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#406 of 2,000 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 833 3338
18:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed dinner here last week and found it a most enjoyable experience, splendid food served by a very effficent gentleman in a nice environment. The food, mainly fish offered an extensive choice and the mid week price on offer was great value. Starters were superb we both enjoyed scallops and both our main courses,hake and prawns excellent quality and superbly... More 

Thank Michael L
County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely cosy restaurant that I highly recommend. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is lovely. Bryan owns the place and makes you feel welcome as soon as you step in. They've cooked for me a gorgeous vegan dish (not on the menu). REALLY NICE

Thank LIliane R
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here recently with friends, the food was very good, high quality products which were well treated. However not sure I'll be returning as the restaurant itself felt like you were eating in someones front room, dated decor, single unisex bathroom.

Thank JenK105
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

A good broad menu at Hemmingways bound to suit all. The emphasis is on good quality, local sea-food with daily sea-food specials. We had an enjoyable evening and food to match, The Proprieter meets, greets and serves all the food and drinks and will take you through the menu options. The atmosphere is relaxed, neighbourhood type restaurant and you will... More 

Thank NthDub
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of my Favourite restaurants in Dublin. The staff are fantastic - you are made to feel like an invited Diner guest. Being a Fish Restaurant - and the quality of the Fish is exceptional. Well done.

Thank Irish-family-plus
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ate here for the first time with a party of friends, we were really impressed. The place is quite small and it was full which created a great atmosphere. Prawns pil-pil were great followed by baked cod with cheese topping -fantastic.Great food and nice wine selection, and some banter with Brian the owner ,we left feeling very satisfied. We will... More 

Thank brigantine532
Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Local restaurant, great value to the area. Mouthwatering food with a personal touch. Nice coffee too. We felt totally unrushed.

Thank Shgavman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in clontarf. Run by Brian who doubles as a waiter the food is superb. The fish cakes are legendary and the mains are wonderful and varied. Even when you veer off fish for the steak the quality is superb. Small and quaint it's a break from the madness of everyday life where the focus is... More 

Thank magenta_clovisse
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect a good as I've seen will be back. Perfect for an evening and fast Good value great food good service

Thank k c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with my dad and brother, fantastic meal. The pil pil prawns for starter were amazing, dorado, hake and prawns and crab claws for mains - one was better than the next, all served beautifully. Thank you for such great food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Irish, Seafood, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 833 3338
Welcome to Hemmingway's. Located off the seafront, we are a restaurant with tradition and character at its heart. Seafood is the hallmark of Hemmingway's but we also offer delicious options for meat-lovers too. We always try to make the most of the freshest seasonal produce to cater for all tastes. Hemmingway's restaurant is located in the heart of Vernon Avenue, Clontarf. Just a short 10 minute drive from Dublin City Centre, accessible by bus, DART, or taxi. Opening Hours: Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday from 6:00pm. Closed on Monday and Tuesday's

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?