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About The Larder Restaurant Dublin

The Larder Restaurant and Brew House is located just in Dublin's Temple bar. The restaurant serves a selection of food and drink throughout the day. The food offering ranges from traditional Irish to more contemporary European dishes. The inside decor of the restaurant gives it a relaxed and contemporary feel.



8 Parliament Street
Dublin, Co. Dublin D02 E180
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Irish, European

Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday: 12pm-4pm and 5pm-10pm

Friday - Saturday: 12pm-10.30pm

Sunday: 11am-10pm

Dress code:
Casual Dress

Price range:
€30 and under

Payment options:
MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
(01) 633 3581

Website:
http://www.thelarder.ie/

Executive Chef:
Marcelo Soto

Additional:
Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Larder Restaurant Dublin Ratings and Reviews

5
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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.3

Service

4.3

Ambience

4.2

Value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (31)
Cosy (24)
Local Ingredients (21)
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Casual (21)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Authentic (16)
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Quiet Conversation (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Romance (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Great Beer (14)
Special Occasions (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Group Bookings (11)
Lunch (10)
Neighbourhood Gem (10)
Fun (7)
Outstanding Value (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Brunch (6)
Business Meals (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Notable Wine List (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Organic (3)
Outdoor Eating (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
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Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 8 October 2017

Delicious food, helpful staff and nice atmosphere. And a brilliant selection of beers

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Fun, Casual
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Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on 8 October 2017

Met a friend visiting from France for brunch - a difficult meal to deliver well. Perfect eggs. Friendly and prompt service without being rushed - excellent location for getting to the theatre too. My French friend, a frequent visitor, said she would tell people about a restaurant which she considered to be a "find".

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite
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Food4
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Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on 30 September 2017

Just a great place in Dublin to sit, eat and be merry (if you so wish) ! great little spot

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Authentic, People Watching
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Food5
Ambience4
Service1
Value5

 
·Dined on 30 September 2017

The food and ambience was amazing. Unbelievable value for food. However, the servers made you feel like a burden. They brought my partner a starter and did not bring mine for 2nd. I had to ask them for it and the lady did not apologise, just seemed a bit annoyed. I could not fault the food, price or restaurant but the service really needs to be improved. They made us feel as if they were annoyed by us. We set down at half five and they said you have to be gone by 8. When they came to give menus the waiter just dropped them in the middle of the table. Very unwelcoming

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 14 September 2017

Cosy restaurant, attentive service, great food with a specials board.
Would definately visit again. Try their beer !

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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 8 September 2017

Every mouthful was so full of flavour. Quality food at a good price. Excellent service and ambience. Highly recommend.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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Food5
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Service5
Value5

 
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 26 August 2017

Delicious food. Happy and helpful staff. Zero complaints.

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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 26 August 2017

Lovely food, friendly and efficient service and very good value for money.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Casual, Great for Lunch
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Food3
Ambience5
Service5

vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on 25 August 2017

Food was good, not great. Service was excellent. Waitress was friendly and accommodating.

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Food3
Ambience3
Service3
Value3

 
·Dined on 24 August 2017

Very enjoyable meal, however
we were seated at the back of the Restaurant overlooking a lane. There were lots of vacant tables.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 20 August 2017

Friendly staff nice food , good atmosphere , reasonable price for Dublin

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on 18 August 2017

The food, wine and service were good and there was a friendly and informal welcome. The only real complaint was that it was crowded and very noisy, being busy on the Friday evening we went and because , as so often now, the room had no sort of sound deadening material on the walls and floor. Much of the time we could not hear what we were saying to each other. If this were solved, it would be an excellent spot but we would probably go back anyway but preferably at a less busy and crowded time.

Tags: Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on 14 August 2017

The food is always good and reliable, and the service courteous and conscientious.
This is commendable in a city-centre area which picks up a lot of passing tourist trade.

Tags: Authentic, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on 11 August 2017

Visiting with friends. Excellent venue for a good catchup and chin wag!

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Spicy
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Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 9 August 2017

Good food and nice ambient! 😊

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Food4
Ambience2
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on 5 August 2017

Great food and service, staff couldn't be nicer or more efficient but ambiance lacked and on a Saturday afternoon the restaurant was a bit too quiet for my liking.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Quick Bite
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on 28 July 2017

We were in Dublin for vacation and business. We found the Larder on Open Table, and based on the menu and other reviews made a reservation. The food was great, but the highlight of this restaurant is the people. We made a late reservation, and even though we were their last reservation of the evening, they went out of their way to be sure we had a great experience. They even went so far as to move our entire party to another table, when a better table opened up. The food was also excellent, as was the beer. The waitstaff gladly made recommendations, and could not have been nicer. If I return to Ireland again, the Larder will be among one of the restaurants I will definitely return.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Local Ingredients, Great Beer
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on 26 July 2017

Friendly and cozy place, great food well presented, good local craft beers, great service, located in the center (temple bar area) but without the turmoil of tourists.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Great Beer
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 22 July 2017

Beautiful meal - friendly staff - pleasant surroundings can't ask for much more really

Tags: Comfort Food
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Food2
Ambience3
Service1
Value1

 
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on 21 July 2017

We were very disappointed in the Larder. We had a 6:00 Reservation and arrived on time. We were told they needed the table back by 8:00, earlier would be better. We said, fine, we had theater tickets and would like to be finished by 7:15. At 7:00 we had not been served our entré. We reminded our server.At 7:15 we still had not been served. At 7:20 we were given our meals to go. No time to argue, we paid full fare.

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Food3
Ambience3
Service3
Value3

 
 (Orlando)·Dined on 20 July 2017

Lunch with long time friends coincidentally, menu was limited and as such, we ALL opted for the
Fish and Chips lunch and we all agreed it was very good but fish portion was very small. Very well cooked and great hand cut potato chips. Very nice interior. Bathroom is awkward to get to down a very narrow stairs and could prove difficult to access for some people. Service was very good and staff very friendly.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
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Food5
Ambience3
Service4
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 30 June 2017

Was a wonderful dinner, but slightly loud due to the presence of several large groups, but the food was excellent and they handled the gluten-free requirements of one of our party expertly and the meal was enjoyed by all!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options
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Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on 22 June 2017

An excellent meal in Dublin, the atmosphere was wonderful, and the staff attentive.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Washington DC)·Dined on 13 June 2017

I try to eat one meal at The Larder every time I visit Dublin, and it always lives up to the standard it set for itself. The food is genuinely well-prepared, the wine is delightful, and the wait-staff are first-rate.

Tags: Casual, Healthy
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Food2
Ambience3
Service4
Value2

 
 (Dublin)·Dined on 12 June 2017

The food was decent, but over-priced. Portion sizes were small, especially for the starters. The atmosphere was relaxing and the service was quite good.

Tags: Great Beer
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Dublin)·Dined on 13 May 2017

Great meal - perfect venue for a lovely catch up with friends. Service was first class, friendly and helpful. What's not to like?

Tags: Casual
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Food4
Ambience2
Service4
Value3

 
 (Glasgow)·Dined on 12 May 2017

the larder was a pleasant enough place. disappointed that only a wine licence available
menu was good I thought it quote noisy at times. Its a nice place for pre theatre or concert
don't know if I would be interested in going to it for any other reason.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
 (Baltimore)·Dined on 6 May 2017

Great atmosphere and great food - A hidden gem in Dublin. The front of house staff were a bit annoyed that I moved the reservation back half an hour and greeted me with 'Your the one who pushed back the reservation', which I wasn't overly impressed with.

Other than that I really enjoyed everything. I will recommend this to everyone and will be back myself in the future.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on 29 April 2017

Great value early bird options and extremely generous portions! Friendly & attentive staff.

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Food4
Ambience3
Service4
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 (London)·Dined on 26 April 2017

Ok but we were expecting more of a traditional Irish pub restaurant. This was not really that

Friendly folk though

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Food4
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 16 April 2017

Really nice meal, and staff very friendly. A cozy place. I would have given 5 stars for food except the soup of the day was very bland.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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Food5
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Service5
Value5

 
 (Dublin)·Dined on 9 April 2017

Delicious food for great value. Highly recommended.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Happy Hour
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Food5
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Service5
Value5

 
 (Dublin)·Dined on 31 March 2017

Would definetly recommend! The food was delicious and very good value. The service was very good and quick. The fairy light ambiance inside creates a lovely atmosphere perfect for a date. Had a great time and strongly recommend the chocolate praline dessert!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy
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Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

vip
 (London)·Dined on 31 March 2017

Visited the larder during a recent trip to Dublin for a friend's 40th. Really enjoyed the food and wine we had.

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Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
 (Cambridge)·Dined on 18 March 2017

Really good meal but not cheap with drinks. Nice atmosphere and good service!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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Food4
Ambience5
Service3

vip
 (London)·Dined on 17 March 2017

In some cities it wouldn't stand out but it's good for dublin.

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Food4
Ambience5
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 17 March 2017

We had a fantastic lunch here on St Paddy's Day - obviously one of the busiest days in Dublin - but the staff couldn't have been more accommodating. We had a table of 8, our flight was delayed - twice - and we had to put our booking back. They cheerfully said "We'll look after you" - and so they did.
We had a fantastic lunch here - really very good indeed. Delicious steaks washed down with a fantastic red wine and a great bread and butter pudding - all very reasonably priced.

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Food4
Ambience3
Service1
Value3

 
 (Oxford)·Dined on 10 March 2017

Honestly, this place could justifiably charge twice as much for the food if the service was up to scratch. When taking our order our server stared into the middle-distance, no attempts to converse or friendly banter. After finishing our mains we were left wanting dessert but the menus never came. Chatting with colleagues seemed to be prioritised over keeping an eye on the tables. We ended up just calling it a night. Your food deserves better!

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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on 5 March 2017

Great meal, great staff, great time. The Larder never disappoints.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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Food3
Ambience3
Service3
Value3

 
·Dined on 5 March 2017

Nice but nothing special. I wouldn't go again and I wouldn't recommend a friend.

Tags: Quick Bite, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Afternoon Coffee
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