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Catch-22

#40 of 2,083 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€Irish, Seafood, European
28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 441 4425
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“whitebait” (30 reviews)
“crab claws” (24 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is expensive for what you get. The prawn cocktail starter is €14.50 and it's just 2 prawns cut up and mixed in with sauce and avocado. It was nice but completely overpriced. The shellfish pot is essentially a mussel pot- very little of...More

Thank sorcham81
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with a colleague for dinner - the chowder was an excellent starter as was the fish pie and mussels we had for mains. Clearly a popular venue.More

Thank Jill B
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Jill, Firstly, we really appreciate you taking the time to review us after your recent visit! It means a lot :) We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit! Chowder is a great choice for these colder days! See you again soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wonderful place to get SeaFood in Dublin! The food was literally breath taking and completely fresh. Great list of drinks and please try the Hake and Crab Claws. You will leave with a smile on your face no doubt!

Thank jedavistx
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi jedavistx, Thanks for reviewing us, delighted to hear you consider us the best seafood in Dublin :) We are always aiming to keep people smiling and full, so brilliant that we achieved this with you! Catch-22

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to walk to find what locals called the freshest oysters.... hands down they were correct ! The location was a lil tricky cause it’s combined with Bar Rua . The atmosphere is very nice downstairs is more laid back while upstairs is a little...More

Thank Frank H
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Frank, Wow - thanks for this amazing review! We are grateful to the locals who recommended us and you for being adventurous with your food! Great to hear that you enjoyed the visit so much, and hopefully see you next time you're in Dublin?...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in and very welcome by super friendly staff. Oysters were fresh and delicious. Gambia tasty too! Staff super friendly and very nice

Thank RJ D
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi RJ D, Thanks so much for this lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to our new, better boat! Hope to see you again soon :) Catch-22

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood with generous portions. Fries were yum too. Maitre d' Sandra was a delight and found us a great table. We sat outside and people watched while having lovely wine and lovely food. A win win.

Thank CaitDublin_Ireland
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi CaitDublin_Ireland, Thank you so much for this lovely review! It is great to get such nice feedback, especially since you experienced our exciting new location! We hope we'll see you again soon ;) Catch-22

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 7. Staff were lovely - we were given complimentary fried whitebait whilst we waited for plate of oysters as our starter. The food was delicious. If it hadn’t been for storm Ophelia we would have gone back on the following...More

Thank AnnefromOrleans
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi AnnefromOrleans, Thank you so much for leaving us this great review - honoured to hear we are the best in the city! Sorry that Ophelia got in the way, but you know what they say - never have a boat out in choppy waters!...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We truly enjoyed the seafood at this place, which were fresh and delicious. Be sure to visit this restaurant for a seafood meal.

Thank Keith L
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Keith, Thanks so much for this nice review - great to hear you enjoyed your meal! Hope to see you again soon! Catch-22

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Walked specially to visit having been once before. Checked website for opening times. Dragged my husband a mile. To find they are closed - allegedly moving to a bigger boat. Should post it on their website!More

Thank Josephine B
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Josephine, As you found out we are temporarily closed while moving location - it's only a five day window. There is no facility via Tripadvsior for an owner to mark their premises as Closed for a temporary period and our update of hours while...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Had a late lunch here. Everything was fantastic - particularly the smoked fish burger (best fish burger I've ever had), the mussels, oysters and the free whitebait. Nice tables outside too with patio heaters if needed. Thoroughly recommended.More

Thank ab86745
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi ab86745, Firstly, we really appreciate you taking the time to review us after your recent visit! It means a lot :) We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your food, particularly the "best fist burger you've ever had"! Massive praise thanks so much! See...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 441 4425
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Catch-22, Clarendon Street's freshest dining addition. We are 1 minute walk from Grafton street in Dublin city centre. We love fish. We cook it simply and serve it quickly. We use quality ingredients and all of our food is freshly prepared every day on-site by our crew. Check out our menu online. Drop into us to Dine in or 2 Go (we're just beside Bar Rua ).We also serve draught Guinness - the perfect accompaniment to fresh seafood and Oysters!
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