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The Green Hen

33 Exchequer Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 670 7238
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“green hen” (281 reviews)
“hake” (69 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
French, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
33 Exchequer Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Green Hen
1. A must go to
"staff are friendly and the décor is very cool. lovely atmosphere here"
Robbie W
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2. fantastic food
"Food is beautiful and of a really high quality!"
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3. Ah lads...
"Just outstanding. Fab cocktails"
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Reviewed today

Chose from the Early Bird menu. Food was great, servers were very attentive. Wine list had a good selection of reasonably-priced choices.

Thank dnjan
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The decor is very entertaining with photos of early film stars and posters. Our waiter was quite pleasant and recommended an excellent bottle of Bordeaux. We took advantage of the early bird menu and shared the beet and goat cheese salad. For entrees we had...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Dublin and had been recommended to this restaurant It is set up with a French bistro style with photographs of film stars and personalities on all walls The staff were charming, especially our hostess for the night, Alicia.the service was good, the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Literally happened on this place and yet I’ve walked past a 1,000 times. Read the menu, walked in and luckily got a table. The attentive staff who made sure that every step of this enjoyable meal was delivered perfectly. And lastly, the food- one word...More

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had drinks at the bar and dinner at this quaint Dublin restaurant. Enjoyed refreshing G&Ts and lively conversation with the bartender and other patrons. The bartender was a gem! She was so friendly and interesting. And dinner was also great! All courses were delicious and...More

1  Thank Greg Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here last Saturday night with a few friends. We were seated upstairs, which feels very different from the charming bistro atmosphere downstairs. We ordered mains and desserts. The food was pleasant, though I was glad I wasn't starving going in, as all the...More

1  Thank RoisinNiR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently attended here for dinner with a group of friends! Seated upstairs which lacked atmosphere! Starter was nice and desert was very nice! Unfortunately our main course was very disappointing, duck was stringy & tough! Inedible! Won’t be going back!

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here on our first night and liked it so much we made a reservation for our last night in Dublin. We loved the ambience and the delicious food! . Such a great spot with some of the most engaging and helpful staff...More

Thank Breakaway12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I organised a meal here for 10 of my colleagues after a friend recommend. The restaurant itself is beautiful with loads of character. Beautiful pictures everywhere that you could spend a whole night looking at. The staff were extremely friendly and polite but not overbearing....More

Thank BlueJeans255
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Found this place by accident and were lucky to get a table without booking. Lovely ambiance , great service and very good food. Would definitely go back!

Thank Peter T
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Questions & Answers
9 July 2017|
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Response from AliMcDaniel | Reviewed this property |
From memory there were options. I found them very accommodating as I don't eat certain foods & they substituted for me. Check out there online menu or mail them.
Daniel B
18 August 2015|
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Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
They do have an email address but Trip Advisor reply process does not allow me to include HTML or website links. Search for Green Hen online, click Facebook link and then additional info. That should get you the email... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Exchequer Street | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 7238
  • E-mail
Busy City Centre Bistro offering all day dining from 12 noon Fully Licensed, great cocktails and extensive wine list Private dining for groups of up to 30 available
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