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Irish Film Institute Restaurant

6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 8712
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered vegeburger and chips, place was busy with a good vibe and service was quick but the vegeburger was tasteless and had an odd babyfood-like texture, yuck, was inedible

Thank Emma D
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I regularly visit here, mostly for food, sometimes the cinema. The includes a large open covered foyer, it’s like being outside in a courtyard but inside. It also has a more intimate restaurant/bar and a decent outside eating/smoking area. I love the place. I have...More

Thank Trixie696
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We stopped in for a quick lunch at the IRIR on our first day in Dublin. The atmosphere was nice. The prices were reasonable, but the service and food were little more than average. We had forgettable soup and three sandwiches. Too bad the food...More

Thank Glen B
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Came for Brunch Saturday. Waited 5 minutes before anyone even looked at us despite place having only 3 other customers. Got given a very tired looking menu which diddnt exactly inspire. very standard dull fare. Served by a waiter who was clearly just going through...More

Thank Kim123z
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

I usually come here for the films and have never been disappointed. IFI is an exeptional cinema. The restaurant provides a nice meeting place before/after the screenings but foodwise it's really nothing special. On Friday evening I visited with a friend and ordered small bites:...More

Thank aniaba2017
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Went here before a movie and loved the food. I had fish and sweet potato fries which tasted really good. I asked to change from normal chips and was told there would be an extra charge which annoyed me a bit because I wasn't asking...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Disappointed ...arrived 4.30 very understaffed. Starter chicken wings awful must have been microwaved. Bottle of wine just plonked on the table. .without a word. Mains just ok. All staff seem to arrive nearer 6pm. Overall not a pleasant experience .

Thank hilda k
Reviewed September 17, 2017

The portions are huge! I love the way they serve water in this cafe. The staff are efficient and friendly. It is well worth trying out as it has a lot of options.

Thank Emily G
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice now after a film (Dunkirk and The Beguiled are worth a watch) and I haven't been disappointed. The lasagna was lovely and it was the right size as well. The burger and chips were sooo good. No negative comment to make...More

Thank Judgymuch
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I have been to the IFI restaurant many times, mainly for Sunday morning brunch. Up to yesterday, I would have said its a great spot and given it a 5 rating. After my experience yesterday it is lucky to get a 3!!... Unusually for a...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 8712
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