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Winding Stair

Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland (North City Centre)
01 872 7320
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Ranked #103 of 1,847 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $70
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: North City Centre
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Had a fantastic evening here a few weeks ago. The food was simply fabulous, the steak was beautiful and the cherry chocolate brownie for dessert is a must have!! They also catered wonderfully for my 3 year old which was a great bonus. Lovely staff and a great location overlooking the River Liffey. Will most certainly be back

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Farmington, Connecticut, USA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

A friend recommended that we be certain to go to the Winding Stair...and what a great recommendation! So much so that we ate here every night of our short stay in Dublin. We can't wait to return. Our table overlooking the River Liffey made it all the more special!

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Fairfax Station, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This was my best dining experience in Dublin and one of the best ever anywhere. The food was innovative and delicious.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

fantastic menu and comprehensive wine list in a lovely atmospheric restaurant right on the Liffey in the centre of Dublin. I had a crab starter that was beautifully fresh with delicious if not rather too much soda bread followed by the 10-12 oz Rib eye with hand cut chips that was fantastic. I would recommend this place for either business... More

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Paris, France
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Excellent restaurant, creative, with very good products. The place is charming, the staff cheerful. Recommended, and for me, one of the top non-Michelin Star restaurants in Dublin. Lovely view on the Liffey and pleasant location.

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New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We enjoyed a meal of duck and Ms Adams Chicken, with desserts of bread and butter pudding and jubilee strawberries. In addition, our waitress gave us a couple of very good live music bar recommendations for later - so we wouldn't get caught up in the "tourist trap" Temple Bar area. Thanks for the great tips!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had a fantastic meal here. Lovely atmosphere, great view of the river, and delicious food. The staff were attentive and very professional. The food was local and delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Firstly, this place used to be a great restaurant. I had been here 5 times before but not into east 2.5 years. I always had a great meal but sadly this was not the case this time. 4 of us went for a romantic dinner on a Friday night. Staff were all nice and friendly - I had maybe built... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was on business in Ireland/Dublin and was referred to this restaurant by some friends who live in Dublin, we dined together there last week. The restaurant lives up to its name, the staircases are a bit treacherous, so be careful! I am told this space used to be occupied by a bookstore, so it's a bit boxy, but as... More

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Maryville, TN
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were given a voucher by our tour company. Thought we were in for a real treat. My steak was totally overcooked and I had to send it back. The waiter, at least, was in agreement with me. I think the restaurant pricing, even though we had a voucher, is overpriced.

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