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Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

#18 of 1,949 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
South City Centre
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The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
(0) 1-676 4192
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Today
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was really nice. I found the service terribly annoying with this artificial french accent and over the top unnatural smile. I did not like the decor at all.

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1 Thank Carole M
Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined here for a special occasion and were very impressed with our night. The service was excellent and the staff were so friendly. The food was absolutely amazing and the presentation was exceptional.

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Montreux, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My companion kept this little gem a secret, although he has eaten here several times and likes to return when visiting Dublin. It was new and fresh to me and all the more interesting for it being out of the blue. This is a delightful, sophisticated restaurant that can stand up to the most exacting scrutiny. The menu is thoughtful,... More 

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kerry
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Decided to treat ourselves for a special occasion and got a cancellation on a busy Saturday night. From start to finish it was simply sublime from the moment we sat down to walking out the door....it's what you would like to experience everywhere you eat but alas it's not to be! The man himself came to our table to apologise... More 

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1 Thank IfIdonttheywill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was here with friends for set lunch menu! It didn't disappoint and the courses were delicious. Attention to detail is everything and the waiters were exceptional. The wine list is a bible of wines, however very expensive ! Not for the faint hearted !! Overall great experience .

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Thank Olive C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ideal restaurant for a comfortable business meal. Very spacious surrounds with plenty of room between tables to stay out of earshot. With 2 Michelin stars the food doesn't disappoint. Lobster ravioli is exquisite.

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Thank Joe C
Bristol
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a dinner for my husbands 40th Birthday, it was a wonderful treat and the food was amazing. Definitely a place for a special occasion.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We'd planned this meal for the last night of a weeklong trip through the country and in advance of it my wife was worried. She said some reviews on TA were over the top great and others somewhat negative about the experience/price/service. After enjoying a delicious meal here I can definitely understand both opinions and clarify. If you're a foodie... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here years ago and have always wanted to return. I remembered a superb lobster ravioli and was delighted to find a variant still on the menu. Then I had the best pigeon dish I've ever eaten followed by cheese with 4 matched wines then a superb soufflé. Three courses are just over €100 which is fair enough given... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The attention to detail and the quality of our dining experience was remarkable. Patrick Guilbaud personally stopped by our table and even posed with us for a picture. Used online reservation system and it worked perfectly. This is a ten star restaurant that offers the best French food in Ireland. The food was great, but the show is the service.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
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: (0) 1-676 4192

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?