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La Caverna

12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 3110
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I ate here on a Monday evening. There have been many favourable reviews of this restaurant, but this was not my experience, so maybe the regular chef wasn't on this evening. Two of us had tagliatelle, which was more al dente than I would have...More

Thank Foxeee
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was descent and the waitress was very nice. A service charge of 10% was added to our bill in the end (we were a table of 5) and I feel like it was a rip off. Paying 25 euros for service was not...More

Thank Emilie T
Reviewed 4 days ago

All courses were outstanding, and the bruschetta in particular was one of the best I have ever had. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for good Italian cuisine, and I hope to visit again in the future.

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Another amazing meal here again and great service. This place is Dublin’s little gem and well worth a visit.

Thank Hallworth_1985
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a really lovely dinner here after a very long day walking round Dublin. Very attentive service from a friendly waitress, who continually topped up our water. We shared the bread and dips (hummus and red pepper) and a bruschetta, which was tasty, and...More

Thank 606butterflybelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint place where the vibe is historic in the cellar. Salmon was amazing and service was very good. There was no wine suggestion with the food which surprised me considering the place has a wine bar. One thing that did break the ambiance was a...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this table online after reading trip advisor reviews. Was not disappointed! Beautiful restaurant and lovely atmosphere. Staff were very accommodating and could not do enough for us. My partner ordered a pizza and afterwards claimed it was the best pizza he has ever tasted!...More

1  Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing! Really recommend going, friendly service from staff members and the chef is amazing!

2  Thank hanc3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not have a reservation and just dropped in. The staff was very polite, we were welcomed by a big smile and all over happy staff. The food was also good. For starters my girlfriend had the mozarella salad and it was awesome. I...More

2  Thank Christoffer J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a vegetarian and two vegans me and my friends ate here on a Sunday night. The whole page of vegan dishes in the menu was fantastic, we all enjoyed our food, especially the vegan brownie! Staff were very friendly and the restaurant had a...More

1  Thank Rebecca W
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27 September 2016|
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Response from LaCavernaDublin | Property representative |
They have a very extensive gluten free menu. Except Pizza and few starters, everything else can be adapted.All the Pasta Dishes, all the Meat and Fish Dishes They even have have a gluten free Chocolate Brownie :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > Temple Bar
  • Neighbourhood: Temple Bar
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 3110
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of Temple Bar, La Caverna is a little taste of Italy in Dublin creating a tradition of excellence. With three levels, each comfortably seating up to 40 people, La Caverna is ideal for groups old all sizes. The newly renovated 300 years old Wine Cellar is a beautifully crafted 18th Century Barrel Vault, updated with soft lighting and superb selection of over 150 premium wines from Italy, France and Spain,Portugal, Argentina,California, Chile, Australia, South Africa. We have vegan and gluten - free options.
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