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The Green Hen

#280 of 2,106 Restaurants in Dublin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, Irish, European
33 Exchequer Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 670 7238
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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33 Exchequer Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Green Hen
1. A must go to
"staff are friendly and the décor is very cool. lovely atmosphere here"
Robbie W
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2. fantastic food
"Food is beautiful and of a really high quality!"
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3. Ah lads...
"Just outstanding. Fab cocktails"
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1 - 10 of 985 reviews

Reviewed today

Went here for dinner on Friday night and after hearing so many amazing things we were really looking forward to it. For starters I had the goats cheese and beetroots which was nice, It could have had a bit more beetroot in it. Himself had...More

Thank daenis_dub
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The decor is very entertaining with photos of early film stars and posters. Our waiter was quite pleasant and recommended an excellent bottle of Bordeaux. We took advantage of the early bird menu and shared the beet and goat cheese salad. For entrees we had...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed yesterday

I have enjoyed several meals in this restaurant, but was very disappointed on my visit last Wednesday. The starters were delicious, the staff were very pleasant. My husband ordered the burger, which he enjoyed. I ordered fish and chips. The fish arrived encased in a...More

Thank Claire N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the excellent cocktails to start, a comprehensive and great value wine list to excellent renditions of French classics a wonderful evening all round

Thank Buick123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went here with friends for a early bird menu. Restaurant has nice interior, good wine menu. Food was well presented and tasty.

Thank Rober C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a stroll back from Temple bar area to the hotel we were looking for somewhere to eat and spotted this place as we passed. We went in and greeted with a very happy and warm welcome inside. Bearing in mind it was Baltic outside...More

Thank Pete W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to The Green Hen many times over the years and it never fails to impress. Great location, perfect food and friendly staff. Nice atmosphere and very relaxing. Have had both date nights and business experiences and on all occasions everything was great....More

Thank pdkildare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 4 stars really don’t reflect the food—as I’ve never had the pleasure—so I gave what seems to be the consensus. I attempted to have lunch there once but as I was about to take a stool by the bar, I was told by the...More

1  Thank Frank S
PAUL R, The Green Hen Team at The Green Hen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Frank I'm sorry to see that you viewed it that way, that was not my intention. All the other seats at the bar were available and I did not want you to intrude on the guests already dining, so I was just trying to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and all at a very reasonable price. Nice relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a great place to meet up with friends

Thank brho1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have walked past this place a thousand times. Having failed to get a table at another place, decided to take a chance on this place without checking any reviews. Worked out well for us. Food was great, atmosphere was good - quiet cosy French restaurant.

Thank Michael B
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Questions & Answers
10 July 2017|
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Response from AliMcDaniel | Reviewed this property |
From memory there were options. I found them very accommodating as I don't eat certain foods & they substituted for me. Check out there online menu or mail them.
Daniel B
19 August 2015|
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Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
They do have an email address but Trip Advisor reply process does not allow me to include HTML or website links. Search for Green Hen online, click Facebook link and then additional info. That should get you the email... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 54
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Exchequer Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 7238
  • E-mail
Busy City Centre Bistro offering all day dining from 12 noon Fully Licensed, great cocktails and extensive wine list Private dining for groups of up to 30 available
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