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18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8, Ireland
+353 1 873 2266
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2015

My mum and i flew over to Dublin for a girly day of shopping, cocktails and lunch for my mums birthday...after a lot of research i decided to book Chapter One for her special lunch...and i am SO happy that i did! I have eaten at many places all over the world and you can often have delicious food but... More 

Thank Lisa A
Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Pleasant ambiance. Unfortunately not for the wheel chair bound. The ambiance was lovely, the staff most efficient and friendly, but not overpowering. The food was just about passable. Like a lot of expensive restaurants nowadays, pork, bacon ham and cod are plentiful on the menu. The Irish catering haven't come to terms with the fact that half the world doesn't... More 

Thank Barbara_purple
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I came to chapter one a week day with a booking a week prior for the table du chef. A must do as you are seating with your guests in the kitchen on a unique table for a unique experience. Cooks are coming to introduce you the dish they prepared for you and you also get the opportunity to discuss... More 

1 Thank Alexandre L
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2015

I adore this restaurant. We sampled the pre-theatre menu. What a bargain. Service was excellent - extremely welcoming, seemingly effortlessly finding the Noma side of the tightrope between extreme attentiveness and affected nonchalance. Ross Lewis is something of a genius, and his ability to impose traditional Irish ingredients on the famous paradigm of classical haute cuisine yields results that are... More 

1 Thank mrmark1986
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2015

Chapter one is simply one of the best, most relaxed, amazing restaurants in the whole of Ireland. The welcome, the décor, the comfort, the wonderful staff and the service were all exemplary. The food, after all this is why we went there, is sublime, imaginative, beautifully presented, perfectly cooked and above all tasted magnificent. It was money well spent, it... More 

1 Thank GeGa
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123 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2015

Had an amazing lunch in Chapter One, everything about this restaurant is first class - from the greeting at the door to the attentive waiters & then the stunning food. Loved it!

1 Thank MaggieDublin
Drogheda, Ireland
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150 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2015

So unpretentious and such a superb dining experience! Chapter One makes each and every guest feel like they are royalty! The service is discreetly attentive; the food is sublimely presented; each morsel is a kaleidoscope of flavour, texture, colour and downright deliciousness! And this is just the Pre-theatre menu! Treat yourself!!

1 Thank Mary A
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Experienced chapter one while in Dublin on Tuesday and I was the highlight of our stay. We had opted for the lunch menu and we both chose the venison dish ... Unbelievable :) One thing I would like to highlight is all the staff .. They are on a whole other level. Each one was genuinely nice and clearly passionate... More 

2 Thank Dean J
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2015

An amazing evening at the Chef's table in Chapter One. Four of us enjoyed the tasting menu with matching drinks. The food was superb as you'd probably expect but what made this different was the genuine friendliness and engagement we had with the dedicated chef's in the kitchen. The Chef's table offers you privacy if you want it but I'd... More 

1 Thank Jon G
Mosta, Malta
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

...dinner at this rest is a must. A headache to find a table but keep on persisting if you are a food lover. The tasting menu was expensive but worth every euro spent.

1 Thank Chris M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 873 2266

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