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#183 of 1,948 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kinara is an Urdu word that means shore, the best thing about this place is that you can see the shore from most tables and makes the experience wonderful. Food is very good as well. Please note: At first their serving look small, but it is enough (we always end up ordering more) and they don't allow you to take... More 

Thank Travel459
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the style and presentation of the food..... good favour's... stimulating to the eye and pallet. A great experience

1 Thank George G
Kilkenny, Ireland
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here for a family dinner recently and really enjoyed the experience. We were here for the early bird menu on a bay evening midweek. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We were seated upstairs. The food is very tasty and the portions are big. We will definitely be back!

1 Thank Voyager91819
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were less than friendly I just felt that the curry that I had was really not well cooked Lacked flavour and tasted more like it was out of a packet

Thank annette k
Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Full marks for Kinara. I took my partner and her family who were over from Mauritius (all of whom are experts in good Indian, pakistani and Eastern food) for my mother in laws 60th birthday. The staff were very accommodating especially for our wheelchair user, and were super friendly. The athmosphere and decor were very pleasant and most of all... More 

1 Thank bryanoooo
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kinara with a group of 6. All of us ordered 3 courses.. The starters are delicious in particular the prawns. These are a must! We had 6 different main courses all of which we enjoyed. The service is great, attentive and friendly. We will definitely return.

2 Thank lillyd85
Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food. Lovely setting. Clean and organised. The best deal is the early bird or Sunday special. Price wise very competitive and satisfying. The flavours are very traditional and good ingredients. I come here once a week. Very addictive.

3 Thank Hong_Kong_14
Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a couple of times in the past. Think there's been a change of chef in the kitchen. The food was good but I think it's been better in the past. The service was good but food arrived altogether proof things no quite running as smoothly as in the past. Main courses are quite expensive considering. A few things... More 

1 Thank bowboy17
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Busy Saturday night. Started in the bar at the back, comfy couches and a live guitar player. If we weren't so hungry we would have been happy to take root in there. Then upstairs to a table with plenty of space. Linen service and very attentive staff. Had a mixed tandoori main course to share as a starter and it... More 

3 Thank Joeirei
Tullamore, Ireland
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We visited this Pakistani restaurant recently and we found the staff pleasant the atmosphere very nice but the Food is really not Indian and I know because I ate in very good Indian Restaurants in Spain. The prices are way too expensive for what you get and with the main course we ordered One pilau rice and one Nan bread... More 

1 Thank Sean T

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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
$37 - $89
Indian, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: (01)8336759
Kinara overlooks Bull Island with beautiful views of Dublin bay.Kinara was opened by Sean Collender and Shoaib Yunus in 2001, Kinara's aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy a consistently good standard of food and service.Open 7 nights a week for dinner and Thursday to Sunday for lunch

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