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The Cliff Townhouse

22 Saint Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 638 3939
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (64 reviews)
“fish pie” (27 reviews)
“monkfish” (29 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
22 Saint Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Three of us, Christmas lunch, always somewhere nice. Cliff Townhouse has been the biggest disappointment in over ten years. Scallop starter nothing short of inedible, venison main, meat was good but accompaniments were atrocious. My fork had trouble getting into the dry, hard carrot cake...More

Thank gerafarrell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is really a lovely place to eat! The lunch is very good value while the dinner a bit pricy. They cook from scratch there and the quality is really really good and they can adapt to allergies. This is a place where you can...More

Thank Violaine07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here recently to celebrate a special occasion. The restaurant is lovely. Staff were very friendly and attentive. We had the pre theatre menu. I went for the smoked salmon which was absolutely lovely. Main course choice was a little limited.....no vegetarian option....More

Thank Voyager91819
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully decorated classic restaurant in old house. Lots of waiters taking care (perhaps too fast for the country, we did not expect the food to be ready so fast). Food was excellent both in quality of fish/seafood and cooking (black sole was one of the...More

Thank ACGer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here just for 1 night ( went to Miss Saigon in bird Gaia theatre - great production ) . Room we had was small but had everything you needed and the bed was very comfortable . We took the pre-theatre deal which includes breakfast...More

Thank Waterford55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there with my wife last week. It is a restaurant serving mostly seafood. Food is excellent (taken scalops, stuffed squid, halibut and monkfish). Good wine list and great service. I found the style of the restaurant a bit old fashioned but that is...More

Thank DarioStea
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed here in late October. The location is brilliant for visiting the city. Right at the top of Grafton street. A few minutes walk from loads of bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants and shopping. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The rooms are clean...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

As a huge fan of the cliff house in Ardmore, and a huge fan of oysters, The cliff townhouse was a natural choice for me. I called late for a reservation and was offered a seat at the bar. I was happy with this ,...More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Staff were very nice which was the highlight of the lunch. A group of us went for lunch. All the starters were good. Mains very average overall. Most disappointing was the fish pie, potato was very watery and the whole thing was very bland. Deserts...More

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Booked dinner for a table of 3 at 8pm on a Saturday evening, arrived on time, table wasn’t ready so left standing in the hallway for a few minutes unattended. No mention of taking coats, where to sit etc. Meantime another group arrived and were...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 83 - US$ 106
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Saint Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 638 3939
  • E-mail
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