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Union Cafe

#1,076 of 2,210 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
68 Deerpark Road, Dublin A94 Y6C2, Ireland
+353 1 210 8122
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
68 Deerpark Road, Dublin A94 Y6C2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Just had a couple of drinks. Lovely atmosphere, will go again. A handy spot and a find we will return to again.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like commercial prep, boring, pedestrian food, this is your place. Same overpriced menu as every other "bistro" in town that sources from the same wholesaler - chicken wings, burgers, frozen calamari, blah blah blah. I was hoping for some specials, but no luck....More

Thank Kalpana S
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Kalpana S Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe. I am sorry to hear that you found our food boring and pedestrian. We have some amazing dishes on the menu and have had lots...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit, first was for lunch where I had a soggy sweet potato salad , I chose it because it described curried cauliflower,also soggy .Yeuch. Second visit was a bit better Halloumi burger, it was ok. If you are veggie very limited options cheese cheese...More

Thank DublinMac_10
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear DublinMac_10 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe. I am sorry to hear that your cauliflower salad was soggy and hope that you brought it to the attention of management on the day who...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family meal here - 4 kids, 2 adults. Pizzas were dreadful and the fries were greasy - kids food was nice actually but expensive and the adults pizzas were pretty awful. Pasty doughy pizza with burnt base. Nice!! It’s tempting to go here...More

Thank frfews
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear frfews Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe Mount Merrion. I am very sorry to heat that the visit didn't live up to expectations and will discuss in detail with our kitchen about the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

14 of us, including 4 young children, were booked for Sunday brunch after a 'significant' birthday party for one of the family the previous night. We were greeting cheerfully and seated quickly; jugs of water were already on the table and while we waited for...More

Thank Northbrook
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Northbrook Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent family visit to Union Cafe Mount Merrion. I am delighted to hear that your visit was so well enjoyed by all and that our staff looked after you. I will...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Met up with friends here recently and really enjoyed our meal. The food was fresh and tasty with a great selection. The staff were friendly and the service was good. Also good for take away and really nice coffee. Would definitely eat here again.More

Thank Niamh S
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Niamh S Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review on both our food and staff here at Union Cafe. I will be sure to pass along your kind remarks. We look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

After a small mis-communication with our waitress we had to wait as our main course was delayed. The manager Dave was very attentive and quickly remedied the situation and was so apologetic! They brought two courses when we had only ordered one and Dave allowed...More

Thank photogracie94
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear photogracie94 Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review of your visit to Union Cafe. I am glad to hear that after a small miscommunication Dave was able to rectify the situation and look after you on your Fabulous Date Night....More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to meet up. Great atmosphere with friendly Staff Great food Definitely on my list for regular family get togethers.More

Thank Nomad402549
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Nomad402549 Thank you for taking the time to leave your review on Union Cafe. We are delighted to hear that we are a great place for your family get togethers and we look forward to welcoming you and your family back hopefully many more...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Very unwelcoming staff. Ignored for 20mins and then treated like we shouldn't be there. This restaurant is expensive, with no service. We won't be returning. Extremely disappointing and embarrassing to sit there being ignored.More

Thank louiseharte
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear louiseharte Thank you for taking the time to leave a review both here and on google regarding your recent visit to Union Cafe. I am very sorry to hear that you felt that you were ignored and I would like to look into this...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

David was amazing, we were stuck for time although he got my parents and I through three courses each and the food couldn't have been nicer. He was so lovely to deal with, proper customer service makes such a difference :)More

1  Thank Simon K
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Simon K Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on Union Cafe and with a special mention to David. I am sure he will be thrilled to hear your lovely comments and to know that he provided...More

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Response from Gerb15 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't returned since my first visit. I plan to. I assume that most start up businesses check their reviews and that they are working towards resolving what are most likely, teething problems. The lack of fresh orange... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:30
Monday
08:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:30
Thursday
08:30 - 21:30
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Deerpark Road, Dublin A94 Y6C2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > North City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: North City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 210 8122
  • E-mail
Description
Our restaurant is a bright and airy, designed dining space lying at the very heart of Mount Merrion. It is a local gathering place for family and friends, neighbours and colleagues. Our Head Chef, Darren Matthews, has created an innovative menu that brings together old world flavours and contemporary international cuisines. Each and every plate is packed with fresh, honest, tasty food, created with the very best Irish produce. Try one of our juicy homemade burgers, wood fired pizzas, fresh pastas, fish specials and much more.
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