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“Best Fish and Chips I Have Had From a Restaurant”

The Shack Restaurant
Ranked #349 of 2,871 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$24
Cuisines: Irish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
Description: Set in the heart of Temple Bar, Dublin’s Cultural district, The Shack Restaurant is a bustling and friendly place to come for the best of Irish and European cuisine in a contemporary and relaxing atmosphere. If you dine with us and you are happy. Please tell the world. If you are not happy. PLEASE TELL the MANAGER on duty who will do their best to ensure you ARE happy
Reviewed 1 May 2018

It was a busy time - 2pm on a sunny Saturday and we managed to find a great corner seat for four. The service was friendly and prompt and the food excellent. Fish and chips shouldn't be a difficult dish to make, but it seems to vary so much, so maybe it is. This fish was cooked to perfection and the waiter said it was only a smallish piece, but I felt it was just right. I don't eat that many chips and managed to eat them all, so maybe if you are a chip lover, you may be hoping for a few more. It was very noisy, but being right in the centre of Temple Bar area, you would expect that. We found this restaurant by chance, just looking for some great, solid Irish grub, and we were not disappointed.

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Thank Kim M
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DavidPaulEllis, Owner at The Shack Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments about our Restaurant and our Food.
It is a delight to know that the hard work put into the Restaurant over the past 20 years has been worth the effort.

Thank you again for your business and I hope you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful city.
Kindest regards
David

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The staff is lovely, helpful, provide advice on food so it is perfect for each customer, the quality of the food is marvelous, whether you choose fish or meat, sauces are sublime, and the restaurant is decorates with taste. Very cosy.
That is the reason I brought my Swiss visitors yesterday to the Shack and they absolutely loved it!

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Thank EmeraldIsle1703
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DavidPaulEllis, Owner at The Shack Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments about our Restaurant and our Food. You are very kind. Thank You
It is a delight to know that the hard work put into the Restaurant over the past 20 years has been worth the effort.
Thank you again for your business and I hope you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful city.
Kindest regards
David

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant 3 or 4 times. The last was the last week. Ordered mussels and fish and chips. Was great. The restaurant, the music. The staff friendly.

Thank achille000
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DavidPaulEllis, Owner at The Shack Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments about our Restaurant and our Food. You are very kind. Thank You

It is a delight to know that the hard work put into the Restaurant over the past 20 years has been worth the effort.

Thank you again for your business and I hope you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful city.
Kindest regards
David

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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Remembering this restaurant from years ago, I was happy that the food and service was still as excellent as back then. Food portions are huge, and we practically rolled out the door. The staff were super friendly

Thank budgetfussy
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DavidPaulEllis, Owner at The Shack Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments about our Restaurant and our Food. You are very kind. Thank You

It is a delight to know that the hard work put into the Restaurant over the past 20 years has been worth the effort.
Thank you again for your business and I hope you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful city.
Kindest regards
David

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Family lunch in Dublin shopping area
Very good service nice to 2 small grandkids 5&8 food was delicious
Would visit again bought their t-shirt as a souvenir

Thank patriciahP737EZ
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DavidPaulEllis, Owner at The Shack Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments about our Restaurant and our Food. You are very kind. Thank You

It is a delight to know that the hard work put into the Restaurant over the past 20 years has been worth the effort.

Ah thanks for the T Shirt purchase, I hope you will remember us every time you wear it

Thank you again for your business and I hope you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful city.
Kindest regards
David

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