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The Cliff Town House Hotel and Restaurant

22 St. Stephens Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
+353 16383939
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Ranked #265 of 1,829 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $92 - $118
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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72% Recommend
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Date | Rating
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Douglas, Cork, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The Cliff town House Hotel is a grat place to eat.Its location is right int he center of Dublin just across the road from St Stephens Green Park which is ideal for a stroll.The choices on the menue variey with the Early Bird menue of great value

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

As a sister property to the wonderful Cliff House in Waterford and with their michelin starred chef there actually presiding over this menu expectations were high booking this restaurant however, we were really left feeling quite disappointed. The waiter who greeted us was very rushed almost throwing menus at us when we were seated. There was no introduction to the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I ate here with friends on a Friday night. We visited the oyster and champagne bar before dinner. The oysters were fresh and tasty. The barman was friendly but only intermittently present. He did oblige in taking a group photo for us. We were seated for dinner shortly after. The waiter was not at all friendly and behaved as if... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We fell across this little restaurant and were really pleased when we were able to get a table. The food was superb and the waitress was really lovely. I would definitely tell everyone to find this little gem when in Dublin. Even thinking of trying to book for this evening but as we are only in Dublin for 2 nights... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Food was exceptional, with a range of delicious dishes and innovative presentation including foamed mousse and real smoke for the smoked salmon. I would focus on seafood which is where they appear to excel. Very attentive service made the whole experience very enjoyable and excluding wine the meal was reasonable value at ~£30 per head for two courses.

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dublin
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Dined here last night. Warm welcome . Poor service in cocktail bar. Had to go looking for bar man. Did not know how to make some basic cocktails. When they arrived they were ok. Service at dinner was amateurish. Gluten free bread arrived after starters were finished. But it was very good and the butter is beautiful. When delivered the... More

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Clonmel, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food here was fantastic right from the starter through to the dessert even including the tea afterwards! The staff were great, very attentive & helpful. Will definitely be back!!

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good food prepared and served to a excellent standard. As a Dublin Restaurant it has to be good as there is a lot of good competition within close proximity. Although we arrived around 9pm the chef did say he had run out of some of the popular dishes but he did a good job with the dishes we had.

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Dublin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Family of three adults Monday 4th August 2014. This dining room is really attractive as it looks out on St. Stephens Green. Everything exudes elegance. Aperitifs came quickly. Dressed crab was excellent. Starters eaten, we were told that there was only lobster for two of the three ordered. Sole was 'market price' and a fillet was offered at €12 …a... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

I took my mother to a lovely dinner while staying in Dublin. The dining room is lovely - all white with dark blue furniture. We had the most delicious Dublin prawns tempura with greens and a lightly sweet sauce. For the main, we had a half lobster (smallish) and an excellent beef fillet. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful with... More

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