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“This food is amazing” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chameleon Restaurant

Chameleon Restaurant
Ranked #82 of 2,508 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Indonesian, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: South City Centre
Description: Chameleon in Temple Bar is an intimate, ambient restaurant that specialises in Indonesian rice-table. Rice table (or rijst-tafel) is when the diner is served an array of sumptuous different dishes, at the same time, from confit of pork belly with star anise to free range chicken satay to our delicious desserts, all made in-house! Its almost like Indonesian tapas!Since opening in 1994, its owners, husband and wife team, Carol & Kevin have made a point in using as much locally sourced Irish produce as possible, including only using free range Irish chicken and locally caught, seasonal Irish fish.Chameleon is ideal for a romantic get together or indeed, for your birthday party or Christmas party, as they can cater for groups of up to 40 in our private dining rooms.Winning may awards over the years in 2013 the Chameleon was voted Best World Cuisine in Ireland by the highly acclaimed Restaurants Association of Ireland
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“This food is amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

great tasty unique food.....love it....been here 5 times...best with a group as you get more dishes to taste...love this place....only thing is more beer options....plenty wine options but I dont like wine....gem of a restaurant. ............................................................

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co meath
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Must be an acquired taste”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

Ate there recently with friends.I wasn't impressed.My first experience of this type of cuisine so I have to allow for that.I left hungry,poorer and never likely to return,the atmosphere was good and the service very attentive otherwise a thoroughly forgetable experience.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

Food was out of this world, atmosphere was lovely but could have done with a lick of paint! But cant rave about the amazing meal I had here.

  • Visited September 2012
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Moray, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“Really amazing food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

Really amazing food but a bit disappointed with the service and atmosphere. I was so excited to take my sister here but for most of the evening were sat down stairs alone whilst a large party went on upstairs. It meant we had to ask to order drinks and food rather than anyone coming to our table which was a bit annoying. Food however was served fairly quickly. My advice, ask to sit upstairs, but if not it is still worth it for the food and would also book in advance.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank ScottishExposure
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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“I want to go back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

My daughter told me this was a 'must do' - so we did!! Amazing experience (similar to Tapas) and excellent food. Very friendly & smooth service....I wish the Irish Sea wasn't in the way so that I could re-visit (often)!!

  • Visited October 2012
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