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South City Centre Restaurants

The Lord Mayor's Lounge at The Shelbourne HotelThe Lord Mayor's Lounge at The Shelbourne Hotel
99 reviews
Afternoon Tea | South City Centre, Dublin 2

We received a voucher for afternoon tea as a Christmas present, it was a really special way to start our Christmas shopping trip in Dublin.I would especially like to comment on the amazing servers who were attentive and helpful but not intrusive,especially a young lady called Roisin who came over to say hello as she recognised me from her secondary school. The athmosphere was friendly, festive and relaxed and even though it was at maximum capacity it never felt it. Such a lovely treat. More

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The Saddle Room at the Shelbourne HotelThe Saddle Room at the Shelbourne Hotel
548 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Food staff ambience....couldn’t fault anything....what an experience...we will be back More

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Fade Street Social - The RestaurantFade Street Social - The Restaurant
652 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

a lovely meal-great service-good value!=we were very well looked after and our waiter was a great help in our meal selection. The food was very nice and we all really enjoyed it. Nice atmosphere even though it was early enough in the day-will definitely return More

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Il PostoIl Posto
9 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Very helpful staff, accommodated me for a business lunch with a client and additionally a later evening business meal. Food was delicious, wine choice excellent, ambience just right More

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Sophie's @ The Dean DublinSophie's @ The Dean Dublin
451 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The food and service were fantastic, the views of Dublin city definitely add to the experience. More

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PichetPichet
214 reviews
Contemporary European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The staff, and an amazing cocktail made the night for me.First off was the sunny natured Romanian bar man who created the most divine cocktail for me called La Petite.It really did taste as good as it looked. At the table there was a mix up which was cheerfully resolved by our delightful Croatian waiter. We had been wrongly informed that morning that the Early Bird was still in action when the reality was that it had been removed from late November. After two trips to the kitchen, he returned with the Early Bird menu,which he presented to us with a smiling flourish. All was well with our world again, and we enjoyed our meal and chat. More

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La MaisonLa Maison
26 reviews
French | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely cosy restaurant on a cold winter's day. The staff were great accommodating table change, because 1 of our party on crutches. Tasty food. Good prices. More

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Mt. Everest of KathmanduMt. Everest of Kathmandu
1 review
Nepalese | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Service was a little slow which they apologised for but we enjoyed the pace of service, we weren’t in any hurry. Food was delicious! More

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l'Gueuletonl'Gueuleton
1 review
Bistro | South City Centre, Dublin 2

It is difficult to define exactly what l’Gueuleton means but the words, feast, food, family, friends and of course wine help us to understand a concept that is inherently French. At l’Gueuleton we offer our translation; we bring the finest French Bistro food and wine with a warm, relaxed atmosphere.

Situated on the ground floor of the old Fade Street Tenements l’Gueuleton's combination of exposed red brick walls, industrial beams, copper ceilings and wood floors is the perfect setting for Chef Aoife Barker’s food – French Bistro with a modern twist. Outside boasts one of Dublin’s best on street terraces; covered and heated with a view on to the Victorian façade of the George’s Arcade it’s the perfect spot to relax and watch the world go by.

Since 2004 l’Gueuleton has served French Bistro cooking at it’s finest. Combining quality Irish produce with French flair, l’Gueuleton offers a fantastic menu, matched with a perfectly balanced selection of old world winesMore

OpiumOpium
66 reviews
Pan-Asian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Food was great and very reasonably priced. Highly recommended. More

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Fade Street Social - The Gastro BarFade Street Social - The Gastro Bar
510 reviews
Tapas / Small Plates | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Good food and drinks. Go on Mondays when they have deals on food and mojito's! More

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Green 19Green 19
86 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Really nice food with good vegan and coeliac options. Lovely staff. More

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Fallon & Byrne - Exchequer StreetFallon & Byrne - Exchequer Street
396 reviews
Contemporary European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

This restaurant is fast becoming a regular haunt for me and quite a few of my colleagues. We love everything about this splendid place and recommend it fulsomely to anyone looking for somewhere special that never disappoints. More

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1900 Bar & Restaurant1900 Bar & Restaurant
10 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely food, staff and setting. This was a very pleasant surprise More

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Whitefriar GrillWhitefriar Grill
58 reviews
Steakhouse | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The Whitefriar always serves good quality cuisine and the staff were very professional and attentive. We ate off the early bird menu which was great value even if the portions seemed a bit small. I was a bit surprised at the prices on the wine list but the house red was a very nice reasonable option. More

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Saba - Clarendon StreetSaba - Clarendon Street
11 reviews
Thai | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The staff were incredibly friendly even with the restaurant being very busy..food was delicious More

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The Larder Restaurant DublinThe Larder Restaurant Dublin
92 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Cosy venue, nice atmosphere and attentive friendly staff. Food was very tasty and reasonably priced and the wine was excellent! More

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FIRE Restaurant and LoungeFIRE Restaurant and Lounge
357 reviews
Steak | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Absolutely delicious food! The fillet steak was on of the best I’d had.. More

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Drury BuildingsDrury Buildings
121 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Excellent service and great food. We were very well accommodated and staff are extremely welcoming and friendly. More

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BANG Restaurant & BarBANG Restaurant & Bar
42 reviews
Modern European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Great food the seabass and turbet was cooked to perfection. Wine a little overpriced. Service was excellent.The only complaint I would have is the area where we sat vas very drafty...it was a very cold night so a little uncomfortable. More

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Pacino'sPacino's
15 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

It was a very nice dinner for my best friends birthday. The lights were a little too low and we could barely see what we were eating but I see the mood and vibe they were setting in the restaurant. The waitresses weren't all that attentive, however the manager or maître d' that was on duty the night of September 6, 2017 was great. He was very friendly and attentive to our needs as well as others. Kudos to him. He is the only reason I gave the service score a 4/5. The food was delicious and we over all had a great time. I would definitely recommend this spot for nice sit down dinners or date nights. More

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Shanahan's on the GreenShanahan's on the Green
11 reviews
Steakhouse | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Beautiful food and brilliant staff. Thank you for making this birthday meal so special. More

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57 The Headline57 The Headline
24 reviews
European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Overall it was a pleasant experience however the pork belly was a quite chewy and not as expected! Excellent for a good chat with friends and lovely atmosphere! More

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Vertigo Bar at Clayton Cardiff LaneVertigo Bar at Clayton Cardiff Lane
1 review
International | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Service was incredible, very friendly and helpful. Really good people work there. Food was excellent as well. There is a good choice, well cooked, prepared and presented. Comfortable seats and very relaxing. I really enjoyed it. More

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Khan Balti HouseKhan Balti House
1 review
Indian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Great experience here with a big group! Food was fab and staff were very friendly! More

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Boulevard CafeBoulevard Cafe
7 reviews
Mediterranean | South City Centre, Dublin 2

We enjoyed our pre-theatre meal in the Boulevard Cafe. It was really good value at €20.95 for a starter and main course per person. There was a good choice on the short menu and the food was well presented and very tasty. The portion sizes were perfect. We would recommend. More

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Stir Restaurant at Clayton Cardiff LaneStir Restaurant at Clayton Cardiff Lane
16 reviews
International | South City Centre, Dublin 2

This is my second time eating dinner here before theatre and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. It was delicious. Also the service both times was extremely good, especially the first time when we had a teenager with special needs with us. The staff were most attentive to her which was much appreciated. More

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Francesca’s RestaurantFrancesca’s Restaurant
3 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The food was hot and delicious. The servers were fabulous. More

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Fade Street Social - The Cocktail BarFade Street Social - The Cocktail Bar
14 reviews
Dining Bar | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Really good cocktail menu. Excellent knowledge from the bar staff. Highly recommended. More

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Tasty8 RestaurantTasty8 Restaurant
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Cafe Dining | South City Centre, Dublin 2

At Tasty 8 we aspire to create exciting dishes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients and served in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. Based at 67-68 Meath Street, we aim to share our love of cooking and flair for creating new dishes with the people of Dublin. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food, combining classic cooking techniques with a modern twist and our own creative flair. We were not established with the aim of being a healthy food eatery, but as all of our food is made with the freshest ingredients lovingly prepared on site every day, it just so happens that most of it is also good for you!

We have an inclusive menu here at Tasty 8, with gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options available. We have coffees and sweet treats on offer for those just looking for a quick stop off and we try to incorporate conventional favourites with more dynamic - super tasty - alternatives. More

The Silk Road CafeThe Silk Road Cafe
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Middle Eastern | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The Silk Road Café food is based on the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine and reflects some of the countries represented in the museum. Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean, vegetarian and celiac friendly dishes are created by our chefs. The focus in each dish is home cooking using only the freshest ingredients and following halal rules. You will find a selection of 12 dishes that change daily all serve with rice and vegetables or with 2 of our 12 vegetarian salads. We also do soups, Panini and freshly made falafels each day. All our cakes, biscuits and breads are homemade and you will find mixed berry scones should to should with chocolate brownies, fruit tarts, fig cake and baklava. More

Taco Taco at East Side TavernTaco Taco at East Side Tavern
Reviews coming soon
Mexican | South City Centre, Dublin 2

MEXICAN RESTAURANT DUBLIN
Taco Taco is situated right in the heart of Dublin city centre at Eastside Tavern on 104 Leeson Street, Dublin 2. Close to St Stephens Green, Taco Taco is a contemporary Mexican restaurant Dublin offering a unique twist on Mexican cuisine. Our tacos are now legendary and a must for lovers of Mexican Food. We also have an extensive cocktail list. Be sure to try our famous Margarita, it’s the best in Dublin.More

Caffe ParigiCaffe Parigi
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Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Caffé Parigi is the result of an ambitious and wonderful dream to create a Café (or Caffè – depending on who you are talking to) where one could believe one was on a corner in Paris or a backstreet of Milan without ever having to leave the country. To bring to Ireland the very best that France and Italy had to offer, and to provide good, simple and delicious food.

Our aim is to provide great food at affordable prices in a stylish environment. We know that these are easily found in the beautiful cities of Paris and Milan. Caffe Parigi lets you experience the French and Italian lifestyle right here in the beautiful city of Dublin too!More

Kenny's Of LucanKenny's Of Lucan
1 review
Gastro Pub | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Located in the heart of Lucan Village, Kenny's Pub is a purveyor of excellent drinks and exciting food.
From opening its doors in 1969 Kenny's hits the spot for casual dining, watching the live games, lively nights out or just relaxing and soaking up the sunshine in our garden.
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La PenicheLa Peniche
1 review
Modern European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

We had a really lovely evening. Thankfully the weather stayed dry so we could enjoy watching the barge going through the locks. Highly recommended. Lovely staff and delicious menu. Something for everyone. More

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canal boat restaurantcanal boat restaurant
1 review
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Was a great experience. Highly recommended! The atmosphere is fantastic. More

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South City Centre Diners' Choice Winners

South City Centre's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Saddle Room at the Shelbourne HotelThe Saddle Room at the Shelbourne Hotel
548 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Food staff ambience....couldn’t fault anything....what an experience...we will be back More

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La MaisonLa Maison
26 reviews
French | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely cosy restaurant on a cold winter's day. The staff were great accommodating table change, because 1 of our party on crutches. Tasty food. Good prices. More

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The Lord Mayor's Lounge at The Shelbourne HotelThe Lord Mayor's Lounge at The Shelbourne Hotel
99 reviews
Afternoon Tea | South City Centre, Dublin 2

We received a voucher for afternoon tea as a Christmas present, it was a really special way to start our Christmas shopping trip in Dublin.I would especially like to comment on the amazing servers who were attentive and helpful but not intrusive,especially a young lady called Roisin who came over to say hello as she recognised me from her secondary school. The athmosphere was friendly, festive and relaxed and even though it was at maximum capacity it never felt it. Such a lovely treat. More

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Fade Street Social - The RestaurantFade Street Social - The Restaurant
652 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

a lovely meal-great service-good value!=we were very well looked after and our waiter was a great help in our meal selection. The food was very nice and we all really enjoyed it. Nice atmosphere even though it was early enough in the day-will definitely return More

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Sophie's @ The Dean DublinSophie's @ The Dean Dublin
451 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The food and service were fantastic, the views of Dublin city definitely add to the experience. More

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1900 Bar & Restaurant1900 Bar & Restaurant
10 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely food, staff and setting. This was a very pleasant surprise More

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PichetPichet
214 reviews
Contemporary European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The staff, and an amazing cocktail made the night for me.First off was the sunny natured Romanian bar man who created the most divine cocktail for me called La Petite.It really did taste as good as it looked. At the table there was a mix up which was cheerfully resolved by our delightful Croatian waiter. We had been wrongly informed that morning that the Early Bird was still in action when the reality was that it had been removed from late November. After two trips to the kitchen, he returned with the Early Bird menu,which he presented to us with a smiling flourish. All was well with our world again, and we enjoyed our meal and chat. More

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OpiumOpium
66 reviews
Pan-Asian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Food was great and very reasonably priced. Highly recommended. More

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Fade Street Social - The Gastro BarFade Street Social - The Gastro Bar
510 reviews
Tapas / Small Plates | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Good food and drinks. Go on Mondays when they have deals on food and mojito's! More

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Green 19Green 19
86 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Really nice food with good vegan and coeliac options. Lovely staff. More

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