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Dax Restaurant

) #7 of 2,062 Restaurants in Dublin $$$$ French, European,
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (20 reviews)
“tasting menu” (20 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My mother, daughter (10 years) and I reserved the 6:30 seating at Dax on a Friday evening. Unfortunately we were at the same seating as two large groups and although we arrived on time, we were rushed into the restaurant, sat at the worst table...More

Thank SMillet
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food is amazing with a menu that most would find something on it they liked! The service is great with a friendly smile and also time for a chat! We went for dinner and took the later sitting 9pm so not to be rushed...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the food to the service I had an excellent meal here. Fancy from my usual choices but glad I went. It was fantastic food that looked and tasted great. The guys looking after the table were awesome as well. I highly recommend them.

Thank Milan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited Dax restaurant for lunch and it really was excellent. Food portions were as you would expect for this type of restaurant however both the quality of the food and service were second to none. Worth a visit.

Thank JOC834
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Dax. We were there with friends for dinner mid week and the restaurant was full to the rafters, so there was a good buzz about the basement restaurant. Service was very professional if perhaps over efficient, but the kitchen...More

Thank TravelwithGar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here last night for our anniversary dinner. We saw that the restaurant was getting good reviews and we hadn't been for a while. We were shown to our table and then asked if we'd like a drink before dinner so...More

1  Thank gilzerlyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always an exquisite lunch in Dax restaurant everything was perfect from arrival to finish and professional staff who know how to deliver a top class afternoon

Thank PaulBMartin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife had dinner to celebrate our marriage and we couldn't choose a better restaurant. The food was fenomenal (foie gras, tuna and creme brûlée). The wine was great and the service espetacular. That is a place to bring nice people in good...More

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both food and service were absolutely superb. Elegant yet intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Every dish was beautifully presented and incredibly delicious; staff was friendly, attentive, and obviously concerned about being sure that diners were happy and satisfied. One of the most memorable restaurant experiences we...More

1  Thank crwg2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Nice setting and very good service. Great menu that combines local products and French cuisine. Nice wine selection. Highly recommend!

Thank jeancout7
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Richard D
What is the schedule for December 23 through December 25?
13 November 2016|
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Response from RestManReply | Property representative |
We have a website that details all of this, please do visit it, search for Dax Restaurant Dublin (TripAdvisor will not allow a link to be posted) and navigate to our Christmas Page
Joseph M
Is there a dress code?
3 June 2016|
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Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
What is a tasting menu?
6 April 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
A set amount of courses. So for example a 5 course tasting menu might have 2 starters 1 main and 2 desserts. All would be a little smaller then a similar dish on the main course. When we ate at Dax the tasting menu was based... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$44 - US$84
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 1494
  • E-mail
Awarded "Best Restaurant in Dublin" in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2014. Located just off Fitzwilliam Square in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the award winning Dax Restaurant is one of Ireland's premier places to dine. The Dax menu uses only the freshest seasonal Irish and continental produce. Our commitment to healthy fine dining is experienced in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Dax is the perfect location for social or business dining.
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