Fade Street Social - The Gastro Bar
Whether you’re going to the theatre, coming back from show or just enjoying the company of friends this is a casual experience that is always fun and engaging.
Excellent evening. Fantastic food, atmosphere and the waiting staff were superb. Highly recommend it.
So disappointed . We visited here a couple of years ago and boy has it got down hill . First the hostess on the door - rude and very poor customer service. I showed her my booking on open table confirming my name and full details and she claimed it was under someone else s name and that I had to change it online - when I for the fourth time said that I could not change it on my booking as the name was correct she became surly and just pointed to our table and said that’s yours. It was a table right by the door with a curtain separating the door and we were cold and drafty. We would not have minded if the restaurant had been full but for the whole time we were there the place was more than half empty . When we did eventually sit down they did not have any of the items on the menu we had wanted to order - it is a limited tapas menu anyway so to be told there was no crab , no duck , no duck spring rolls and no chicken - did not leave much left ! Food was very average when it arrived .
Bill came and they had over charged us for Prosecco which we did not have .
Then had to deal with the hostess for our coats who remained as poor on the customer service front than she had been when we arrived .
Won’t be returning
Although the service wasn't as flawless as usual, with the waiter making a few mistakes with our order, the food was amazing as always.
Might recommend. Basically a tapas idea but not very well explained for first timers. No real logic to the serving of the dishes. So veg then fries then other dishes. Would rather have them arrive at the same time
The food here was great, but unfortunately, even with advance notice, I had an allergic reaction. The waitstaff told me which foods to order, but clearly did not check or communicate well with the kitchen.
Very disappointed with the menu, yes we had a dining room voucher but the food was not up to standard at all. Popcorn truffle was the worst very very poor.
Very creative menu, attentive staff and great decor.
Food was delicious but have to mark down on service. Booked a table by the window, but was given seats at the kitchen counter.
great twist on traditional Tapas! good size portions, if a little pricey:
I've a number of times and like the place! Good food and atmosphere - last time i visited (02/02) was a little near the kitchen in a darkish corner! Still enjoyed the lunch:
Really average food, way too brightly lit, and massively overpriced... came away hungry!!!
This was a second venture for myself and a friend, we just love the Tapas there. We had a lovely cocktail each and glass of wine. We ordered six dishes and all the food came together which was nice. All were delicious apart from the duck breast which was a bit tough and overcooked. The service was excellent as always. We will return!
We had tapas. food lovely. Avoid the potatoes with hollandaise; undercooked and too much sauce. The deserts were divine [and I normally do not eat desert] . I had banoffi - I can still taste it. Yum
The venue was great and food and waiter were great. The welcome was a bit unorganised. We had a reservation, but it was all very unclear as to what was going on. Although they may have had it all under control, it wasn’t properly conveyed to us, and we were left doubtful as to whether we were going to be seated properly.
My favourite food in Dublin
Tiny portions, big prices. No atmosphere, big rip off.
Another great night filled with food, fun and laughter! A must go place for a guaranteed great time!!!
My second time being here now. Had to bring my boyfriend the second time because I raved about it so much on my first trip there. We’ve now decided to make it our once a month dinner and cocktails date. Love it there thanks guys.
Just ok food
This is my second visit here and although food was tasty I dont think I would be going back.
Love the food and would recommend strongly for people go in regularly!
not good for vegetarians. slow service & overpriced
Food was interesting and tasty. The decor was very intriguing. Very loud and energetic - tables very close to each other. The upstairs bar was great for a pre dinner cocktail with quick service and an excellent DJ. Great bartenders. Service was slow downstairs which was fine between courses. The octopus was excellent.
Good meat. But that’s basically it.
Very noisy, and the potatoes that was ordered for the meat was brought in so late that the meat was either already eaten or cold. And they were out of ceviche. Which could happen anywhere but would have been nice with a heads-up when the menu was presented.
Service was dreadful. Food was average maybe slightly overpriced. When it opened first this was a great place with super food and a lovely atmosphere. But it seems like they are trading on their name. I don't recommend this restaurant, there are too many actually good places nearby.
I’ve been here a few times now and its has not let me down, always excellent food and excellent service
Went for dinner here after a christmas show on the 23rd of December. The booking was done online and all seamless in that process. We had a cocktail upstairs before going downstairs for our dinner in the gastro bar. The service was great and seamless to transfer our cocktails downstairs. We ordered and there was a glitch in the system which means that our ordered wasn't received by the kitchen, we waited a while and then mentioned it to one of the staff who apologised profusely, got our order asap and give us 50% off & round of cocktails for the trouble. Excellent service, excellent food, excellent experience even with a problem they really turned it around. Many thanks, we will be back.
Really enjoyed our, meal, the food, the ambience, and catching up with old friends in a very nice environment.
Have eaten here over the years with special emphasis on Christmas time.....am a huge fan of the restaurant and Dylan McGrath.....food is still very good though pricey....front of house really not up to scratch.....won't be rushing back. Once upon a time was the go to favourite of all the family for occasion eating in the city....not any more. Still rate Dylan as Ireland's number one genius chef/restranteur though
Great evening at the counter, couple of tasty dishes
Enjoyed early evening tapas and drinks in downstairs bar. Nice seat by window. Food was very good. Steaks, prawn tempura, roasted cauliflower especially good. Could improve vegetarian selection. Service attentive. Small error on bill quickly corrected. Would return there.
My wife and I came many times to Fade street social but this last time was particularly disappointing. The general feeling was that the food was not served hot enough, flavours were not as impressive as before, quantity was really poor (even more for dishes to share) and the cost seem to have increased.
On the positive side, atmosphere and service was good.
While I would have always talked about Fade Street Social in high regards, my opinion downgraded a lot.
I keep returning here as I really enjoy the food. Make sure to have some time at your hands as the service is slow. This might be part of the experience but for lunch I would like to see a quicker service.
Lovely evening meal here, we ate off of the tapas menu which didn’t disappoint. When the food came out we thought we may still be hungry afterwards, but we were so full we couldn’t fit in pudding! It was very busy so the noise level we quite loud, but it is Christmas! Thank you for a great evening.
Always enjoy Fade Street Gastropub. Never lets me down. Good food and good service. Top notch.
The Gastro bar has very tasty food. The staff is friendly and quick. The only cons are that it is quite noisy and the seating isn’t too comfortable. Anyways, I would definitely recommend this place!
Brill service , perfect for a date or to meet friends !
very good evening and food
great if you like sharing
Really lively place, where the young and trendy go. Tapas were delicious and presented beautifully. Bit pricey for the size of the dishes but the 2-3 tapas each worked well and we left feeling full but not too full. Staff were brilliant. Made to feel really welcome. Loved it.
Delicious food and great service, would definitely go again