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Dax Restaurant

$$$$French, European,
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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I chose DAX for my partner's birthday dinner on a brief visit to Dublin from the UK. Because of the lateness of the booking, we could only be offered the second sitting at 9pm. No problem but upon arriving, I got the impression that staff...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cool music for eating, very welcoming staff and excellent food even for the price. For sure, I will come again!

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious food, excellent wine, relaxed atmosphere and attentive friendly staff. Definitely recommend.

Thank John S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Dax as part of our trip to Dublin for the weekend and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is in a basement and it looked small when we arrived but it's not! Saying that however, it still feels very cosy. The restaurant...More

Thank Manoli F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great recommendation from a friend. Food was outstanding and service was truly excellent. A great dining experience in Dublin that is truly French in taste and feel.

Thank Gus K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm, attentive staff made this restaurant a pleasure to attend. An error with our cab driver rendered us late for our booking, but the staff were so relaxed and accommodating! The pork was delicious (although the crackling with it was too chewy - better without...More

Thank Hatty C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a delayed arrival to Dublin, my husband and I were worried that we would miss our reservation. We called as soon as we could. The staff was incredibly hospitable. They stored our luggage for us, reserved our table and even stayed a bit late...More

Thank AshtonCharles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very intimate setting with incredibly warm and attentive staff. We had pheasant pithivier and scallops followed by fillet of beef and turbot. All the food was delicious with nothing you could fault. Good portion sizes so we had no room for desert! Did have the...More

Thank rowdyfox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were having trouble finding any food in Dublin that we really liked. We found this place one afternoon and loved it. Lunch was great. We then came back for dinner a different night and that was fantastic

Thank Tia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was exquisite, the service impeccable, the atmosphere warm and inviting. I just wish that the servings were bigger? After every course we felt cheated because the servings were so small.

Thank Tom H
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Richard D
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
3 June 2016|
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Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
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$48 - US$93
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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.
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