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The Merrion Tree Bistro

#1,422 of 2,086 Restaurants in Dublin
££ - £££Cafe, European,
31 The Rise | Mount Merrion, Dublin D09 V4H0, Ireland
+353 1 212 1927
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
21 Nov 2017
“Great Saturday morning brunch”
7 Oct 2017
“Hidden Gem in Mount Merrion”
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Cafe, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Italian, French, Seafood
££ - £££
31 The Rise | Mount Merrion, Dublin D09 V4H0, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very busy small local restaurant. The food style is bistro, with an emphasis on fresh ingredients. I like com8ng here with friends on Saturday for breakfast. The full breakfast is really good, great sausages, tasty dry cure rashers and lovely poached eggs....More

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The Merrion Tree Bistro on The Rise in Mount Merrion, just off the N11, is one of South Dublin’s best kept culinary secrets. I popped in the treat myself to a proper Irish breakfast and was not disappointed (a pity you can’t taste the photo...More

Thank Oisin M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I have officially had my last coffee at the obnoxious Merrion Tree today. Decided I'd give it another try after approx one year of abstenance. Stopped going there because they don't have full fat milk and will not serve coffee in a take away cup...More

Thank treeto
TheMerrionTree, General Manager at The Merrion Tree Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hi Treeto Thanks for leaving your feedback. I wouldn't normally get into a back and forth on tripadvisor but some of your comments are so personal and almost wishing ill-will on the Bistro that I thought it best to respond. Firstly, I'm not sure why...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had an outstanding dinner in this local restaurant on 20 July 2017. The food was perfectly cooked using wonderfully fresh ingredients. Three of us enjoyed different main courses (fish, pasta and duck). The service could not have been better. I regularly purchase take away...More

Thank Imelda186338
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a lovely small local gourmet cafe. We spotted by for coffee and scone which was fresh and homemade. It was around lunch time and the place was buzzing with locals enjoying fresh salads and pies. There's also a selection of produce which can...More

Thank Perfect_Three
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Have visited this lovely little bistro twice recently and was very impressed. The lunch had a really home cooked taste and was most enjoyable. The deserts and pastries all home made are to die for and the service was For such a small place there...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Food was tasty and well presented but this was a ridiculous sized meal. Ordered the warm chicken salad. It tasted great but only came with three bite sized prices of chicken a table spoon of Cous Cous and a few leaves on top. Not worth...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Re-visited for a second chance. Both occasions they were understaffed with one lazy waiter who unsurprisingly wasn't motivated following some grief he got from the chef. The food is of very good quality but kept waiting 40 minutes+ and the salad portion size was taking...More

4  Thank Henry S
Reviewed 23 March 2015

This is a really lovely, quaint local cafe set amongst a few shops. Be warned, you may well consider booking your table for lunch midweek as this place gets very busy with yummy mummies, and older ladies-who-lunch. The service is friendly and quick. The food...More

1  Thank aussiemama
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Although it's only recently opened at night (Fri/Sat) this great little café bistro deserves to be packed out every night. A limited menu and all the better for it. Superb fresh ingredients, beautifully cooked. Relaxed but efficient service. Good value. The space is a bit...More

1  Thank Bluewatertim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Italian, French, Seafood
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 The Rise | Mount Merrion, Dublin D09 V4H0, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 212 1927
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Two aspects to our business. A breakfast & Lunch trade daily Monday to Saturday beginning at 8am daily (9am on Saturday) and closing at 4pm each day. Our 'Food For Home' section at the front of our Bistro represents our take away section containing fresh meals, bakery and other homemade offerings and this remains open until 6pm each day (Monday to Saturday)
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