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Elle's Bar & Bistro at The Iveagh Garden Hotel

4.5
85 reviews
€31 to €50
Irish
Elle’s kitchen utilises the freshest local ingredients, blending a traditional bistro menu with seasonal Irish produce. The library is a cosy space, perfect for a cocktail or a quick bite, while the main room is perfect for more formal dining.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 85 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service and amazing food

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service

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DelphineP
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall3Food1Service4Ambience4

We were really disappointed about the lunch we had at Elle's bristro bar. The food wasn't great and not over cooked.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and service. Would defiantly recommend!

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Marty
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Menu very simple and tasty. Good value for money. Good adherence to Covid-19 restrictions.

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NickiD
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Perfect set up for outdoor dining. Away from traffic and beautifully decorated with plants. maybe a few more heaters but otherwise a great experience

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very friendly and helpful staff

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NiamhR
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Ate outside on a wet misserable day but thankfully it was well covered & heated well. Food was nice and service was very good. Lovely staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service and atmosphere

FM
FionaM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Excellent Covid protocols, hygiene and excellent service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience for lunch on outdoor terrace today. Food was delicious, staff were so lovely and friendly and the outdoor heater was a bonus we weren’t expecting. I’d definitely go back and would highly recommend!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Staff very nice. Safe environment and great value.

NB
NiamhB
Wicklow
2 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Really good food our server cliff was great very attentive and efficient

LH
LiamH
Dublin
8 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food, fantastic cocktails. The outdoor area is really pretty. The heaters were struggling to reach our side of the area so it was fairly nippy!

Would recommend :)

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vipAislingB
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service, great food

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

The service was good, food wasn’t great. Overall it was an enjoyable experience.

JC
JuliaC
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Mazing, super recommend. I am even planning on doing my marriage there. Very cute place

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philipMc
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very enjoyable meal lovely setting food excellent lovely menu staff excellent- overall very enjoyable experience in this current climate

DD
DinerDee
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

If you are looking to meet in a safe environment, I can highly recommend the Terrace. It has retractable roof and outdoor heaters so it’s perfect no matter what the weather is like.
The staff are amazing, friendly, attentive and respectful. All covid measures in place but you still get to relax and enjoy. Food is delicious and no problem in adjusting dishes to suit any allergies. One on the top of my list for dining during covid.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall2Food2Service1Ambience2

Unfortunately the service and food was very poor. I was really looking forward to a lovely lunch and a cocktail and we were left waiting for nearly 45 minutes just to order a drink and the place was quiet. The whole experience was so bad I don’t think I will be back. In a time where you go out only on a rare occasion and with a time limit it was beyond a joke ! Sadly cannot recommend.

EO
ElaineO
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The best Asian pork salad starter ever, great service too.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and service in a gorgeous setting!

JD
JamesD
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience5

Beautiful setting. Our table was located in a quiet corner of the restaurant, which was lovely, considering we only booked late.
Menu was ok, but we think you should offer a wider range, but we also understand that these are challenging times and this may not be possible.
We will definitely be back.
Well done to all. Keep up the good work through these challenging times and keep the chin up.

SK
SamanthaK
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous place, fabulous staff, fabulous food! Overall fab :)

DG
DavidG
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service from all staff, very helpful & attentive. Food was amazing, our waitress recommended tempura cauliflower for starter and it was lovely, we also enjoyed our steaks cooked to perfection. Cocktails were delicious. Lovely atmosphere, beautiful decor & all round great place to eat.

SD
SineadD
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and Quick service

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food, drink and staff terrific

JW
JustineW
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was exceptional. Wonderful waiting staff.

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Karen
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Early dinner and a few cocktails with my boyfriend. Very pleasant evening

AM
AoifeM
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious, couldn't fault it. Not a huge amount of choice on menu but what we ordered was really lovely. Cocktails were very tasty but a bit pricey. Overall a great night, the service was excellent.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was really nice, staff couldn’t of been nicer .

PW
PaulaW
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Staff very efficient and friendly meal was part of our hotel stay so choice wasn't great but tasted ok. Nice atmosphere

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience3

Good food, very poor service.

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Nikola
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Amazing service and food was nice too. Nicely spaced out tables.

SB
StephenB
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

Awful experience. Menu wasn't great so we ordered fish and chips. The food arrived after 5 minutes which would indicate it was just a reheat. The fish was so skinny and tasteless on a bed of warm peas. We ate as much as we could and promptly left.

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SamC
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and staff, highly recommend this place

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Really appreciated all the efforts with covid. Felt safe

JM
JoanM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

We had very tasty fish and skinny fries with a delicious pea puree with basil. Staff were very helpful and I observed frequent cleaning of tables by several members of staff.

FH
FionaH
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Lovely venue. Great staff. Nice brunch menu too.

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Louise
Cork
3 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was lovely. Totally wasn’t expecting the quality of food we received. I will be back for sure

FAQs

Elle's Bar & Bistro at The Iveagh Garden Hotel is rated 4.5 stars by 85 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.