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Chez Max

1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 633 7215
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Chez Max 1 Palace st Dublin. Right in the castle yard on the way to Chester Beattie library. Great traditional French dishes. Good prices. Wonderful lunch special. (Like a dinner).we sat out back in the walled garden which has an awning. The front does also.i...More

Thank pshute1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Chez Max in August 2017. We both had excellent meals. We sat in the quaint courtyard at the rear of the restaurant and it's s great location. If you're planning a trip to Dublin then book yourselves a table here, you won't be disappointed....More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

a gorgeous little taste of france in the heart of Dublin, forget pretentious silver service, this is rustic, hearty, and OH so tasty food, great specials, happy staff! its a little gem, i have a real soft spot for this place, we sat in an...More

Thank natashawhite09
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Ate here recently with my father, after a film in the Irish Film Institute near-by. Location is tucked in at the gates of Dublin Castle. Nice outside seating area with canopy, not huge prob 12 people max. Atmosphere is French bistro style, with tables and...More

Thank DalkeyJohn
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The food was superb and so too the wine. A lovely easy going atmosphere and the staff are attentive when you need them and invisible in between. It was busy but that added to the ambience.

Thank travelman98
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Went here for family meal remembering a previous celebration. The staff and management are charming and the food was really tasty and reasonably priced - I had the Rabbit and we had a very nice and well priced Rose wine - really enjoyed the atmosphere...More

Thank greenisle1200
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous charming French restaurant with delicious food. Also decorated with French themed decor. The staff seemed to be French too which really added to the experience. It is a small restaurant but has sheltered seating outside too

Thank ciarammcn
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Pleasant place, friendly service, great franchise food. Loved excellent Croque Madame! A very warm recording.

Thank urimuri
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a really great place for lunch! Their warm goat's cheese salad & Croque Madame are delicious so are their chips!! They do a great deal at lunch time, main course and a glass of wine or else a soft drink and a coffee...More

1  Thank _caoimhen99
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Now this French Cafe is the Biz ........ ' Beautiful everything ' and if you are out and about in Dublin's Fair City go and find this little Gem, for me it was food heaven ... and priced In Heaven aswell. Usually I go on...More

Thank kookiemc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Palace Street, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 7215
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