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Rotana Cafe

#793 of 2,014 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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31 South Richmond Street | Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 475 9969
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon 16:00 - 23:30
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Athlone, Ireland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time with a party of ten plus for dinner - early bird option with BYOB! Food was great and very tasty... something for everyone - portions large and at €18.95 for two courses with no corkage you can't go wrong! Nice location and a stroll back into city centre with numerous fine watering holes on the way!

Athlone, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

delicious food very reasonable prices. BYOB with no corkage. staff extremely friendly and prompt. our party of 10 had the early bird set dinner - 2 courses for €18.90. will be back again.

Thank Acm2603
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a lady minute booking with three of my friends. Excellent food, great price. Layout a bit cramped

Thank Does85
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had the most pleasant atmosphere of any restaurant that i have been to in a while. Absolutely amazing food as was the service, very friendly and attentive staff The food was some of the best Lebanese I ever tasted we enjoyed each course, definitely coming back and highly recommended :) :)

Thank loleeta85
County Dublin, Ireland
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153 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a dinner here with group of 4 people. It was a joke. They just serve rice without any meat or any other ingredient.

Thank yusufaytas
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 13 of us went to Rotana for a birthday. The staff were really accommodating and friendly. Every single one of us enjoyed the food, including the picky eaters. They had a 2 course for €20 option which we thought was a really good price for what we got. I definitely recommend this place!

Thank ClaireTherese
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my friends, unfortunately it was a bad experience. The food was greasy & unhealthy. The prices were too expensive in relation to this food quality

Thank Waleed A
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I'm so surprised my the review below! My experience with the food in Rotana is always so good. Great flavours and choice which makes it my favourite Lebanese in Dublin. At this stage iv tried nearly the whole menu but my favourites are definitely the mezzes, where you get a little taste of everything, the special makloba chicken and aubergine... More 

Thank m3lny
Cork, Ireland
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It was a miserable day and Rotana was the closest opened place to our hotel, so we rushed in with out any expectations beside getting out of the rain. I had babaganoush (spell?) which was really lovely and lamb sish whilst my husband when for a vegetarian platter which was served with breads. He was totally satisfied with the quantity... More 

Thank Meliche
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Food was nice but for the price the portion sizes are very small. Had planned on smoking some shisha after dinner but was so underwhelmed I didn't bother.

Thank d_cudster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$23
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 South Richmond Street | Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 475 9969

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