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Kimchi

) #457 of 2,078 Restaurants in Dublin €€ - €€€ Japanese, Asian, Korean
160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 872 8318
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bibimbap” (33 reviews)
“sushi” (23 reviews)
“tofu” (14 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Korean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a recommendation and it did not disappoint! Good Korean food out of Korea can be hard to come by but this place delivered. If you want to eat in the restaurant I would recommend to book in advance. We did not but...More

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

First time visit here and it was beautiful. The staff were very helpful in pointing out the vegan options for me. The prices were good also

Thank ash901226
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and tried our vegan options. Hope to see you at Kimchi Hophouse again.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We both ordered bibimbap (one tofu, one salmon) and they were absolutely delicious, as were the edamame and kimchi. Friendly staff, good atmosphere, and alcohol free beer - a rarity! And the loos...? In need of modernisation with the obligatory subterranean damp smell but the...More

Thank Loos_too
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Loos, Your right, our loos do need an improvement and we hope to be able do that soon. We're very glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere, alcohol free beers, edamame and homemade kimchi. Thank you and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My first time at a Korean restaurant with my partner and daughter and wow was lovely All our three meals where absolutely lush and drinks where spot on too Only one small problem with them understanding my Barnsley accent Will be going again next time...More

Thank Dean C
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review Dean. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We chose this place because it was close to our hotel and recommended by the Guardian. Only now did I see a bunch of negative reviews so I am quite surprised. We got there around 8:30 on a Tuesday night and the place was quite...More

Thank yoyo841
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The staff are friendly and helpful, the food is tasty and fresh and authentically Korean. I eat here several times a month.

Thank Annie M
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words Annie. We're very glad you enjoy our Korean food. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon again.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Having travelled all day we were really looking forward to some cold beers and some nice food on our arrival back to Dublin. When our beers arrived warm I should have taken that as a warning signal that things were not right. More fool me....More

1  Thank conaire1
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback, which will help us improve our service and quality. Thank you.

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The combination of an adjoining pub and well presented Korean food made this a great place to eat in before a play in the Gate . We could order craft beer from the bar and all our party enjoyed the house special bibimbap and thoroughly...More

Thank Seanaodhmacr
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Sean. Glad you enjoyed your visit to Kimchi Hophouse, our Korean food and range of craft beers. Hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

We end up here on our 1st night, as our flight arrived late in the afternoon, and this restaurant was close to our hotel. The fact that it had so may asians eating there, gave us the feeling that it would be a good choice,...More

Thank Galante78
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We're very happy you enjoyed your visit on your trip to Dublin.

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was full but the Service was great ! Starters and mains were great and a nice portion size too, highly recommended

Thank navyautobarry
Kimchi H, Marketing at Kimchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! Glad you had a good experience at Kimchi Hophouse.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
00:00 - 23:30
Saturday
00:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 872 8318
  • E-mail
Description
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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