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Olesya's Wine Bar

18 Exchequer Street, Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
01 672 4087
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Ranked #530 of 1,830 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: South City Centre
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We regularly go to Olesyas wine bar and enjoy their good selection of wines.We usually share their deluxe platter which has a lovely selection of cold meats,cheese,pâté etc which really goes well with the wines. Recently we decided to try their hot food for a change.My husband started with the risotto which he said was excellent.I had the soup,which was... More

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Tallong, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This wine bar has more than 400 wines on offer, a very extensive and interesting wine list with a good variety and reasonable prices. The food is more of the tapas style although there are main courses. The prices are reasonable considering Dublin is generally expensive. And the ambience is excellent. A great place to drop in for a drink... More

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melbourne
Top Contributor
269 reviews 269 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had to call in seeing they had 100 wines by the glass. Good range with knowledgable staff. Their pours are quarter of a bottle to the glass. They have larger plates of food but their platters to share over a couple of glasses are good idea. If you like a glass of wine in nice surroundings then this is your... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I went for the 3 course lunch menu. Great value, tasty food, fantastic service, lovely wine (recommended by the waiter), relaxed atmosphere.....what more could you ask for?? They also accepted a 5 year old voucher that we had misplaced with absolutely no problem.....something that wouldn't happen in a lot of places. Overall I couldn't recommend the place... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We have been going to Olesya's now for a number of years and each time we can't wait to come to Dublin again to go there. It's a charming wine bar that serves a very compact but delicious menu. Each time we've been we have tried something different on the menu and have never been disappointed. The wines are fabulous... More

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Rome, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My girl and I have visited Dublin for two weeks, in that period we've gone in this place for 3 times... We've found quality as well in the products as in the service, so to become our favorite place where spend some nice time drinking a glass of wine (250 ml each one) and eating something... To sum up: Large... More

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Dublin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Myself and my boyfriend went here on August bank holiday Sunday at around 6pm . We both ordered the three course early bird . The terrine was just horrible served with crustinni and some leaves with a balsamic creme . Then after my disappointment of the starter we sat outside for a cigarette . The main came out in seconds... More

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dublin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

After a horrible experience at Jo'Burher down the road, my friends and I decided that we needed a drink. We had no reservation, we just wanted to get a glass of wine. The wine selection was superb, staff so nice. I had a look at the menu we will definitely be back. The wine was delicious. The Argentinian Malbec was... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The wine selection here was impressive, especially the choices available by the glass. The wait staff were very friendly, and the risotto special was excellent. The place is warm and sophisticated, but not stuffy.

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We grabbed a table outside this week. Lots of house rules about time and must eat etc etc. This is a hamburger only joint selling alcohol also. The location is good on a busy thoroughfare. The waiters - all with trendy lots of facial hair - were cheerful and efficient. We went for the fish option and without bread. So... More

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