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Cafe en Seine

#158 of 2,014 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South City Centre
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39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 4567
12:00 - 03:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect venue for a small wedding party. We couldn't have chosen a better place to celebrate our recent wedding! All staff members were very accommodating and attentive, and made us feel special despite very busy Friday night at the restaurant. Special thanks to our waiter Michael, who went extra mile looking after all our needs, and also helped us to... More 

1 Thank tanusha7772017
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by for a few drinks with friends and ended up staying the night. Great music and atmosphere. Our table was near the door so very draughty. The bar man was quite rude when ordering large rounds. When given things we didnt order he was not happy taking them back. Wouldnt stop me returning though!

3 Thank Fiona O
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice,lovely,cool spot,very impressive decor and a great place to sit and relax with a drink and take in the grandeur.

1 Thank Stuarty1975
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great evening at Cafe en Seine. I loved the quirky decor and atmosphere and it had a real buzz about it. The food was good. I'd recommend one of the sharing platters as they were great value and there was plenty to go round. The service was good but not overly friendly, which some people may prefer... More 

2 Thank kiwigirly
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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341 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recommendation, went there for lunch. Such an interesting place, with its eclectic decor - sort of Art Deco meets the Raj! The service we received was courteous, friendly and prompt. The wait staff were engaging and showed a real interest in our accents and our culture. The food, while quite simple, was well prepared and excellently presented. It's... More 

1 Thank PedroNP
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe en Seine was recommended as a must see whilst on our weekend break, and it is something else. We had lunch and a drink and explored the venue. Food was good for a reasonable price, took FOREVER to be served at the bar though - you need more staff on during the day

Thank ajh001
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe en Seine was one of my favourite places to go out in Dublin but l will never step foot inside there again. Firstly I called on Friday inquiring about a reservation as a group of us were going there on Saturday for my friends 30th birthday. I called numerous times each time the reservations line rang out. They have... More 

1 Thank m3lny
Barcelona, Spain
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76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat on the outside tables that were covered with a thick layer of dust (from nearby roadworks). We brought this to the attention of the waitress and she still served us without cleaning the table. She actually claimed the payment before cleaning it. She came back saying they have no cloth to clean (!) and just moved the dust around... More 

2 Thank sofindia
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great local bar, atmosphere generally very good. Variety of crowds and a good place for a larger group to meet. A bit pricy, especially the cocktails. Easy to get served in busy periods, good for lunch meets too.

1 Thank CarricktoRome
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I'm a customer for two years and never had any issue with Cafe en Seine. I was invited for events to special customers and also celebrated my bday for 35 people in there. Unfortunately tonight, just one night before Easter I had the worst experience of my life going out. The security guy touched me and pushed me out with... More 

Thank Michelle M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39/40 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 4567

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