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La Caverna

#94 of 1,946 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 3110
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Istanbul, Turkey
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there with a friend. We could find a table without reservation. The food was delicious and service was good. I would recommend this place.

Thank fehimesen
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to La Caverna. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. The pizza had a delicious base and fresh ingredients topped it. A hidden gem in Temple Bar that I hadn't heard of before, but I will definitely be back!

1 Thank Fiona O
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We are staying just off the Ha'Penny Bridge and searched TA to find and Italian Restaurant on our way through Temple Bar. La Caverna was rated highly and we are glad we went. We didn't have reservations, but the host told us that a table of four was having desert and asked us to come back in 10 minutes. When... More 

Thank JackiefromDC
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I only visit this restaurant on special occasions simply because we want it to remain our special occasion place! The food and drink is exquisite and the staff are extremely helpful and friendly! Highly recommend!

Thank MarkF3
Shifnal, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my sisters hen do and on the final night we decided to book a table at La Caverna to try something different and the reviews looked good, we got there at 8:30pm and as there was a big group of us (16 to be exact) we were placed downstairs in the freezing cold cellar (we were told that... More 

Thank emilycook2103
Dublin, Ireland
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far by best option in Town this year!!! Fish food was fantastic (cozze and squid). Decor and clients were very refined along with the choices of mirrors in order to give an impression of a bigger space. Service was absolutely impeccable. We loved the idea of having a fish bowl within the table! Very original well done! Just one... More 

1 Thank GcRedaelli
Bloxwich, walsalll, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here as a family of 5. Although when asked what water we wanted we said sparkling and they brought the most expensive out. Besides,that the food was delicious and even got to take my left over pizza home for supper. Yum 😀

Thank Lesley M
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132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a restaurant that is likely to divide opinion as it seems that depending on what you get you will love it or hate it. The menu is large and you should be able to find something for everyone. The portion sizes are large and the starter felt like a mini meal. The service was good but not especially... More 

Thank Marc G
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined friends who had eaten there before and in fact had eaten there the previous night!! A wonderful culinary experience. We had varied courses and not a single complaint. Chowder, Caesar, chicken wings all good. Rib-eye steak, rack of Lamb fab. I had Tagliatelle with Scallops and Prawns, now someone in there knows that the basis of a good... More 

Thank Helen R
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited this restaurant on recommendation from a friend,although the food was tasty the main course took forever to come out.the manager I felt was a bit rude to a group of ladies visiting on a hen party because they were singing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $27
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > Temple Bar
  • Neighborhood: Temple Bar
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 3110
Situated in the heart of Temple Bar, La Caverna is a little taste of Italy in Dublin creating a tradition of excellence. With three levels, each comfortably seating up to 40 people, La Caverna is ideal for groups old all sizes. The newly renovated 300 years old Wine Cellar is a beautifully crafted 18th Century Barrel Vault, updated with soft lighting and superb selection of over 150 premium wines from Italy, France and Spain,Portugal, Argentina,California, Chile, Australia, South Africa We are proud to be the only Restaurant in Dublin to serve the entire Wine Collection also by the Glass.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?