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Dax Restaurant

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23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Redding, Connecticut
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice setting and very good service. Great menu that combines local products and French cuisine. Nice wine selection. Highly recommend!

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the gin & tonics to start the dinner, we had a wonderful time. Full of energy and cheer, the food arrived in courses. The duck main course was cooked to perfection and the wine list rose to the occasion. I'll return next visit to Dublin.

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Highlandville, Missouri
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked ahead to get this restaurant since we were wanting it over a weekend. It was easy to book through their website and we got an email confirmation with an alternative time. It is a little hard to find on Pembroke street and it is in the basement. The bar is up front so you have to walk through... More 

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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with work colleagues as we wanted to good meal while we we in Dublin. Every part of the meal was extremely good - starter, main, dessert plus wines to match each course. I didn't see the bill but the restaurant is very good by any standard.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we are booked in daxfor a wedding anniversary in june.went today to make sure our reservation it is on their system.i also stayed for lunch today. had for starter pork belly, for main hallibut and for desert sorbet with fresh figg. the main was very very good , and the desert very reffresing, starter was so so found no taste... More 

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Dalkey, Ireland
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very good dinner in Dax. The food was gorgeous and the wine perfect. Service is very very good too. We'll come back for sure !

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Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow....these guys set a very high standard. The food is impeccable and the attention to detail is amazing...the wine menu is also very good and the staff are very tuned in. Was highly recommended by friends and I can see why. Left with big smiles on our faces...I will certainly be returning.

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Thank niamh114
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was a little difficult to find as we were walking and the street seemed very unpromising - more like a street of offices ! The restaurant is one level below ground with steps down . Once we found it, we were extremely happy with the meal and the level of service . I was with two vegetarians who... More 

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Thank KentKritic
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great place, Splendid food and wine. Excellent staff. we had the tasting menu paired wtih wine and it was incredible. Cannot think of a better way to spend a birthday with friends than this. The Chef truly knows his stuff

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County Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Myself and my wife went for a Saturday evening meal a few months back. Head waiter very personable and attentive. Courses presented with good timing, delicious seafood and very nice wine list to suit all budgets. Cost atmosphere like a rugged Greek restaurant with recently white washed edged walls. Prices certainly not Greek so nice for a treat like a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 44 - US$ 84
Cuisine
French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 1494
Description
Awarded "Best Restaurant in Dublin" in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2014. Located just off Fitzwilliam Square in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the award winning Dax Restaurant is one of Ireland's premier places to dine. The Dax menu uses only the freshest seasonal Irish and continental produce. Our commitment to healthy fine dining is experienced in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Dax is the perfect location for social or business dining.

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