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L'Ecrivain

109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1919
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (98 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (45 reviews)
“foie gras” (33 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 685 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent five weeks road tripping all over the country of Ireland. L'Ecrivain in Dublin was absolutely one of the finest meals I had. Complex flavors blended with sophisticated ingredients and presented like works of art, along with the perfectly paired wines, made dining at...More

Thank MikesRoadTrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly welcome, and incredibly helpful staff member assisted me up the steep stairs to the restaurant. The staff were delightful. We enjoyed our meal, everything was very well presented, but it wasn't what you would call a 'satisfying' meal. We were there on a...More

Thank Jean D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easier one star restaurant to get a booking in comared to Chapter One where it takes weeks to get a table. Whether theres a difference in the value of what goes on the plate is probably a personal choice. But L'ecrivain is...More

Thank Peter I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here a fortnight ago, using a blue book voucher we'd gotten for a wedding present; on a positive it's super that blue book is good for restaurants too... Food had highs and lows, in general starters were the winners (it was a Thursday night...More

2  Thank Beaded
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my husband on a Saturday night. We had reserved a table some weeks ago for our wedding anniversary. The restaurant was full. We went for the tasting menu with wine as I wanted to try some things I had ;not had...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 4 course doinner served was of a standard belonging to this kind of restaurant. The food was supurbe the place itself was very nice.

Thank Maarten H B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us had a special meal at L'Ecrivan. We were greeted by the FOH person and it was very pleasant and relaxed. Gentle piano music was playing, the atmosphere was very well set. So service and setting were excellent. Clearly there is top notch...More

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big birthday for the Good Lady demanded that all stops be pulled out in honour of the special occasion. The big CO on the Northside was impervious to all contact for a booking (how DO you get a booking there?? by invitation only???). Their...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I've had the pleasure of eating here a few times. I adore this restaurant. The food is delicious and so well presented. You'll need to book this in advance as they get very busy even for lunch. Full of class and atmosphere. I'll be back....More

Thank natasha G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

L'Ecrivain is entering 2018 (15 years now!) with the keeping of their Michelin Star and it's well deserved. Consistency is the name of the game at this well run restaurant. Staff are friendly, not ostentatious and make the evening an easy time with Derry and...More

Thank IrelandGirlToo
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Shirlee11
26 June 2017|
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Response from Golfingmags | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual - no need for jacket.
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Mightymiriam
16 April 2017|
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Response from Singstress | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure if there's wheelchair access - they did seem to have tables on the ground floor level, but we were brought upstairs (about two flights) and I didn't see any evidence of lifts....very remiss of them not to... More
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KHEMEdinburgh
8 November 2016|
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Response from Harleyclarkey | Reviewed this property |
Just called them for you.......no lunch on Saturday. However, they are open for Saturday lunches for Rugby matches......the 19th & 26th November
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 661 1919
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