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Hemmingways

#378 of 2,014 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 833 3338
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Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visit here regularly and each time we have a great experience. It is primarily a fish restaurant but they also have other options. The fish is incredibly fresh and the fish cakes should not be missed. The Caribbean blackened chicken is so good. Go with the salted potatoes as a side. Brian himself is a wonderful host and makes... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant in Clontarf is well worth visiting. It specialises in seafood but there are plenty of options for meat eaters too. The decor and moody lighting make for a lovely atmosphere. The food is fantastic, the selection superb the portions are generous and the prices are a steal for the quality. Highly recommended.

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Thank Shelaghview
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This by far is my favourite restaurant in Dublin. Beautiful fresh seafood every time. The restaurant decor is pretty, It's a very small place so booking is essential I imagine. The owner of this restaurant is fantastic and brings a real personable element to the dining experience. 110% recommend!

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Enjoyed dinner here last week and found it a most enjoyable experience, splendid food served by a very effficent gentleman in a nice environment. The food, mainly fish offered an extensive choice and the mid week price on offer was great value. Starters were superb we both enjoyed scallops and both our main courses,hake and prawns excellent quality and superbly... More 

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Thank Michael L
County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a lovely cosy restaurant that I highly recommend. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is lovely. Bryan owns the place and makes you feel welcome as soon as you step in. They've cooked for me a gorgeous vegan dish (not on the menu). REALLY NICE

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Thank LIliane R
Dublin, Ireland
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73 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here recently with friends, the food was very good, high quality products which were well treated. However not sure I'll be returning as the restaurant itself felt like you were eating in someones front room, dated decor, single unisex bathroom.

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Thank JenK105
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

A good broad menu at Hemmingways bound to suit all. The emphasis is on good quality, local sea-food with daily sea-food specials. We had an enjoyable evening and food to match, The Proprieter meets, greets and serves all the food and drinks and will take you through the menu options. The atmosphere is relaxed, neighbourhood type restaurant and you will... More 

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Thank NthDub
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of my Favourite restaurants in Dublin. The staff are fantastic - you are made to feel like an invited Diner guest. Being a Fish Restaurant - and the quality of the Fish is exceptional. Well done.

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Thank Irish-family-plus
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ate here for the first time with a party of friends, we were really impressed. The place is quite small and it was full which created a great atmosphere. Prawns pil-pil were great followed by baked cod with cheese topping -fantastic.Great food and nice wine selection, and some banter with Brian the owner ,we left feeling very satisfied. We will... More 

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Thank brigantine532
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Local restaurant, great value to the area. Mouthwatering food with a personal touch. Nice coffee too. We felt totally unrushed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 833 3338
Description
Welcome to Hemmingway's. Located off the seafront, we are a restaurant with tradition and character at its heart. Seafood is the hallmark of Hemmingway's but we also offer delicious options for meat-lovers too. We always try to make the most of the freshest seasonal produce to cater for all tastes. Hemmingway's restaurant is located in the heart of Vernon Avenue, Clontarf. Just a short 10 minute drive from Dublin City Centre, accessible by bus, DART, or taxi. Opening Hours: Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday from 6:00pm. Closed on Monday and Tuesday's

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