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Dax Restaurant

$$$$French, European,
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (27 reviews)
“lamb” (39 reviews)
“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was exquisite, the service impeccable, the atmosphere warm and inviting. I just wish that the servings were bigger? After every course we felt cheated because the servings were so small.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Read in London’s Telegraph about this top five Dublin Restaurant. Six of us all enjoyed our meals. Good wine list. Seafood is the first choice and second is the lamb. Excellent service.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff of Dax could not have been more accommodating as we planned a surprise meal for our parents. The restaurant is gorgeous and really well laid out. The waiting staff were so friendly and attentive. The food was out of this world! The whole...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food. Scallops & foie gras for starters, beef for mains. Medium and medium-rare cooked to perfection. Red wine and Prosecco by the glass. Friendly and efficient service.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for surprise tasting/wine menus, and while everything was good, I wasn't blown away. It was the Sat. after the snow, but despite companions asking if deliveries were topped up, there were a few elements repeating throughout courses, e.g. pickled veg/shimeji mushrooms. Tuna carpaccio tasty,...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is exquisite and the staff are superb - extremely professional, courteous and attentive. I highly recommend a visit to Dax.

Thank Gwen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and Superb wines - lovely atmosphere and service, a long standing hem in Victorian /cosmospolitan central Dublin!

Thank Brigid M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have always liked dax but it has taken a step up with the new team in the kitchen. Food and service very good

Thank Holly092
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and excellent service in beautiful surroundings. Well worth a visit especially if it is a special occasion.

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were booked in for Dinner on the Friday before the rugby International.Upon entering the noise was deafening but the welcome,service and food were excellent.Slowly we grew accustomed to the noise and began to speak louder.The service was friendly and personal.The food was very good.I...More

Thank gareth47
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Richard D
13 November 2016|
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Response from RestManReply | Property representative |
We have a website that details all of this, please do visit it, search for Dax Restaurant Dublin (TripAdvisor will not allow a link to be posted) and navigate to our Christmas Page
Joseph M
3 June 2016|
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Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
6 April 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
A set amount of courses. So for example a 5 course tasting menu might have 2 starters 1 main and 2 desserts. All would be a little smaller then a similar dish on the main course. When we ate at Dax the tasting menu was based... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 48 - USD 92
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 1494
  • E-mail
Awarded "Best Restaurant in Dublin" in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2014. Located just off Fitzwilliam Square in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the award winning Dax Restaurant is one of Ireland's premier places to dine. The Dax menu uses only the freshest seasonal Irish and continental produce. Our commitment to healthy fine dining is experienced in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Dax is the perfect location for social or business dining.
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