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Olesya's Wine Bar

#309 of 1,978 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South City Centre
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18 Exchequer Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 672 4087
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Today
12:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:30 - 00:00
Thu 12:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:30 - 02:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful space, great wine selection. Had mixed Jamon and chorizo plate. Pleasant and delicious. Hidden gem. Check it out while in Dublin

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice place for a quite tapas evening with friends. Good selection of wines, firendly staff, lovely interior.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The wine list is so extensive, so well detailed, the ambiance is so romantic and inviting and their deluxe meat and cheese platters, the anchovies, the bread, is all good in this place, prompt and friendly staff, nice cutlery, this place has everything, I NEED to go back to this place ASAP, even thought is a gourmet restaurant the prices... More 

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Thank Roberto M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We wanted somewhere for a bowl of soup at lunchtime and just happened across this place. We chose their lunchtime offer, which was a bowl of soup ( tomato and pumpkin ) and a choice of sandwich for around 10 euro. The soup was very tasty and the choice of sandwiches was good. I opted for an open Irish smoked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We popped in here on Wednesday evening after work without a reservation and were greeted by a very friendly staff member who offered us a choice of tables and didn't make the usual contorted face when we mentioned we didn't have a reservation. Once we were comfortable (It is a very comfortable restaurant) we were informed of the specials which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon here with glass of wine followed by lovely dinner Great atmosphere great music and decor.

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1 Thank Nadine N
Sun Valley-Ketchum, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful selection of wines of the world; very reasonable, nice pours. trendy ambience; Carlos from Argentina was a terrific host and hugely wine knowledgeable. It was a great mid afternoon pause particularly enjoyed the Camembert fondue.

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Carlos P, Guest Relations Manager at Olesya's Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, it means a lot. We hope to see you again on your next visit. Carlos. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

They have a huge collection of truly excellent wines from all over the world which they serve by the glass. Friendly service and lovely, homely food. Very much enjoyed dining here!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dropped in for a pre-dinner glass of wine and bite to eat. My glass of wine was pretty good (Malbec from Argentina) but my husband thought his was just ok (Shiraz from Australia). We also ordered the cheese fondue - delish! Very strong flavor but really good. Super friendly wait staff, but they were a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went twice, first for a glass of wine and then next night for a meal with bottle of wine. They do a delicious cheese and meat platter for two people for only 26 euros which was all we needed really. Together with a very nice Sauvignon Touraine at 30 euros this must rank as one of the least expensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:30 - 01:00
Friday
12:30 - 02:00
Saturday
12:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Exchequer Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 672 4087

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