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Dax Restaurant

Travellers' Choice award winner
South City Centre
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23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Corrales, New Mexico
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in Dublin for a American collegiate football game and my sister's 25th wedding anniversary. We like amazing restaurant experiences so we did our homework (via TripAdvisor, CN and Fodor's) well in advance. If you seek an exceptional dinner destination, with food 'to die for' look no further than Dax. We loved the intimacy of this small, below street... More 

1 Thank Eric T
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a business lunch here. The whole place is professionally run. Nice tables kept separate. Excellent waiters. Even though it is atbasement level the decor is tasteful and toilets well appointed. The is a fixed price two or three course lunch. This menu lacks choice I feel. The a la cate food is excellent quality with smallish portions beautifully... More 

Thank dfc2007
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful lunch in Dax yesterday. The lamb was fabulous and the wine sublime. Service was excellent as always

Thank niamhnia2017
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super restaurant in Dublin south city. Great changing menus and wonderful staff. Buzzy and interesting with a great feeling of Dublin life ! Dax is a must go to venue

Thank B r i a n D
Dublin, Ireland
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply no downside to this excellent restaurant. Staff are attentive and pleasant exuding a perfect ambiance. Dined with a group of friends, starters comprised superb Foie Gras and quail. Main courses selected included magret de canard, venison and turbot all of which were perfectly presented and pronounced delicious. Wine from St. Emilion was pricey but worth the expense. Deserts were... More 

Thank Dubblue198
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place, it reminds me of old school great restaurants in Dublin. The food is tip top. And there's great atmosphere in the days of the international rugby. Get going.

Thank FabtasticFood
Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive service located near Fitzwilliam square and lesson street. Located in a basement. Wide wine list. Attention to detail.

Thank C E
Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first visit at Dax for my mum's birthday, and I wanted to pick a nice place to make it perfect. I visited several fine dining restaurants in Dublin like Chapter One / Patrick Guilbaud / Patrick Guilbaud, and Dax was second to none. It is now one of my favourite restaurants in Dublin :) Almost all the... More 

3 Thank WKLIZE
Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was perfect. The service is especially wonderful with a warm welcome given. Order anything and you won't be disappointed.

Thank SheroDee
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, unfortunately, I can't go too in depth with this review as it has been over a year since I visited and can't remember every little detail. What I can say however is that the venue itself is lovely. On quite remote and quite road, the setting is lovely. When you enter the inside is fantastic. Dimly lit and a... More 

Thank JBan88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$79
French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?