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The Winding Stair

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Wed, 5/22
8:00 PM

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#239 of 2,223 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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$30 - $70
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Irish, Seafood, European
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overall great on everything. Atmosphere inside is unique with great views looking out onto the Liffey. Food options made it difficult to decide what to order, in all courses. Proper portion size. Filled you up without feeling overdone. Good service. Fair pricing. Highly recommended. (And...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank domhnall_kaps
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here on our second night in Dublin. The food and service are great but the tables are very close together and we felt a little hemmed into the corner with not a lot of room! Lovely view over the river though. As indicated...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Emma H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here on our last night in Dublin and Ireland. I’m very happy that we did because the food here was the very best I had in Ireland. I had cockles and mussels for dinner and it was absolutely amazing. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 232howardb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Winding Stair on a Saturday night for a meal. The restaurant is located above a bookshop with amazing views over the river. Although it is quite small inside, you do not feel squashed in and there is sufficient space for you...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank btilley300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is lovely, food 🥘 is amazing and the staff are super friendly and very knowledgeable and the food, wine and the locality. Lots of recommendations and what to chose and where to go after. Great place to bring friends visiting from afar, food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tara F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was delish. We got the crab appetizer, and it was delightful. Also ordered the charcuterie board and an amazing mussels dish - all very good. The views were also great, and our server was lovely and knowledgeable.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TheAmazingAmes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central location by the river and above a book shop, Loads of people and it's small so book in advance.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank sheandim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here before going to a show. Husband had beautiful cod with a fried egg and pork chop for main. I'm vegan and had a lovely mushroom soup they were able to amend it to make it vegan for me....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MrsLpj2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in on my last night in Dublin. I had forgotten to call ahead but the server graciously accommodated me as it was earlier in the evening. Turned out to be a great choice and I was completely overwhelmed by how perfect everything was. The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank damien3424
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This upstairs restaurant (winding stairs!) is aptly named. I enjoyed the mussels and cockles for lunch, while DH had pork and enjoyed it. The view of the River Liffey was a definite bonus at this lovely little restaurant!

Date of visit: April 2019
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They don’t
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Response from Marta O | Reviewed this property |
I recommend booking. We ate there on a Sunday night and not a single table was open. If at all possible, ask for a table by the window.
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