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2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 833 3338
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“fish cakes” (5 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
All hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went early on a Friday evening with no prior reservation. We were told by the owner that they were fully booked, but he relented when he saw our disappointed faces. It was certainly a gastronomic experience to savour, in every sense of the word....More

Thank travelbugPJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had scallops and fish cake starter, both excellent. The scallops were particularly well done. We chose the same main course ACH, the signature cod fish steak which comes with smoked salmon, mussels and prawns, all perfectly cooked and seasoned. The house wine suited the...More

Thank KingCampo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we entered the restaurant we were made to feel at home food mainly fish with one steak was superb ambience brilliant. All round a super night service really good and attention to detail spot on

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hemmingways is a really top class fish restaurant with numerous options of fresh fish. The genial host, Brian, is most welcoming and acquaints his visitors with great enthusiasm of the various options. The fare does not disappoint .

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting with great ambience that was let down by inconsistency in the food quality and a wine list more suited to a suburban chinese restaurant with plastic tablecloths.

Thank LanceRibersLives
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visit here regularly and each time we have a great experience. It is primarily a fish restaurant but they also have other options. The fish is incredibly fresh and the fish cakes should not be missed. The Caribbean blackened chicken is so good. Go...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant in Clontarf is well worth visiting. It specialises in seafood but there are plenty of options for meat eaters too. The decor and moody lighting make for a lovely atmosphere. The food is fantastic, the selection superb the portions...More

Thank Shelaghview
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This by far is my favourite restaurant in Dublin. Beautiful fresh seafood every time. The restaurant decor is pretty, It's a very small place so booking is essential I imagine. The owner of this restaurant is fantastic and brings a real personable element to the...More

Thank Donnell_10
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Enjoyed dinner here last week and found it a most enjoyable experience, splendid food served by a very effficent gentleman in a nice environment. The food, mainly fish offered an extensive choice and the mid week price on offer was great value. Starters were superb...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a lovely cosy restaurant that I highly recommend. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is lovely. Bryan owns the place and makes you feel welcome as soon as you step in. They've cooked for me a gorgeous vegan dish (not on the...More

Thank LIliane R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 833 3338
Welcome to Hemmingway's. Located off the seafront, we are a restaurant with tradition and character at its heart. Seafood is the hallmark of Hemmingway's but we also offer delicious options for meat-lovers too. We always try to make the most of the freshest seasonal produce to cater for all tastes. Hemmingway's restaurant is located in the heart of Vernon Avenue, Clontarf. Just a short 10 minute drive from Dublin City Centre, accessible by bus, DART, or taxi. Opening Hours: Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday from 6:00pm. Closed on Monday and Tuesday's
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