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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

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (26)
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Outstanding Value (9)
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 (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.

Dining Occasion:Special Occasion
Tags: Casual, Healthy
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 (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.

Dining Occasion:Special Occasion
Tags: Great Beer
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 (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?

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Casual
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 (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.

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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food5
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service4
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 (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.

Dining Occasion:Date
Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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service5
value4

 
·Dined on 29 April 2017

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

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
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 (London)·Dined on 26 April 2017

It seems to have changed hands - we were expecting to give our American colleagues an "Irish " experience but this was more European. Steaks well cooked and tasty

Dining Occasion:Business Meal
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food4
ambience5
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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.

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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food5
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service5
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 9 April 2017

Delicious food for great value. Highly recommended.

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Happy Hour
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 (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!

Dining Occasion:Date
Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy
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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.

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
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food5
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value3

 
 (Cambridge)·Dined on 18 March 2017

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

Dining Occasion:Special Occasion
Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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 (London)·Dined on 17 March 2017

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

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 (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.

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
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service1
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 (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!

Dining Occasion:Date
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food5
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 5 March 2017

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

Dining Occasion:Business Meal
Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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food3
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service3
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·Dined on 5 March 2017

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

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
Tags: Quick Bite, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Afternoon Coffee
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 (London)·Dined on 5 March 2017

I have eaten here a few times, and found the food to be of quite a good standard, however was let down this time.
Poached eggs were overcooked for me and my friend, and the beans were cold meaning they had to be sent back to the kitchen to be redone. I was quite disappointed as a result and not sure whether I will go back.
On the positive side, I would definitely recommend the coffee

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee
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food5
ambience4
service4
value5

 
 (Dublin)·Dined on 3 March 2017

Have ate here on many occasions and never disappoints, great tasty food,relaxed dining,no rush and good wine.

Dining Occasion:Date
Tags: Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Outstanding Value
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·Dined on 1 March 2017

This was my third visit to the Larder. On this occasion I introduced a friend to it for his first time and he was very impressed and will certainly return.
As ever I enjoyed my meal and the staff we great!

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
Tags: Romantic, Fun, Afternoon Coffee, Local Ingredients, Organic, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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service4
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 18 February 2017

Myself and my wife had a lovely dinner here on a Saturday evening. Had a nice table at the front of the restaurant.

Would highly recommend the chicken wings, not overly saucy like in so many places. A very pleasant meal in a very busy restaurant, make sure to book, saw several people turned away on the night.

Dining Occasion:Date
Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, People Watching
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food4
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service3
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 16 February 2017

Went for the early bird pre theatre. food was lovely and good choices. service a little slow at times but staff very friendly. would visit again. great spot. very central.

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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food2
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service2
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·Dined on 11 February 2017

Service was very slow considering there was only 5 people in the restaurant altogether. Food was undercooked.

Dining Occasion:Special Occasion
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·Dined on 28 January 2017

Food and staff were all first class, would definitely recommend this restaurant, we will be back.

Dining Occasion:Date
Tags: Creative Cuisine
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food5
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 27 January 2017

Food and service were very good in this restaurant. Would recommend and will return on next visit to Dublin

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
Tags: Open Kitchen
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 21 January 2017

Great food, very friendly staff and the best looking waitress on saturday, Good beer, only the beer glases are kinda strange ... anyway very cool place, will come back ...

Dining Occasion:Business Meal
Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals
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food5
ambience1
service5
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 16 January 2017

Everything was great!

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 4 January 2017

Good wine and service.

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vip
 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 31 December 2016

Delicious food! Great service.

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 (Dublin)·Dined on 30 December 2016

Met friends for a post Christmas get together. Ambience was lovely, service was excellent and food was very nice. We all had the Rib Eye steaks, which were really succulent.

If I had one request it would be to serve it with real, home made chunkie chips.

Recommended.

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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food5
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·Dined on 21 December 2016

Atmospheric and cozy restaurant. Great food, wine, beer, and outstanding coffee (which I think they brew themselves).

Dining Occasion:Date
Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 10 December 2016

Our party of 4 had a fantastic meal & evening at The Larder. Will definitely return

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 (Dublin)·Dined on 9 December 2016

Food is delicious and service is excellent. The restaurant is a bit tight for space but overall I would recommend.

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Outstanding Value
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 5 December 2016

Special luncheon, added extra person last minute & was no problem to them. Many in party had the fish & chip option & it certainly didn't disappoint! batter was superb. Will definitely return.

Dining Occasion:Special Occasion
Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Outstanding Value, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer
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·Dined on 3 December 2016

group of 6. Service was great and the food was good too. Not to expensive either. All round good value

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Fun, Cozy, Casual, Authentic
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 2 December 2016

The Larder is a lovely restaurant in town. Price-quantity is very good. I should totaly recommend this lovely place!

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
Tags: Cozy, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Authentic, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Family Style, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Organic, Modern Decor, Good for a Date
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 26 November 2016

Had a meal here on Saturday night. We were seated in a quiet table in the front window. Food and service was excellent and great value for money in the heart of the city. Would highly recommend

Dining Occasion:Everyday Dining
Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Dublin)·Dined on 22 November 2016

We chose this restaurant as it was near the theatre. The remarkable food, friendly service and good prices were an unexpected bonus. I heartily recommend The Larder to anyone.

Dining Occasion:Friends' Get-Together
Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Cozy
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 (London)·Dined on 21 November 2016

Great food, very reasonable prices and very good service

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 (Dublin)·Dined on 5 November 2016

food and service was very good however the main course came 5 minutes after we finished our starter which was too fast.

Dining Occasion:Date
Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Casual, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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