We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Le Bon Crubeen

#178 of 2,000 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
81 - 82 Talbot Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 704 0126
12:00 - 21:30
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,094 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 970: English reviews
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Although I had a deal rush voucher, that said in the fine print that it could not be used on mother's day ! When I made the booking I advised them of this and they were happy to accept the voucher! Delighted ,so after reading reviews I was a bit unsure what to expect ! On apperence it's delightful, open... More 

Thank Aisling G
Level Contributor
17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there on a busy Saturday night on a voucher. The place in general is nice, bit tired looking in places but nice cosy atmosphere. For starters the stuffed squid was delicious and the rolled pork and mustard mash for mains were very good. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I'd definitely go back.

Thank redroyston
Level Contributor
148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I passed this place while walking close to our rental flat. The welcome at the door was very warm. The decor was tired and could definitely do with brightening. The service was excellent -- friendly and efficient. We both had the rib eye steak. We asked for medium rare but it was medium. However it was very... More 

Thank DSF1
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice restaurant! Perfect food and wine! Very friendly staff! And in the back of the restaurant you'll find the pub with live music! It was a very cool evening!

Thank Marilena V
Amersham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

25 euro for three decent courses was great. The desserts left a bit to be desired but the main course and starters were delicious. They gave very generous helpings for the starter and main but the dessert seemed to try to be more pretentious and not succeed. Overall enjoyed the experience

Thank pandascope
Limerick, Ireland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love this place, and would go at least one a month when I'm in Dublin. I think they changed the chef, starters were awful, hard teeth breaking bread served to my friend with his pate, I had some kind of salmon starter it was awful served in pastry or something like that. steak was chewy, please serve... More 

Thank Louisa_2013
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well... really not much more to add. Well... maybe the restaurant's proximity to a pub next door, which meant that the loungy jazz vibes were completely outgunned by next door's traditional Irish folk music, including manic flute playing. The two establishments share kitchen, and the food going next door looked nicer and flowed quicker than our higher priced menu. The... More 

Thank Zunex
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For authentic French Bistro food in Dublin, I recommend, Le Bon Curbed. great staff, delicious food and an ambience that'll put you in the mood...

Thank Brad P
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful relaxing atmosphere. Chill and relaxed and a bit elegant! Nice to sit at the bar and have drink. Soft music plays and and you can still hear your company talk. Bar staff are very attentive and professional. Good for a romantic date or a intimate dinner and drinks with friends kind of place. Love the Bailey's coffee.

1 Thank Laura J
Level Contributor
68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an early evening meal after a visit to "The Illusionists" and was pleased with all aspects of the restaurant. Competent and friendly service combined with an adequate flavoursome meal. The crubeens had flavour and the side of apple really set them off. The fish batter was very light and enjoyable. For price and service you could not complain. Will... More 

Thank sean

Travellers who viewed Le Bon Crubeen also viewed

Dublin, County Dublin
Dublin, County Dublin
Dublin, County Dublin

Been to Le Bon Crubeen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 26
French, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 - 82 Talbot Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > North City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: North City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 704 0126
Le Bon Crubeen's brasserie menu delivers a realistic, consistent, grass-roots experience sourcing ingredients from the very finest Irish producers delivering quality and value for money. Our menus include vegetarian and Coeliac/Gluten free dishes.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Le Bon Crubeen and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Dublin, Ireland
29 days ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Le Bon Crubeen staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?