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The Ivy Dawson Street, Dublin, DN

The Ivy Dawson Street

4.5
4.5
7111 reviews
€31 to €50
Contemporary British
The Ivy Collection has crossed the Irish Sea to open its first international brasserie in the heart of Dublin at the new landmark building of One Molesworth, Dawson Street. The Ivy Dawson Street brings a touch of Ivy magic to Ireland, offering effortless glamour and a varied mix of classics and locally inspired dishes.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 160 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary British, British, Breakfast

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Fri 8:30 am–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 9:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (01) 695 0744

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Sean Burbidge

  • Private party facilities

    The Jonathan Swift Room at The Ivy Dawson Street seats 32 guests on two long tables or across four rounds. The room is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as drinks and canapé receptions for up to 50 guests.The room’s interiors will include colourful artwork and a striking landscape image of Dublin’s horizon as seen from Phoenix Park and St Stephens Green in 1800, whilst the ceiling itself will feature an image of fictional hero Leopold Bloom alongside a host of multicoloured, exotic flying birds.With a selection of menus available, specially created by our Executive Chef, Sean Burbidge, The Jonathan Swift Room is equally suited to private parties as it is for corporate breakfasts, lunches and dinners.Complimentary menu cards and place cards are provided for each event and each table is decorated with seasonal flowers and tea lights.

  • Area

    South City Centre

  • Parking Details

    Q Park Dawson street, DO2 WF63 (5 min walk from the car park) Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

  • Public Transit

    Tara Street station, Dublin (13 min walk from the station) Pearse station, Dublin (13 min walk from the station)

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • The Ivy Dublin Set Menu

    €23.95 per person

    Multiple dates available
    "A quick lunch, an early night or a pre-theatre meal needn’t mean cutting expectations – or corners. Our set menu, available on every weekday changes every fortnight and offers a unique mix of seasonal and sophisticated guest favourites that are not always available on our a la carte menu. Two courses - 23.95 Three courses - 26.95"

What 7,111 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Diners' Choice Awards

  • Dublin

    Most Booked

  • Dublin 2

    Most Booked

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    guillermo

    Miami

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Todo excelente
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic dinner experience, service is excellent. Busy spot, so best to book on advance. Prawn and monkfish curry, fish cakes and the chocolate bomb are not to be missed
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service with incredible food Will definitely be back x
  4. EP

    ElbhaP

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Lovely atmosphere, food delicious- highly recommend the prawn and monkfish curry. Will definitely visit again
  5. KT

    KeelyT

    Tipperary

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food was amazing and staff so friendly ,only downside was the waiter forgot our drinks but it was quickly rectified.hopefully get to go back soon.perfect for a girls day out
  6. DC

    DC21

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Stunning restaurant, delicious food & fabulous cocktails! Service is second to none!
  7. RD

    RosaleenD

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    My niece and I had a really lovely lunch experience in the Ivy. Our waiter was very attentive and patient.
  8. CM

    CarolinaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I think that the tables for two are very close to each other, spoiling a bit the privacy of each one
  9. DC

    DebbieC

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Have been a few times & really enjoy The Ivy, lively atmosphere, love the decor, good quality food & great service.
  10. n

    nancyr

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food4service4ambience2
    I was not informed the reservation was outside until I arrived; I would not have booked had I known that and the weather forecast. The lady at the front desk was rude when I inquired about moving inside and in general was unpleasant. Food was amazing - I had the blackened cod. The fish was a great portion - it would have been nice to have a grain with it. Service was good - they were definitely trying to keep up and were very pleasant.
  11. SR

    StephanieR

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    Food and service was terrible. Prawns under cooked. Service was bad … waiter said right when we said why the food had not been eaten.
  12. C

    Claire

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice lunch with a friend. Had the aranchini and scallop linguine. Will return.
  13. JI

    JIMF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    I just want to thank a very observant worker, a Hispanic or Latino female floor manager or worker, who spotted the baby knocking over my companions coffee and without even us noticing that she was aware as we cleaned up. She came back with a cloth, helped mop up and then organised a free coffee to replace the spill. All very understated, no drama, just a big smile and attention to detail -and to the customers. Thanks a mil. Jim FitzPatrick. Judy Connolly. Baby Lily Rose.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ireland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good service atmosphere and food, highly recommend
  15. F

    Fito

    Dublin

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great! …………
  16. D

    Daphne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Spent a most wonderful memorable afternoon at The Ivy last Thursday with my daughter, daughter in laws and grandkids. It was to celebrate my daughters upcoming wedding in a few wks and What an experience we had. It did not disappoint! Food was just amazing served to us by Tonka a very friendly attentive server. We will definitely return. It's well worth a visit.
  17. NS

    NicolleS

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service and food amazing. Definitely coming back ❤️
  18. SL

    SheilaL

    Dundalk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Wonderful experience at the ivy Dawson street for breakfast
  19. DO

    DavidO

    London

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The ivy is always brilliant - breakfast, lunch dinner or anything in between - environment and atmosphere always perfect and the staff friendly and helpful
  20. CG

    ChaG

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    More the ambience than food and service - pity! I was probably expecting too much of it...
  21. A

    Anthony

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great service and environment. Food was really good. A little on the pricey side, but worth it overall.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Overall experience was amazing, I would highly recommend this restaurant.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely experience. Food was delicious and the early bird was great value. Service was excellent. Staff very attentive and friendly. Decor is beautiful. Will be back!
  24. M

    Mfitz

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    I visited The Ivy with my friend to celebrate her birthday. Overall, it was a great experience. The food was some of the best I've eaten and the service couldn't have been better. I had a chichen salad for main and shared the chocolate bomb for dessert. Both were outstanding. However, I felt the drinks and sides were a little overpriced and I was very disappointed with quite a steep service charge at the end of the bill. Despite this, I will definitely be returning for another special occasion!
  25. AK

    AngelaK

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brought my sister to your beautiful restaurant as a treat. Her husband died recently and she needed a little lift, if only for the time we had our meal. She had never been to The Ivy and was very impressed with its beautiful decor. Our food was delicious and the young waiter was very efficient helpful and friendly. I’ve been to The Ivy twice before and have always had an excellent meal and very enjoyable experience in this delightful restaurant.
  26. M

    Maek

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a lovely treat we had yesterday. Delicious food, so delicious, the vegetarian menu is superb, dessert soooooo good, the chocolate bomb is a must. To share, because my god its sweet. Loved it all. Thanks so much. Its expensive for lunch, but worth it because the taste and portion match the price. You are paying for top notch everything. So worth it. But for me, a treat day out.
  27. MP

    MichelleP

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Lovely restaurant. Busy for a Tuesday so nice atmosphere. Service could have been faster re ordering or asking for another drink etc might be low on staff or else busier than expected in restaurant.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall2food1service4ambience3
    Food was slow coming and 2 dishes were very overdone. We sent one back because it was so bad but then it took ages to get a replacement, everyone was finished eating by the time that person started their food. Our waitress was very nice and took that item off our bill. Generally the place was very busy and the decor is lovely.
  29. DS

    DavidS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Second time here and still not bored. Food and service is exceptional, the lady serving us was particularly pleasant and her Apple Pie tip was superb. Will be back.
  30. DJ

    DinerJ

    London

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    Very average food and poor value for money. Lovely venue and good atmosphere help but can't overcome the shortcomings. So many better places around if food is what your evening is about.
  31. JM

    JohnM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Competent professional service. Menu very slightly disappointing but the food was excellent. No blind on the Dawson Street side window so it became uncomfortable the direct sunshine. Always a lovely ambience but can get loud
  32. PD

    PeterD

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Nice Restaurant, Nice Staff, Lovely surroundings, a bit pricey.
  33. M

    Mariak

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Overall good food let down as chips that accompanied fish were poor. Service excellent
  34. OJ

    OwainJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Presentation of all good was excellent,however cod Goujons were mediocre,cheese desert was minuscule. Decor in The Ivy is always to a high standard. Service was excellent Drinks were outstanding. Food let the visit down on this occasion. I also like to add gratuity myself and not to have it added automatically.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Breakfast was delicious, would 100% recommend and will definitely be back next time I’m in Dublin!
  36. L

    Lauren

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The chocolate bombe dessert itself is worth the visit!
  37. EN

    EvaNolan

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous dinner. Absolutely loved the whole experience.
  38. JF

    JacintaF

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    bar service after dinner very poor, we waited 15 minutes for glass of wine and eventually left without it
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dundalk

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Food I knocked stars because the fish and chips was poor. The service was great but the wine was a little expensive. Overall I would return.
  40. C

    Colette130

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food1service3ambience5
    Food was very disappointing. I had sea bass, it was over cooked and tasteless. I felt a little unwell after eating it.Duck salad to start is usually very good but yesterday was not as good as normal.. overall food was most disappointing

FAQs

The Ivy Dawson Street is rated 4.5 stars by 7111 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 160 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for The Ivy Dawson Street

13-17 Dawson Street Dublin, DN D02 TF98

Additional information

  • Area

    South City Centre

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Fri 8:30 am–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 9:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary British, British, Breakfast

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Q Park Dawson street, DO2 WF63 (5 min walk from the car park) Open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

  • Public Transit

    Tara Street station, Dublin (13 min walk from the station) Pearse station, Dublin (13 min walk from the station)

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Sean Burbidge

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (01) 695 0744

  • Private party facilities

    The Jonathan Swift Room at The Ivy Dawson Street seats 32 guests on two long tables or across four rounds. The room is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as drinks and canapé receptions for up to 50 guests.The room’s interiors will include colourful artwork and a striking landscape image of Dublin’s horizon as seen from Phoenix Park and St Stephens Green in 1800, whilst the ceiling itself will feature an image of fictional hero Leopold Bloom alongside a host of multicoloured, exotic flying birds.With a selection of menus available, specially created by our Executive Chef, Sean Burbidge, The Jonathan Swift Room is equally suited to private parties as it is for corporate breakfasts, lunches and dinners.Complimentary menu cards and place cards are provided for each event and each table is decorated with seasonal flowers and tea lights.

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