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#294 of 2,208 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin D01 Y4A7, Ireland
+353 1 872 8318
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  • Average8%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin D01 Y4A7, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We lived in Seoul for a few years so this was a home away from home comfort. Lovely authentic Korean food and even had a Hite beer. A real treat and a huge contender for future date nights. Reasonably priced and lovely staff. Attached to...More

Thank endaw2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful lunch full of taste and character. The fairly tiny restaurant was a hive of activity. We knew we were in the right place as an extended Japanese family of 16, well known to the proprietors, shared the restaurant with us. The staff work...More

Thank Renaat V
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Had a really lovely dinner in Kimchi recently. Great menu selection, was difficult to make a decision! Will be back again to sample more of the menu.

Thank ExplorerIrish
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Different foods which were very nice. Not everyone spoke english and so I had difficulty with the menu. Used by lots of locals which is always a good sign.

Thank Elliot W
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Group pf 6 of us went here for a pre-theatre meal and it was great! definitely impressed even the picky eaters. I love the menu has a mixture of Japanese and Korean food and picked this restaurant specifically because of this. Some of our members...More

Thank GracieB_25
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A great place to taste the Korean cuisine. Friendly staff and good food, I recommend the visit. It was somewhat crowded, which just shows its success, so I would recommend booking a table in advance.

Thank AnaPx03
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We didn't eat here but only had a drink. The staff seemed pretty busy and didn't really know what to do. But everyone was having a good time and the beer was good.

Thank Carsten V
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my girlfriend in September 2018 and had a very bad experience primarily as a result of the poor quality of the food. I am not usually one to write reviews but I felt this had to be shared to advise...More

Thank DarraghO56
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This place is soooo good. The menu is huge and the food is authentic and delicious. I had octopus to start and tempura don (prawn). No complaints. This place is really popular with loacals and tourists. Great buzz. It got a little chaotic but all...More

Thank Damien M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I absolutely love this place. If you go here, you will understand why it is decorated with all the awards outside. I had the Tofu Bi Bim Bap twice with soy sauce which was so delicious. The sushi may seem pricey but the portions are...More

Thank Sabrina V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:30
00:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin D01 Y4A7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 872 8318
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Kimchi Hophouse is the only place in Dublin where customers can find authentic Korean food and drinks including Soju and Korean beer. All staff are Korean, including our chefs and owners. Kimchi is a restaurant and Hophouse is an adjacent bar formally called The Shakespeare Bar. We're located in central Dublin city, at the top of O'Connell Street, just around the corner from the historic Gate theatre.
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