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Hemmingways

#376 of 2,000 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 833 3338
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Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good broad menu at Hemmingways bound to suit all. The emphasis is on good quality, local sea-food with daily sea-food specials. We had an enjoyable evening and food to match, The Proprieter meets, greets and serves all the food and drinks and will take you through the menu options. The atmosphere is relaxed, neighbourhood type restaurant and you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of my Favourite restaurants in Dublin. The staff are fantastic - you are made to feel like an invited Diner guest. Being a Fish Restaurant - and the quality of the Fish is exceptional. Well done.

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Thank Irish-family-plus
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ate here for the first time with a party of friends, we were really impressed. The place is quite small and it was full which created a great atmosphere. Prawns pil-pil were great followed by baked cod with cheese topping -fantastic.Great food and nice wine selection, and some banter with Brian the owner ,we left feeling very satisfied. We will... More 

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Thank brigantine532
Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Local restaurant, great value to the area. Mouthwatering food with a personal touch. Nice coffee too. We felt totally unrushed.

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Thank Shgavman
Dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in clontarf. Run by Brian who doubles as a waiter the food is superb. The fish cakes are legendary and the mains are wonderful and varied. Even when you veer off fish for the steak the quality is superb. Small and quaint it's a break from the madness of everyday life where the focus is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect a good as I've seen will be back. Perfect for an evening and fast Good value great food good service

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Thank k c
Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with my dad and brother, fantastic meal. The pil pil prawns for starter were amazing, dorado, hake and prawns and crab claws for mains - one was better than the next, all served beautifully. Thank you for such great food.

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Camden, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went to Hemingway's upon the recomendation from our hotel, and was not dissapointed. We probably had one of the best meals during our 2 1/2 week visit to Ireland. There were four of us in our group and we each had something differet. I had their monk fish, my father had sole, my mother had their hake, and my wife... More 

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Dunboyne, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Had a wonderful meal here last night. The fish is so fresh and beautifully cooked. A great atmosphere. Booking essential.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food in clontarf, one of the best intimate restaurants around. This restaurant is known for its fish and it does not disappoint.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Irish, European, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 833 3338
Description
Welcome to Hemmingway's. Located off the seafront, we are a restaurant with tradition and character at its heart. Seafood is the hallmark of Hemmingway's but we also offer delicious options for meat-lovers too. We always try to make the most of the freshest seasonal produce to cater for all tastes. Hemmingway's restaurant is located in the heart of Vernon Avenue, Clontarf. Just a short 10 minute drive from Dublin City Centre, accessible by bus, DART, or taxi. Opening Hours: Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday from 6:00pm. Closed on Monday and Tuesday's

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?