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La Gondola

51 Wellington Quay | Capel Street Area, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353(0)1 6775758
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Ranked #1,057 of 1,795 restaurants in Dublin
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- May 3, 2014
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

The foodds is unbelievably bad. And the service even worse. We paid our bill...but NEVER got our card back. The gentlemen said it was denied and he had to cut it. So, I say I don't think so and call my bank. The card has been ran for 3 times the amount. I leave and tell the bank what happend.... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

This place is as fake Italian as you can get. The service is horrid. And when I complained they refused to remake and I refused to pay for food I didn't eat because it was so bad on the first bite..they called they police. The staff there are rude. But more over the food is just not worth it. The... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Typical fake italian restaurant, trap for tourist that thinks that with an italian name the restaurant makes italian food, is not like that. Is not real italian, the only good thing of this place are the waitress that are really friendly with customers. A real italian restaurant has not Cesars salad and pizza Mexicana with Jalapeños on the menu and... More

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Dundalk, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Is it true this little gem of a restaurant is now closed in temple bar? This was one of my favourites.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Food really nice. Service very friendly. They do a varied menu but if you order a pizza make sure you are hungry...they are massive

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Visited this restaurant and paid 15 euros for some spaghetti in tomato sauce. Asked for some Bacon, didnt get any. Was expensive and plain. Also was charged 3 euros for a can of coke. I know Dublin is expensive but will not be paying these types of prices again.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

we had been here before but forgot the name of the restaurant! we wandered round Temple bar and eventually realised we had gone past it twice....ANYWAY we loved it ,small and pleasant restaurant with lovely italian food. Well worth a visit - we will be back!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

no bells and whistles but really good authentic Italian food. the only disappointment was they didn't have the dessert I ordered. will definitely be back

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

To say this is a small restaurant would not only cover the size of the place but also the service or lack of and the food being served while ok is no more than ok. Not too busy yet still left waiting on everything ordered and staff were under trained to say the least. And to charge 23.95 for 3... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Good food, pleasant service. Small restaurant in Temple Bar. Could have thought of better music than gangsta rap and booties ;-)

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