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The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 676 4192
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many thanks to Stéphane Robin and the staff for such a memorable lunch. Outstanding food, fantastic service with a smile and some exceptional wines.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything about this restaurant spells quality, attention, professionalism. Superb food is always guaranteed. Feel special and appreciated. Take your time and revel in the experience. Quietly superb. Thank

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kate L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely staff! Not fussy in any way which was great but the food was quite old fashioned and not jumping with flavour. There are far more exciting and flavoursome restaurant experiences to be had for a €300 meal for two!! Ticked it off the list.....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank timo28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here tonight with friends from England.I feel the meal was prepared with clinical precision of an appendectomy.I expected artistic presentation,colours,textures,depth and subtlety in flavours on every account I was left disappointed. There was no wow factor.no creativity.I was looking at an IKEA print of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank warice
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with friends as heard great things. This place is now my favorite place to dine. We went for an early lunch at 1:30 and stayed for hours. The service is to the highest standard. The food is absolutely delicious. There is 2 choices of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PennyC993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really lovely lunch at this restaurant for our wedding anniversary, the staff all made us feel very welcome and the service was impeccable, we had the 4 course Degustation Menu and wines to accompany. The food was all beautifully prepared and presented...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andy448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you loved French cuisine in around 1985, you can find it still alive and well here. We ordered from the carte, and it was pleasing, but it was also strangely dated. The roast beef came with a dry, crisp circle of pommes de terrre...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank dianep435
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt my favourite fine dining experience in Dublin. Great experience for the entire evening and they really make you feel welcome and appreciated.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tom C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great dining experience in a most elegant surrounding. The charm of the waitstaff is an extra.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank M236AWwilliamf
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Brought some friends from Sardinia for Sat lunch, and once again was not disappointed. Ordered the Chicken & Lobster Boudin, Butter Roasted Monkfish, sublime Pomme Purée, Superb Espresso with divine Petite Fours. Only let down was the not so chilled Deutz Champagne, Service was Professional,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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March 6, 2018|
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Response from Antony T | Reviewed this property |
You can assume it will be expensive - probably similar to the cost of the food.
December 26, 2017|
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Response from Joan L | Reviewed this property |
It's always better to go to a nice place on your own than NOT go there, so yes, do it.
Chris B
February 21, 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I´ve only dined at the restaurant once, and then I saw people with everything from suits to denim. It´s fine dining so I will not recommend jeans, but if you must then at least wear dark ones and a shirt. Enjoy your visit :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
7:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
7:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
7:00 PM - 10:15 PM
12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
7:00 PM - 10:15 PM
7:00 PM - 10:15 PM
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 4192
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