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“Nice little pub with good food!”
Review of The Green Hen

The Green Hen
Ranked #152 of 2,600 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$46
Cuisines: French, Irish
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
Singapore
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Nice little pub with good food!”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

This is a pub cum restaurant where it served very good food. The restaurant was very busy when we walked in for dinner so we had to be seated at the bar counter. OK for us - the bar has a huge library of wines / acohols selection. The food was good and service was excellent. We were so relaxed by the end of our meal - highly recommended!

  • Visited November 2013
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Date | Rating
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
“Perfection”
Reviewed 7 November 2013


We came along green hen looking for a nice place for lunch.
Great we discovered green hen.
The food was amazing, rich tastes and ingredients. It was a symphony for all senses. Prices are well worth the quality.
Staff was very kind and professional. .. The atmosphere was very cosy and
relaxing. After all highly
recommended.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank dina2305
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Dublin, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
512 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
“Lovely”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

I came here for their pre-theatre dinners and it was great. The staff were really friendly and welcoming, and the place itself is decorated nicely.
The food was very good and it was presented very well.
The pre-theatre menu was very good value.

  • Visited February 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Very good Experience. Worth a visit, maybe..”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

My wife and I went to the Green Hen at the weekend. When we asked for a table for two, we were told that the restaurant would be closing within the hour, and would not be open again until later that evening. We asked if we could sit at the bar; that was not a problem. Note that, during our entire time there, we saw many people being turned away.. (we were there around 3.30pm). It appears that the kitchen closes during the afternoon, and then re-opens again for the evening at around 5.30. In the meantime, they turn people away. Weird.. Why wouldn't the kitchen stay open..? Also, they don't have a licence to serve drink unless the patron also purchases food. Given that they couldn't serve food (due to the kitchen closing), they also turned people away when they only wanted an afternoon drink.
Saying all of this, what did we think..? Well the food was great. We had a few drinks sitting at the bar. The ambiance is very different; quite good. We felt like we could have been sitting anywhere in the world. The service was efficient; the prices were reasonable.
I guess their licence issues are what they are, but the customer experience could be improved with some small changes - not least of which would be not to turn so many people away..! Maybe business is really good at the Green Hen...?
Bottom line - would we go back again? Yes, for afternoon food, or for lunch. We thought that the area at the back (the restaurant) appeared to be very tightly packed together. I don't think we'd enjoy dinner if we were crammed into that space.

  • Visited November 2013
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Chipping Campden, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fantastic evening!”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

My husband booked dinner here as a surprise for our twentieth wedding anniversary weekend. We had two seats reserved at the end of the bar which I was initially uncertain about but his choice was spot on. My seared scallops followed by trio of lamb were sublime and the trio of chocolate desserts was another great choice, all choices approved by the bar tender who proved plenty of entertainment as we watched him blend his cocktails. We rounded off the evening with an espresso martini which was a fabulous finale to a fantastic evening!

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Paula L
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