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The Dawson

#1,039 of 2,097 Restaurants in Dublin}
££ - £££French, Irish, European
35 Dawson St, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 612 7911
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
3 Aug 2017
“Right in the middle of Dublin”
19 Dec 2016
“Great location”
Closed Now
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French, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
35 Dawson St, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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51 - 60 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 5 March 2014

We were looking for great cuisine in Dublin and our hotel recommended The Dawson Brasserie. We figured it would be good, but it was outstanding! The food was delicious, but what set the restaurant apart was the combination of the interior and the staff. The...More

4  Thank MarkSwatzell
Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

Booked this restaurant on the recommendations of the hotel we were staying in and I cannot fault it. Beautiful brasserie, food amazing and the ambience was truly amazing.... The staff very friendly and nothing was too much trouble , good vibes , delicious food and...More

3  Thank jasminedie
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Thank you VERONICA, Roberto, Andres and the entire staff at the Brasserie! We had a great meal and amazing cocktails! The restaurant was swanky, sassy, sexy, and energizing! Not only was the color and lightening appropriate, the location near our hotel at the Shelbourne was...More

2  Thank Shonta C
Reviewed 30 January 2014

We dined here on a wet,midweek evening in January,right from the start we felt welcome,the dining room is a wonderful large beautifully decorated room, the best of this scale that I have seen in Dublin, only a few tables were occupied but the service and...More

2  Thank jackmc54
Reviewed 17 January 2014

This really was an exceptional evening. Staff were friendly, knowledgable and attentive without being invasive. The bar was spacious and had a good choice of original cocktails, the dining room was beautifully decorated with enormous etched mirrors along all of the walls. The food was...More

2  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Decor, Food, and service is always top notch at the Dawson. Highly recommended overall perfect dining experience. A must when in Dublin.

3  Thank Maura K
Reviewed 13 September 2013

La Stampa Hotel is situated conveniently, just off St Stephen's Green. The Dawson is situated within the hotel, in a magnificent room with great lighting and ambience. The food, wine and service were good. Can highly recommend.

2  Thank RosB__11
Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

Myself an frien ate here before a night out. Unfortunately we were the only two in the restaurant. The food was really very good and we were even given an amuse-bouche which was absolutely superb (quails egg, truffle oil and other bits & pieces!!). The...More

Thank Iodew1
Reviewed 30 July 2013

V small bar downstairs. Quaint but you wouldn't stay there too long as it can become a bit overwhelming due to the lack of space.The Plus is that you will always get talking to strangers /holidaymakers which is fun.

1  Thank miro061
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Went here for dinner with friends recently, availed of the express menu, 28 quid for 3 courses was great great value.. Loved each course, the passionfruit souffle was worth the visit alone.. will be back soon..

2  Thank DublinJohnW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Dawson St, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland (Formerly The Dining Room by Conrad Gallagher)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 612 7911
  • E-mail
Dawson Brasserie is Dublin's most beautiful dining room, situated in the heart of Dublin City Centre beside the famous Grafton St, sandwiched between Dublin's cultural hub and Stephen's green park. Paying homage to the great Brasserie's of London, Paris and New York, The Dawson Brasserie delivers value and style. We are the perfect location for a casual or formal dining experience, event, wedding, business/ corporate entertaining or a big group celebration. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 150 in our dining room. We are within walking distance of all Dublin's Events and Conference facilities and directly across from The Mansion House. We have our newly refurbished patisserie and coffee shop which caters for up to 25 people, for Breakfast and lunch dining, with bar service in the evening. Brasserie staples are served with great theatre and washed down with the best of old and new wines. We can accommodate unique requests, and insist on going over and above to ensure an experience every time. We are also apart of The Dawson Group consisting of The Dawson Hotel and Spa Patisserie- 25 people seated Dining room- 150 seated Dining Room can accommodate non seated functions for between 200-250 people Private Dining 35-40 people seated
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