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Catch-22

#256 of 2,208 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Irish, Seafood, European
32 Clarendon Street, Dublin D02 HX66, Ireland
+353 1 441 4425
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (48 reviews)
“whitebait” (35 reviews)
“crab claws” (25 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
32 Clarendon Street, Dublin D02 HX66, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 548 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This must go down as one of my favourite restaurants for a number of reasons - the atmosphere is friendly, bustling, warm , exciting - the service incredibly professional and yet unobtrusive , the food exquisite ( pot of mussels should be described as bucket!!)...More

Thank A9065MIstevee
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Steve E! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review and being so nice! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Dublin!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a big fan of seafood I was keen to try Catch 22 with a friend for lunch, especially having read such positive reviews. The staff were really lovely and welcoming. I had the feeling that the kitchen during the day wasn’t fully staffed leaving...More

Thank ACanadianinDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the food was excellent, the hake was extremely fresh and well presented with the crust being something I really enjoyed. Maybe a bit on the pricey side but was well worth it. It's a real quality seafood restaurant in Dublin, which is something...More

Thank lud68
PaulOffaly, Owner at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi ud68, thank you so much for the lovely review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time at Catch-22 and look forward to welcoming you back :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I had read reviews before we went. Service was appalling, left sitting with menus and not even offered a drink, server had to go to kitchen about the simplest of questions. Starters were fine, half mains came, 5 minutes for second 2 &...More

Thank suzykDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fine, but the service was really terrible. We ordered drinks, but our starters arrived before the drinks. We had to ask several times for our drinks. They finally arrived when we had finished our starters. It took ages for them to clear dishes....More

Thank cmadden2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes for this place as we both love seafood. We were seated upstairs. Unfortunately there was only 1 server for the whole place. We waited ages to even get a bottle of wine, which was placed on the table and not opened....More

Thank MsBuckhorn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This meal started off well but there was too many a people for just one waiter. Food , wine just took too long. Finally had the get up to pay bill. I had the seafood bowl with sausage. Tons of food but I hate to...More

Thank ASBuckhorn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Average. Preferred the old restaurant. The food is more like pub grub now. Most dispointing was the crab and crawfish salad which had plenty crab and crayfish but it was douced in dressing and I couldn't taste the crab or crayfish. What a waste of...More

Thank simongb
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Last week I went for dinner with my wife a couple of friend who were visiting Dublin. Starting with everyone's food but my wife's, everything was OK. Average food, a bit salty, but nothing really to complain about. My wife's food was where we had...More

4  Thank Tiago S
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Great place at the core of downtown. Quite difficult to find due another pub is next and seems to me that are the same business. Nice and friendly staff. Great food and delicious flavours. You will enjoy every bite of your dinner.

Thank Abelard B
PaulOffaly, Manager at Catch-22, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi Abelard B, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We are thrilled you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you again very soon. All the best, from the team at Catch-22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
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: 32 Clarendon Street, Dublin D02 HX66, 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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