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Dax Restaurant

23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb” (34 reviews)
“scallops” (28 reviews)
“tasting menu” (20 reviews)
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French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Reviewed yesterday

Both food and service were absolutely superb. Elegant yet intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Every dish was beautifully presented and incredibly delicious; staff was friendly, attentive, and obviously concerned about being sure that diners were happy and satisfied. One of the most memorable restaurant experiences we...More

Thank crwg2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank jeancout7
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...More

Thank northtorontofamily
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...More

1  Thank Amy T
Reviewed 3 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...More

Thank James P
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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...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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 !

Thank phicap
Reviewed 21 April 2017 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...More

Thank niamh114
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

Thank KentKritic
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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

Thank Jocke H
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Richard D
What is the schedule for December 23 through December 25?
13 November 2016|
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Response from RestManReply | Property representative |
We have a website that details all of this, please do visit it, search for Dax Restaurant Dublin (TripAdvisor will not allow a link to be posted) and navigate to our Christmas Page
Joseph M
Is there a dress code?
3 June 2016|
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Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
What is a tasting menu?
6 April 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
A set amount of courses. So for example a 5 course tasting menu might have 2 starters 1 main and 2 desserts. All would be a little smaller then a similar dish on the main course. When we ate at Dax the tasting menu was based... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$44 - US$84
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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.