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7:00 PM

Chili Club

4.2
67 reviews
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€30 and under
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Thai
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  • Cosy (23)
  • Spicy (23)
  • Casual (20)
Dublin’s first Thai Restaurant The Chili Club has been cosily situated in Anne’s lane off Grafton Street since 1991. Irish owned by Tess Corr, Thomas Mahon and Peter Slane, it is a long-time favourite with Dublin’s restaurant-goers, serving delicious authentic Thai food cooked by the Head Chef Pornsak Wachun. Originally from Chiang Mai he cooks using only fresh herbs and spices. The Chili Club is renowned for it’s delectable green curry.

The restaurant is small and intimate, with candle-lit tables, beautiful crockery and furniture. A warm and friendly atmosphere ensures lunch or dinner is always a pleasurable experience.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Thai, Contemporary Asian, Asian
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 12:30 - 14:30 and 17:00 - 22:00
Saturday: 17:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 15:00 - 21:00
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Phone number
(01) 677 3721
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Pornsak Wachun
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Parking Details
Street parking
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In our upstairs private dining area we can cater for parties. There is no charge for the room. Set menus start at €29.95 to € 39.95 for three / four courses. This room caters for one large table of 18 people or up to 22 people on smaller tables.



We can work with you to design your own menu. Please call us on 01 677 3721 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.
Additional
Beer, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 67 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.1
Service
4.1
Ambience
4.1
Value
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding meal...as always. Best Thai restaurant in Ireland...the background music was excellent also

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MarcinM 
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Very nice food and atmosphere. Only staff a bit strange a specialy the girl.I understand the 2h table policy but there was nobody behind us. We had to finish our wine very quick.Stress on the end of the birthday dinner!Not recommend for those who need more then 2h.Thx

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Psymm 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

I had to travel all the way to Dublin to finally find the perfect Larb Gai. Kudos to the chef for turning such a Thai standard into something so wonderful. The other food was delicious too, the service is nice and friendly, and the interior of the place is not overpowering you with cheap asia chic. I loved the dinner there.

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JulieP 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Food consistently good combined with exceptional service.

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Zeppy 
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Enjoyed a lively and very tasty dinner here with friends recently. My green Thai curry was delicious and my friends agreed that the massaman curry was equally tasty and even quite moreish. A great little gem just off the beaten track in Dublin’s city centre. Definitely will be back!

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DeniseD 
4.0  Dined on 8 February 2018

Food and service was really good. It is an old restaurant and could do with a facelift!!, in particular the bathrooms. I love thai food and the spicier the better, which it was. We had the winter menu for 2 for €60 euro, which is the early bird menu plus a bottle of house wine. Good food, good value

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 28 January 2018

I love the food and the service here
It's just perfect

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 12 January 2018

The Chili Club continues to be my favourite restaurant in Dublin - authentic, delicious Thai food served in warm and cosy surroundings by friendly and welcoming staff... What more could you want?

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Baker61 
4.0  Dined on 27 December 2017

We ate here on 27 December, a table of 4. Food was excellent with a good choice. However, we felt that the service was definitely lacking. The guy serving us gave off a real sense that he didn’t want to be there. His manner, whilst not rude, was very perfunctory and sometimes bordering on abrupt. Conversations were had with absolutely no eye contact. We may have just have caught him on a bad day. Finally, we were seated upstairs. There was a plug in heater but it was still quite cold, so perhaps ask for a table downstairs if booking. We would go back for the food and in the hope that the rest of the experience would match up next time.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 23 December 2017

I am a faithful Chili Club fan and have been dining in this cosy, quirky little house venue for the past twenty years. The food is consistently good and the welcome always warm. I would always highly recommend it. The joy of it is that it's a well-kept secret among Dublin stalwarts as it's hidden up a little alley way off South Anne Street.

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JONeill 
1.0  Dined on 23 December 2017

Booked table for 6.30, mains didn’t arrive until 7.50
One water glass had 2 major chips in it
Service took a long time. Starter arrrived about 20 minutes after ordering but mains were a long time after that.
Starters were also a very small portion and very expensive- €7.50 for 5 vegetable spring rolls.
One main ordered was yellow curry with tofu and vegetables but there was no tofu or potatoes when it came. Server apologised, took it away then returned and said there actually were potatoes and that tofu hadn’t been written on the order form as if this was a fault on our part. Server was really quite rude and short with us after this.
Surprised that boiled rice was an additional €2 charge as this was not clear on the menu. Overall, we were disappointed with our experience.

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PaulaF 
5.0  Dined on 8 December 2017

Thai green curry is the best I’ve tasted outside Thailand. Excellent service, reasonable prices and lovely house wine. Need to book in advance. Definitely worth a visit

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SandraB 
5.0  Dined on 3 December 2017

Very tasty ! Nice and relaxed , great value , convenient location

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on 2 December 2017

Great location in city Centre with Good food , great atmosphere and friendly staff.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 1 December 2017

very nice meal with excellent service. I have dined in the Chilli Club on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. The menu is very well priced and service is always excellent.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on 30 November 2017

Enjoyed the experience food was good and service pleasant and good. I would probably dine here again.

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R78J 
3.0  Dined on 4 November 2017

Overall great, the food was lovely and the ambience was pleasant. Nice cozy little restaurant.
The waitress was really friendly however even though it's a small place she was the only waitress and responsible for everything including setting and clearing the tables. We had to wait a long time for the food, items were missing on the table (knives, plates), one friend's dish was cold. The waitress took it back to have it re-heated and eventually we had to ask her to bring it back. They could do with an extra waitress, it would greatly improve the service.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0  Dined on 3 November 2017

I had dinner on Friday nite with 2 friends...
a rather brash waitress...food nothing to write home about...definitely not value for money....I would not recommend this restaurant....

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KarenH 
5.0  Dined on 1 November 2017

Food was delicious. One of the better Thai restaurants in Dublin. Waitress was very attentive. Place is very small inside but once it fills up there’s a nice cosy atmosphere. Even the lemon sorbet dessert was perfect. No complaints. Will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0  Dined on 27 October 2017

The two mains we had were really lovely but the prawn cakes for our starter we both thought were awful! They were deep fried batter with very soggy jelly like texture, not at all what we expected.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 19 October 2017

Never disappoints me. Service is always excellent. Super friendly staff. Fantastic food and great value. Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 7 October 2017

Lovely nigbt great food ex ellent service and ambiance

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Bren 
4.0  Dined on 30 September 2017

Great food and service. Bill was very reasonable however it was a little chilly where we were seated upstairs.
Other than that the 5 of us had a lovely evening

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Nisin 
5.0  Dined on 30 September 2017

Great early bird and very tasty! Service very good also and reasonable wine list

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on 27 September 2017

fantastic thai food in a quiet and cozy restaurant in the city centre. mussaman curry was excellent

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 23 September 2017

The whole experience was delightful - excellent friendly service , terrific Menu and everything to our satisfaction - was everything I had expected and more and still very good value,

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on 13 September 2017

Wonderful food, particularly for an early bird menu.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on 9 September 2017

Love this place - dont go often enough. Consistently great food abd service

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0  Dined on 8 September 2017

very nice food but a bit expensive for portion size

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on 1 September 2017

Delighted to get a table at late notice in one of Dublin's favourite Thai restaurants. Food great ambience cos and great for chatting with your table. Lovely fish dishes which I especially liked and a good wine selection. Delighted that the Chilli Club continues to produce great food in a great location with excellent staff.

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