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Bon Appetit

Nine James Terrace | `, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 845 0314
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (56 reviews)
“venison” (10 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Irish, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Nine James Terrace | `, Malahide, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Bon Appetite on Saturday before the chic gig. The young Italian Manager was charming and fun. Some other waiters lacked his experience and finesse! We got the early bird deal , having 3 tapas for €21. The tapas were heavenly! Pork belly...More

Thank LuvmygrubDublin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a late lunch here as it was recommended as a place to go by several friends. We were a bit disappointed by the experience. The staff were excellent and we were able to order off the brunch menu even though we arrived quite late...More

Thank Jill_Dublin_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited yesterday for Brunch. After waiting 10 minutes to order it took a further 40 minutes for mu burger to arrive. My companions had ordered pancakes which turned out to be 3 small crepes. It was edible. Apple crumble was meant to come with double...More

Thank mavis150
Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There, Many thanks for the feedback. I was so sorry to hear you were disappointed on this occassion. I can assure you Bon Appetit prides itself on exceptional food and service so to hear this wasn't provided to you on the day is quite...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018

Visited Bon Appetit in Malahide for the first time last Sunday, a warm welcome from friendly professional staff. Arrived at a quiet time but the ambience was just perfect for a relaxing meal before Theatre in Dublin. The tastes were to die for, rib eye...More

Thank 81rhona
Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Hi There, Many thanks for the great review. I was delighted to hear you had an enjoyable experience in Bon Appetit recently.Your compliments will be pass on to the chef whom I'm sure will greatly appreciate them. We will also take your other comments on...More

Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We eat in Bon Appetit very regularly and it is still remains one if favourite restaurants in Malahide. The food is always excellent and the service is great. We regularly drop in for the Sunday lunch which is excellent value. There are a lot of...More

Thank misshonesty
Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

Hi There, Many thanks for your fantastic review. Glad to hear our regulars are still enjoying the food & service in Bon Appetit 12 years later!! Dont forget we do a great value Early Bird every evening for only €17...when you are looking for a...More

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed many a great Tapas meal in Bon Appetit over the last few years. We have never been disappointed with the food. Favorite dishes have disappeared from the menu only to be replaced equally tasty and interesting dishes. Unfortunately last Saturday the 14th...More

Thank JoeG1961
Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Hi Joe, Many thanks for the feedback on your recent visit to Bon Appetit Tapas Bar. I was sorry to read about your disappointment on this occassion. All our tapas tables have a 1hr 45 min timeframe and it's quite obvious you were not told...More

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We had the five-course tasting menu and it was absolutely lovely. Superb ingredients cooked with great imagination and care. Highly recommended.More

Thank John M
Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Hi John, Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent Tasting Menu Experience with us in Bon Appetit. I will be sure to pass these fantastic comments on to our Head Chef whom...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

I wrote a review after a poor customer relations event before Christmas. This resulted in a few emails from Graham [--]. He told me to contact him directly when I was attending the restaurant again. For my son's Confirmation, the only restaurant booking I could...More

1  Thank JohnnyMary16
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

I've no idea what people expect when they go to places like Bon Appetite but what we got was by far a lot more. It's a little piece of bohemia, it may feel little pretentious but I assure you its not. The staff are fantastic...More

Thank Ken B
Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Hi Ken, Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. I was delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed our fabulous Afternoon Tea at Bon Appetit recently. I will be sure to pass on your amazing comments to the chef and staff on...More

Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Was so looking forward to Mother’s Day lunch with my family but experience from start to finish was very poor. Higher set lunch price than most restaurants at €30 pp. so expected more. Upstairs room with a handful of tables (seemed like an overflow area?)...More

1  Thank Deedwa70
Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Hi There, Many thanks for your recent review of Bon Appetit. I was sorry to hear you were disappointed on the day. If you would like to discuss your experience further please forward your contact details to info@bonappetit.ie I look forward to hearing from you.

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June 22, 2017|
Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
They do, and it's currently voted Dublin’s second best Afternoon Tea by OnSpecial, second only to the Merrion Hotel. We saw two parties having afternoon tea when we were there, and it looked beautifully presented. On the... More
October 13, 2016|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
The ladies sitting at the next table were having afternoon tea the last time I was in about 2 months ago. I think it was €25 per person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nine James Terrace | `, Malahide, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Malahide
  • Phone Number: +353 1 845 0314
  • E-mail
Bon Appetit is synonymous with good food! Located in a classy Georgian Townhouse in the popular costal village of Malahide, just north of Dublin City Centre with close proximity to Dublin Airport; Bon Appetit offers a unique dining experience with a centre of culinary education in the form of Oliver Dunne's Cookery Masterclasses. Diners have a choice of...Bon Appetit, our newly renovated, contemporary and stylish restaurant located on the lower ground floor and our chic Wine and Tapas Bar, located on the ground floor. Bon Appetit also has two Private Dining Rooms, located on the first floor of the building, which are available for Weddings and Private and Corporate Parties for up to 60 guests. Our Private Rooms are available on request during Lunch and Dinner, 7 Days a Week
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