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Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 1 676 4192
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (56 reviews)
“blue lobster” (19 reviews)
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The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful food well presented. Attentive staff and nice chat with Stephan. The restaurant has been operating since 1981 through good and not so good times but the quality shines through.

Thank Denis O
Reviewed 3 days ago

After a fabulous dinner at Atelier Robuchon in Paris, this restaurant seems like just an average restaurant with bad food.

2  Thank Sierra B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely evening and an amazing meal at Patrick Gilbaud. Our meal was what one expects from a Michelin-rated restaurant and the wine recommendation was perfect. We very much enjoyed our company without feeling rushed by the staff, which is very important to...More

Thank MelisBD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best restaurant we have ever dined in. The service and food were out of this world. The attention to detail was outstanding. Could not have asked for a better evening. One of the owners visited our table multiple times and was very interested in...More

1  Thank jayharper2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and attentive staff without overdoing it. Food was lovely and I was very happy with my veggie meal. Portions look small but are beautifully presented and are definitely adequate. Really enjoyed my visit

Thank Stitcherkf
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on our final night in Dublin and were really looking forward to the meal. Upon arrival, we were asked if we wanted to enjoy an apéritif in the lounge or walk down to the dining room immediately. We opted to enjoy an...More

2  Thank Boh_1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each moment is carefully orchestrated from water to bread service, attentive staff from each member of this thoughtful team. Delicious food that is both memorable fresh and delicious. An oasis of glamour within Dublin.

Thank austin_TexasLkd
Reviewed 1 week ago

This highly acclaimed restaurant certainly is at the pinnacle of culinary dining in all of Ireland. Service, atmosphere, food taste, and presentation border on dizzying perfection. Bring money and be prepared to be wowed.

Thank gumdoc45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful evening. From the minute we walked in the door, the experience was wonderful. We had the best martinis we have ever had. Every course was scrumptious. Especially the lobster. They even made our youngest, a tough critic, very happy. Especially when she...More

1  Thank Ellenfinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Categorically the best meal we've had in years and that includes one last Spring in "the world's best restaurant". Food was on fire (not literally) but really fantastic. We had beautifully delicate lobster ravioli and crab salad starters, followed by absolutely delicious lamb and beef...More

1  Thank FionaMc129
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Chris B
21 February 2016|
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I´ve only dined at the restaurant once, and then I saw people with everything from suits to denim. It´s fine dining so I will not recommend jeans, but if you must then at least wear dark ones and a shirt. Enjoy your visit :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
12:30 - 14:15
19:00 - 22:15
19:00 - 22:15
13:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Merrion Hotel 21 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 676 4192
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