Vintage Cocktail Club
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waiting staff wear masks
Frank hot sauce / celery / blue cheese dip. Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Celery, Sulphur dioxide & sulphites
Trio of Irish cheese / crackers / toast bread / grapes / chutney. Allergens: Gluten (Wheat), Milk
Coupe glass. Finlandia Grapefruit Vodka, VCC Blackberry Cordial, fresh citrus, egg whites, with a passion fruit coin
Great cocktails, ideal date-night spot; while the drinks definitely stole the show their food is also phenomenal and reasonably priced.
Very neat hidden gem in the city! The cocktails were amazing!
Firstly, 1 Star for dining, we didn't eat here on this visit and you have to make a selection to move on.
I would have usually been giving 5 Stars to VCC, this was our third visit and we have always been very happy with all aspects of the club. This time however we arrived 5 minutes before our booked time, rang the bell and were then told we didn't have a booking for 7pm as there are no bookings for 7pm. Despite being able to show the first person we spoke to our booking confirmation (OpenTable) we were kept standing at the door for a further 10 minutes. Eventually the manager came and informed us that we didn't a 7pm booking as there were no 7pm bookings, again showed my booking confirmation (in fact I had to repeatedly show the booking which I think the manager was expecting to magically disappear). Eventually it transpired that due to the easing of covid restrictions that day, they decided to change all their bookings which resulted in our booking being changed to 7.30. We never received any notification of this until we got back home, the following afternoon. We were eventually allowed into the club for shortly after 7pm but only after the manager 'checking to see if they had space to squeeze us in, this was all after telling the manager that we had our booking confirmed that afternoon by phone from the VCC. When we got to our table the room was two thirds empty and even after 7.30 there were still tables left. Mistakes can happen but it is all in how these are health with and on this occasion they were dealt with very badly. We did get an apology as we were leaving, which was fine but at the very least one of rounds could have been covered by VCC. The cocktails were really tasty but unfortunately I don't think we will be making 4th visit to VCC which is regrettable as we have enjoyed our previous visits. I came away feeling that the manager didn't believe we had a booking, despite seeing the confirmation and having received the call that day to confirm.
Really nice experience went with a friend and we had a ball, accidentally kept getting the strongest cocktails, we didnt have any food on Saturday but was a lovely atmosphere there. Staff were very friendly and kind, it took a while for us to take order the first time but im presuming this was it was first night all back to normal. Overall a great night.
Loved this place, the cocktails were amazing and strong, big selection, and the guy serving us was so nice and very helpful, we will be back!!
The place is super cute and intimate. Tricky to find but honestly added to its charm. It’s like going back in time and I loved the atmosphere in there. The cocktails were nice and the food outstanding.
The cocktails were fabulous and the setting is perfect to relax and have a few chats
Hi there, Thank you for the 5 stars and the kind words; we look forward to your next visit! Cheers, VCCTeam
Great night service was amazing 🤩 great night had by all x
Hi lorrainel, Thank you for the 5 stars and the kind words; we hope to see you again soon! Cheers, VCCTeam
Very interesting and delicious cocktails. Wait staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Decor is lovely, and a great place to go for a quiet drink.
Hi ElaineF, Thank you for the 5 stars and the kinds words; we hope to see you again soon! Cheers, VCCTeam
Nice cocktails and a lovely atmosphere. Found it quite bizarre however, to be asked to leave after 1 hour 45 minutes, with the place at the time being practically empty. So we went across the road to The Bank and spent another €90 on cocktails there! So a small hint - if a customer is paying money for a service and is quite happy to pay more money for that service, don't ask them to leave!
P.S. There was a small queue of 6 - 8 people outside by the way, but the venue could hold 50 people comfortably at least. So everybody and more could have been accommodated. The owners badly need to reevaluate this crazy policy.
Hi John, Thank you for the feed back, i can see you booked into the 3pm quieter sitting, due to having to close at 8pm all our sittings were reduced from 2 hours 15 mins to 1 hour 45 mins. This is to ensure we can honour any bookings we already had previous to the 8pm closure time. I can see you left at 5pm, this is the start of our next sitting hence why the venue looked 'practically empty'. This next sitting was fully booked and your table was required back for the next guest. Cheers, VCC
We went for brunch for my birthday but unfortunately when we arrived the brunch menus were taken away and we were told there was no brunch it was just the regular menu.
Hi There, Sincere apologies, this is 100% our fault. Unfortunately, due to supply issues, most brunch items were not available on the day. As a result we had to run with our evening small plates menu at the very last minute. All contactable bookings were informed prior to arrival. We really hope this mishap doesn't turn you off returning and giving us another go. Please do let us know if you would like to drop in again. cheers, VCC Team
Beautiful evening and a great date night. Food was delicious and drinks presentation and taste amazing. Bring a coat as it's a little chilly, with that in mind they had blankets and heat lamps (they were very bright which didn't give the best speakeasy vibe) but 100% did NOT affect the overall experience. Definitely a place to go for high end cocktails! And adorable selfie 😋
Really lovely spot for cocktails. Staff were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Perfect for date night
Hi Aoife, Thank you for the 5 stars, we will pass on your kind words to our team, cheers, VCC
Was waiting in the cold despite a reservation. Then a queue of customers up the stairs to be seated. Surely a better process can be implemented. Seated us in the now covered-up rooftop so I was freezing. Wouldn't go back. Drinks were nice but not amazing.
Hi EPBK, Thank you for the feedback. Unfortunately there is only one way in and one way out of VCC. Due to COVID and social distancing guidelines, and an awkwardly tight entrance and staircase we have to clear the building before allowing the next sitting in. This is so guests arriving don't have to squeeze past guests leaving and to ensure the safety of our all guests and staff. Unfortunately on the night of your visit this resulted in a short wait. Apologies for that. VCC Team
The time restrictions given to you as soon as you sit down to drink and eat are very off putting. The entire experience is rushed to get you drunk and fed asap and out the door.
Hi DublinSouth, Thank you for the feedback, on seating, our host informs all guests when the table is required back, along with the location of the toilets and the name of the server who will be looking after you for the duration of your stay. It is not our intention to 'get you drunk and fed asap and out the door'. All sitting are 1 hour and 45 mins, reduced from 2 hour 15 mins pre 8pm closing. The reduction in sitting times is to ensure all previously booked guest bookings are honoured. VCC
Unfortunately not a great experience. The ambience and design of the location are certainly unique. The initial greeting was warm and friendly.
However, the waiters are very pushy. You are constantly asked if you want to order again, even when you still have drink left in your glass or others from your group have already ordered. We had planned on returning again. But after this experience we certainly won’t.
HI Anonymous, Thank you for the feed back, Our servers follow a strict order of service, this is to ensure all guests are looked after promptly and to the best of our ability. We apologise if you felt rushed, this is not our intention, cheers, VCC Team
Server AnneMarie was outstanding
Very pleasantly surprised by how good this place is. Service is superb, staff were so friendly. Food was gorgeous (pork belly especially) and the cocktails were dangerously tasty
We had the most wonderful afternoon of tapas and cocktails. The dirty wizard was one of the nicest I’ve ever tried. Natalia couldn’t have been more welcoming. Will definitely be back. Mark
Amazing tasting cocktails but they use really big ice and it pretty much takes 80% of the glass. Amazing ambiance perfect for a intimate date night.
Delicious cocktails. Great intimate atmosphere with comfy seatings & candle lighting added to the experience. Difficult to find place initially as was just a white door. Had to ring a doorbell to get in. And then was like a nice hidden surprise when you're let inside. Almost like bootlegging days from the 1920s 😉
Beautiful experience, the interior is amazing and the staff are so attentive and friendly would highly recommend
Excellent choice for a special treat. Would highly recommend
Hi RozM, Thank you for the 5 stars and the very kind words; we hope to see you again soon! Cheers, VCCTeam
Great hidden gem in Dublin city center. Fantastic environment. Even better cocktails. The only downside was that we had give up the table for another seating. I will definitely pop in the next time I’m in Dublin.
Hi Anthony, Thank you for the 5 stars, we will be extending the sitting times as soon as restrictions are lifted, cheers, VCC Team
Girls night out!
Hi, Thank you for the 5 stars; we hope to see you again in the New Year! Cheers, VCCTeam
Amazing cocktails and the place is a gorgeous. Staff very friendly. We definitely will return.
Hi NicolaS, Thank you for the 5 stars and very kind words; we look forward to seeing you again in the New Year! Cheers, VCCTeam
Absolutely delicious and creative cocktails in such a cozy and cool atmosphere. Definitely will be back.
Hi Kenz, Thank you for the 5 stars, see you in VCC again soon, cheers, VCC Team
It’s very nice, and the drinks are lovely, however after ordering a lot of very expensive drinks we were told we had to leave as the booking reservation (1h 45m) had elapsed, and that we could put our cocktails in plastic cups. Considering that this place is so pricey, and we felt it was quite unceremonious and unfair to have to leave while we still had our drinks; we were pressured multiple times. It would be better to allow customers to choose how long they wish to stay and for VCC not to book tables consecutively so previous bookings have to leave before they finish their drinks.
Hi Apologies if we didn't meet expectation's. We feel our drinks are priced very reasonably considering that our competitors are approx €1.50 more expensive. VCC operates around sittings, normally 2.5hrs, for now 1hr 45 mins as per guidelines / early closing. Last orders are 30mins before the table is required back, leaving plenty of time for guests to enjoy their last drink & pay the bill without feeling rushed. Tables aren't booked 'consecutively' we leave 15 minutes between to fully sanitize.
Great service ,amazing cocktails , fantastic food ! Overall brilliant experience
Hi JaniceV, Thank you for the 5 stars and the very kind words; we hope to see you again in the New Year! Cheers, VCCTeam
Amazing as always!
Hi PhilC, Thank you for the 5 stars and the kind words; we look forward to seeing you again in the New Year! Cheers, VCCTeam
Lovely food cocktails are terrible over priced for the size of half them and the waitress wanted us to calculate our own bill 🤣
Hi Anonymous, Thank you for the positive feedback on our Food. All our Cocktails are priced at €12.95 and all are served in 8oz or 12oz glasses. Every Cocktail has a minimum of 2oz base spirit. VCC Doesn't split bills, this is widely stated across all menus in house and online. We ask that guests simply tell us how much they want to pay off the bill and we process the payment in cash or multiple card payments. VCC Team
Fantastic place. Lovely service and Christmas atmosphere and even better drinks!! Took some home with me
Hi Chris, Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, see you in VCC again soon, cheers, VCC Team
Meal and drinks were lovely. We understand that there is now a time limit but last orders at 6.20 was a bit early. Overall I enjoyed the experience but do think the last order should have been 7 as it is in most establishments.
Hi Foodie, I can see you were booked into our 17.00 - 19.00 sitting. We do last orders 30 minutes before the table is required back, this is to give guests plenty of time to order and enjoy another drink if required. VCC was fully booked again from 19.00, once a table isn't needed back we allow the table to stay on if they want but on this occasion we we're full. Thank you for the nice comments on Food & Drinks, hope to see you again soon, cheers, VCC Team
Lovely ambiance with excellent cocktails & food. Variety of options for all tastes.
Hi MargaretH, Thank you for the 5 stars, see you in VCC again soon, cheers, VCC Team
We had drinks and chips. The cocktails were all amazing - enjoyed every single one! We also had chips as nibbles and they were yummy too.
Service was very attentive too, couldn’t do enough for us. Our server had great recommendations!
Thanks for everything!
Hi Mary, Thank you for the kind words, we will pass them onto our FOH team, cheers, VCC Team
Very enjoyable evening. Staff were very friendly. Cocktails were amazing.
Hi Eilis, Thank you for the 5 stars and the very kind words; we hope to see you again in the New Year! Cheers, VCCTeam
Fantastic experience. Everything high quality and reasonable prices.
Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team
Loved it. It was like being transported back in time. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly staff. So many cocktails to choose from.
Hi JaneO, Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team
It is an amazing experience. We chose the date night option. Lovely plush surroundings like stepping back in time. Waitress was so helpful. Food was delicious we had meats and cheeses and pastas bravas with a fab bottle of red wine followed by cocktails.it was like stepping back in time. A dining experience with a difference. I’ll definitely be back.
Hi Geraldine, Thank you for such kind words, see you in VCC again soon, cheers, VCC Team
Lovely experience great ambiance great cocktails the staff were very friendly and helpful like a old time speakeasy a must see
Hi Jonathan, Thank you for the 5 stars, VCC Team
Vintage Cocktail Club does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Vintage Cocktail Club also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (01) 675 3552.
Vintage Cocktail Club is rated 4.6 stars by 1375 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.