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PHX Bistro

12 Ellis Quay | Smithfield, Dublin D7, Ireland
+353 1 611 1161
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Ellis Quay | Smithfield, Dublin D7, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delicious food and absolutely amazing service and place. Congratulations. Everything was really perfectly. Tks a million

Thank deb0raamaral
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a wonderful birthday dinner here in June 2017 and recommended this place to many neighbours and friends. I was organising my sisters 60th celebration for last Sunday and I put a huge amount of thought into it (including inviting people from abroad) so...More

Thank ger l
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked a table here to celebrate my girlfriend’s birthday and I couldn’t have picked a better restaurant. We were seated quickly and were given each and complimentary glass of Prosecco for her birthday. I had burger and chips which was very nice. My girlfriend had...More

Thank rjl19862017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staff were so patient and accommodating. Dined here for a birthday in a big group off the set menu which I found to be excellent value. Bruschetta, hake and brownie was all delicious. Service excellent. No one in my group had anything but praise for...More

Thank _-rachella-_1
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here and aother little gem. Friendly staff, great food and at a sensible price. One one the "come back to " list.

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food - pear/ blue cheese salad was excellent, as were hanger and rib eye steaks. Nice atmosphere and very good service. Best meal we’ve had in Dublin, by far.

Thank Climber752023
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch as it was the route from our hotel. The service was slow but the food was Amazing! We ordered the lunch specials which included a soft drink, mug of soup and sandwich. A great deal of food and the...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue is lovely and cozy, the staff are incredibly friendly and polite, and the food was delicious. Best gnocchi ever, and my partner was very happy with his fish and chips.

Thank Giorgia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this restaurant on Trip Advisor as was listed #1 and not far from where we were staying. Staff were very accommodating as we didn’t have a table reservation, super friendly and welcoming. Menu was great value for money, €22.95 for 2 courses. Food...More

Thank AmzLumz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long walk, quite early, we felt a bit frozen and wanted something easy. As we walked we passed this restaurant and saw it was opened so we went in. We ordered a beer and some the and I wanted a croissant. It took...More

Thank Eva O
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Questions & Answers
9 February 2017|
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Response from Eleanor F | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see a children's menu either - this is more of an evening with friends/partners than families kind of a place
25 September 2016|
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Response from AgataFi | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they do cater for gluten free and diary free, all food made fresh so you should ask waitress and they will take care of your requests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 57
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Ellis Quay | Smithfield, Dublin D7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 611 1161
  • E-mail
Small family bistro serving only freshest Irish ingredients, in traditional and creative way. The main goal of the PHX Bistro is to share LOVE for food!
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