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The Green Hen

#282 of 2,132 Restaurants in Dublin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, Irish, European
33 Exchequer Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 670 7238
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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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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Reviewed 18 May 2018 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 May 2018 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 1 May 2018

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 28 April 2018 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 8 May 2018

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 28 April 2018

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 28 April 2018 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
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

At the suggestion of some locals that I met at La Maison, I utilized my hotel’s concierge to score a table at the Green Hen. The place had a great vibe and the service was so kind and attentive. I settled in for some predinner...More

1  Thank JWJ1981
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Four of us had lunch here last Saturday & I have to say we all loved it . It had a lovely atmosphere, excellent food at very reasonable prices , lovely wines & exceptionally friendly & helpful staff . I will definitely be back as...More

Thank walshsa
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Great little restaurant with a warm welcome and outstanding service. Our food was delicious and prepared properly with perfect seasoning. My husband had the chicken and loved every bite! I had the vegan menu. How pleasant to find such a great little place serving outstanding...More

Thank Susieforthebecki
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner here again after too long away. Superb food, superb drinks, superb service (and a big shout out to Derbhla - that's what it said on the receipt - for that). We had a tiny mix up over Duck and Gnocchi but...More

Thank Gugawn
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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$ 23 - US$ 54
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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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