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La Caverna

#106 of 1,960 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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County Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a lovely meal here. Staff lovely and a great pizza for 10 euro. We also had mussels and pasta and all were great.

Thank Mb3239
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were enjoying a five day break in Dublin and chose to eat Italian on our last evening. We had seen good reviews and Trip Advisor, so decided to try La Caverna. The service was excellent. We were given perfect time to browse the menus, our drinks came promptly and we were given a sensible amount of time between courses.... More 

Thank Clare R
Marrowstone Island, Washington
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I looked for a nice Italian restaurant near our hotel, a little more quiet. There was a very pleasant atmosphere despite a bride's party on the upper level. The tagliatelle with scallops and shrimp was nice.

Thank svkaloki
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here with my partner numerous times in past 3 years and I've never been disappointed. The staff are super friendly ,the setting is lovely and the food is authentic Italian cuisine . All fantastic a real hidden gem of Dublin City .

Thank Conor F
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this restaurant with 7 other friends and we are from the US. We were there to enjoy few drinks and i must say it was our best night. The waiter was the best as he served us very well and made sure we love what he presented. We had 6 bottles of Pinot Grigo and one Prosecco -... More 

Thank cocodou2015
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was referred here by the hotel we were staying at for our first day in Dublin. Because of jet lag issues, we went for the early bird special. We requested the cavern room downstairs & it was lovely. We were the only diners at that time. I had the calamari & husband had the garlic prawns. Both were done very... More 

Thank Louise J
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a hen do with friends - really lovely food (we ate from the 3 course fixed price menu) - thoroughly recommend!

Thank Gs24f
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are both from London and new to this restaurant but really amazing food at an affordable price 😊 Myself and my wife had garlic prawns and bruschetta as starter, penne carbonate and beef lasagne as main course. We were unsure which wine to select as they have a wide range but our waiter was very helpful and truly amazing.... More 

Thank dallia2680
Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has old stone walls that resemble a cave. The staff is gracious and most importantly they serve great food until 11 pm. The wine menu is extensive but the bar is limited to wine only (limited = 8 pages of wine – so no real limit on the wine). Fun for the kids: there are fish tanks embedded... More 

Thank awaywegowithkids
Newry, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in first Saturday in July -- Two starters (cheesy garlic Bread & home made vegetable roll) - both good For mains my wife had fillet steak, garlic potatoes and chopped season vegetables -- excellent I had smoked salmon penna pasta in a cream and white wine sauce -- superb. This was an amazing dish one dessert and 2 glasses... More 

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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 - $26
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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?