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Wagamama

$$$
South City Centre
Japanese, Noodle Shop, Noodle
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Unit 4B, South King Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 478 2152
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Our story began in 1992, when we opened our first restaurant in...
Our story began in 1992, when we opened our first restaurant in bloomsbury, london. We wanted wagamama to offer the kind of fresh, fast food and relaxed atmosphere you get in japanese noodle bars. We've gradually grown into a much-loved family of restaurants that spans 17 countries our dublin's city centre restaurant opened it's doors in 1998, being the first wagamama franchise in the world. After several years we decided to spread our wings down south to cork city in 2005 and further again in 2010 to up north to belfast and back down to dublin's blanchardstown. Finally in july 2011 our fifth wagamama opened in dundrum shopping centre
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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    Very good
  • 62
    Average
  • 23
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  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great student deal

Been many times. Great spot for groups but try and book in advance as it is always busy. During the week they do a great student deal 2 for 1 on all mains, with decent portions. Great quality compared to other local student deals. The Pad thai and all fresh juices are super yummy :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
jollyweekenders
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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West Sussex
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Same format as all the Wagamamas, so you know what to expect. Good and tasty. Look out for thus as is down some basement steps

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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644 reviews 644 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It's on the street running up the side of Stephen's Green Shopping Centre & down some steps. The restaurant is nice if you don't mind sharing a bench with strangers & has a decent atmosphere. The menu is great with lots of options. My two gripes are that it's quite expensive and the portions can be a little small.

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Been many times. Great spot for groups but try and book in advance as it is always busy. During the week they do a great student deal 2 for 1 on all mains, with decent portions. Great quality compared to other local student deals. The Pad thai and all fresh juices are super yummy :)

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Well what a place this particular restaurant. Its actually quite hidden. hehehe. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit their. The staff, were most pleasant. I went along with a group of Vegetarians, that I'm a member of. Following is the meal I had. Cha Han yasai AND A Selection of Seasonal Sorbets When I arrived, I was greeted with a lovely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Atmosphere was nice, food was slow and a little cold. Not a massive problem! Added to the bill was €5.50 for a bottle of "Tipperary Water". In this case, the bottle was uncapped and immediately tasted and smelt of standard tap water ( fluoride taste). I can imagine that this bottle was filled and capped after previous use. Customer service... More 

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Dublin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We like coming to Wagamama with the family or friends. We always know what to expect, outstanding service ( staff members are very well trained), freshly made meal, Buzzing atmosphere. Overall,great experience,would definitely recommend.

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Alicante, Spain
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Wagamama is always great anywhere you go, this one was excellent despite the dark locations. All the waiters are super nice and all of them speak different languages specially spanish!! The only improve would be to turn a bit up the lights.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Regular visitor here. The food and service and consistently excellent. The food is authentic and tasty. I have had almost every dish on the menu and recommend them all! But for first timers - try a teryaki or the reliable chicken katsu curry!

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Dunmore East, Ireland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It's been a while since I ate there but the food is very good and represents good value for money. I don't particularly like the bench seating but that's probably just me. Handy location of you're shopping around Grafton Street and don't want to do fast food.

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Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Wagamama is pretty good for a casual and tasty meal. I've been a couple of times and know that the way they operate is that they bring out each dish as they cook it. Most of the time this is fine and all of the dishes arrive within a few minutes. Unfortunately on my recent visit I received my food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Unit 4B, South King Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 478 2152

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 43
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Noodle Shop, Noodle

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

Our story began in 1992, when we opened our first restaurant in bloomsbury, london. We wanted wagamama to offer the kind of fresh, fast food and relaxed atmosphere you get in japanese noodle bars. We've gradually grown into a much-loved family of restaurants that spans 17 countries our dublin's city centre restaurant opened it's doors in 1998, being the first wagamama franchise in the world. After several years we decided to spread our wings down south to cork city in 2005 and further again in 2010 to up north to belfast and back down to dublin's blanchardstown. Finally in july 2011 our fifth wagamama opened in dundrum shopping centre

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