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L'Ecrivain

109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1919
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (91 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (48 reviews)
“foie gras” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 672 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unabashedly French. But creative. The food is all delicious, and everything works. Wine is well chosen and well priced. Service is attentive but not intrusive. Decor is elegant and understated. We enjoyed this very much, and got a few ideas for our own kitchen. A...More

Thank Grant P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was attentive. The restaurant's decor needs a lift to the level of a one-star Michelin. Maybe the lighting didn't help. We started with champagne which was not served cold enough. The waitress said it was kept at 10 degrees. Our fridge at home...More

Thank petercD4277MP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to not stray into hyperbole when discussing the evening we experienced at L'Ecrivain. If the proprietor is to be believed, and I think she is, some of Ireland's most famous residents agree with us that this is one of the best restaurants...More

Thank Vikingtraveller59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This meal was a surprise for a big birthday of mine and having never been to a Michelin starred restaurant before i was very excited, and was not disappointed! We had the tasting menu with wine and every little detail was amazing. The service was...More

Thank eva2404
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a dinner! They are Michelin star rated for a reason! The service was spectacular, everything was presented and explained in detail. The sommelier was very friendly and knew exactly what he was talking about. The food was very good, the dishes were creative...More

Thank NathanielGoodtimes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal here and the service and food was really great. Was it a perfect experience, well no, but for the price and quality of food/service, we were overall happy. Lots of little extras like an oyster as a starter course. The servers...More

Thank kates70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very attentive and great service by the waiting staff especially Armando- Hope I got his name correct. They food is great!!! Scrumptious and well presented. Combination of flavour is great and food are cook to perfection- well executed.

Thank WilliamYaw
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here last night and it was excellent from start to finish. We were greeted with a smile and a warm welcome on arrival. Sallyanne saw that my wife is pregnant and provided a cushion so that she was comfortable. There was a nice...More

Thank amdub
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Last night my husband I had an evening meal and we both thought it would have been far better than it was. Firstly the €75 menu was rather poor in selection. I chose mackerel which came like two sticks of celery and raw. Presumably it...More

1  Thank Hilary H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is the kind of restaurant you feel a bit nervous on entering, worrying about what order to use the cutlery while doing a mental check on the balance of your credit card. We were looking for somewhere to take some elderly relatives (who were,...More

1  Thank sleepygnat
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Mightymiriam
I would like to know if there is wheel chair access. I emailed the restaurant last Thursday but I have not received a reply as yet
16 April 2017|
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Response from LorrSch | Reviewed this property |
Yes i think there is ..
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KHEMEdinburgh
im confused as to what lunch menu is available on a Saturday. The two lunch menus available to view on the website states availability for Thursday and Friday only. no mention of what is available for the rest of the week.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Harleyclarkey | Reviewed this property |
Just called them for you.......no lunch on Saturday. However, they are open for Saturday lunches for Rugby matches......the 19th & 26th November
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patrice d
I agree. Way way overrated and very very precious staff!!
4 December 2015|
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Response from Jim M m | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they were nice and the place is pleasant enough. But it's far from what the price tag would suggest! I don't give reviews like this for fun, I was genuinely shocked.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 661 1919
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