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Chapter One

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18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin, Ireland
01-873-22-66
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a quiet square at the top of OConnell Street this is well worth a visit. It is in the basement and I did not see easy wheelchair access. It is well lit and very comfortable. Service is excellent as is the food.

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Thank gerardd782
Montreux, Switzerland
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here earlier this month prior to visiting The Gate - from this experience I would very much like to return in order to experience the full dinner menu. Having said that I was pleasantly surprised by the pre-theatre menu which is far more comprehensive and interesting than is often the case.This is an excellent restaurant - the staff... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been here a few occasions and the quality of the fare never disappoints although one can feel a bit guilty by the extravagance of it all, but I guess that's why we go there! The staff are friendly and very informative about the menu and the wines. Book well in advance as it's understandably very popular.

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Thank Dublin16Family
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Three of us arrive for our reservation and were greeted by several members of staff with their long while aprons and were directed to our table. Our lunch time menu presented us with surprising options. Each of us made a point to get different dishes for each course and we were certainly not disappointed. The service, presentation and food was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Both my husband and myself had lunch in this restaurant. We found it relaxing and enjoyed our time there. The food was beautiful and the service was great. Very contented customers.

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Thank Bernadette R
Ireland
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last week we went to chapter one for dinner, one of my favourite places to eat, but only for special occasions, as it is expensive. The selection now is dinner menu or tasting menu, tasting menu requires all party to participate, price€90pp, they also have recommended tasting wines to go with this @€60ppwhich for a table of four €240 which... More 

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Thank Herbie60
County Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a superb little restaurant. It has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The staff are excellent and gave great recommendations. Its one you should try.

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Thank Tony B
Dublin
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I do love Chapter One, but have had one meal that I wouldn't rate. A lamb dish that was over cooked and not up to their standards. Having said that, it is a great spot and I always look forward to eating there!

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Thank Neville69
Meath
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As always chapter 1 never fails, food , host and Atmosphere always on point. As a family we always come together for our family Christmas celebration and have never faulted the food to date.

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Thank 955ciarad
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is first class High end quality If you enjoy your food this is the best place to go It is not pretentious it is casual but professional in all respects You can see a menu that is extraordinary by any standard And a staff that are entertaining knowledgeable I know little about wine but I always end up writing... 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
Average prices
$147
Cuisine
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: 01-873-22-66

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