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National Gallery Cafe

) #965 of 2,078 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Cafe, Irish, European
Clare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 661 0545
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good53%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (20 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“ciabatta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 5:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Irish, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Clare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We used visit this restaurant for lunch while in Dublin. The staff are always very friendly and helpful. This day, the food was basic, yet tasty. Well done to the staff. ENJOY!

Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in here for a quick coffee & scones after being at the wonderful Vermeer Exhibition & have to say standards have disimproved since our last visit. The skinny latte's were definitely not warm enough & the scone (which was more like a bun)...More

Thank C_and_H_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having arranged to meet someone here and having arrived early, I thought I would try out the lunch at this restaurant. Generally, important galleries in Euopean capitals have pleasant eating spaces and good food. Not this one! I was a victim of my optimistic assumption....More

Thank eddielennon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by after visiting the museum. Great for a midaftternoon, tea or coffee. It is the atrium of the museum.

Thank Dave-Marilyn-15301
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had lunch here before visiting the gallery!! Ended up being the highlight of the gallery visit!! Salads were fresh and crisp!! Staff was prompt in serving us cafeteria style!

Thank Dr Tim T
Aine M, Guest Relations Manager at National Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Customer feedback is really important to us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our selection of salads. We will pass your compliments to our staff. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Management

Reviewed May 4, 2017

Very bright and buzzy cafe with a good mix of hot and cold dishes. Even if you're not going to visit for arts sake it's a nice spot for a casual lunch.More

1  Thank LarsOReilly
Aine M, Guest Relations Manager at National Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Customer feedback is really important to us. We appreciate the time you took to write the review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our food offering and the ambience. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at the cafe recently. It is located at the Clare St end, new wing of the Gallery building. It is a very bright open nice space. The selection of hot food for lunch was very limited. The food was over-cooked and sitting...More

Thank ryanpat
Aine M, Guest Relations Manager at National Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Customer feedback is really important to us. We appreciate the time you took to write the review and we take your comments on board. Kind regards Management

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

We had two lovely chicken ciabattas, one soup and one coffee and all were fresh and tasty. But at a cost of €20.45 it is overpriced as this is basically a self-service cafe. It is of course convenient for visitors to the gallery so one...More

Thank 320bk58
Aine M, Guest Relations Manager at National Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Customer feedback is really important to us. We appreciate the time you took to write the review and we take your comments on board. We engage in regular price comparisons with our competitors in the area....More

Reviewed March 11, 2017

Oh dear, what an impeccable cafe this could be with a little forethought. It has really nice food, good staff, reasonable prices, and a bright airy table area, between two buildings, covered by a high ceiling that admits plenty of natural daylight. But why, oh...More

Thank corkdave
Aine M, Guest Relations Manager at National Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed all aspects of the dining experience from the ambience, the food right through to the customer service experience. We will pass on your compliments to our staff. Thank you...More

Reviewed March 3, 2017

Lovely fresh, healthy food choices and a choice of fresh fruit too! Would be a great place to meet friends for lunch.More

Thank Rhian M
Aine M, Guest Relations Manager at National Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Customer feedback is really important to us. We appreciate the time you took to write the review and we take your comments on board. We engage in regular price comparisons with our competitors in the area....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 661 0545
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