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Chilli Banana

#406 of 2,033 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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112 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 797 9239
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing special about this place but on the same note it wasn't bad. Pad Thai was a very small potion but tasty and my wife beef and broccoli was very salty. Had better Thai meals but definitely better than the food they served in the Skylon

Thank Paul B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and i visited the chilli banana restaurant. It was right opposite the hotel and had an 'early bird' menu. The staff were extremely friendly and couldn't do Enough to make sure our short stay was pleasant. The early bird menu has enough to suit most palettes ranging with different heats and a good variety consisting of starter and... More 

1 Thank MATT G
Hawick, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here in March 2017 whilst staying at the nearby Skylon Hotel. We had a baby with us too - and this was no hassle to the staff whatsoever. The food was great - I had a chicken satay followed by the green chicken curry and was very impressed with both. Complimentary prawn crackers and rice included with the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I ended up at Chilli Banana because we were looking for a spot to celebrate our friends birthday and it happened to be right across the street from out hotel. We chose it for the ambiance and hoped that the food would match. . .they didn't disappoint. We loved it so much we also made it our... More 

Thank TravelChica4
Willenhall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best Thai place we had visited! Absolutely nothing to complain about! We shared a Thai red curry and it was beautiful. Would recommend and definitely return!

1 Thank MissA236
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Had the pleasure of visiting this restaurant and I am so glad I did. The food and the service was second to none, my only complaint is the menu was so extensive I struggled to choose, but when I did I was not disappointed. Having spent a lifetime ordering chicken dishes only not to eat the chicken because of the... More 

Thank Mary C
Dublin, Ireland
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have visited this restaurant on few occasions as I live nearby. Great little Thai restaurant with really tasty and authentic Thai food. The Early Bird Menu is great value but a la carte can be quite expensive. Highly recommend the Black Pepper Squid, the Pad Thai and the Red Curry really delicious! They also make really good cocktails. Worth... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We came here after arriving late at our hotel. The staff were accommodating and made us feel welcome. The food was lovely and very filling. The only downsides were the staff we eager to clean up and took my husbands plate while I was still eating and secondly the price. We eat Thai food regularly in the uk for half... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I came with a group of 11 for a birthday party. If you love Thai food, this is where you should go to. The restaurant was very busy for the usually quiet January. Not surprising at all. The food was superb, the service was excellent. The ambience was just perfect. Definitely would go back soon. Thank you Chilli Banana for... More 

2 Thank AidaFuad
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went here with my girlfriend. I had the Thai green curry with sticky rice and my girlfriend had to duck and fried noodles. My Thai green curry was superb and took em back to my times in Thailand. My girlfriend loved the duck but said it would have been great with a different side sauce than was provided but she... More 

1 Thank Jordan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 797 9239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?