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Kimchi Hophouse

) #463 of 2,013 Restaurants in Dublin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
161 Parnell Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 872 8318
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“bibimbap” (30 reviews)
“sushi” (23 reviews)
“tofu” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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161 Parnell Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviews (241)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having travelled all day we were really looking forward to some cold beers and some nice food on our arrival back to Dublin. When our beers arrived warm I should have taken that as a warning signal that things were not right. More fool me....More

1  Thank conaire1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The combination of an adjoining pub and well presented Korean food made this a great place to eat in before a play in the Gate . We could order craft beer from the bar and all our party enjoyed the house special bibimbap and thoroughly...More

Thank Seanaodhmacr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We end up here on our 1st night, as our flight arrived late in the afternoon, and this restaurant was close to our hotel. The fact that it had so may asians eating there, gave us the feeling that it would be a good choice,...More

Thank Galante78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant was full but the Service was great ! Starters and mains were great and a nice portion size too, highly recommended

Thank navyautobarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited Kimchi two or three times to eat now as I do like the adjacent Hop House pub, but am at a loss to understand some of the positive reviews elsewhere. The food lacks flavour, the servings on the small side, it is notably...More

1  Thank Simon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've only every eaten Korean food 3 times before, twice in in Dublin (Han Sung and Arisu ages ago, and once in Japan), and I have to say I was pretty impressed with Kimchi. I don't know much about Korean food, but I found Kimchi...More

Thank Lava Y
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I, who visit this restaurant a lot, came in for some Jasmine tea. They seated us in the pub side and next to us there were two guests that brought their own alcohol and the manager was alteady asking them to leave....More

1  Thank Elly K
Reviewed 28 March 2017

That is one of my favourite if not the most favourite places for Korean/ Asia food. I remember when it opened, I used to live in Parnell and taking my friends to the place, hoping it won't close any time soon... and it is still...More

Thank Maja H
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We visited the restaurant with a friend and had a few craft beers before eating . The menu is very extensive and the food really good. We had such a good meal that we returned the next night to try some other dishes

Thank planbee2016
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Enjoyed my first visit here with friends recently. The restaurant was buzzing and the atmosphere was good. There also seems to be a bar section, though not sure if it is bar-only or bar and food. The food was very good, fresh and nicely spiced...More

Thank Giagmaro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Parnell Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 872 8318