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Saba

#134 of 1,973 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
South City Centre
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26-28 Clarendon Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 2000
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 12:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

"We are so not dressed for this" Upon walking into Saba dressed in hiking clothes, we were not expecting to be sat but luckily the staff did not blink an eye at our wardrobe. We ordered the Xao Hao Lo (Wok 1) one with beef and one with tofu. The dish comes with a side of rice- plenty! and the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited place on several occasions before and I'm returning customer for the food and atmosphere. Food remained good quality and cocktails are very good to enjoy. Service I did not enjoy at all. You are being rushed from the minute you enter, no chance to actually look even at the menus. It's like waiters were instructed to push customers for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were welcomed into the restaurant on. busy Saturday night and given a holding seat at the bar and served some lovely cocktails. When a table became available, we were seated and eating within 15 minutes and the food, atmosphere, music and service were world class. What a super operation, great staff and we left appreciatively after a great dining... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrible! Don't go here unless you fancy VERY overpriced Asian streetfood, and a TERRIBLE pretend-to-be-DJ. Definitely the worst.

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Thank Bram M
Dublin, Ireland
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here before..won't go again..average food, nothing special..expensive wine..service good but you got the feeling you are on a timelimit...much better restaurants around..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had one of the best cooked steaks I've ever eaten here today. I eat here regularly and it's consistently excellent.

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Thank Conor B
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saba was our first meal in Dublin and it did not disappoint. We left Killarney that morning and drove to Cliffs of Moher before dropping off our rental car at the airport and taking the bus into town to our hotel. When we arrived around 8pm on a Thursday, we were hungry, dressed a bit casually and did not have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 6.30 on a Friday evening. Arrived to a friendly welcome. Orders were quickly taken and we were really surprised at how quick the food arrived. Everyone enjoyed their meal. No pressure to move after the meal. Restaurant was very busy but service was of a high standard. Toilets were clean with hand lotion provided. Prices were... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous stirfry with great service! Went for a unplanned lunch, and no problem getting a table. Third visit and again very happy with this restaurant.

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Thank David M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is fantastic, fresh ingredients, very creative. The service was very good and the service was attentive and welcoming. This is a fantastic restaurant that you should experience in the heart of the Dublin city :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26-28 Clarendon Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 2000
Description
Saba, which means "happy meeting place" in Thai, serves authentic Thai and Vietnamese cuisine at reasonable prices in a setting described as "colonial meets contemporary". Saba is renowned for our delicious food, fantastic atmosphere and award winning cocktails that will tantalise your tastebuds.

Saba is an award winning Thai and Vietnamese Eatery on Clarendon Street, in Dublin's city centre just off the main shopping area, Grafton Street. It is surrounded by fantastic pubs and clubs to start and end your night. We look forward to welcoming you on your visit.

Sanook![Enjoy!]

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