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L'Ecrivain

#192 of 2,013 Restaurants in Dublin
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109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1919
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I ate here recently on a random Thursday night as we had bought a deal on thetaste.ie for two three course seasonal meals for €75. It was amazing value and will happily return and pay full price as in essence, it's a six course meal with amuse bouche, sorbet and petit fours. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and doesn't... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the private room 'The Kitchen' to celebrate my mothers 80th birthday and had the most fantastic time. Excellent food, wonderful ambience, exceptional staff - we had a truly memorable evening - relaxing and yet very attentive. Highly recommended - thanks to all the staff and keep it up. World class quality.

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Thank LorrSch
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

ate in L'Ecrivain last Friday, service was excellent from start to finish, super wine list and we ate off the A la carte dinner menu, amouse bouche and additional courses were really enjoyable and added to the experience

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent food, wine, service. Would highly recommend There was 20 of us there for a party and it was just sensational Recommend for lovers of excellent food and choice of wines. Beautiful private rooms. Professional from beginning to end in a nice relaxed environment.

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Thank Michelle C
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

L'Ecrivain is one of these luxurious places where you go to get spoilt. We arrived at the restaurant for my husband's birthday on a wet cold evening. There was an initial mix up with our booking, but it was sorted quickly and we got a complimentary glass of prosecco as an apology. We both went for the tasting menu option.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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160 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a €100 voucher for this well-known but no longer Michelin star restaurant which I had wanted to visit for some time. Perfect occasion, lunch with a friend who appreciates good food. I knew we would go over the voucher values and we did by €28 despite the fact that there was only one glass of wine, one bottle... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we went for the tasting menu with wines to match. It started great but owners daughter came in for dinner this distracted all the staff and they were not professional. we had some courses come out and the wines came well later. To spend 360 on a meal with wine you want to ensure the service is good- not here.... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Monday evening in a rainy Dublin and got taxi to restaurant (must just emphasise that Ireland's taxi drivers are amazing - the stories they tell be it true or not). Restaurant was fully booked on a Monday! Corporate events at most tables. My husband and I were treated well but have to say after sampling Michelin Star Restaurants in Edinburgh... More 

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Thank Golfingmags
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this restaurant twice. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone who has been to a Michelin-starred restaurant in any other country before, or to anyone who is genuinely interested in going out for a good meal. This restaurant comes across as a gimmicky restaurant that focuses on special occasion meals - only for those people... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very nice business dinner, food very good - decor excellent - there was a good vibe in the place for early in the week. The only fault was the condition of the toilet area it is in need of urgent attention.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?