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Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 676 4192
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

It is a very rare and special place which can combine the most elegant culinary skills, premium produce from near and far, a stellar wine list and a stunning yet simple room, with the most genuine and down to earth welcome. You know immediately that...More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Some exquisite food and wine, the service and experience top notch, and the experience was so memorable and enjoyable on our visit from California.

1  Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Fantastic food and service in a lovely venue with a good atmosphere. Not the kind of place you would go every night but for an occasion or treat its well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday the restaurant offers a tasting menu - essentially four courses for the price of three. The drawback is that the chef chooses dishes from the a la carte menu for you, but you do not know what they are until...More

Thank Antony T
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Saturday is always a joy but Saturday Feb 17th this year was even more joyful. Lunch in this beautiful restaurant was exquisite. My wife and I had the standard lunch, but nothing about this place is standard. The Welcome, the food, the attention to detail...More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Very Disappointed by the way I was treated by the Restaurant Manager Richard, so un helpful , did not want to come to any resolution 're mislaid Voucher that was given to us as a present. For a Restaurant that is of so called standard...More

5  Thank Edith O
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

From the minute we arrived to the minute we left we were treated to service and food perfection, naturally the last to leave. You wouldn’t want to rush your experience here. The food is simply incredible. Matched with a wine list which is breathtaking. Both...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Started off with a pre dinner drink in the lovely bar, where there was a great selection of whiskies (and plenty of other Spirits) at decent prices. There was also a great selection of non alcoholic drinks too, which can often be limited, even at...More

Thank Largetogo
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We had been promising ourselves this treat and looked forward to it. It did not let us down. Booking online was simple. Lunch only availability on our chosen date, but that suited us very well. Nice warm welcome. Beautiful dining room and adjoining conservatory. Tables...More

Thank Noel021
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

On our first visit to Dublin, Patrick Guilbaud was recommended to us by the concierge at the Shelbourne Hotel (thank you Alan) We were greeted by warm welcoming staff who showed us to our table immediately. All staff during our fine dining experience while being...More

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6 March 2018|
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Response from Antony T | Reviewed this property |
You can assume it will be expensive - probably similar to the cost of the food.
27 December 2017|
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Response from Joan L | Reviewed this property |
It's always better to go to a nice place on your own than NOT go there, so yes, do it.
Chris B
22 February 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I´ve only dined at the restaurant once, and then I saw people with everything from suits to denim. It´s fine dining so I will not recommend jeans, but if you must then at least wear dark ones and a shirt. Enjoy your visit :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 4192
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