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La Maison

15 Castlemarket Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
01 6727258‎
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Ranked #165 of 1,845 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed 6:30 pm - 10:30 am
Thu - Sat 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: La Maison is the latest venture of Breton chef Olivier Quenet. In April 2009 he transformed his French cafe and boulangerie, La Maison des Gourmets, into a simple yet chic restaurant where he aims to continue his dedication to Irish people eating affordable freshly prepared produce.The menu is a well thought out selection of French dishes; huitre (fresh oysters), plateau de pates du jour, poele de la mer, tarte provençal and cote de boeuf to name but a few of the wonderful choices on offer. Upon arrival diners will be welcomed by the Maitre d'hotel, Tony Kelly. His high expectations ensure that the service is impeccable with sparkling glassware, starched linen napkins yet all the while remaining relaxed and friendly.The authenticity of La Maison begins with the artwork, works by Leonetto Cappiello, L’oir Dor, and Diable Vent, all sourced from the Paris at Puces market.
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Came across this little gem of a restaurant by accident and so glad we did. We had the langoustines followed by the Cote de Boeuf and the food was excellent. The staff are very friendly and accommodating and the restaurant is small and simply decorated to great effect - really stylish.

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Wexford, Ireland
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158 reviews 158 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place in Castle Market has been open for two months, according to the French waiter, although I see from reviews that others have been coming for 4-5 years. The decor is simple and attractively French, the menu Provençal. We had soup and main fish courses, My wife had the poêlée (skillet) of mussels and salmon, delicious, although she would... More

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Manchester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

fantastic food excellent service especially the waiter Igor he made us feel very welcome as did all the staff will be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Can totally recommend this place - delicious french food, cool/friendly staff. Especially the mussels were deliciously prepared with a great taste of herbs..

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We've been coming back to La Maison for 4 or 5 years now. While it is not the very best food in Dublin (you can go to Chapter One or Guilbaud's and pay twice or three times the price), it is consistently top drawer, with good service and good value for money. We'll keep coming back.

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Short menu well executed . Good value 3 course menu 26euros for me , and pea risotto and Poelee de mer for spouse.. Small restaurant but good space outside for the warm evening. Tarte de jour was apple and disappointing.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Nice city restaurant very good authenthic french food ok price .A must place to stop by for a lunch to chill and enjoy a lovely wine

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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very impressed with the range that was served in this restaurant. Starter of fried frog legs and snails in garlic butter was a combination I had never anticipated but was left very impressed. Lamb fillet with chickpeas was cooked perfectly with the mint placed in the centre of each lamb fillet. Crepe suzette to finish. Small quaint restaurant but there... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Always in search of the perfect French restaurant; I had high hopes for this place which seemed to be garnering good reviews. Alas, a bit of a let-down!... Service was slow and one of the waiter was obviously wishing he was somewhere else. And the food was just about average. I find French food doesn't really bear averageness well and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Directly across Castle Market from Jo’Burgers is La Maison, Chef and owner Olivier Quenet’s charming and intimate French restaurant. On the night we visited, the temperature outside had dropped dramatically so we were happy to have a warm place in which to dine. What we weren’t prepared for, however, was just how flawless the meal and service was. We ordered... More

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