Dax Restaurant

  • Welcome to Dax Restaurant
    Restaurant of the Year 2018, Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide

  • “Serving simple luxury with a light touch.”
    Gillian Nelis, The Sunday Business Post

  • “The Wine list at Dax remains
    one of the finest in the country.”
    Tomás Clancy, The Sunday Business Post

  • “Dublin’s best non-starred chef
    turns Dax into a stellar place to eat”
    Catherine Cleary, The Irish Times

  • “a basement bastion of top-notch contemporary
    Franco-Irish food, service and wine. Sublime…”
    Lucinda O’Sullivan, Sunday Independent

  • “Given the sympathetic nature of the dining room
    and the professionalism of the service, this has
    to be one of the best dining destinations in Dublin.”
    Ernie Whalley, The Dubliner

  • “charming service and outstanding modern Irish cooking ensure Dax’s future as one of the finest and most exciting restaurants in Dublin”
    Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide 2018

Welcome to Dax Restaurant
Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide Restaurant of the Year 2018
Tel: +353 (0) 1 676 1494


Winner Top 10 Restaurant Traveller’s Choice Ireland

Welcome to Dax Restaurant, one of the best fine dining restaurants in Dublin city centre offering modern Irish-French cuisine for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Saturday.

Our intimate Georgian basement dining room retains many period features. The unique layout with open fire, hard-wood ceilings, fine table linens, modern art, luxury carpeted floors and rough rendered walls lends the feel of a wealthy, rustic country manor house in rural France.

Head Chef Graham Neville’s celebrated and award winning cooking focuses on the very freshest seasonal Irish produce. The cuisine is supplemented by an excellent and well-considered wine list drawing vintages from both classic Châteaux and other continental and new world regions.

Best French Restaurant in Dublin

Awarded Restaurant of the Year for 2018 by Georgina Campell’s prestigious Ireland Guide and Best Restaurant in Dublin in the 2014 Irish Restaurant Awards and nominated as Best Restaurant in Dublin and Ireland for the past three years in Food & Wine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards, the National Hospitality Awards and Irish Restaurant Awards, Dax is lauded by food writers and critics as well as its many fans.

Dax Restaurant is located in the Historic Georgian heart of Dublin city close to Fitzwilliam Square and the National Concert Hall (NCH). Our dedication to professional service and great hospitality has made us one of the top restaurants for fine dining in Dublin city.

Lunch is served from 12.30pm with last orders at 2pm. Here at Dax we understand that many of you are under time constraints, so we guarantee fast service without compromising the quality of the food.

Dinner is served Tuesday to Thursday from 6pm with last orders at 9.30pm and Friday & Saturday from 6pm with last orders at 10pm. We offer Table d’Hôte and A La Carte Menus and guarantee to use only the freshest of seasonal produce, ensuring a healthy fine dining experience.

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Chef Graham Neville and Patron Olivier Meisonnave



Group Dining Dublin

Group Dining Dublin

Group Dining Dublin.

Just off tranquil FitzWilliam Square in the centre of Dublin’s Georgian splendour, Dax restaurant is a destination for the very finest dining in the Irish capitol. The club-like interiors are a draw for corporate diners and foodies looking for an exclusive environment without the pretence.

For delegates attending conferences and conventions at The Convention Centre Dublin or The RDS Dax’s central location makes it easily accessible from anywhere in Dublin.

Professional service and outstanding cuisine in a restaurant that has both style and comfort will ensure your colleagues and clients are suitably impressed.

For more click the button below to be taken to our private dining page.

Private Dining Dublin

Weddings in Dublin

Weddings in Dublin

A wonderfully unique venue for intimate weddings in Dublin

Catering for up to 64 guests for lunch or dinner in an informal fine dining setting; wedding receptions at Dax deliver an intimate and sophisticated way to celebrate your wedding or civil partnership.

Centrally located and only a short walk from any of the churches surrounding St. Stephen’s Green and the Civil Registrar on Grand Canal Street.

Dax is one of the best wedding venues in Dublin and we pride ourselves in working with every couple to create the perfect meal for you and your guests for your perfect day.

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