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Thorntons Restaurant - CLOSED

Ardilaun Lodge 128 Saint Stephen's Green | Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 478 7008
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  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Ardilaun Lodge 128 Saint Stephen's Green | Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

Saturday 14th September was our first experience of eating out in a michelin star restaurant and we were not disappointed. The staff at Thornton's restaurant were both friendly and attentive and welcomed us with open arms. The food that was brought to our table was...More

Thank Maryfra
Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely evening for our Anniversary at Thornton's Restaurant. It was my first visit, my husband has been with friends and clients. I was a bit apprehensive as I am not very adventurous with new tastes and do not eat...More

Thank Martygirl69
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had a lovely meal here. All of the highest class. Loved the chef who we met numerous times and who is a real character. It has a real sense of the culture he stamps on the place. Service was good. Gentle relaxed atmosphere. Good wine...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Of the 4 restaurants where we had dinner in Dublin this was the most disappointing. The Michelin rating was the reason we had selected this particular restaurant. My spouse and I both selected the turbot for our main course. We were both disappointed since it...More

Thank DoctorF409
Reviewed August 27, 2014

We visited Thorntons for a special birthday. It was wonderful, the service was superb. The staff were courteous, friendly and very professional. We had the tasting menu with wine tasting and both were really superb. Kevin Thornton came to the table at the end of...More

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was undoubtedly one of the top 5 meals I have had, and a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The setting is fine, without being spectacular, although the photographs on the wall (taken by Kevin Thornton) provide character. The service started a little slow, and given that...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed August 1, 2014

One word to describe this restaurant 'Amazing' this was my husbands 30th birthday present. The service was superb, we had the tasting menu and the wine tasting both were amazing. Kevin Thornton himself was so friendly and described two of our courses, I thought the...More

Thank Lucey48
Reviewed July 29, 2014

If music be the food of love, play on.......In Thornton's Restaurant in Dublin, the high notes, the lower notes and all the notes in between are all in perfect harmony in the truly creative and exquisite food which Maestro Kevin Thornton produces. The excellent service...More

Thank GeGa
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Went there for an anniversary as it was recommended by the merrion staff, we were really looking forward to it as it has a 1 star and we were told that they knew it was our anniversary and wold look after us. The Restaurant is...More

3  Thank sean67c
Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

The chef interacts personally with his patrons/guests which makes the entire experience special. His passion about food is evident from the moment one enters the restaurant. The food was excellent, I felt totally in awe of the moment, surrounds and the atmosphere. His staff are...More

Thank NiranjPather
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$59 - US$147
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ardilaun Lodge 128 Saint Stephen's Green | Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 478 7008
  • E-mail
Thornton's Restaurant is an award winning Michelin starred restaurant located in the heart of Dublin City overlooking the leafy expanse of St Stephen's Green. Innovative and exquisite cuisine, presentation referred to as 'artwork on a plate' and service often compared to a theatrical performance make for a truly memorable experience at Thornton's Restaurant. There is attention to detail in every aspect of the experience, from the intricate food through to the impressive wine list and professional service. Our changing menu reflects the seasonal and local produce available to us and underpins our passion for reigniting the importance of the seasons. Working closely with our providers that supply us with the highest quality of ingredients, we can ensure that our produce is ethically sourced, sustainable and most importantly the best we can obtain. Head Chef and Proprietor Kevin Thornton is widely regarded as Ireland's best chef. Having featured in everything from the Irish Times to the New York Times, Thornton's is celebrated as one of the best restaurants in Ireland and is also internationally commended.
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