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Union Cafe

68 Deerpark Road, Dublin A94 Y6C2, Ireland
+353 1 210 8122
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (20 reviews)
“hake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
68 Deerpark Road, Dublin A94 Y6C2, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This newly opened resto and pub AT the Beacon South Quarter is fantastic. They've got these cozy half moon sofas so you all feel snug. Quite a charming place, really. Food is good. I wish they offered more vegan options though. Great for a quiet...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jancalvez
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jan Christian C Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe. We are delighted to hear that you found it charming and snug. We will pass along your kind comments regarding the food to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our meal here food was lovely loved the decor not sitting on top of each other and staff very attentive and friendly.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank almera222004
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear almera222004 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit here and will pass along your kind words to our kitchen and wait staff. We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my husband and father in law. We ordered coffees but my husband's cappuccino didn't arrive so we ordered it from a different waiter. The second time we ordered it, the capuccino arrived. However, they then charged us for 2 cappuccinos, although we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ElaineK178
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elaine178 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe. I am sorry to hear that there was a mistake made on the day you visited us. I am sure the management were happy to rectify...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our baby girls christening at union cafe this afternoon and we were absolutely delighted with the service and food. The staff were amazing and accommodated all our needs to ensure we had a great celebration. Special thanks for Fiona, Trev & Cathy. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Inspire33919831085
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Inspire33919831085 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on your recent event at Union Cafe. The team are delighted to hear that you had a great day and enjoyed your special celebration. I will be sure to pass along your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely early evening dinner in the newly opened Union Cafe in church town. Fay served us and she was great. Thanks Fay. Great welcome at the door also. Generally good vibe and very comfortable booth seat. I had a very nice piece of Hake...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tourist1054
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tourist1054 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to Union Cafe. We are delighted to hear you had a great time dining with us and will pass along your kind remarks to Faye and the team. We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just had a couple of drinks. Lovely atmosphere, will go again. A handy spot and a find we will return to again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary S
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a lovely review we are so happy that you enjoyed the atmosphere and hope to see you again at Union cafe in the near future. Kindest Regards, Trevor

Reviewed November 8, 2018

If you like commercial prep, boring, pedestrian food, this is your place. Same overpriced menu as every other "bistro" in town that sources from the same wholesaler - chicken wings, burgers, frozen calamari, blah blah blah. I was hoping for some specials, but no luck....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kalpana S
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Dear Kalpana S Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe. I am sorry to hear that you found our food boring and pedestrian. We have some amazing dishes on the menu and have had lots...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018

Second visit, first was for lunch where I had a soggy sweet potato salad , I chose it because it described curried cauliflower,also soggy .Yeuch. Second visit was a bit better Halloumi burger, it was ok. If you are veggie very limited options cheese cheese...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DublinMac_10
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Dear DublinMac_10 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe. I am sorry to hear that your cauliflower salad was soggy and hope that you brought it to the attention of management on the day who...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Had a family meal here - 4 kids, 2 adults. Pizzas were dreadful and the fries were greasy - kids food was nice actually but expensive and the adults pizzas were pretty awful. Pasty doughy pizza with burnt base. Nice!! It’s tempting to go here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frfews
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear frfews Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit to Union Cafe Mount Merrion. I am very sorry to heat that the visit didn't live up to expectations and will discuss in detail with our kitchen about the...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

14 of us, including 4 young children, were booked for Sunday brunch after a 'significant' birthday party for one of the family the previous night. We were greeting cheerfully and seated quickly; jugs of water were already on the table and while we waited for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Northbrook
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at Union Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Northbrook Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent family visit to Union Cafe Mount Merrion. I am delighted to hear that your visit was so well enjoyed by all and that our staff looked after you. I will...More

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I haven't returned since my first visit. I plan to. I assume that most start up businesses check their reviews and that they are working towards resolving what are most likely, teething problems. The lack of fresh orange... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Deerpark Road, Dublin A94 Y6C2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > North City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: North City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 210 8122
  • E-mail
Description
Our restaurant is a bright and airy, designed dining space lying at the very heart of Mount Merrion. It is a local gathering place for family and friends, neighbours and colleagues. Our Head Chef, Darren Matthews, has created an innovative menu that brings together old world flavours and contemporary international cuisines. Each and every plate is packed with fresh, honest, tasty food, created with the very best Irish produce. Try one of our juicy homemade burgers, wood fired pizzas, fresh pastas, fish specials and much more.
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