About The Woollen Mills

The Woollen Mills is an iconic building on Dublin's Quays, overlooking the Ha'Penny bridge. The building has been renowned for over 100 years. The restaurant serves Irish cuisine and is sister restaurant to 'The Winding Stairs' around the corner, which is a restaurant that is also filled with history. Spanning over four floors, and a roof terrace the restaurant allows the views to be taken in by diners from many different angles.

42 Lower Ormond Quay
Dublin, Co. Dublin D01 H304
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Irish, Breakfast, Vegetarian

Hours of operation:
Mon - Fri 9am - 11:30am and 12pm - 10pm
Sat 9am - 11:30am, 12pm - 4pm and 5pm -10pm
Sun 11am - 4pm and 5pm - 10pm

Dress code:
Business Casual

Price range:
€30 and under

Payment options:
MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
(01) 828 0835

Website:
http://thewoollenmills.com/

Parking Details:
Jerwis Street - 5 minutes walk.

Public Transport:
Lower Liffey Street - bus stops 37, 39, 39A, 70.

Additional:
Outdoor dining , Takeout

The Woollen Mills Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Birthdays (8)
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Neighbourhood Gem (7)
Brunch (7)
Outdoor Eating (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Fun (6)
Special Occasions (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Lunch (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Cosy (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Scenic View (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Romance (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Waterfront (3)
Child Friendly (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Organic (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Authentic (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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·Dined 7 days ago

we were there for the early bird -lovely menu and service and very nice atmosphere love the irish twist on food

Tags: Special Occasion
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food5
ambience5
service3
value5

 
·Dined on 9 September 2017

Fabulous food - really enjoyed it.
I had the oysters for starter which I'd not tried before and the steak for mains.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Hot Spot, Romantic
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food5
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service4
value4

vip
 (New England)·Dined on 9 September 2017

Good food and cocktails in a central Dublin location.

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food4
ambience5
service5
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·Dined on 9 September 2017

Five of us dined here on a busy Saturday evening and it was a most enjoyable meal. Great selection of interesting yet identifiable menu options. The Buffalo Wings are consistently good and Ray Wing is something you don't see very often on a menu and it's delicious here if you like fish. Service was attentive, friendly and efficient. We were going to a show so didn't have time for desserts so we'll be back to try those!

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Afternoon Coffee
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food5
ambience5
service4
value4

 
·Dined on 9 September 2017

Great food, nice and friendly staff - despite having waited 20min for 2 coffees ;)

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee
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food3
ambience3
service3
value3

vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on 7 September 2017

Just underwhelming. Weird overcooked burger, decidedly meh mezze. Waiter wasn't the friendliest, though the manager was.

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food5
ambience5
service5
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·Dined on 25 August 2017

We got a voucher as a wedding present so decided to try it out with our daughter. It was superb. The food was amazing, service was so friendly and genuine. It wouldn't have broken the bank even if we hadn't got a voucher.

Despite the location, they don't fall into the trap of being too touristy and thereby alienating the locals (but also cater to tourists perfectly). I am dying to go back (have already decided what I want!) but child free next time.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Mississippi)·Dined on 6 August 2017

The food we had was delicious. We were having dinner with our friends who live in Paris; my husband had lamb, the other husband had steak, and the two of us women had soup and the watermelon salad. For dessert we all shared the frangipane/cherry tart. Everything was tasty, portions were generous, and the brown bread that accompanied the soup was the best I've had in Ireland. We enjoyed everything-- We had a great time; the waiter and the atmosphere were lovely.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Organic
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food5
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service4
value3

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on 5 August 2017

A fabulous meal delivered with charming service. Pristine seafood, terrific produce -- resoundingly heralds the triumph of new Irish cuisine. Would highly recommend.

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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 4 August 2017

Recommended by a friend and it really didn't disappoint! We were given a perfect upstairs table with a view of the bridge. The service, from the friendly welcome to the fun banter on leaving, was attentive but not over-bearing, all of our servers were good humoured and really added to our experience which was a get-together. They read our mood perfectly and allowed us time and space to enjoy our time together. We had to wait for over an hour for one of our friends who was late but they never pressured us into ordering and even tho we were the last to leave and probably over stayed our welcome we were never made to feel like that. The food was absolutely delicious, perfectly prepared and beautifully presented. And the cocktails were exquisite! I've been raving about it all weekend and can't wait to go back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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food5
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·Dined on 31 July 2017

Great value, central location. Good seafood selection. Recommend sligo oysters and Irish red mullet dish.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, People Watching
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food5
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service5
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·Dined on 31 July 2017

Menu is modern Irish, staff are supper friendly and efficient, central location, stunning views of Dublin city from its rooftop terrace.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Healthy, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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service5
value5

 
·Dined on 28 July 2017

Fabulous evening, from start to finish. Food, staff, atmosphere all spot on! Well done to all!

Tags: Fun
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food2
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service3
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on 26 July 2017

Pedimos las Sardinas, el sandwich de pavo y el cordero.
El sandwich estuvo horrible. Pan malo, una rebanada de pavo casi helado, el queso frio sin derretir y un intento de aguacate.
Las sardinas no tenian buen sabor y el cordero estaba bien a secas.

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food4
ambience4
service4
value4

 
·Dined on 25 July 2017

Nice and very tasty food and nice and very friendly service! We will come back here!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients
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food5
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service5
value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 18 July 2017

Lovely meal with friends on upstairs terrace. Food was delicious and staff were friendly. Will be returning soon!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 12 July 2017

Wonderful food and extremely friendly service!
Recommend!

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