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“Nice quality of food with good variation” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chameleon Restaurant

Chameleon Restaurant
1 Lower Fownes Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
+353 1 6710362
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Ranked #36 of 1,808 restaurants in Dublin
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Indonesian, Tapas, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: South City Centre
Description: Chameleon in Temple Bar is an intimate, ambient restaurant that specialises in Indonesian rice-table. Rice table (or rijst-tafel) is when the diner is served an array of sumptuous different dishes, at the same time, from confit of pork belly with star anise to free range chicken satay to our delicious desserts, all made in-house! Its almost like Indonesian tapas!Since opening in 1994, its owners, husband and wife team, Carol & Kevin have made a point in using as much locally sourced Irish produce as possible, including only using free range Irish chicken and locally caught, seasonal Irish fish.Chameleon is ideal for a romantic get together or indeed, for your birthday party or Christmas party, as they can cater for groups of up to 40 in our private dining rooms.Winning may awards over the years in 2013 the Chameleon was voted Best World Cuisine in Ireland by the highly acclaimed Restaurants Association of Ireland
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“Nice quality of food with good variation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Ask for a table so you do not have to sit at the cushions near the window "with your legs under you", very uncomfortable

Visited June 2013
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Carol W, Owner at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Thank you for your review, indeed, the opium tables can be uncomfortable for tall people especially, however, they are very popular.
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“Coeliac/vegeatarian delicious!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

I am coeliac/vegetarian and this resturant has been here for years and years. Brought my very carnivore/ Bali fluent partner.. We both loved the food/ atmosphere/ service.. An oasis in Dublin!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Flavour to savour , great food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

A lovely place to eat delicious food. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff.Not cheap but worth every penny. Generous servings .

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Carol W, Owner at Chameleon Restaurant, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Thank you very much for your review and the 5 stars, just to let you know we also have the Spice Bar Asian Tapas menu on the ground floor, you can have the same dishes but individually, very handy if you just want to pop in for a bite and a beer.
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“Great food. Great service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

Food is absolutely delicious. Good value. Good atmosphere. The Staff are very friendly and very helpful. Especially one girl in particular called Nicky (i think she could have been the manager) Best service iv ever had actually. Cant wait to go back!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Very different....in a good way.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant was found by me about three years ago by accident, there were 6 of us in temple bar looking for a good place to eat, we had the tasting menu, lots of interesting dishes, really nice, really sensational from a taste point of view, service was great too, been back about 5 times since, love it, but much better with a group of people as you get more dishes, great little place ....................... ......................... ..................................

Visited April 2013
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