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5A Crown Alley | Crown Alley 5a, Dublin, County Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 2345 6789
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (270 reviews)
“lobster roll” (113 reviews)
“chowder” (83 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5A Crown Alley | Crown Alley 5a, Dublin, County Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a crab shack, so don’t expect white table clothes etc. But do expect a selection of local oysters, delicious local crab and friendly service. I wanted the Dublin bay prawns and the lobster roll and and and! I had a dozen mixed oysters, dressed...More

1  Thank Scrumpping
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to Dublin on numerous occasions and never found Klaw, my loss. You can easily miss it or think it’s a second rate cafe from the outside but you couldn’t be more wrong. I arrived early, around 5.45, and it was empty apart from...More

1  Thank Doug_421
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner came here on a Tuesday evening where it was already quite busy. The place is quite small and more of a café than a restaurant, but it has a really nice chilled out atmosphere. We ordered all sorts of the menu,...More

1  Thank Aliciamottram
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience here. The lads at the place are dead friendly and really good. Menu is whatever is best and they have in. We had 6 oysters, plate of Dublin bay prawns and crab claws washed down with their own brewed ale. Go...More

Thank Scubasailor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t be put off by the look of the place. They serve great seafood. I would recommend the lobster bum and the chowder

Thank fulvis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden gem in Dublin. This delight is one of the best meals I have ever had. We came here for lunch and ordered the lobster roll.. let’s just say the flavours were out of this world! The place is small and cozy with only...More

Thank Gazteorio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend went in for an early dinner. We tried the oysters wich one were very good...the lobster that was bit overcooked...the scampi dish (just 4) was ok. The chowder was a bit plain. The girl service us was very kind just forgot...More

Thank Valerio B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you're eating the most divine oysters and crab whilst chatting with the team; who are so knowledgeable and passionate about what they are cooking and serving, you feel like you should walk out and see the sea and feel the sand. Perfection.

1  Thank Lalaelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is meant to resemble a "no-frills, crab shack" kinda place, I guess? They do great things with fresh seafood and the servings are pretty generous. Ordered the lobster roll, a couple of poke bowls, gambas and mac n cheese. Food was good. Prices...More

Thank Bubviv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Klaw is brilliant, we loved it so much we visited twice. The chowder is amazing, its insanely delicious, its a must have. The smoked salmon is lush, the dressed oysters are to die for. The dublin bay grilled prawns were also good. The buffalo ray...More

1  Thank ALCBS
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19 November 2016|
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Response from niall s | Property representative |
We use an Irish made corn chip and we flavour with old bay and house spice mix. Hope your enjoyed
8 June 2016|
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Response from mw7599a | Reviewed this property |
Nope- we walked right in and were served. It's a small place, so if your group is larger than three of four, you could book to be on the safe side, but it isn't required.
11 May 2016|
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Response from Ross R | Reviewed this property |
This place is tiny, you just show up and enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5A Crown Alley | Crown Alley 5a, Dublin, County Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 2345 6789
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