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L'Ecrivain

109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1919
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (93 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (49 reviews)
“foie gras” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 672 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I like nice restaurants & nice wines. But having visited L'Ecrivan again for the first time in 15 odd years i realized that I am a culinary dinosaur ! I arrived hungry & all set to get stuck into a nice juicy fillet steak with...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant, we had a set menu. The food and the service were both great.generous servings and all of the dishes were outstanding

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an exceptional meal here for my birthday. We decided not to go for the tasting menu as this is something we normally do but instead went for the dinner menu and picked our own wine. The wine selection was excellent and not over...More

Thank seanpg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is not cheap, far from it. It is however worth the money. Allowing the chefs to demonstrate their skills via the tasting menu (with matching wines) turned out to be a wise choice. As each course was delivered with a generous serve of...More

Thank Barney O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was creative and tasty. The appetizer foie gras (picture) was memorable with 2 different textures. The main course lamb was perfectly cooked. Staff were always attentive. We were a large company group and had a great experience. The show of seeing the cooking...More

Thank Raul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opted for tasting menu but not matching wines (more of which later) in a restaurant with quite a pleasant dining room. There was nothing really wrong with the cooking apart from the turbot which was too salty, due I 'm sure to brining before cooking....More

Thank tomcot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, 5/5. We came here to celebrate our anniversary and I must say I am happy with the choice. We went for the tasting menu and I would go again for it. You will be eating some kind of taste which you probably don't...More

1  Thank Vincenzo S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far one of the best restaurants we have been to. It deserves a much higher ranking than 200. The food is prepared excellently and the service was outstanding. The "wow" factor certainly describes our experience and we'd recommend it to anyone looking...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming and stylish. Elegant and quiet setting with a calm decor. Service was faultless. Our table had the tasting menu with wine accompaniments, which was, in every element, superb. The sommelier was good and very enthusiastic. We had time for one meal only but will...More

Thank tripoverseas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This time we took our daughters with us. Unlike our last visit we were seated in the main restaurant which although a little cool temperature wise, had a good atmosphere. Food was excellent, wine too. Service again great and we had the bonus of meeting...More

Thank SuzyQdublin
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Shirlee11
26 June 2017|
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Response from Golfingmags | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual - no need for jacket.
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Mightymiriam
16 April 2017|
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Response from Singstress | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure if there's wheelchair access - they did seem to have tables on the ground floor level, but we were brought upstairs (about two flights) and I didn't see any evidence of lifts....very remiss of them not to... More
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KHEMEdinburgh
8 November 2016|
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Response from Harleyclarkey | Reviewed this property |
Just called them for you.......no lunch on Saturday. However, they are open for Saturday lunches for Rugby matches......the 19th & 26th November
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 661 1919
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