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109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1919
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (100 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (52 reviews)
“foie gras” (44 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came in as a couple to review the food – from the business point of view. Have not reviewed Derry Clarke’s food for some time. The service was very attentive, but the food was sublime! We chose the regular menu, but my partner fancied...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere in a beautiful setting. Perfect for a special occasion. Can't wait to go back

Thank gkavo56
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very lucky enough that the owner and the chef are related to my husband through marriage, so we got a very, very special experience. I was pregnant so I couldn't have some of the fish menu items, and Sally was so great about...More

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been to L'Écrivain for quite some time and, not being able to get a table in The Pearl Brasserie, another one of our favourites, I just tried on the off chance to get a table for two at short notice. Surprisingly we were...More

2  Thank N8392LNmary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place oozes quality.The staff were very welcoming and knowledgable.Let the sommelier do the talking and the choosing.The food was beautifully presented and satisfying.The night was rounded off when the beautiful lady of the house drove us back to our hotel.

Thank gareth47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After building the restaurant up in my head I was very disappointed! The food did taste good, but no better than your average early bird anywhere else in Dublin. Not one dish stood out as special. The portion size is probably the worst part of...More

1  Thank bobrolll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great evening here with friends. The staff were fantastic, could not have been more helpful though not intrusive. The food tasted as good as any we have ever had. My steak was cooked to perfection but was quite small. Having said that,...More

Thank SouthCountyBoy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been to L'Ecrivain many times and was never wowed. It provides everything you'd expect of a top restaurant but I feel the decor in the main dining room let's it down. However, this time our group went for the tasting menu with the wine...More

Thank Richie H
Reviewed February 1, 2018

The food was of the quality one would expect of a Michelin star restaurant. The staff were excellent and showed great attention to detail throughout the course of our meal. The price was expensive but worth it for the food, our only issue was the...More

Thank myholidayadventures1
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I booked L'Ecrivain months ago, telling the person on the phone at the time if was for my wife's birthday. We had never been there before. The experience was fantastic. We took the tasting menu with wines. What we got for that were great stories...More

Thank fredericmeyer
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June 25, 2017|
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Response from Golfingmags | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual - no need for jacket.
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Singstress | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure if there's wheelchair access - they did seem to have tables on the ground floor level, but we were brought upstairs (about two flights) and I didn't see any evidence of lifts....very remiss of them not to... More
November 7, 2016|
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Response from Harleyclarkey | Reviewed this property |
Just called them for you.......no lunch on Saturday. However, they are open for Saturday lunches for Rugby matches......the 19th & 26th November
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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 661 1919
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