Fade Street Social - The Restaurant

4.2
892 reviews
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€31 to €50
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Irish
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Quite simply a menu designed to support the very best of homegrown produce. The food is assembled in an uncomplicated way that relies on its freshness to shine through as the real hero. We are committed to bringing to the plate all that is great from the best of Irish produce, at a time when it is important to support the value, the effort and commitment of our Irish producers and farmers. These people are an inspiration to us; through their passion they are continuously evolving with a determination to be proud of what we do on this rapidly developing food island.
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4.2
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4.1
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C
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fab, food was delicious. Friendly staff. Def be back.

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JM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Quality of food below par. Not representative of the cost.

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SP
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Had previously visited the Gastro pub next door. Didn’t realise it was multiple restaurants under one roof. Second visit to the establishment, definitely preferred the Gastro pub tapas menu. Food was nice, but wasn’t well seasoned. Had to add salt ourselves. Waitress was lovey and attentive. I would class the food as very “cheffy” lots of foams and presented very well. Looked nice, lacking punch! We are booked to return tomorrow to the gastropub. Probably won’t come back for the restaurant.

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NK
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2Food 1Service 4Ambience 4

Friendly staff, good service but horribly let down by the food. The menu is over-complicated, over priced and just didn't deliver.

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TZ
15 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Definitely recommend. Good cooking, imaginative menu and enough portion wise

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OT
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was great as usual. Service fantastic.

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DM
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 1Food 1Service 3Ambience 2

Food was terrible. Way over priced. Would not recommend at all. AVOID

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OT
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Hi,

I’m a regular at fade st. I always book through the OpenTable app.
I booked a table for valentines eve having read that there would be 2 menus available in two different price ranges.
Last night I was offered just one menu.
I am disappointed that you did this and had I known in advance it would have affected my restaurant choice.
Could you please address this? It feels like false advertising.

Sincerely,

Diarmaid

Sent from my iPhone

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OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Food was delicious and well presented, great atmosphere and passionate staff

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SG
1 review
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Well informed table staff- great food and variety on menu - consistently good!

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DL
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Steak was delicious but sides were only lukewarm. Drinks were quite slow in coming to the table. Overall disappointing as it was a 60th birthday and felt we didn't get the food or service you'd expect for such a expensive restaurant.

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FF
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

Was quite dissappointing based on my last visit. The Cocktail Bar was very enjoyable and staff there very friendly. When we were brought to our table we ordered 2 glasses of wine which we duly received. By the time our main courses arrived we had finished our wine and ordered 2 more glasses. We were over half way through our dishes and the wine had still not arrived. We called a member of staff who went to check and then told us the order had not being submitted. It was my wife's birthday so was a special night and have to say I was very disappointed with Fade Street as this and the fact that both of us thought that the food was not as good as our previous visit. So all in all not a positive visit for either us.

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N
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Hi,
My first visit to Fade Street Social, I would highly recommend it.Food was excellent and our waiter was outstandingly,explained the menu very well and was very attentive.

Happy to recommend,will definitely be back.

Regards,
Niamh Murray

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OT
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 3Ambience 1

Sadly very poor quality food

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FH
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We loved our experience at Fade Street Social Restaurant. The food was outstanding as well as the service. We will definitely visit again, next time we will try the Tapas bar which looked fab and with a great atmosphere.

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SO
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 3

Too busy. They have not accommodated for numbers. Table not ready at 21.00. Asked to go for drink while waiting, no seats available at bar. Then brought to restaurant area to wait again for table. 35 mins delay in table overall between waiting for our name to be taken, waiting in bar, waiting in restaurant. 22.20 by the time any food was served. Food very good!

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PK
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really tasty food and great quality, we have a set menu and was a good choice of food. Fish(Cod) and steak was so delicious, desserts was absolutely amazing. Service was really professional, weiters was nice and helpful. High recommend

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JC
2 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 2

This is a well known restaurant, but it does not live up to its hype. The menu is attempting to be gastro chic but falls short, even if the prices don’t. It’s also one of the nosiest restaurants i’ve experienced. The brick walls and high ceilings bounce sounds around so much you can barely hear those at your table. I won’t go back.

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L
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Thought it was expensive for what it was. Got scallop starter and was basically mash with deep fried scollaps and holandaise not much skill required for a €15 starter!

Steak was nice but overpriced and didn’t like to room was very much like a canteen ! Wouldn’t return

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KO
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 2

Terrible experience. We ate early but got no attention as service team were more concerned about their own things. Food was forgotten, cold. Took 3 hours for starter/main course although we were in at 6 with only a handful of other tables in for dinner. Wine service was non existent. We gave up on dessert as could not get any servers attention. Took the left overs to go which was presented in a lovely dunnes stores bag. Had to get up to get the bill paid as again no one cared at all. Not acceptable for a 300e meal even though there were more staff to guests in the restaurant.

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M
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 2Food 5Service 3Ambience 1

The food is absolutely delicious, but the electro music in the restaurant is awful and has completely messed up my diner. I could barely hear and talk to the person I was eating with. Regarding this type of restaurant I was expecting a nice and cosy atmosphere and not feel like I am eating in a Pub.

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DA
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Really enjoyed our pre-theatre 2 hour slot in the restaurant. Food was very good, service really good and general atmosphere and ambiance was excellent. Definitely recommending it and will be back soon. Pricey though!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Started our NYE here. Fantastic drinks at the bar (highly recommend the “riot squad” cocktail if you like your rum). This was followed by delicious food in he restaurant. The truffle mushroom ravioli was exceptional and my fillet steak was cooked nicely. It’s a little on the expensive side but totally worth it. The tables are close together and the atmosphere is on the loud side but we didn’t mind that. Can understand why it might be perceived as too loud for others. Highly recommend!

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SK
2 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

From the moment, we walked into the restaurant, we were warmly welcomed by lovely hostesses who were quick to show us to our table. The waiters were quick to take our order and were very helpful as regards to picking out the right wine and food for what we had in mind. Overall, a lovely service with a tasting menu - would definitely return!
However, one - and the only downside would be the noise level. It gets very loud in there, when the place is full, which it happens to be a lot.

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SL
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

Pork belly was terrible, 90% fat, I couldn't eat it. Mentioned it to waitress and she said thats how people normally have it. I regularly choose pork belly, and it is fatty but this was a whole new level. Steak on board was only ok, much too expensive for what you actually get. Mash was disgusting. Mushroom starter nice. Was there to celebrate a birthday, plate with cookie & ice cream was a nice touch. Staff were excellent. Glad I went but won't return.

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NJ
4 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything from the drinks, food, service, and atmosphere were absolutely fantastic! Rather pricey, but I say you get what you pay for. Superb!

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F
4 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Good Restaurant, however the meat options are better for a group. Had a lamb and my partner the duck and they both were really well made. Good service and ambiance, with a modern look. I would recommend to friends .

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OT
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Overall good experience but felt the service in our table was rushed

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SD
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 1

I was really looking forward to visiting Fade Street Social but was disappointed with our experience. Our server was friendly & effecient but the tables were very close together, the restaurant was busy & incredibly noisy, the food was average at best & hugely overpriced for what we got...style over substance...we will not be returning.

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FB
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

No dressing on the salad, the steak was chewy. The staff was very friendly. Good wine.

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OT
2 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food & service. Will definitely be back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 1

Service and food was great but very crowded and uncomfortably loud.
Couldnt hear waitress at times or ourselves!!

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OT
7 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Our first choice of rib eye wasn't available as they had to cook it for four and we were two? Hello could they not cut it in half? They served us a different wine to what we ordered as our choice wasn't available but didn't tell us? Food was gorgeous especially desert

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OT
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall 2Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

Food was excellent as it always is. Tends to be our restaurant of choice when in Dublin. But this time a little underwhelming.
No usual specials although a duck dish was listed on board.
I found the value for money poor for the portion size. 14 euro for 2 scallops on mash as a starter.
Restaurant was incredibly noisy and servers were over burdened. It was probably the tone of year.

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DV
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great fun place - superb service and really really good steaks

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NI
6 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

I had the duck which was amazing, however my partner had the sirloin steak and it was less than average. He was left very hungry and disappointed. The staff were lovely however we weee forgotten about a lot. Not great for the price we paid for our meal.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

Below average food with poor service

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A
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good atmosphere, amazing food. Bright a date over and we had an amazing time with the friendly staff and delicious meal

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LL
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Way too loud, impossible to converse, same last time I was there.
Food overpriced.
Food was good fksvours
House red was very nice.
Hugo excellent service and indeed the other staff too were very efficient

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

omg totally disaster

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