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Locks Brasserie - CLOSED

1 Windsor Terrace | Portobello, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 420 0555
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
14 Aug 2017
“Excellent Food - but truly awful service . . .”
13 Oct 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
1 Windsor Terrace | Portobello, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

There is no easy way to say this about one of our favourite restaurants - Locks - the service on our most recent visit (Friday August 11th) was beyond dreadful. We had booked for 8 p m and were seated at 9. 15 pm, having...More

Thank Capam1515
Reviewed 14 October 2016

One of the best meals I have had in a while. Lunchtime, three options for each course, and the menu had my mind working overtime to imagine how the dishes would look and how the various elements would work together. Sea Bream to start, Pork...More

1  Thank lcas_irl
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Hi all, I brought my GF here for her birthday. It was a joy. A complete pleasure. Really nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. WE both had the venison pastry pie with mashed potato. It was amazing. really moist and the sauce was gorgeous. Im...More

Thank traveller821
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Lock's is one of those special restaurants which is successfully combine fine dining, clever use of flavours and suprisingly attentive service. Little surprises included prosecco on tap, the clever delivery of soup to allow the flavours to come in bursts and the heavenly coconut meringue...More

Thank elmo2be
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Three of us went there and had the December menu. My companions had the mackerel and beetroot. I had the crispy pigs ear. Their two starters were absolutely delicious. Mine was slightly disappointing- the only equivalent I can think of is a spring roll. I...More

Thank hond6
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Was here for the 2nd time in 3 weeks and again I have to write a review because the food was exceptional and I had the haddock fish balls and the thin potato crisps for starter and John Dory for main course. My friends had...More

Thank rusticnote
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Excellent service! Surprising mix of flavors. Cosy and homy feel. Old fashion decor, still using blackboard. Nice music mix.

Thank KayHouston_Texas
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Well, I really wanted to leave a brilliant review of Locks as we were looking forward to eating here for ages. However, I must say it was in some ways a bit disappointing. I should say that the service was excellent with one small criticism....More

4  Thank noshorebee
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Myself and HERSELF are regulars at Locks - it is a "local" restaurant to us. Food is generally very pleasant, and service is attentive and friendly. I would make one serious criticism. Locks has gone through a number of "reinventions", and a number of Head...More

1  Thank Ould_Mr_Brennan
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Being from France you wouldn't imagine that you could find French food as good or even better than some of the most famous French restaurant. I highly recommend it!!!

Thank baroux c
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$41 - US$87
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Windsor Terrace | Portobello, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 420 0555
  • E-mail
Fine dining restaurant offering superlative standards of modern Irish and French cuisine.Locks also offers several choices of private fine dining rooms from an intimate single oval table in our Green Room for private corporate or family events to groups up to 20 people in our Silver Room and larger groups and celebrations for up to forty in one room or 75 in several rooms. Locks Brasserie is licensed to host civil wedding ceremonies, intimate weddings, receptions, lunches and dinners. Intimate weddings are a wonderful celebration shared with a select group of friends and close family, they seek a more exclusive and intimate feel. We believe that Locks Brasserie is an ideal venue to celebrate a stylish, understated, quirky, intimate wedding. Locks is blessed with several dining rooms which can cater for family parties or larger groups. The maximum number of people the restaurant can cater for in one room is 40 people. In separate rooms we can cater for up to 75 people.
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