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Cellar Restaurant

The Merrion Hotel | Upper Merrion Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 603 0600
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
The Merrion Hotel | Upper Merrion Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is okay but we enjoyed the fact that it was quiet after a long day. They serve good drinks and it is the only open restaurant late at night in Dublin.

Thank Sierra B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cellar is just that. Maitre d'hotel was excellent. Menu was thorough. Service was top notch. Recommend the fish dishes or lamb. Bring money.

Thank jrjojo
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Nice lunches and good Sunday brunch too. We stayed at the Merrion and enjoyed one lunch and Sunday brunch. Brunch is plentiful and served until mid-afternoon, so we skipped dinner that evening.

Thank pds1231
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Two of us went here for a mid week supper while staying in the area. This truly once was a cellar, and it still has the vaulted ceilings but the space itself is nice and bright, not at all claustrophobic and the tables are not...More

Thank Boh_1
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Traditional brick-walled cellar under the Merrion Hotel includes multiple nooks and crannies for semi-private dining. Well-stocked bar includes sports television. Ordered two complicated drinks from the barman and was K-pleased with the quality. Very friendly service, even by Irish standards. I would recommend the white...More

Thank spencerusa
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Was taken here by host with other colleagues. Nice and quiet so we could hear each other. Good food, though hard to find decent vegetarian option. Gin and tonic seemed to be all ice and tonic. Good service. Nice atmosphere and lovely interior decor.

Thank ophelia1953
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a favorite spot, located in Central Dublin (close to St. Stephen's Green). It offers lovely food good value, especially since it is part of the Merrion Hotel, a luxury hotel where lunches and dinners in the main restaurant can be rather expensive. Generally...More

Thank GeorginaC C
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly welcome and general service appropriately attentive. Smiles all around. Enjoyed a succulent burger and delicious bloody Mary's. Setting very nice and dim, sat beside lovely little fire place. Will be back.

Thank RedfordChase
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We had a "super salad" of baby lettuces along with pomegranate, pepitos, edamame, quinoa. Then daube which was so tender it was definitely comfort food and reminded me of my grandma's!! It was served with mashed potatoes and green beans. Others at table had Caesar...More

Thank artistwanabe
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice surroundings in a basement setting, located across the road from government buildings. Decent menu with reasonable prices.

Thank DominicDeBurca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Merrion Hotel | Upper Merrion Street, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 603 0600
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  • This restaurant is at The Merrion Hotel
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