've been probably 20 times now and have never had a bad experience. Everything from the food, drink,...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

- Lovely Meal on Christmas Eve - Very accommodating - added extra people to booking without hassle - On Sunday Lunch Menu I was allowed choose a main from another menu as I do not like spicy food - Brought Toddlers food early which was...More

Thank KarlAndCatherine
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Thinking about reserving again I was reading the reviews when I recalled our last experience here. We found the service poor if not cold. Our friends were running a bit late and we had agreed to give the table back by 8 pm so went...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 3 December 2017

As a Pakistani, I was really let down by the taste of the food. I ordered Chicken Biryani and Palak gosht, two dishes I grew up on as a child and for starters I tried the chilli Scallops. The Biryani had the same taste as...More

1  Thank taimoorsalmanzahid
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Excellent Indian and Pakistani Restaurant. Food was delicious and service was perfect. Good selection of wine and whiskey also available. Very nice dinner sittings, fantastic place if you like a well prepared Asian food.

Thank La_Bala_de_Plata
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Visited Kinara on a whim after a walk on Dollymount strand. Excellent attentive service matched by great food.

Thank EamonOKelly
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I was so looking forward to a return to kinara my wife wasn't as mad to go so when she agreed I was very happy starters on we shared the lamb cutlets and behari kebab the cutlets ok but kebab was awful so bad start...More

1  Thank Natnu
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25 February 2017|
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Response from Louis104 | Reviewed this property |
I have never been to The Kinara Kitchen so cannot speak about it.What I can tell you is that I have been eating in the Kinara for many years and I was brought up eating and cooking authentic curries all my life.The curries... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$89
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 833 6759
  • E-mail
Kinara overlooks Bull Island with beautiful views of Dublin bay.Kinara was opened by Sean Collender and Shoaib Yunus in 2001, Kinara's aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy a consistently good standard of food and service.Open 7 nights a week for dinner and Thursday to Sunday for lunch
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