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L'Ecrivain

109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 661 1919
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (99 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (47 reviews)
“foie gras” (43 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
109 Lower Baggot St, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 718 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What can i say? Food perfection Service perfection Drinks perfection . This restaurant is an institution on hospitality and every one of the euros you will spend here represent value. Hats off to derry and sallyanne 👍🏼

Thank paul p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner for the second time. Everything is top class and the service is very nice. Did the tasting menu. Tuna tartare was one of the nicest dishes I’ve eaten. Only minor complaint was food was a little over salted but then I...More

Thank jathlene2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super restaurant for a special occasion. The bar downstairs is tranquil and a great place for a pre dinner cocktail to relax and get in the mood for what's to come. The main dining room upstairs is airy and well decorated. Tables are well spaced...More

Thank BenEadir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking forward to this for a few weeks. Turned up early and weren't left standing; instead we were shepherded to their bar while the table was prepared. The restaurant is nicely decorated, with a variety of styles. I was particularly impressed with both...More

Thank PHIreland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice meal in a nicely decorated restaurant. The roast cod and seared duck breast were beautifully cooked and well seasoned. The quality of the ingrediants shun through. Service was great and wine selection was very nice. Highly recommend as a night out treat

Thank Mark L
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited this fine restaurant one quiet friday evening. A drink in the bar downstairs first-listening to the house pianist. The we were escorted up and seated in a high ceilinged loft. Tasting menu, of course-with wine pairing. A very helpful sommelier adjusted the wines according...More

1  Thank TottoTalong
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Excellent menu, great service and interesting atmosphere was perfect for a business dinner but expected would be great for any occasion. Really enjoyed the wine list as well.

Thank TMMWindham
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a good restaurant re food but seems to lack in atmosphere somewhat. Service is great as is the food but each time I go the atmosphere seems low...I like the room and art pictures...maybe some background tasteful music. Anyhow that said I will...More

Thank Hol i
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We came in as a couple to review the food – from the business point of view. Have not reviewed Derry Clarke’s food for some time. The service was very attentive, but the food was sublime! We chose the regular menu, but my partner fancied...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere in a beautiful setting. Perfect for a special occasion. Can't wait to go back

Thank gkavo56
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Shirlee11
June 25, 2017|
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Response from Golfingmags | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual - no need for jacket.
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Mightymiriam
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Singstress | Reviewed this property |
I'm really not sure if there's wheelchair access - they did seem to have tables on the ground floor level, but we were brought upstairs (about two flights) and I didn't see any evidence of lifts....very remiss of them not to... More
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KHEMEdinburgh
November 7, 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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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