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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%
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“lamb” (39 reviews)
“fois gras” (8 reviews)
“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
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French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband took me to Dax for our wedding anniversary. Excellent dinner and wines in a buzzy atmosphere

Thank Ann O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a treat and really enjoyed. Had the 7 course tasting menu with wine pairing. The food tasted amazing and there was nothing to fault. The fish we had was so fresh, the pigeon so tasty surprisingly and desert cake so soft. The...More

Thank deirdreoh29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Dublin for a long weekend and really fancied a long, extravagant lunch where we could spoil ourselves. Enter Dax! An amazing hidden treasure of a restaurant tucked away in a lovely part of the city. The food and wine...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience had at Dax restaurant recently. The staff were amazing and so attentive, and the food was delicious, the best beef fillet I have ever tasted. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Niamh R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really super meal here in a small but buzzing restaurant in comfortable, decoratively-simple, Georgian basement. Presentation standards are very high. Dishes blossom with interesting, concentrated flavour: my dressed crab with salmon starter was outstanding, with exquisite presentation where every ingredient added an extra burst of...More

Thank StephenLock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here with my niece on Wednesday last 25th Oct. for luch and having been here many times I thought I should finally write a review, Dax has EVERYTHING you want for a superb meal the food is consistantly delicious and the staff are...More

Thank dubguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the warm welcome on arrival, to the end of evening chat, DAX was a terrific experience. The food is sensational, and the restaurant team are all very charming & helpful. Highly recommended!

Thank Fmfloyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was lovely restaurant to visit. Love it all the way, the service which was unforgettable kind and nice. Food was so tasty tye presentation was amazing. All toghter was a fantastic combination. I will be back for sure.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a meal here, we were celebrating our anniversary and our friends birthday. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience from start to finish, we have eaten all over the world and own our own restaurant and can honestly say it is...More

Thank bv1980
RestManReply, Owner at Dax Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation and review, I will pass on your kind words to Paul and we would be delighted to see you return soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for a family birthday celebration on a recent Saturday night and enjoyed it tremendously. The food was superb, service excellent and the place was buzzing all night, great atmosphere. It wasn't cheap but was worth every cent. Highly recommended, will be back...More

Thank gfh829
RestManReply, Owner at Dax Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your high recommendation and we were delighted you choose Dax for your family celebration.

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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 46 - USD 88
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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