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Dax Restaurant

$$$$French, European,
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“foie gras” (26 reviews)
“lamb” (42 reviews)
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came for my partner's birthday and everything was perfect! From the food to the service, the entire evening was amazing. I strongly recommend the courgette flower stuffed with lobster... This was absolute perfection

1  Thank Cassandre F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed an elegant 3 course lunch midweek in Dax last Thursday. Service was extremely professional, courteous and nicely paced. All of our choices were delicious with the duck breast enjoying the most praise! Desserts were divine and there wasn't a crumb left over ....More

1  Thank scoutsingas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a most enjoyable evening at Dax recently. A graduation celebration, for a table of 7. The food was outstanding, particularly the 'foie gras' starter, and the chocolate souffle desert to die for. The service was attentive without being overwhelming, the staff obliging and gave...More

1  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and two friends had another fantastic lunch here today and i really cannot praise the quality and taste of the food enough. Many thanks Olivier and your staff ,you never let us down and I look forward to returning

1  Thank Dubguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner with a friend to celebrate something special. We were not disappointed with our choice of restaurant. Our choices from the menu on the night were executed with precision, delicacy and real finesse. We each had a starter and main course and shared...More

1  Thank IrelandAlexandra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! The wait staff was so considerate. Best service ever. I had the Turbot and a appetizer made with smoked salmon. It was the best meal I had on my 11 day trip. We had a long day prior to arriving at...More

2  Thank katweiss2018
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were a last minute party of six on a Sunday night, but they managed to squeeze us in. LOVED the food, and the service was spectacular. Will send everyone I know!

Thank Terese333
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We were a large party that was provided outstanding service. The wine selection was very good. You could get a good wine by the glass. My salmon appetizer was excellent as was the lamp dish for a main course. All my table mates raved about...More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Had lunch in this restaurant and for €35 for a three course meal it was very good value, although vegetables are extra. I had a smoked salmon starter that was delicate and delicious and hake for main course, hake was melt in the mouth and...More

Thank iseult2018
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Dax is a pearl in Dublin. If you enjoy good food and good wines thats the place. The owners are tvo friends from Dax in France. The cooking is a mixture, mostly french but also internatinal and even a little bit Irish. Oliver is the...More

Thank jonasthorir
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Richard D
November 12, 2016|
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Response from RestManReply | Property representative |
We have a website that details all of this, please do visit it, search for Dax Restaurant Dublin (TripAdvisor will not allow a link to be posted) and navigate to our Christmas Page
Joseph M
June 2, 2016|
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Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
April 5, 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
A set amount of courses. So for example a 5 course tasting menu might have 2 starters 1 main and 2 desserts. All would be a little smaller then a similar dish on the main course. When we ate at Dax the tasting menu was based... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$46 - $88
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 1494
  • E-mail
Awarded "Best Restaurant in Dublin" in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2014. Located just off Fitzwilliam Square in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the award winning Dax Restaurant is one of Ireland's premier places to dine. The Dax menu uses only the freshest seasonal Irish and continental produce. Our commitment to healthy fine dining is experienced in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Dax is the perfect location for social or business dining.
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