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L'Ecrivain

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109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
01-661-19-19
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 258
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Special Evening

We went to restaurant mid week and werent sure what the atmosphere would be like but we need not have worried. The place was packed, great atmosphere, super food and the service was very good. A very special evening. We cant wait to go back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Dublincoleen
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Dublin Ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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419 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dublin Ireland
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We went to restaurant mid week and werent sure what the atmosphere would be like but we need not have worried. The place was packed, great atmosphere, super food and the service was very good. A very special evening. We cant wait to go back.

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We recently went back to L'Ecrivain for our fourth visit, and as always it was a great experience and the food was amazing! We had a pigsback voucher for the 8 course tasting menu and every single course was delicious! I really like the tasting menu, we had in on every one of our visits and always got something different.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Ate in L'Ecrivain last Saturday and the food and service were fantastic. As a big guy I thought the portions could have been bigger but my partner thought they were perfect

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My three sisters and mother had fabulous tasting meal here last night for my sisters birthday they loved it all especially when it came to the end of the evening when I came in to collect my mam to take her home.My six year old son went in to say hello and much to his delight ended up at the... More 

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Navan, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Went here with my partner for the 8 course tasting menu, Lovely location and easy for parking, Walked into the restaurant and we were greated by a very smiley pleasant lady. Coats were taken and offered a drink in the bar or brought straight to our table, lovely decor, the food itself was excellent, very well presented, the staff were... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Started with tortellini/local cheese/nameko mushroom consomme....then to.....Sirloin Beef, truffle, white bean, plus the freshest of vegetables and to finish coffee & Baileys Mousse/ice cream on a Cocoa biscuit with chocolate glaze. Le Contese Prosecco Spumante gave the meal a great refreshing start. 3 course lunch meal for €35 not expensive when you take into consideration the exceptional food quality. A... More 

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Netherlands
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The restaurant is situated half a mile of the popular St. Stephen's Green area and is very easy to reach by public transport. We were with a larger group of people and needed more than just one table. It was no problem for the fully dedicated staff to manage serving our tables simultaneously and to guarantee a smooth continuation of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
216 reviews 216 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We ate here recently and there's not much wrong you can say about the place. It is a lovely laid out and decorated restaurant. The staff are so polite, professional and friendly. You can really tell by the service and their commitment to what they are doing that they are passionate about the food and the restaurant. The food itself... More 

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Cambridgeshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very welcoming atmosphere, great food, wonderful wine and a family-run feel to it. Some people may moan that it is too expensive, but you get what you pay for - and this was very good indeed. Worth every penny.

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Dublin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

From the moment you step into l'Ecrivain you are treated with the utmost professionalism and courtesy. All the staff from Diana at the front desk, all the waiters and waitresses are fantastic, chatty and always with a smile and Martina really knows her stuff about the wines. We are eating again here in a couple of weeks time for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: 01-661-19-19

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?