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La Caverna

#86 of 1,978 Restaurants in Dublin
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12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 3110
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16:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 23:00
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and my very good friend had our Christmas get-together at this restaurant and we left feeling all the good will of the Christmas season. The food on the early bird menu was excellent. I had a spring roll starter and my main was lamb shank. Both were really tasty and satisfying. The service we received from all the team... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant has it all - great food & selection, super service & lovely atmosphere. We shared the Italian meats platter as a starter - delicious. The pasta was fresh & properly cooked! The Managers & Staff took their time to talk & make us feel relaxed & explained the food & wine on the extensive menu. Looks small from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tonight was my 3rd time after one year and nothing has changed , food still tastes so good and fresh , service was always great and smiley lady manager who gives time to play with my 2 years old son , beautiful place and also enjoyed the chat with a beautiful couple were sitting next to us very friendly and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say , I would recommend this restaurant to everyone . The food and the service was excellent . The managers are so kind and helpful I will be back !!

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit Dublin we visit La Caverna. The owner is an absolute diamond and always welcomes us back. We have taken several friends with us, both from the UK and form Ireland and all rave about the food and service. I strongly advise you to put this place on your dining list when visiting Dublin, you will not... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value early bird meal. Could not fault the food or service. Would definitely recommend. The tagliatelle and risotto were both superb as was the creme brûlée. Very helpful and accommodating staff

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great spot for some Italian food. Centrally located and a great selection of dishes and wines. Staff were very friendly and we left with full bellies.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After reading about this place on TripAdvisor we were really looking forward to go, and we weren't disappointed. We had booked a table and from the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. I had the bruschetta to start and my partner had the minestrone soup and both were delicious. For the main course I had the salmon... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were up in Dublin for the weekend!We were looking for somewhere nice to eat so I went onto trip advisor for recommendations where I found la Caverna!We were definitely not disappointed!From start to finish our food and the service were excellent!My hubby is still talking about the steak!Extremely reasonably priced also!Will 100% come back here the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here for our anniversary meal, we booked here prior and requested the cellar dining room which was lovely, all candle lit and had a wine cellar on view at the back. Our sever was very attentive and was helpful. The staff were all helpful and pleasant and service with a smile was here! The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper Fownes Street | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > Temple Bar
  • Neighbourhood: Temple Bar
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 3110
Description
Situated in the heart of Temple Bar, La Caverna is a little taste of Italy in Dublin creating a tradition of excellence. With three levels, each comfortably seating up to 40 people, La Caverna is ideal for groups old all sizes. The newly renovated 300 years old Wine Cellar is a beautifully crafted 18th Century Barrel Vault, updated with soft lighting and superb selection of over 150 premium wines from Italy, France and Spain,Portugal, Argentina,California, Chile, Australia, South Africa We are proud to be the only Restaurant in Dublin to serve the entire Wine Collection also by the Glass.

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