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The Pavilion | Dun Laoghaire, Dublin 16, Ireland (Formerly Cafe Mao - Dun Laoghaire)
+353 1 214 8090
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Catch some fire in one of our newly refurbished Mao restaurants - Dublin's...
Catch some fire in one of our newly refurbished Mao restaurants - Dublin's favourite Thai/Asian restaurant chain. Our chefs are dedicated to the art of Asian cuisine and their dedication ensures that all our dishes are prepared using only 100% Irish beef, the freshest of ingredients and keeping our cooking MSG and virtually fat free!
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Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value lunch

Best value lunch in dun laoghaire @8:75 for there lunch bowl deal it's hard to beat mid week. If your looking for something tasty in and around the same price range of Mac Ds or BK this is your place but don't think I would go at night or the weekend

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Alexanddad
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I have been coming here for years, but after three disappointing visits, I will now give it a miss for a while. Gone is the theatre of a crowded kitchen creating aromas and noise from sizzling woks serving piping hot fresh food. Several of our dishes were served cold, and my chicken was dry and hard as if reheated and... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Mao Dun Laoghaire, Great “state-of-the-art” food served in exquisite atmosphere by highly proficient and experienced staff – Igor (Maldova – Manager) you will not fail to be wow! This is one of Dublin's finest – Asian Gastronomy. .

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Denise M, Marketing at Mao Dun Laoghaire, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We will pass your comments to Igor and the rest of the staff, and hope to see you back very soon. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Best value lunch in dun laoghaire @8:75 for there lunch bowl deal it's hard to beat mid week. If your looking for something tasty in and around the same price range of Mac Ds or BK this is your place but don't think I would go at night or the weekend

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Came here for Mother's Day lunch. Food and staff were lovely as usual but place was bit dirty and loos were bordering on yuk. The one I used had bad leak and loo roll on the floor and the flush was pretty bad.

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Dublin Ireland
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184 reviews 184 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had eaten here before and found it good. Not this time. Had the Christmas menu and the main was the Malaysian chicken which was just not good. V bland. Will not rush back

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Madrid, Spain
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My last visit to this restaurant was quite a surprise. I had the Hati Ayam and it was scrumptious and my sister had the yellow veg curry which was equally as good. They also had Lassi Smoothies and Margaritas. Everything we ordered was really really tasty. The venue itself is fine. The location excellent. It's right on the seafront. With... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Stopped by for late light lunch around 3pm. Ordered starters and cocktails from a waiter who actually sighed when we didn't order a main course despite restaurant bring empty. Food really poor, service indifferent. Won't be returning.

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Enjoyed a lovely meal with friends ( large group 15) great choice on their Xmas menu 4 starters 5/6 mains 4 desserts for 21.95 I had vegetable spring rolls lovely and fresh and very tasty and the tempura lemon sole was fab as we such a big group we tried nearly all the dishes and everyone enjoyed desserts were simple... More 

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bangor in ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Went in for lunch and had from the lunch menus you got a lot the noodle were especially good and it witching walking distance from the hotel

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Dublin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This would be our regular lunch stop in Dun Laoghaire. Lovely staff, tasty food, great price, good portions. Inside and outside seating. Nice after a stroll down the pier.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Pavilion | Dun Laoghaire, Dublin 16, Ireland (Formerly Cafe Mao - Dun Laoghaire)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 214 8090

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

Description

Catch some fire in one of our newly refurbished Mao restaurants - Dublin's favourite Thai/Asian restaurant chain. Our chefs are dedicated to the art of Asian cuisine and their dedication ensures that all our dishes are prepared using only 100% Irish beef, the freshest of ingredients and keeping our cooking MSG and virtually fat free!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?