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Rotana Cafe

31 South Richmond Street | Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 475 9969
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 South Richmond Street | Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great food Great service and Great value for money. Group of 6 went for dinner, all dishes from starters to deserts were excellent. Would advise booking ahead this place fills quickly. Lovely atmosphere and service is excellent. Water constantly filled up without asking. No corkage...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this gem of a restaurant during my last few days stay in Dublin and so pleasantly surprised ! Service was fast and impeccable - food was delicious . Can't say enough of this place , if you're in Dublin , this is worth a...More

Thank Muhammad A
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with family at around 10 pm. Atmosphere was lovely and the staff made us feel right at home. Time taken from our order to when it was served was also quite short. If you're looking for THE authentic Lebanese experience, then you...More

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant I had visited in Dublin! Food is lovely and also the ambient and waitress! She's very attentive and did everything with a smile on her face. I'll be back in my next trip!

Thank Thiago M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Have been to Rotana Cafe many times and never disappointed. The food is fab and service is great. We opted for Mezze starters and mains for 4 people. More than enough food and offers of replenishing breads etc. We brought our own wine as they...More

Thank nryan2
Reviewed 26 June 2017

It is not an amazing place, but if you need to feed a group of hungry Millenials it is perfect. I feel they have compromised a little on their Palestinian cuisine in order to please a certain clientele. But the service was good and the...More

Thank maeberlingeri
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I have just had a scrumptious dinner in rotana. Food is scrumptious and the service is impeccable. I have regularly been there for the last 7 years and these guys have been sticking to the highest standards. Plus it's byob with no corkage fee! I...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I had my iftar in Rotana and really enjoyed the experience. The waiter was extremely helpful and welcomed me with dates and water. The service was fast and the dishes were just amazing carrying the arabian and middle eastern taste. Overall pleasant experience that I'd...More

Thank Ahmed S
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is really small, you should book if u want to have dinner on Friday or Saturday. The food has a very good taste. It's BYOB. The staff is friendly, but it's only 2 and when is really busy, maybe you need to wait...More

Thank Cristina D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Enjoyed a top class veggie Lebenese mezza for 2 as a starter. Generous portions with salad and potatoes added. Great variety with hummus aubergine as highlights. The best in town is my view. Our mains could keep to the standard of the mezza but were...More

Thank Brendan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 South Richmond Street | Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 475 9969
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