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Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 833 3338
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prawn pil pil” (3 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“cod” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We heard about this restaurant from a bartender in Dublin. We are staying at the Clontarf Castle hotel just up the road from Hemingways. The bartender did not steer us wrong. The owner of Hemingways, Brian, gave us a great rundown on his menu and...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We visited on a Friday night in September 2017 without a booking and were welcomed. Venue is compact and cosy. This is a seafood restaurant and the food is tasty and very good. We had Pil Pil prawns for entree, a very generous paella and...More

Thank MdmZelda
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Having had an excellent experience here before, but not recently, we decided to visit again. A small intimate reod and apanish stype hakestaurant with an excellent front man/owner who enthusiastically described all the dishes. We chose from the blackboard and were delighted with our Pil...More

Thank Anthony999_12
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We ave visited this restaurant before and have always been satisfied. Our visit last night did not disappoint. In the main we choose from the blackboard which featured many of our old favorite: signature cod, Spanish style hake, etc. There is a concentration on fish...More

Thank Anthony999_12
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Really great meal. Scallop starters were superb. Mains included signature cod dish, tuna and a sole - all really good. Very reasonably priced bottle of a Spanish white to accompany. Order from the blackboard and you will not be disappointed. Excellent service.

Thank cjd0
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My two friends and I enjoyed a lovely fish meal at Hemingways. There was great choice on the menu. The restaurant is quite small and yet we weren't hurried.

Thank Nanano1
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Booked a table at Hemingways yesterday evening based on the previous positive reviews and our love of fresh fish and we were not disappointed. We were the first customers of the night and Brian welcomed us into the small intimate setting and was very friendly,...More

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This little sandwich/wrap/salad bar is just around the corner from the company I work for. It's always popular with colleagues - the food selection is pretty wide, with great fresh ingredients. Usually a couple of soup choices every day. Staff are lovely - friendly and...More

Thank WendyAM
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Also looking for an excuse to go again! Everything comes with generous amounts of butter and garlic and tastes fantastic. Order the prawn pil pil, when it's hot it's amazing

1  Thank KevinNotAWannabe
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Visited Hemmingways for the first time yesterday and loved it. It's a small place, very easy going and friendly. Apparently it was originally a fish mongers that so they know all about buiying the best fresh fish and they certainly know about cooking it. Brian...More

Thank Irishbizbloke
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 833 3338
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