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Kinara

#69 of 1,863 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
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318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
(01)8336759
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Kinara overlooks Bull Island with beautiful views of Dublin bay.Kinara was...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Service and Excellent Food

The service was excellent, pleasant staff always on hand. Our food arrived together and water constantly topped up. Complementary poppadoms too. The early bird was good value and very tasty. The jalfrezi wasn't too spicy and the chicken was beautifully cooked. The Missala was very creamy. Some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Dublin
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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Dublin
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The service was excellent, pleasant staff always on hand. Our food arrived together and water constantly topped up. Complementary poppadoms too. The early bird was good value and very tasty. The jalfrezi wasn't too spicy and the chicken was beautifully cooked. The Missala was very creamy. Some of the mains were quite steeply priced but I don't doubt they are... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Here is a restaurant that understands the importance of customer satisfaction and delivers it. First and foremost the customer is welcomed here in a manner that many other restaurants in Dublin could take a lead from. Secondly the quality of the food served is of a high order and if you have some doubts about how hot or spicy a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Visited as a party of Three, the quality of the food was great, we were asked what level of spiciness we would like,all our dishes, lamb, beef and chicken being cooked and served promptly and correctly. Prices are quite good by Dublin standards Although it was a busy Saturday Evening we all felt that the service was a bit too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Visited Kinara last Christmas for a meal with friends. The food was amazing! After dinner we went upstairs to the cocktail bar to enjoy their amazing cocktails ! I had a gingerbread daiquiri and an old fashioned they were delicious! Service was outstanding also.

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Kufstein, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My Husband and I decided to book this restaurant based on a recommendation. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was pretty busy but the staff were very attentive. When we first arrived, we were given a table downstairs but Another member of staff suggested we might like a table upstairs as there was a large party booked for the ground... More 

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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is my absolute favourite restaurant in Dublin so we took some visiting friends here on a recent Saturday night. As always, the staff are lovely and very welcoming. We had a cocktail in the bar first and then we ate upstairs. As usual, we ordered too much food but it was all delicious so we tried our best to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have been coming to this restaurant a couple of times a year for the past few years. I've never had a bad experience, staff are always polite and lovely, the food is exceptional with good portion size! Their Korma is my favorite dish, although in other Indians I would go for spicy dishes, here I just cant resit the... More 

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The food is just amazing here, whether you like mild or spicy. The staff are so lovely, always like a chat and a laugh.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Such a delicious menu. Love the dips for the poppadoms. Always great service and with a smile. Truly amazing food.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Have had several meals here and have always enjoyed it. Excellent, attentive service and delicious food on every occasion - what more could one ask for in a restaurant!

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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, Middle Eastern, Pakistani

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: (01)8336759

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 89
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view

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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