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318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
(01)8336759
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Ranked #60 of 1,916 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $89
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
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Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Kinara overlooks Bull Island with beautiful views of Dublin bay.Kinara was opened by Sean Collender and Shoaib Yunus in 2001, Kinara's aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy a consistently good standard of food and service.Open 7 nights a week for dinner and Thursday to Sunday for lunch
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Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had a Sunday lunch with family and ordered a wide selection of starters mains sides and set lunch. I can honestly say that the standard of all was excellent. This is possibly the best Asian restaurant in the country. The staff are helpful and courteous. The facilities are spotless. It has a lovely seafront location and the dining room is... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Love this place... I call here fairly regularly and the standards are always sky high... staff are very friendly and interact with their customers... the food itself is amazing... always fresh and perfect. One word to describe this place "consistent".

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ireland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I had heard about Kinara from loads of friends as I have recently moved to Clontarf. And now I understand what all the fuss is about. With a lovely relaxed bar/waiting area and different rooms to eat in- it was quaint and comfortable. We had booked late- so we're at the back of the building- but I will book in... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Kinara which is closer to our East Point Business park is the best South East Asian restaurant, the Indian breads are excellent and the dishes are customized suiting all the palates, the staff are very courteous, the price is tad higher compared to other Indian restaurants in Dublin however the food beats them all.

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Mullingar, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We visited on a busy Saturday night I have to say that this is the best Indian restaurant I have ever eaten in. I see Indian food as a treat to be enjoyed once or twice a year & this place does not disappoint. Nice staff, but superlative food, added to an extensive wine list, mean that Kinara will be... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Very pleasant surroundings, lovely window table looking out onto the twinkling lights of Dublin Bay. Extensive menu choice. I enjoyed the tandoori sea bass while my companion started with the beef kebabs(very spicy) followed by a chicken curry. All plates cleared! We finished with ice cream and the chocolate fondant which I expected to be a lot richer. Overall a... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is the best Indian restaurant i have eaten in in Ireland. A friend recommended it and as we are big Indian fans we said we had to try it and we were not disappointed. Every thing we ordered, monkfish, prawn, makani chicken, biryani, was amazing and the staff were so engaging too. We will defintely go back when in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I love this restaurant. I've never been disappointed by the food. I've been 5-6 times at this stage and never had any dish that I didn't enjoy. The monkfish starter is perfection, and I've had every prawn dish on the menu. All excellent. The atmosphere is lovely. The waiters are great. My favourite is the Romanian lady who for me... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were there on Tuesday night. It was busy with a nice buzzy atmosphere. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food was excellent. It was the best Indian meal I have had in Ireland. The portions were generous. It was good value. I will be making many return visits!

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Bristol
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you enjoy this type of food, you won't regret visiting Kinara. Tasteful decor, and very well-presented, attentive staff add to the experience. Our visit was on a Saturday night; the place was solidly booked and we had a 1hr 45 minute slot for our meal (having booked about 10 days ahead), nevertheless, the meal was a pleasure in every... More 

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Address: 318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
Phone Number: (01)8336759
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Average Prices: USD 37 - 89
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

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