Café en Seine

4.6
891 reviews
€31 to €50
Modern European
This is the newly re-imagined Café en Seine, one of Dublin’s most iconic and stunning venues, nestled in the heart of Dublin on Dawson Street. Renowned for its five-star service, Café en Seine offers an extensive food menu which caters for a range of tastes and occasions. Bringing a new dining experience to Dublin, head chef Stephen Gibson and his team have created a menu that reflects the ever-changing tastes of Irish plates. Think simple, fun dishes, bursting with seasonal flavours, that are great to share while still delivering a high-end food experience in a casual dining atmosphere.

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
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 891 People Are Saying
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julie
Dublin
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food2service2ambience3

The burger in the kids menu is not tasty. No cheese, no pickles... nothing but the meat who is dry. And the size of the bun is enormous for a kid.

The music was really loud, at 5pm, it could be less loud.

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Rachel
Dublin
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Absolutely brilliant table service, everyone was so friendly and helpful 😊 Couldn't fault one thing!

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LisaG
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Light and airy with decent food and service, comfortable with lovely atmosphere.

Café en Seine
Responded a day ago

Hi Lisa, thank you for the lovely review.

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ChapVIP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice place for brunch on a Saturday. With a place such as this you have high expectations and although they were mainly met they weren’t exceeded so I’d say 4 out of 5. They forgot the water to our table after 3 different staff said they would bring it (by the way we didn’t ask for it, it was offered) which is only a minor error. The staff were friendly and seemed to be well trained and genuinely warm which was nice. I would have liked to try the cocktails but was driving so I couldn’t :(
I would recommend a visit here.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambiance. Welcomed by the staff as I arrived with smiles.
Lovely Irish whiskey after the meal to top off a great lunch

Café en Seine
Responded a day ago

Thank you for the nice review. Hopefully we will see you back in Cafe en Seine again soon.

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FionaK
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely all round. Very efficient staff. Helpful bar and table staff. Thanks

Café en Seine
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for the lovely review.

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FatouD
Dublin
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place, will come back for sure!!
Café gourmand an absolute try.

Café en Seine
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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BrendaB
Dublin
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed meal staff very good atmosphere great will go again

Café en Seine
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you Brenda, hopefully we will see you back in Cafe en Seine soon.

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ClodaghW
Dublin
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Very enjoyable meal and drinks but a G&T costing €11.80!!! That’s crazy! Food is good but not exceptional. Would we return? Probably not. Staff are great though, efficient and friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another lovely experience in Cafe en Seine. Never fails to supply a

Café en Seine
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Celebratory drinks for my mum’s birthday - wonderful atmosphere and service. Our server was so lovely and hospitable - genuinely fun person.

Café en Seine
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the lovely feedback.

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Rebecca
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent atmosphere, decor, drinks and food. Highly recommend the rotisserie chicken! A shout out to our server Julietta who was absolutely wonderful!

Café en Seine
Responded 5 days ago

Hi Rebecca, thank you so much for the great review.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a fab night! The waiter was new, his name was Yago (I don’t think I’m spelling it right so sorry!) he was the best! Couldn’t have done more for us, so kind and good at what he does, we said we will be back and we’ll ask for him! We have been many times and it is always a lovely experience, the food and drinks are always gorgeous, thank you! See you soon ☺️

Café en Seine
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review.

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LauraK
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely experience. Amazing setting, staff were super helpful and so polite.

Café en Seine
Responded 5 days ago

Hi Laura, thank you for your great review.

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OpenTable Diner
El Paso
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is great and the place is lovely. Service is excellent. Overall great experience and would definitely return.

Café en Seine
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the great review.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for dinner, Service was amazing, food was excellent, Venue was Immaculate.

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StephanieM
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was outstanding and cocktails and food were really good

Café en Seine
Responded on 10 October 2021

Hi Stephanie, thank you for the great review.

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Laura
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Service was slightly slow but it was a Saturday night so to be expected. Music was way too loud for a restaurant. Menu doesn’t have many choices so maybe that can be improved on. Overall it was great and will return.

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AnneR
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

The music was great and the service was fantastic but the food was disappointing. The patatas bravas were hard undercooked potato so I had to send them back. The prawns were very chewy also. I would go back cause I had such a great evening but would probably play it safe with the food and enjoy the fantastic cocktails.

Café en Seine
Responded 5 days ago

Hi Anne, thank you for your feedback, we will be sure to discuss this with our kitchen team and we hope the food is more to your liking on your next visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful place to celebrate a birthday 🎂

Café en Seine
Responded on 10 October 2021

Thank you.

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eimear
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding! Food, drink and service were all amazing!!

Café en Seine
Responded on 10 October 2021

Thank you Eimear.

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JohnC
Cancun
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Nice venue and decor. Great location. Went there for a meal for my daughter’s birthday rather than to party. Very loud and quite a young crowd.
Food quite good, but hard to focus with the noise. Waiters seem to take their time with service to get you to get more rounds of drinks in.
Overall a fairly good experience.

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EmerB
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Service for good. Accommodating and quick. Food was only ok but everything else excellent.

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LauraS
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really friendly staff, lovely food and drinks. Beautiful scenery

Café en Seine
Responded on 6 October 2021

Hi Laura, thank you for the lovely review.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

drinks n food .. Monday night 👍everything spot on , been 4 times .. pricey but u do feel ur in a hot spot in London , will visit again and again ⭐️

Café en Seine
Responded on 10 October 2021

Thank you.

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Donnachada
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

I enjoyed the chicken main course and the rustic roulade starter.

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LaW1407
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely night, food, service and ambience all fantastic x

Café en Seine
Responded on 6 October 2021

Thank you for the great review.

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FionaD
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really lovely relaxing lunch! Loved it & we will certainly return!

Café en Seine
Responded on 6 October 2021

Thanks for the review Fiona.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was such a nice lunch with a mesmerising view! Went there for the birthday of my sister, and the staff surprised her with a birthday cake they gifted her. Thanks for making it special, for the amazing experience and unique memories we’ll keep forever!

Café en Seine
Responded on 6 October 2021

Thank you for your great review. Hopefully we see you back again soon.

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RichardL
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

pleasant moment at Café en Seine. Staff is professionnal and nice.
Food and Coktail are good.
I recommend

Café en Seine
Responded on 3 October 2021

Hi Richard, thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review.

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Conor
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolute quality would deffo go again ! Great all round environment

Café en Seine
Responded on 3 October 2021

Hi Conor, thank you for the great review. Hopefully we will see you back again soon.

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Lauren
Liverpool
2 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience1

Booked a table as normal and got put sitting in the restaurant area. Absolutely no atmosphere whatsoever and what looked like an interview taking place beside us. First drink had lipstick on the glass. We requested to move the the main area where we would have usually sat in the past & were told all seats booked - we were also booked! Book specifically the grand bar if you are booking, otherwise don't bother if you want to enjoy the atmosphere! Could not fault the waiters - great service!

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Kathryns
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, friendly staff. Food was lovely

Café en Seine
Responded on 3 October 2021

Thank you for the great review.

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Trishul
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice and relaxed atmosphere! Had a great time with friends and the food was very good!

Café en Seine
Responded on 3 October 2021

Thank you so much for the great review.

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MorganeD
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Café en Seine is a lovely place where you can eat good food and enjoy a real experience in a wonderfull decorations. The food was really tasty, we shared many meal for two and we really enjoy it.

Café en Seine
Responded on 3 October 2021

Thank you for your lovely review.

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
11 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had a lovely time, the decor and everything was soo nice felt like I was in a cafe in Paris ! Loved the booth seating and the food was really unexpectedly nice, loved how the waiters were very attentive and the drinks were amazing too ! High class service

Café en Seine
Responded on 6 October 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a lovely review.

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Ruadhan
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The whole experience was amazing, service was a little bit slow but they were very busy and once someone came over they were always lovely

Café en Seine
Responded on 29 September 2021

Hi Ruadhan, thank you for your kind words and great review.

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EF2021
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyable experience, great food and service.

Café en Seine
Responded on 29 September 2021

Thank you very much for the 5 star review.

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ShaunaM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely evening in Cafe en Seine on Sunday night. The food and cocktails were fab, staff were very friendly and the overall atmosphere in the place was great! Will definitely be coming back - couldn't recommend this place more.

Café en Seine
Responded on 29 September 2021

Hi Shauna, thank you so much for the great review.

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Zajoncu
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Modern place with beautiful interior, tasty cocktails, fresh food and Very helpful staff. Totally recommend it!

FAQs

Café en Seine is rated 4.6 stars by 891 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.