Pichet

4.5
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767 reviews
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€30 and under
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Contemporary European

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Described as “a modern take on a classic bistro”, Pichet launched in July 2009 and is an award winning restaurant and holder of a Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand

Split into three unique areas, the front room is airy and spacious; the main dining room offers guests a front row seat to the theatrical displays provided by Pichet’s team of chefs and the quaint conservatory presenting guests with an intimate dining experience.

Indulge your palate with the freshest cuisine prepared by Head Chef, Stephen Gibson, or savor a handcrafted specialty cocktail in Pichet.

This chic eatery, located in the heart of Dublin city on Trinity Street, offers quality dining in a relaxed and informal surroundings with exquisite service provided to all those who walk through Pichet's door.
What 767 People Are Saying
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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre Theatre dinner with wife before show in the Olympia, great start to a great evening.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, top quality food and excellent service!

m
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous food really good service and nice atmosphere

OT
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a fantastic experience, the staff were very polite and made the occasion personal for us with a happy anniversary plate delivered to the table.

Pichet
Responded 5 days ago

We're happy to hear you had a great anniversary meal with us! We hope we will see you both again soon.

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SK
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous meal lovely ambiance and really great value. We loved this restaurant.

D
Manitoba
15 reviews
Dined on 6 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly, efficient and unobtrusive service. Food was delicious.....kudos to the chef.

Pichet
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the review, we will pass it onto the team. Pichet

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CD
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just fab, from beginning to end. Can’t wait to go back.

Pichet
Responded on 8 January 2020

That's great to hear Christine! We hope to see you soon.

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OT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our evening. Food was lovely and service was excellent

Pichet
Responded on 8 January 2020

Thank you for the feedback!

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CA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good spot in Dublin. Excellent food, ambitious wine-list and most of all splendid ambiance. Highly recommended.

Pichet
Responded on 8 January 2020

Thank you for the kind words Carla, we hope to see you again soon.

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K
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great atmosphere. Great Service. Went on Friday the 3rd. The place was buzzing

Pichet
Responded on 8 January 2020

Thank you Kevin, we will pass this onto the rest of the team. Best wishes, Pichet

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k
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

This was my second visit to Pichet, the first being a group trip and I was impressed so returned for a more intimate dinner with my partner. Service was absolutely top notch, starters were very, very good, wine great the only tiny downsides (and really these are just personal preferences) were that the venison was cooked a tiny bit more than my preference and my partner found the duck a little less tender than expected though it was by no means tough. All in all, we enjoyed the meal and would go again.

Pichet
Responded on 8 January 2020

Thank you for the feedback, we will pass it onto the rest of the team. We hope to see you again in the future, Pichet

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LM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and super service. Brought the kids and everyone enjoyed it.

Pichet
Responded on 8 January 2020

Thank you Lee, we're happy to hear your children enjoyed the meal too! We hope to see you all again soon, Pichet

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OT
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent starters and mains, deserts were a little underwhelming and coffee a little cool.

Pichet
Responded on 17 December 2019

Thank you for the review, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. Merry Christmas, Pichet

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AM
3 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Could not fault
No steak on the set menu for lunch but the waiter made no issue of checking and voila

Pichet
Responded on 17 December 2019

That's very nice of you to say Mick! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your steak. Merry Christmas, Pichet

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ED
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Best food I've had in a long time. I had the burrata to start and hake and mussels for the main, my friend had a trout risotto to start and venison for his main. All 4 dishes were delicious and presented beautifully. Service was great, décor perfect - I particularly loved sitting at the bar for a drink afterwards, upscale cocktail bar vibe. My only complaint was that the dessert was not good, probably the worst crème brulee I've ever had - the custard was not set and the caramel on top was thick and sticky and stuck to the spoon in globs. Disappointing, but I can forgive a dessert misstep!

Pichet
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the feedback Emer. We're sorry to hear that the dessert was a disappointment. We will make sure to pass this on so it doesn't happen again in the future.

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SD
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Recommend for food. Service leaved a lot to be desired unfortunately. Waiters seemed disinterested. The manager on the day however was lovely, friendly and attentive at the end of our meal when they needed us to vacate the table. Expected a better experience for the reputation and the cost.

Pichet
Responded on 10 December 2019

Thank you for the review Sandra. We're sorry to hear there were issues with the service on your recent visit. We will pass this on to ensure it doesn't happen again. Best wishes, The Pichet team

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JN
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The food at Pichet was in general very nice, but some of the starters/main courses (we were a party of four) were of radically disparate sizes. I ordered a starter that I thought would be small (as I have a small appetite) but it turned out to be larger than any of the other ones and not so light! There were also very few vegetables with any of the main courses - we did not order sides as we didn't want 'extra' random vegetables that might or might not complement our food, but having wavered myself between the duck and the venison, I wished afterwards I'd had the duck, as this had a small roast onion as well as a bit of kale, whereas my venison was adorned, vegetable-wise, with the merest piping of creamed celeriac and two (yes 2!) leaves of cavolo nero. The food itself was nice, but felt a little unbalanced towards the meat component in each dish. This may be an attempt to push sides, but when a main course is €32 and you do not have a large appetite, I think it's not unreasonable to expect to be able to simply eat the main dish on its own. The meat/fish was ample and could even have been slightly smaller without that being an issue.

Pichet
Responded on 3 December 2019

Thank you for the feedback Jennifer, we will pass it on to the team. Best wishes, Pichet

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KB
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This our third time here and as before found it to be a great experience. The food is well prepared and presented and competitively priced. The staff were attentive without being intrusive. It was clear that the staff got on well together.

We'll definitely be back.

Pichet
Responded on 3 December 2019

Thank you for the great review Kevin. We're happy to hear you had another great meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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DR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely overall experience however noticing wine prices increasing!!!!

Pichet
Responded on 3 December 2019

Thank you for the review David.

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C
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food was excellent
Wine very very expensive though.

Pichet
Responded on 3 December 2019

Thank you for the feedback Conor, we will pass it onto the team. Best wishes, Pichet

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OT
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highlight of the night was Darren’s obvious enjoyment ( and patience) in taking us through the wine list ... from Zinfandel to Tempranillo ending at a wonderful Corbiere that was amazing VFM !!

Food was just spot on ..... Gambas that wanted to burst right out of their shells ,tartare exploding with flavour that could almost have passed for a main course.... and a chocolate pudding that truly spelt decadence.

Had been 18 months since last visit... the next one will be a lot sooner than that.

Pichet
Responded on 3 December 2019

Thank you for the great review, we will pass it onto Darren and the rest of the team. We also hope to see you back sooner than that! Best wishes, Pichet

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MM
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pichet was a great experience from start to finish. The service was very tentative and the food was amazing. There were 4 of us and everything we had was top quality.
I would highly recommend Picet

Pichet
Responded on 26 November 2019

Thank you for the feedback Marie. We're happy to hear you and your friends had a great meal with us.

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MM
Cork
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our meal here the food was outstanding and the service was even better

Pichet
Responded on 26 November 2019

Thank you Michelle, we will pass this onto the team.

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PR
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb pre theatre food. Very professional staff. Naomi especially is a treasure for any restaurant. You are lucky to have her

Pichet
Responded on 26 November 2019

Thank you for the kind words Phil, we will make sure to pass this onto Naomi.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great drinks, great service everything you could want in a restaurant

Pichet
Responded on 26 November 2019

Thank you for the great review!

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MF
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We had a dinner at Pichet to celebrate our anniversary. Everything was excellent, food is delicious and the staff really made it a special occasion.

Pichet
Responded on 20 November 2019

Thank you for the great review and for choosing us to celebrate your anniversary! We hope to see you again soon Marcella.

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C
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Dinner was lovely, but never notified that needed to give the table back by a certain time and when came to ordering desert/coffee we were told we had to give the table back.. we arrived on time for our table, so if we didn’t have a chance to have a order desert at the table, is it maybe the service was slow?? The food was lovely and I had no problem with the menu but they couple we were with can not eat eggs and they pointed out that 3 of the starters all had eggs and were limited in there choice... we spent a lot of money at the bar also and I wouldn’t say that they bar staff were very friendly and over the 3 hours we sat at the bar, not one member asked us are we ok for drinks would you like another.

Pichet
Responded on 20 November 2019

Hi Carol, We're sorry to hear that you were unhappy with the service on your recent visit. Our aim is to offer all of our customers an excellent experience so we are disappointed that we failed to do that on this occasion. We have taken your feedback on board so that we can ensure a similar instance does not reoccur. In the meantime, we hope you will accept our apologies. Best wishes, The Pichet Team

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service!

Pichet
Responded on 20 November 2019

Thank you for the great review!

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R
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

While the food was interesting and the general ambience pleasant we found the unrelenting thumping music increasingly irritating and it definitely took from the enjoyment of the meal. Very pleasant staff though, it must be said.

Pichet
Responded on 20 November 2019

Hi Rob, Thank you for the review. We have taken your feedback on board so that we can ensure a similar instance does not reoccur. In the meantime, we hope you will accept our apologies. Best wishes, The Pichet Team

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DC
3 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely food and service, really excellent

Pichet
Responded on 20 November 2019

Thank you Danielle, we hope to see you again soon.

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OT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and nice food. Good ambience for a Monday.👍

Pichet
Responded on 13 November 2019

Thank you for the review!

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GR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Large portions of quality food. Noise was a bit much.

Pichet
Responded on 13 November 2019

Thank you for the feedback Glen.

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FM
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Excellent location and friendly staff

Pichet
Responded on 13 November 2019

Thank you for the kind words Fiona, we hope to see you again soon.

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EM
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were here to celebrate a graduation from Trinity. Great food - we had the surf and turf and we had some great cocktails too. It has a New York vibe and is a convenient short stroll from Trinity. The staff were exceptionally friendly and the service was unrushed. Will definitely be back again.

Pichet
Responded on 13 November 2019

Thank you for the great review and for choosing us for the graduation. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, The Pichet team

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BD
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant with friendly wait staff. Great service and delicious food. Will definitely recommend and be back!

Pichet
Responded on 13 November 2019

Thank you for the great feedback! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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d
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious, the service excellent without being intrusive,the wine list was interesting and it was excellent value for money

Pichet
Responded on 13 November 2019

Thank you for the kind words Deirdre! Best wishes, The Pichet team

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect spot for a nice dinner! Creative cocktails, and excellent wine list.

Pichet
Responded on 13 November 2019

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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C
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific food, great service, lively ambiance. We loved it!

S
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Have always enjoyed Pichet over the years but hadn't been there recently. Food, as ever, was excellent. Excellent taste, choice, quality top notch. Service however was disappointing; very off-hand, not friendly. We felt no 'love' at all from the maitre d' on arrival as the spokes were firmly stuck in the openings; no-one offered to help to get it out even though there were plenty staff front of house, while not rude was definitely not friendly; 4 out of 10.

H
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Delicious food and good value pre theatre menu. Also lots of help available for those with food intolerances.