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51 Wellington Quay | Capel Street Area, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353(0)1 6775758
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    Very good
  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
No complaints at all

We found this little restaurant after wandering round the noisy Temple Bar and not liking the look of anywhere and we really please with our choice. We had a couple of starters and two different chicken main courses and enjoyed our food. My husband was a bit disappointed there wasn't any Guiness... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
Jacks5
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York, United Kingdom
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Cumbria
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We came across this restaurant when out walking in the evening. What a great choice, friendly and attentive staff. Delicious meal and dessert. Nice glass of wine. Great ambience. Would recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Thought the place looked nice from the offset !! Staff not interested to be honest . Starters were okay but mines came and my girlfriend waited a further 5 minutes for hers ! Mains came whilst we were still having our starters ! I had a pizza with an egg on it and my girlfriend had the four cheese pizza... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We found this little restaurant after wandering round the noisy Temple Bar and not liking the look of anywhere and we really please with our choice. We had a couple of starters and two different chicken main courses and enjoyed our food. My husband was a bit disappointed there wasn't any Guiness on offer and just 2 choices of larger... More 

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wakering
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We would not recomend this restaurant it's over priced and poor quality. The staff were friendly but this did not make up for the poor food. Our group ordered a variety of pizzas and pastas everything was bland completely tasteless. The garlic bread was basically cheese on toast, the fresh basil on the pizza was pesto, and the £23 bottle... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Maybe we just visited on an off day or something but after our experience at this restaurant I couldn't possibly recommend it to anybody. For starters, our server couldn't have possibly been less interested in her job and came off as rude and condescending. My girlfriend asked a question about one of the items on the menu and I visibly... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We tried to get into many other places that were super busy and loud, this restaurant had many customers, but was quiet too. The service was friendly and our meals came out quickly, which were delicious. We'd eat here again.

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Limerick, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I don't see how so many people complain about this restaurant when it's fantastic! The staff are friendly, the food is delicious and quick, and the seating was quirky and interesting. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and will be back!

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Fantastic food and good service, could do with freshening up and it doesn't need the flat screen telly as the food does the talking, we would eat there again in a heartbeat!

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

My son and I went after a major rugby match. The place was almost full. They fitted us in and the service and food was excellent. My son left his favourite hat alas. However he went back a couple of days later and there it was. They remembered him.. How good was that! Go

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A waitress was stood on the street outside this restaurant with menus. The menu was small but reasonably prices, especially for dublin! She asked us what size table we wanted and showed us into the restaurant. The restaurant is very dated and cramped. There were no tables free when we entered the restaurant but there was no bar or waiting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 Wellington Quay | Capel Street Area, Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353(0)1 6775758

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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