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161 Cafe Bistro - CLOSED

161 Rathmines Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 497 8049
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Oct 2015
“Good local spot for hearty grub”
23 Oct 2015
“Squeeze In”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 Rathmines Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Went for a local brunch yesterday - cant fault 161. My boyfriend is slowly beginning to like eggs and 161 didn't disappoint him. Love the dainty decor too. Very good addition to the locality. Great value too - better than many of the brunch spots...More

1  Thank cdunne1
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This tiny and unpretentious place is well worth a visit. The menu is short, the wine list very short, but what's on offer is reasonably priced, well presented and very tasty. Excellent gravdlax, fish, flank steak and deserts. With only one server on each of...More

1  Thank diandjj
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is always a great neighbourhood place to eat. They provide great early bird menus which are well worth checking out. The food is tasty and plentiful. The ambience is relaxed and comfortable. The service friendly and prompt. I can highly recommend this.

Thank Ellie F
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I go here once a month with my family for breakfast/early lunch, iv tried everything on the menu and can't fault the place, food is amazing and service is great! Highly recommend, won't disappoint

Thank seanie o
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Where the locals go. Pleasant experience. Good food. Nice wine selection. Good service. Would return.

Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Had the early bird menu on our first visit. The best gravalax I have ever tasted and fantastic fish and chips. Superb value and excellent service. It was so good we booked for a party of 10 the following week. Again the food was outstanding...More

1  Thank Jeremy O
Reviewed 11 June 2015

A quiet lunch with a friend - the food was really lovely. If you like prawns, the salad with nuts and chilli is mouthwatering. Stefano is a wonderful host. Greg, be proud of your staff - they certainly looked after us very well. Two ladies...More

1  Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I live very close to this restaurant and have dined here several times. This is only a short distance from the bustle of central Rathmines but right in the heart of leafy, charming upper Rathmines/Dartry beside some good local shops. You can take the 140...More

2  Thank JamesCasey35
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

It s only few steps away from my front door....what a luck.... I love this place good for dinner but great for breakfast and brunch. Service always good and friendly

Thank davide g
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Had lunch (omelette & salad) there. Interesting style, but not very much for 9 €. Very nice interior.

Thank sweide
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Rathmines Road Upper, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 497 8049
161 is a stylish Café-Bistro situated between Rathmines and Rathgar where our philosophy on food offers our customers not only good value but best quality, locally sourced food served in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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