Jerusalem - Camden Street

4.5
29 reviews
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€30 and under
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Middle Eastern
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Jerusalem is the Big Brother restaurant of Little Jerusalem in Rathmines situated on Camden Street, Dublin. Serving Lunch and Dinner, Jerusalem restaurant is open 7 days a week 12pm Til late. They prepare cook and bake everything from fresh in their kitchens every day. All their meat is fresh and they use only the best quality ingredients.They bake their own bread and make all the deserts.Their hummus, falafels and even the lemonade is homemade. If you need or have a specific request relating to one of their dishes do not hesitate to ask - They will be happy to assist if they can.

Jerusalem Restaurant does not serve wine but at €3 corkage per bottle diners are invited to bring their own.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Middle Eastern
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 23:30
Sunday: 13:00 - 23:30
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Phone number
(01) 424 4001
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Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Additional
BYO Wine, Delivery, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
What 29 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.4
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4.3
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4.0Dined on 1 August 2018

For a change we chose to share four dishes rather than sharing the mezze platter as we'd usually do. We had hummous, baba ganoush, a spicy potato dish which was absolutely gorgeous, and halloumi. You have to pay extra for the bread - and the bread is really lovely, freshly cooked and warm, kind of a flatbread but I don't know what it's called. But I don't like paying extra for bread - I mean, how can you possibly eat hummous or baba ganoush without bread or pita? I consider it part of the dish.
But that's only a very small detail. The young woman serving was lovely - run off her feet but always took time to have a few words and to ask how we were.

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5.0Dined on 19 July 2018

I went along with two friends, one being a vegetarian. We tried this place as it had been recommend by a friend and had lots of variety on the menu. We had falafel and halloumi to start with the fresh baked bread. Generous portions and I could not fault the food. Fresh ingredients and full of flavour.
For mains, we tried the kofta and some meat dishes along with some fresh salads. The meat was tender and had delicious spices. We were quite full after the starters so we did not mind the wait between courses. Everything is made fresh so don’t expect food to be on the table within seconds. Good things take time :)

The staff here were lovely and couldn’t have been more helpful. The restaurant had a relaxed vibe and has nice music in the background to create this middle-eastern ambience.

No alcohol is served here but there is a tesco nearby where you can pick up the bottle and you can enjoy it with your meal. Prices are also very reasonable and for the portion and food quality, it is excellent value for money.

Very impressed and will definitely be back. My friend was really happy with the amount of choice she had for the vegetarian options too.

Thanks Jerusalem, your food is amazing :)

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5.0Dined on 15 June 2018

We had a lovely meal, the waiter was exceptional helping us make choices and his recommendations were gorgeous. Friendly relaxed atmosphere. We will be back, the byob is a terrific option.

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5.0Dined on 15 June 2018

Beautiful place, food, great value and lovely staff!

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4.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Lovely meal at Jerusalem last Saturday night with my partner and some friends. The starters are fresh, tasty and the flat breads are probably the best I've had in Dublin. The main courses are a little unimaginative and are less adventurous but the portions are huge. I wasn't able to finish the salads. The next time I go I'll stick to ordering a variety of mezze with flatbreads. The BYOB means that this restaurant is very good value for money compared with the overpriced local competitors.

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4.0Dined on 1 June 2018

Food was lovely. Bring your own wine was a popular option. Fresh bread was very tasty. One down side was that our on line booking was not noted and we were lucky to get the table - not sure where the problem lay but saw another review with the sabe issue - so I recommend a follow up call

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4.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Although they didn't have any record of my booking they were able to accommodate the party comfortably and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Thanks!

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5.0Dined on 3 May 2018

Absolutely beautiful restaurant with fresh ingredients, a broad choice, lovely staff and a great atmosphere. I would highly recommend it!

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5.0Dined on 12 April 2018

Visited at 18:45 on Thursday 12th

Delicious middle eastern cuisine. We ordered four or five starter plates and an falafel platter to get a broad sense of the dishes. Every morsel was eaten. We will have to return and work our way through the entire menu.

Our waitress was very pleasant, helpful when asked, unobtrusive otherwise.
The BYOB option really helps to keep the overall bill at a reasonable level.

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5.0Dined on 23 March 2018

This was a lovely meal, with excellent friendly service from all the staff. Would recommend it.

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5.0Dined on 22 March 2018

haven't been here in a while and I can't imagine why I haven't - the food is delicious and there's so much choice for vegetarians. The pitta bread is to die for - fresh off the oven, soft and gorgeous. We brought our own bottle of wine and that makes the bill pleasantly affordable. I am so glad I've remembered how great this place is.

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4.0Dined on 14 February 2018

Very good ambiance, and food was amazing.
Excellent service and choice to those who want a taste of middle eastern food.

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5.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Took my teenaged granddaughter and friend while on a visit to Tradfest. They are currently into veganism and adored the food.

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2.0Dined on 26 January 2018

I recently visited with a party of 6. I have been there a couple of times before and the food has been lovely and staff friendly. However on this occasion, I was left waiting for my starter for 10 minutes so was eating it when everyone else was finished, my friend was left waiting for her main course for 15 minutes and again got it when everyone else was finished. We also ordered 2 extra sides and eventually got one after we asked 3 times.
This is not acceptable and the restaurant should not take groups of people if they cannot deal with big orders. I, personally found it very embarrassing as it was a reunion and I was the one that had recommended it and booked it and the other guests were not impressed with the service at all.

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4.0Dined on 19 August 2017

Excellent food and service. I will definitively come back and recommend to others

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4.0Dined on 17 August 2017

Enjoyed our dining experience with friends - staff very friendly and efficient service 😎

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2.0Dined on 12 August 2017

Starter was reheated cooked prawns with a poorly prepared salad. Main course of lamb was tasty but rice was dry and Luke warm. Deserts were okay. Very average food.

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5.0Dined on 12 August 2017

Brought the family for my Brother's birthday. We had a fantastic evening, the food was just delicious and the staff are really friendly. The restaurant has a lovely bustling atmosphere as it is a really popular place. The BYOB is such a plus, and brings the cost of going out for a big meal right down. Will go again and again!

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4.0Dined on 4 June 2017

A nice alternative to mainline restaurants,with Middle Eastern dishes not widely available. Bring your own drink, no corkage (difficult these days with screw top wine bottles). Service pleasant and unobtrusive.
We had four starters between two of us, rather than a a main course, before moving on to a concert at nearby Whelan's.
Good value and an authentic atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on 4 May 2017

Excellent service and food here- byob and there is a service charge to compensate for this but overall, good value- myself and my friend got three courses for €25 each roughly on a Thursday evening at 6.30Pm. I brought my own beers. Would highly recommend.

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3.0Dined on 14 April 2017

Disappointed to be honest, the starters were very nice. I think they were around €8.50. The mains just didn't cut it. I ordered a chicken on the bone dish, which turned out to be a chicken leg/thigh piece with little or no meat and a bit of salad. €16 is pretty steep for what was received. If they took a look at their prices perhaps I'd consider visiting again. Overall, just not good value.

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4.0Dined on 11 March 2017

An enjoyable tasty meal. Reasonable prices. Staff were very friendly.

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2.0Dined on 16 December 2016

Food was grand, but they totted the bill up at the table, no printed bill. Realised later they stuck us for 10quid. Not good

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2016

I have been here a number of times and it is always delicious. Staff are really friendly as well and it's such good value.

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4.0Dined on 1 December 2016

Really nice food; staff very friendly and engaging.

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5.0Dined on 25 November 2016

Delicious, great service, very accommodating and good value. Best falafel and hummous combo in Dublin!

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2.0Dined on 20 July 2016

The food was very disappointing. I ordered stuffed vine leaves and they were greasy and tasteless. The lamb dish I ordered as a main course was just a bowl of sauce with just a couple of pieces of lamb thrown in. Overall standards have dropped considerably since first I went to this restaurant, what a pity,

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5.0Dined on 2 July 2016

It was our first visit and certainly not our last, the staff were very friendly and the food portions were very generous. The menu is varied and the middle eastern recipes were first class. Highly Recommended.

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1.0Dined on 30 June 2016

With friends we were expecting to have a lovely dinner at your place but unfortunately I need to say that it was a complete disappointment.
The portions were extremely small ( especially respect to the high prices) and one of the dished we even needed to send back asking for a replacement cause the meat didn’t look fresh at all. The replacement was nice – thanks for that – however it was already quite late to improve the first, bad impression. Furthermore let me tell you that we expected more authentic taste based on your menu as we had a friend in our company who knew Middle - Eastern dishes pretty well. Last but not least we even needed to remind you to bring back the change after having settled the bill. Please let your guests decide if they want to leave you some tip or not and don’t take it granted

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