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2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 833 3338
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“fish cakes” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a hidden gem, food is outstanding and service is great. The midweek menu is really good value and they also have good quality wine. Michelle and her crew are doing a fantastic job, well-done guys.

Thank thomas r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal on a Thursday night. All four of us went for the midweek special . Very helpful waitress went through menu and specials and informed us we could substitute from the main menu and still get the special rate , albeit with...More

Thank conirish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bank Holiday Monday family dinner was excellent. The menu has a great variety and the food is really delicious. Excellent service and nice decor with paintings and photos from the locality.

Thank therugbytraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit since the refurb. The dining room is top class for a very small restaurant and food is as good as ever retaining many of the old favorites, such as the aforementioned Spanish Hake which is a personal favorite with lots of yummy garlic....More

Thank Dublin3_Ed
Hemmingways C, 经理 at Hemmingways, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your support and look forward for your return 🤪🤪

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was there last night great food , staff and value for money. The place was packed out. There was 4 of us. Had a great experience.

Thank Robbip2003
Hemmingways C, 经理 at Hemmingways, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your 5 ⭐️ reviews, and our crew will always keep everything 5 🌟 service 🤓

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Was there last night - first time since the re-opening! All of the great food and service was still there, but with a great new cosy interior that creates a perfect ambiance. Michelle and her crew as always delivered first class service and amazing fresh...More

Thank mdoyle111
Hemmingways C, 经理 at Hemmingways, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for recommending our restaurant, we will try our best to meet all customers and thanks for all support new hemmingways 😜😜

Reviewed July 6, 2018

Was there twice in the last month. Always delicious, excellent service, excellent seafood and great ambiance. Cant wait for it to re-open after refurb. Hope it'll be just as good!

Thank martina2014978
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had booked a meal here last night , (2 June) on recommendation , wow this place was buzzing , on arriving Kevin introduced himself and his wife Michelle and showed us to our table , this hardworking couple were so busy...More

Thank bigtBelfast
Reviewed May 27, 2018

What a great little restaurant and what a great host - talk about full of beans! The food was absolutely brilliant. We all chose something different and each was exceptional. The Spanish Hake was just divine. A great night and while the food was superb...More

Thank DonegalTraveller2013
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Superb seafood and hospitality in this tiny restaurant in sleepy Clontarf. On 2 visits during a week-long stay in the Dublin area we enjoyed: prawn rice balls starter; "Special" cod (topped with mussels, prawns); monkfish; tempura prawn starter; ling fish; and sea bass. All excellent.

1  Thank MandR818
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November 6, 2018|
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Response from Hemmingways C | Property representative |
Yep , on sea side have a parking area , or few of parking spaces cross road , all parking is €1.00 per hour , after 6pm is free , Sunday all day is free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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