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The Ivy Dawson Street
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British | South City Centre
Isabelle's
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International | South City Centre
La Cucina
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Café en Seine
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Chili Club
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Dolce Sicily
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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
254 reviews
Afternoon Tea | South City Centre, Dublin 2

A mother & daughter event hallmarking our last day of 2018 in the elegant, sun-filled & chandelier-lit dining room dedicated to High Tea Service with bright views of the Stephen's Green. Attentive, excellent top-notch wait staff. Beautiful china, cutlery, linens & display of foods. Delicious foods coupled with lovely presentation. Chocolate-snow-sleigh cakes topped with precious candy canes. Lovely, large selection of various aromatic teas from around the world--each one specially detailed like a phrase from a book of poetry. Piano player lends beautiful layer of ambiance to the experience offering a series of nostalgic works. Other guest areas within the hotel were gorgeous to visit, particularly while adorned with Christmas decor. A highlight of our time in Dublin! More

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

Exceptional service from a warm friendly reception, luxury comfortable surroundings, selection of gourmet fine dining & cosy bar setting for pre/post dinner drinks. I would highly recommend to friends for memorable occasions. More

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

Always amazing service from totally professional team. More

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

Really impressed by the service which was excellent from start to finish. More

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Sheehans PubSheehans Pub
4 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

We booked before our Dublin trip, following good reviews on Trip adviser. It wasnt too busy on a Sunday eve. The staff were welcoming, helpful and friendly. Food was good and so was the wine and Guinness. Warm, comfortable environment without too much music. An excellent eve. More

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The Larder Restaurant & BrewhouseThe Larder Restaurant & Brewhouse
178 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Terrific food, promptly served, the value of each meal is great, couldn't be faulted More

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

Food was really nice and came out within 10 minutes of ordering, great craft beer selection too at reasonable prices. Would recommend to friends and family for sure... More

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

The service was superb and the food was excellent! Staff were very welcoming and couldn’t do enough for you. Will definitely be back in the future! More

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Sophie's @ The Dean DublinSophie's @ The Dean Dublin
1024 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Booked a table for 2 on a Monday evening. Staff we're very friendly from the moment we walked in. Our table was ready for the reserved time and we were attended to quickly. Food was amazing, presentation was also very nice. Waitresses made sure everything was ok throughout meal. More

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

Great experience - super food and service. More

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DarwinsDarwins
10 reviews
Steakhouse | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Great place! One of my favourite restaurants in Dublin! I was there with a group to celebrate a special occasion and they went out of their way to make me feel special. Thanks guys! More

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

We had a lovely relaxed lunch here, it felt like we had our own private dining room. Staff were lovely and the food was fabulous. More

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Industry & CoIndustry & Co
3 reviews
Middle Eastern | South City Centre, Dublin 2

It was a cold, wet, windy night, but the atmosphere in Industry & Co was warm and festive. The place was buzzing by 9pm. There is a small menu, which I prefer, and everything was delicious. We had a couple of bottles of wine (gulp) and three courses and the bill was 124 euro, so excellent value. Would highly recommend. More

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

A really enjoyable Valentine’s meal. Pleasant, attentive staff. We both had the rib eye which was first class. Really good starters, too. Chocolate bombe was the bomb. Very good all round experience. More

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

Simple food cooked with care & a good deal of skill This restaurant remains a firm favourite because it sticks to the core principals of great friendly service in a warm setting with nice art on the wall & the menu delivers on all fronts. The food taste great & is brilliant value for money. More

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FeastFeast
21 reviews
European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely staff great food Definitely will be back More

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GertrudeGertrude
30 reviews
Comfort Food | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Barley bowl a winner. The dip with the otherwise excellent fries could be more flavoursome, was a bit 'meh'. More

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

It was a lovely night, great food and service and the early bird three course for €30 was brilliant More

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

Everything was great! I love the food and cocktails. The only thing is that Saba texted me asking to call them and confirm the booking. It was confusing because I would assume it's confirmed through Open Table. More

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

Very good food and attentive service More

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Sisu IzakayaSisu Izakaya
23 reviews
Japanese | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely ambience, excellent food and wonderful service - dragon sushi rolls were amazing! Will definitely be back! More

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Dolce SicilyDolce Sicily
16 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely food and great service. The gnocchi and the duck dishes were particularly good. Will definitely be back More

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

Recommended to visit, the restaurant itself is really beautiful. The food wasn’t great but I understand it was a fully packed valentines night. Wouldn’t put me off coming back as I enjoyed my visit. More

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

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Good service and it looks like it’s a good place for business dinner as all the surrounding people were on their business dinner except myself and boyfriend. The winter menu was nice and affordable! More

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Isabelle'sIsabelle's
94 reviews
International | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Really enjoyed our girly brunch in Isabelle’s today. Lovely food, staff and atmosphere. Highly recommend it! More

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The Ivy Dawson StreetThe Ivy Dawson Street
1483 reviews
British | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Very good food, service, ambiance and decor. All round great place More

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

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 More

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l'Gueuletonl'Gueuleton
108 reviews
Bistro | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Great food! Some of the best in Ireland! Really loved the rack of lamb - perfectly cooked, Hugh quality meat, tender, well balanced sauce. The cod with clams was also great! The staff is friendly and accommodating More

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

Lovely meal after the pantomime in the Gaiety! More

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GaudensGaudens
1 review
European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Excellent meal, and very wiling to accommodate food intolerances! The ribeye and a glass of Pinotage were perfect. More

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SushidaSushida
3 reviews
Sushi | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Absolutely amazing! Everything we ordered was just delicious. The service was impeccable - very polite and attentive. Would definitely recommend if you’re looking for a great intimate sushi joint, this is it! More

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The GraysonThe Grayson
125 reviews
International | South City Centre, Dublin 2

We ate here feb 15th. The welcoming staff were exceptional, we felt very cared for. We had been sat in a room with a very loud group and they were very happy and accommodating when we asked if we could be reseated. The dining staff were forgetful and slow although very kind - the time we waited for our plates to be cleared ruined the overall experience for us. The menu was very unique and very rich - a nice welcome in Dublin especially for the price. The decor is gorgeous, but the lack of soft furnishings made the dining areas very loud. An interior design solution is definitely needed to soften the atmosphere a little more. The bar downstairs was beautiful, but again the staff were not very attentive and would regularly amble by our table without a glance despite us trying to get their attention. They spent a lot of their time talking together behind the bar, doing their hair, on the phone (putting in eye drops even!). Please don’t take the above away from trying the Grayson! As I said, the senior management were great and very warm and welcoming. Their general staff though do need to tighten up a little... More

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

Great food and a lively atmosphere. I would highly recommend! More

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

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

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The Lucky DuckThe Lucky Duck
45 reviews
Gastro Pub | South City Centre, Dublin 2

A lovely spot. Relaxed but special at the same time. Great food and cocktails. Staff were great. More

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Catch-22Catch-22
11 reviews
Fish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

The place is really relaxing and the service is very good. Erika in particular is a great host. Very good also the fish. Highly recommended! More

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

For a last minute reservation on New year's eve, it was perfect. The restaurant was set up in a way that provided a festive atmosphere. The food was good and there was a fairly good choice on the set menu for the night that it was. No complaints More

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Camden RotisserieCamden Rotisserie
2 reviews
Barbecue | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Excellent food... very friendly service.... definitely recommend!! More

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Afternoon Tea at Radisson BluAfternoon Tea at Radisson Blu
2 reviews
Afternoon Tea | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Welcome to Afternoon Tea at Radisson Blu, we look forward to serving you. More

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

Advertised a free Prosecco in toilets if you said Bubbles. Too late for us. Limited menu quite expensive. Drink also expensive and drink prices not advertised. 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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Morocco Gate - Special DningMorocco Gate - Special Dning
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Moroccan | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Restaurant “Morocco Gate” is inspired by the rich and beautiful country of Morocco that we thought to bring that beauty to Ireland, our restaurant offers a relaxed and beautiful Moroccan ambience that you feel as if you are in Morocco but you are here in Ireland.

By using only, the finest Moroccan ingredients we offer you a fusion of delicious and healthy Moroccan food to cater to all dietary requirements which are served on hand-crafted crockery brought all the way from Morocco. We offer an extensive array of dishes that can be made flexible according to dietary requirements so that won’t miss out an any of the delicious we food that we have to offer.More

Morocco Gate - Aungier StreetMorocco Gate - Aungier Street
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Moroccan | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Restaurant “Morocco Gate” is inspired by the rich and beautiful country of Morocco that we thought to bring that beauty to Ireland, our restaurant offers a relaxed and beautiful Moroccan ambience that you feel as if you are in Morocco but you are here in Ireland. By using only, the finest Moroccan ingredients we offer you a fusion of delicious and healthy Moroccan food to cater to all dietary requirements which are served on hand-crafted crockery brought all the way from Morocco. We offer an extensive array of dishes that can be made flexible according to dietary requirements so that won’t miss out an any of the delicious we food that we have to offer.More

Feast - Golden Lane Group DiningFeast - Golden Lane Group Dining
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European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Top class food, made to stun eyes and please your taste.More

V'n V RestaurantV'n V Restaurant
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Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

V'nV Restaurant at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin provides a timeless, elegant atmosphere for guests to dine. Seasonal menus are created by Executive Chef, Tommy Butler, highlighting local produce and seasonal ingredients. More

Coppinger RowCoppinger Row
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Mediterranean | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Located on a buzzy pedestrianised cobblestone street in Dublin’s stylish Creative Quarter, Coppinger Row is well regarded as one of the coolest and most stylish dining experiences in the city. A favourite of visiting celebrities and locals alike. Coppinger Row is known for delivering consistently high quality Mediterranean inspired cuisine with an impressive cocktail offering and superb wine list. Our customer service has a reputation that is second to none in Dublin’s restaurant scene. A relaxed, vibrant and fun vibe is created in a dimly lit dining area which is both intimate and informal. Sit back and enjoy the atmosphere of one of Dublin’s liveliest laneways with exciting food, great wines and fantastic service. We look forward to welcoming you!More

Afternoon Tea at Brown Thomas by Johnnie CookeAfternoon Tea at Brown Thomas by Johnnie Cooke
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Afternoon Tea | South City Centre, Dublin 2

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JuanitosJuanitos
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American | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Welcome to Juanitos, we serve soul food, LA style in the heart of Dublin! Amigos, enemigos and lovers welcome!More

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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South City Centre Diners' Choice Winners

South City Centre's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Lord Mayor's Lounge at The Shelbourne HotelThe Lord Mayor's Lounge at The Shelbourne Hotel
254 reviews
Afternoon Tea | South City Centre, Dublin 2

A mother & daughter event hallmarking our last day of 2018 in the elegant, sun-filled & chandelier-lit dining room dedicated to High Tea Service with bright views of the Stephen's Green. Attentive, excellent top-notch wait staff. Beautiful china, cutlery, linens & display of foods. Delicious foods coupled with lovely presentation. Chocolate-snow-sleigh cakes topped with precious candy canes. Lovely, large selection of various aromatic teas from around the world--each one specially detailed like a phrase from a book of poetry. Piano player lends beautiful layer of ambiance to the experience offering a series of nostalgic works. Other guest areas within the hotel were gorgeous to visit, particularly while adorned with Christmas decor. A highlight of our time in Dublin! More

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

Always amazing service from totally professional team. More

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

Food was really nice and came out within 10 minutes of ordering, great craft beer selection too at reasonable prices. Would recommend to friends and family for sure... More

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Sophie's @ The Dean DublinSophie's @ The Dean Dublin
1024 reviews
Italian | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Booked a table for 2 on a Monday evening. Staff we're very friendly from the moment we walked in. Our table was ready for the reserved time and we were attended to quickly. Food was amazing, presentation was also very nice. Waitresses made sure everything was ok throughout meal. More

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

The service was superb and the food was excellent! Staff were very welcoming and couldn’t do enough for you. Will definitely be back in the future! More

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The Larder Restaurant & BrewhouseThe Larder Restaurant & Brewhouse
178 reviews
Irish | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Terrific food, promptly served, the value of each meal is great, couldn't be faulted More

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

We had a lovely relaxed lunch here, it felt like we had our own private dining room. Staff were lovely and the food was fabulous. More

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GertrudeGertrude
30 reviews
Comfort Food | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Barley bowl a winner. The dip with the otherwise excellent fries could be more flavoursome, was a bit 'meh'. More

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

A really enjoyable Valentine’s meal. Pleasant, attentive staff. We both had the rib eye which was first class. Really good starters, too. Chocolate bombe was the bomb. Very good all round experience. More

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FeastFeast
21 reviews
European | South City Centre, Dublin 2

Lovely staff great food Definitely will be back More

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