We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1,830 Dublin Restaurants


109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
Improve this listing
Ranked #150 of 1,830 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

385 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

€35 lunch was very good, but note a 12.5% gratuity is automatically added to this. Also, we asked for tap water, but were served "L'Ecrivain" water in a bottle (filtered tap water perhaps?), which was a small extra charge (a euro or two I think). Food was very good standard, but the portion sizes were verging on the ridiculous and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bettystown, Ireland
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I was lucky to be invited for lunch last week. I must say I was impressed at the pre seating area before the meal. the mushroom soup was excellent and the pork belly was also excellent. it was so well cooked it melted in my mouth. the wine was excellent. Although the portions were small I was shocked that I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I arranged a corporate lunch here in their private dining room and it worked out really well . We had a group of 16 and the service from staff was outstanding . Food came quick, and was some of the tastiest food I have ever tasted . The wines were superb also . I especially enjoyed the area for pre... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kildare, Ireland
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We were invited here for a birthday dinner and were looking forward to the experience. We arrived before the rest of our party and were seated at the bar for a pre-dinner cocktail in a nice relaxed space. As others said before the menu is a bit limited but that is often the case I a high end restaurant. Quality... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Yes, yes, yes. Utter professionalism disguised in a relaxed atmosphere, guise and manner. The staff provide excellent, yet appropriately informal service (thanks MARTINA and AMANDA!) and the food is exactly as one might expect from a Michelin starred restaurant. See you again soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Service was superb. Food we ordered while small was tasted superb and presented well. However menu was very limited so I had to order something I wouldn't normally.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

it was a pleasure to eat in a Michelin 1 star restaurant in Ireland. the food certainly complimented that. it was exceptionally well presented and tasted scrumptious. the ambience though is a bit stiff like i was attending the queens afternoon tea party! please lighten up a little guys. if you have foreigners serve make sure they continue with that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Food was beautiful, portions a little small but amazingly presented and full of flavour! Bill was €273 for 2 of us. They have the reputation but felt it was still overpriced for the experience!! The wine was nothing out of this world, but we drank 2 bottles so it must have been ok!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rockledge, Florida
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This almost seems like a restaurant that wants to keep the options few and the performance of each solid, but doesn't that create boredom. 4 options for starter and 4 for main, and none really hit my fancy, so we had a starter and a main and that was it. The bread was good, the amuse vouches very good, but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Drogheda, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Myself and my wife just availed of TheDiningRoom.ie voucher for 1/2 price offer on L'Ecrivain's 8 Course Tasting Menu. (75euro instead of usual 150euro for 2 people) Having reviewed some of the earlier reviews of the same tasting menu at this location we were somewhat apprehensive about what we might experience. But thankfully any doubts we may have had were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed L'Ecrivain also viewed

Dublin, County Dublin
Dublin, County Dublin

Been to L'Ecrivain? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing