Avoca - Fodder Restaurant

4.6
134 reviews
€31 to €50
Irish

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Taking good food back to basics, the new Avoca Fodder restaurant will centre around deliciously simple, quality fare cooked to perfection. In keeping with Avoca’s well-established dedication to and passion for Irish food provenance, the menu will focus on seasonal and local ingredients, hand-prepared with care and attention by the team of talented chefs. Fodder will serve breakfast and lunch 7 days a week, and will offer an exceptional evening dining experience from Wednesday to Saturday. Offering something for every occasion and at any time of day, Fodder will serve as the perfect spot for morning business meetings, brunch and cocktails with friends and romantic dinners for two.
What 134 People Are Saying
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BridgetB
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

staff were very friendly, advised on the menu when we couldn't decide!

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DavidS
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always very good. Top class. Delicious food. Will return...

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vipTrevorB
Dublin
16 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Servings are very big for lunchtime -very good food ,just too much!

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vipMaureens
Dublin
5 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Draughty at the back as door opens

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MG88
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Fodder in Avoca always has a nice energy and feel about it, the food and service are also to a really nice standard.

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joannek
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our table of four had a most ambient evening enhanced by the lovely dishes and Waterford Estate vino.
Sadden to hear that evening dining has come to an end at Fodder.

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MartinH
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We went in for a quick business meeting.
Found a nice quiet table.
The only pity was that none of us were very hungry and just had coffees and some specialist bread. There were lots of tempting food offerings available.

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MarV
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The service in the restaurant was great. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. However, the food was way overpriced. Much too expensive for what was served.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bridesmaids

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PhilipM
London
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting, beautiful food and lovely staff

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PaulG
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, met with a smile. Wasn’t expecting the level of food but was blown away with simple but delicious lunch .
Would recommend to anyone

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KathrynL
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The restaurant had a lovely buzz. Front of house staff started off really strongly ..very friendly and efficient but seemed to peter out as a shift changed?
The power assisted closing doors make for a big cold draught on a winters day but we were facilitated with a table move so that was great. Food was lovely...the pizzas for the kids were yummy. Will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Food good overall but far too expensive for the proposition

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vipSheila
Dublin
6 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Lovely
Lovely staff
Alas very cold
Had to ask for heat to be turned up!

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent will be back

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely experience

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place for Brunch. Very reasonably priced kids menu as well. Our family of four had a very enjoyable brunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff in Fodder are some of the best I’ve experienced in a restaurant in Dublin. From the welcome by the hosts to the waiting staff they are all so attentive, friendly & pleasant. We have a young child & they are so great with her making her feel welcome & nothing is a problem.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the place

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place, food is excellent and valuable, service are considerate. Definitely coming back again.

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KarenD
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A really enjoyable dining experience. We look forward to returning again soon!

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HansE
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The new Avoca Fodder is a bit of a secret — for now. We often go to the Suffolk Street Cafe, and Fodder takes it to all the next level. It’s a lovely dining room with excellent food and friendly service. Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Fabulous meal and really good service. Will definitely be back.

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AnneMarie
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. Best pancakes I’ve had in a long time.

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CathyR
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely lunch with family. Food was delicious with good choices

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 17 December 2019

Hi Cathy, Thank you so much for dining with us at Fodder, and for leaving your kind review. We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your lunch with us, and that you enjoyed the food! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Avoca

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vipIanG
New England
6 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely surprise located in the back of the new Avoca. Great food, really good service. Will certainly be back.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 17 December 2019

Hi Ian, Thank you for visiting Fodder and for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience, and we look forward to seeing you next time! Kind Regards, Avoca

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Filippo
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good food and professional service.
The waiters and the manager were very kind.

Nice venue! Elegant people!

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 17 December 2019

Hi there Thank you very much for visiting Fodder and for your kind review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

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JohnM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pleasant experience , lovely room
And great service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and company was amazing. Would recommend

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 17 December 2019

Hi there Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

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DianeB
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great food and service and nothing was an issue. Lovely experience overall

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 17 December 2019

Hi Diane, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

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AlannaF
Dublin
5 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a wonderful lunch. First time to dine here (and certainly not our last as we have already booked in again!) - Warm welcome on arrival by the exceptionally charming Manager who made us feel right at home. Our waitress was very pleasant & helpful. The decor is wonderful & we loved the bar (which was well stocked with plenty of options to suit everyone). We weren't rushed and could eat at our own pace. Opted for the Puligny Montrachet wine which was delicious along with the vegetarian tagine & the seared tuna. Massive portions and we demolished every morsel! Divine desserts too and beautiful coffee. Super impressed with Fodder Restaurant, wonderful staff and tasty food. We will be back.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi Alanna, Thank you very much for choosing to dine with us at Fodder, and for your lovely review. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us, and your meal. We hope you'll be back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

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MichelleO
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

I would love if they would put soup on the brunch menu. Our waitress was fantastic much better than the manager.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi Michelle, Thank you for dining with us at Fodder, and for taking the time to leave your review. We hugely value all customer feedback, and we take your comments on board regarding the soup. Please rest assured all of your feedback will be communicated to the team there. Again, thank you so much for visiting Fodder Restaurant. Kind Regards, Avoca

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OrlaP
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful cod dish for lunch. Will be back!! Thank you.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi Orla, Thank you very much for your kind words about Fodder - we look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Avoca

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HelenJ
London
7 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I would highly recommend Fodder for a weekend brunch as the quality of the food was exceptional. The staff are also so attentive and nothing is too much trouble for them - we really felt so well looked after during our meal especially my young son. It has a great atmosphere and the décor is wonderful too - all round a really nice place to eat and we will definitely return again soon!

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi Helen, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at Fodder, and for your very kind review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience, and we hope you will come back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

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vipKF44
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall2food2service5ambience2

Poor menu for lunch too many big meals dinner type menu and not enough choice would not go again for Lunch (much prefer the brunch options)

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi there, Thank you for visiting Fodder and for taking the time to leave your review. We hugely value all customer feedback, and we take your points on board. Please be assured they will be communicated to the team in an effort to make any improvements we can. Kind Regards, Avoca

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vipCarolineR
London
9 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

The staff are extremely nice and helpful and the food good.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi Caroline, Thank you very much for visiting Fodder, and for your kind review. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and we hope to welcome you back again in future! Kind Regards, Avoca

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MaryO
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience3

I ordered poached eggs with Smoked Salmon on Toast the eggs were cold & undercooked. Toast was cold! Companion had scrambled eggs with Avocado again the eggs under cooked.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi Mary, Thank you for dining with us at Fodder, and for taking the time to leave your review. We value all of our customer feedback, and are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal. Please rest assured we will communicate your feedback to the team there in an effort to always make any improvements we can, as this is not the usual standard of food we pride ourselves on serving. We are very sorry that this was your experience, and we thank you for your valued feedback. Kind Regards, Avoca

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LMM4
Berlin
2 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely food, very attentive and friendly service, nice amount of space between the tables. To make things comfortable for its clientele, Fodder should consider installing a porch so that cold wind doesn't waft through the door!

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi there, Thank you very much for visiting Fodder, and for your kind review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service! Please rest assured we are aware of the problem with the draft and are working to find a solution for this currently. We do hope you will come back to visit us again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Great service!

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EileenD
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous foods, drinks and ambiance. Excellent staff and great value for money. We all had a great evening.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant
Responded on 7 November 2019

Hi Eileen, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at Fodder, and for your very kind review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience, and we hope you will come back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

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FAQs

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (01) 691 6091.

Avoca - Fodder Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 134 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 bookings at the moment.