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#270 of 2,155 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin D01 Y4A7, Ireland
+353 1 872 8318
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“bibimbap” (35 reviews)
“sushi” (28 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
160-161 Parnell Street, Dublin D01 Y4A7, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Kimchi for a family dinner and enjoyed it very much. This Japanese-Korean fusion restaurant was already packed before 7 pm, so we were intrigued. The service was extremely friendly. The food was outstanding and the prices were very reasonable. We would definitely...More

Thank LS1972
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time trying Korean food and definitely enjoyed it! The service was very good and the waiters were helpful. Wish we could have tasted the Mochi dessert, but unfortunately they no longer serve it.

Thank thejumpingllama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time at Kimchi restaurant and for sure I'll be back.The food was lovely, the assorted sushi was incredible, not the common and basic ones and the other two dishes were fantastic. The place is quite cozy and the service very kind. Highly recommended...More

Thank RaHiPe88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We never tried Korean food before so one evening we decided at long last to visit Kimchi. I had the bibimbap which is rice with vetables and egg and it was absolutely delicious! Served in a stone pot, it was still sizzling and our waitress...More

Thank sonjam196
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The sushi and the veg tempura are incredible. On Friday night the place was quite full and the staff hurried, but efficient!

Thank Joshua K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

My two friends and I went to Kimchi restaurant and were super happy with the service and the quality of the food. Not only was it delicious, but it was also fast and not too expensive. The staff was really helpful and friendly. We will...More

Thank gaps_1908
Reviewed 21 June 2018

when you have had enough bangers and mash or fish and chips, venture across the river and up into the little chinatown. many very good restaurants. This one is a very good korean restaraunt. the kimchi is not excessively hot/spicy. the people are very nice,...More

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is one place I love to eat in Dublin. The food is fresh and tasty and always full of Korean people and it is run by actual Korean people. Excellent food and quick service. However the service was a bit disorganized this trip, and...More

Thank Rhona O
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Casual restaurant at the top of O Connelly st. Attached to the hop house bar. Service with a smile. Staff gave good recommendations of Korean food given when asked what we should try. Hot and delicious kimchi pancakes, kimchi Zigae pork stew, and a beef...More

Thank travellingbambi
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

It’s packed and for good reason. I need to stop going here but the food is just SO good.. and everyone leaves with a smile

Thank Mary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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