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Hemmingway's Restaurant

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Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin 3, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
+353 (0)1 833 3338
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place

We had a fabulous meal there. There is a great selection on the menu with lots of specials. We both had fish and it was cooked to perfection.The waiter/manager was very friendly and the prices were reasonable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Michael N
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had a fabulous meal there. There is a great selection on the menu with lots of specials. We both had fish and it was cooked to perfection.The waiter/manager was very friendly and the prices were reasonable.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Really good food with a great atmosphere, very friendly staff cannot fault the place at all! Highly recommended!

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is an astounding restaurant - if you like fish this place is fab! Try the cod it's never been off the menu and the pil pil is a must!

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Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

I so look forward to my favourite restaurant in Dublin. I travel from Drogheda to eat here. i don't eat fish except for Hemmingways. Brian's restuartant is excellent and well worth a visit and it won't be your last.!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food here is amazing - quaint restaurant - fabulous atmosphere. Specialty is seafood so fresh - great music played in the background. I would highly recommend Hemmingway's Clontarf. Dublin 3 Ireland.

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dublin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just back from another lovely meal at Hemmingway's.The Halibut was simply devine, and Brian was as charming a host as ever. Perfect evening. Will be back real soon.

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Dublin, Ireland
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138 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've always enjoyed eating at Hemingways. The manager is charming and good fun, a wide-ranging selection of fish and seafood, and always always of the highest standard. This does come at a price but good things often do.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My father, who is from Dublin, asked me to find a good fish restaurant for our last evening in the city. I picked Hemmingways from the reviews on this site and was not disappointed. Great food and fantastic service even from giving us directions when we were lost. Very small and relaxed with a fantastic specials board. Would definitely go... More 

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have just come back from this restaurant and have to say it is one of the nicest places I have been in Dublin and Ireland in a long time. I am back from Bournemouth for a visit and love Mark Hix in Lyme Regis but this is great. The choice of fish and the way it is cooked is... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This little restaurant was a surprise. The owner was very friendly and helpful, the product (fish and seafood) were of a superb quality and the cooks knew the job. The result: The best meal we took in Dublin. The salads were also incredible. It worth every euro we paid. Don’t miss this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin 3, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)1 833 3338

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood

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