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Dax Restaurant

) #5 of 2,078 Restaurants in Dublin $$$$ French, European,
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 676 1494
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (20 reviews)
“duck” (25 reviews)
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French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely meal here. The food was great, as was the service. Dublin is well catered for French restaurants, but this one is a cut above, and deserves all the good reviews on Trip Advisor. I maybe found the music a bit annoying,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Dax with my girlfriend and family for dinner. The first impression I got was that this place was far outside my usual market range and that I was severely underdressed. But, as soon as I entered the door those fears were quashed by...More

Thank NeilPatMac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was on a trip with my daughter to Ireland over my birthday. Dax was my choice of venue to celebrate. True French, superb service. I started with melt-in-mouth Fois gras, followed by equally lovely local brill. The wine suggestions fit nicely with the meal. Added...More

Thank kmd2t2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Dublin today and really needed a great meal after a few very average ones in England. DAX did not disappoint us, even our vegetarian. I had a prawn stuffed courgette for a starter and it was delicious. The dishes were superbly balanced...More

Thank Maggie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner in Dax recently and absolutely loved it, food was amazing and service excellent! Would highly recommend to friends and family!

Thank SecretbeautyCo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dax is one of my favourite restaurants, it has classic style with fantastic food, without any fuss. Its where I go, when I want a proper night out, a special occasion or just to treat myself., in a very relaxed atmospere, The wine list is...More

Thank chewie192
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Dax with my fiancee last Saturday night 08.07.2017 for dinner at 9 pm. Every special occasion we test out fine dining restaurants in Dublin and Dax was next on the list. Arrived on time, however the table wasn't free / ready yet and...More

Thank Tommy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Knew of Dax for a long time but this was a first visit for all four of us The restaurant is very comfortable - tables well spaced and with a series of small rooms these is an intimacy to the restaurant. The dinner menu was...More

Thank P R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been meaning to visit this restaurant for quite some time even though it is a bit removed from the Stephens Green area. I got the impression that it caters a lot for people taking in concerts at the nearby National Concert Hall although I...More

Thank DominicDeBurca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother, daughter (10 years) and I reserved the 6:30 seating at Dax on a Friday evening. Unfortunately we were at the same seating as two large groups and although we arrived on time, we were rushed into the restaurant, sat at the worst table...More

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Richard D
12 November 2016|
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Response from RestManReply | Property representative |
We have a website that details all of this, please do visit it, search for Dax Restaurant Dublin (TripAdvisor will not allow a link to be posted) and navigate to our Christmas Page
Joseph M
2 June 2016|
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Response from BobbyDaz84 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual.
Peter H
5 April 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
A set amount of courses. So for example a 5 course tasting menu might have 2 starters 1 main and 2 desserts. All would be a little smaller then a similar dish on the main course. When we ate at Dax the tasting menu was based... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$87
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Pembroke Street Upper | Dublin 2, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 1494
  • E-mail
Awarded "Best Restaurant in Dublin" in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2014. Located just off Fitzwilliam Square in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the award winning Dax Restaurant is one of Ireland's premier places to dine. The Dax menu uses only the freshest seasonal Irish and continental produce. Our commitment to healthy fine dining is experienced in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Dax is the perfect location for social or business dining.
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