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Cafe en Seine

#131 of 2,007 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South City Centre
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40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 4567
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great local bar, atmosphere generally very good. Variety of crowds and a good place for a larger group to meet. A bit pricy, especially the cocktails. Easy to get served in busy periods, good for lunch meets too.

1 Thank CarricktoRome
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a customer for two years and never had any issue with Cafe en Seine. I was invited for events to special customers and also celebrated my bday for 35 people in there. Unfortunately tonight, just one night before Easter I had the worst experience of my life going out. The security guy touched me and pushed me out with... More 

Thank Michelle M
York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon recommendation from a friend we made the trip in the pouring Dublin rain to visit Cafe en Seine. So glad we did. It's a fair walk from Temple Bar area but worth it. Great bar, fantastic decor, it's like you are in a different city for a couple of hours. We had bar meals which were excellent and drinks... More 

Thank marymill41
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had a drink with my mother. Lots of people was there because of the weekend but atmosphere was lovely.

Thank Caitlin1111
Bend, Oregon
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our final dinner in Ireland at Cafe en Seine. Pretty good food, but what I really loved about this place was the lively atmosphere. Fun decor, loud music, excellent service. I will be back if I find myself in Dublin again!

Thank kzb412
Caracas, Venezuela
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Dublin for holidays, and one of the tourist guide recomends this café, so I was curious. I arrived 5:30 and I ordered a cocktail (mai tai) and a salad (warm squid slaad) and everything was fantastic, especially the Mai Tai. The decoration is fascinationg, and the staff very friendly.

Thank Leonela84
Sligo, Ireland
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199 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is very stylish and has some exceptional piece of furnishings and decor. They do a good drink too and the food is not to be sniffed at either.

2 Thank Marcus H
Yonkers, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a mixer at Cafe en Sein under EF CollegeBreak, a group tour. It was a plain room, nothing fancy, but the rest of the cafe was attractive. The lighting was dimmed but the bar was lighted nicely. The food and the Guinness were also great!

Thank Ashley P
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you get past the most of the time VERY RUDE bouncers, then prepare to enjoy a never disappointing night in Cafe-en-Seine. Despite its pricey drinks, cocktails and food, this place has been a favourite of mine for many years now. It can be hectic and messy at times, but it is still a good place to dance the night... More 

Thank VOliveira80
Farnham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

well worth a visit - great atmosphere and stunning decor. We went for late drinks and there was good music playing. Great time.

Thank churt_10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 4567

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