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

Fine Dining in Dublin

Dax Restaurant excels at delivering a superb experience of fine dining in Dublin.  Located in the historic Georgian heart of Dublin; the club like décor attracts the local business diners for Lunch, music lovers for pre-theatre dining before going to the National Concert Hall (NCH) and gastronauts for the quality service and sumptuous food.  Please take your time to view our menus for Lunch, Pre-Theatre Dinner and A la Carte Dinner all listed below.

We also have a special vegetarian menu and our gourmet seven course tasting menu.

 


Set Lunch Menu

Set Lunch Menu

Lunch Menu

2 Courses €27.50 – 3 Courses €32.50

Served Tuesday to Friday from 12:30pm and when Ireland is playing at home in a rugby international on a Saturday.

(sample menu)

 

Starters

Warm Gressingham Duck Croquette, Pickled Root Vegetables

Annagassan Smoked Salmon, Avocado, Waffle Style Pancake

Mature Comté and Cevennes Onion Tart, Crisp Leaves

 

Main Courses

Baked Hake, Autumnal Vegetables Risotto, Shrimps Sauce

Noisette of Wicklow Gap Venison, Creamed Sprouts, Chestnuts, Sweet Potato

Loin of Free Range Thomas Salter’s Pork (Co Carlow), Bramley Apple Coco Beans, Thyme Sauce

 

Desserts

Pumpkin Cheese Cake Style, Poached and Frozen Madarin

Lemon Curd, Seasonal Berries, Sheep Yoghurt Sorbet

Valrhona Chocolate Mousse, Poached Pear William, Vanilla Ice Cream

Selection of Irish & French Cheeses with Condiments (5 Supplement)

Side Orders 4.5 per dish

Root Vegetables Gratin / Potato Purée

Lunch Menu

€27.50 – 2 Courses
€32.50 – 3 Courses

Chef Graham Neville

Served Tuesday to Friday from 12:30pm
For tables of 6 people or more 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill

A La Carte Lunch Menu

A La Carte Lunch Menu

A la Carte Lunch Menu

Available Tuesday to Friday for relaxing business lunches in Dublin City
(sample menu)

Starters

Seared Foie Gras, Poached Quince, Preserved Elderberries Walnut Crumble
19.00

Roast Dinish Island Scallops, Avocado, Ruby Grapefruit, Soft Herbs
21.00

Main Courses

Fillet of Kildare Beef, Beech Mushrooms, Celeriac Green Peppercorn and Cashel Blue Sauce
34.00

Fillet of Turbot, Crushed Jerusalem Artichoke, Pumpkin Xeres Sherry Sauce
33.00

 A la Carte Lunch is served Tuesday to Friday

Chef Graham Neville

Pre-Theatre Menu

Pre-Theatre Menu

Pre-Theatre Menu – Early Bird Dining

at Dax Restaurant

2 Courses €32.00 / 3 Courses €39.00 Tuesday to Friday

Pre-Theatre – Early Bird menu bookings are accepted between 6pm and 6:45pm Tuesday to Friday; tables must be fully vacated by 8pm sharp.
  

Starters

Warm Mackerel, Roast Ramiro Pepper Purée, Marinated White Turnip
**
Annagassan Smoked Salmon, Natural Buttermilk, Beetroot, Raspberry Dressing
**
Pressed Terrine of Wicklow Wild Game, Preserved Bramley Apple
  

Main Courses

Roast Cod, Slow Cooked Kohlrabi, Purple Broccoli, Citrus Sauce
**
Roast Guinea Fowl, Pointed Cabbage, Homemade Potato Gnocchi, Smoked Stock Reduction
**
Noisette of Wicklow Gap Venison, Celery, Celeriac, Black Garlic Sauce
  

Side Orders

4.90 per dish – Mash Potato / Carrot and Parsnip
  

Desserts

Warm Rhubarb, Bourbon Vanilla Custard, Spiced Crumble
**
Sheep’s Yogurt Panna Cotta, Passion Fruit, Honeycomb
**
Bananas, Chantilly Cream, Caramel, Chocolate Streusel
**
Selection of Irish & French Cheeses with Condiments (5 Supplement)
  

All our Desserts, Ice Cream, Sorbet and Bread are made

in the Restaurant by our Pastry Chef

Please notify your waiter if you suffer any food allergen intolerance.

Although extra care has been taken in the preparation and production of our dishes,
For tables of 6 people or more 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill.

 

A la Carte Dinner

A la Carte Dinner

A La Carte Dinner Menu

Available every evening Tuesday to Saturday

(sample menu)

Starters

Salt Cured Foie Gras, “A La Greque” Style Vegetables, Chardonnay Vinegar Reduction, Home Made Brioche
18

Glenmalure Wild Pheasant “En Croute”
16

Roast Dinish Island Scallops, Braised Curly Kales, Light Coral Sauce
19

Annagassan Lobster and Prawns Raviolo, Thermidor Sauce
20

Blue Fin Tuna, Ponzu, Fine Herbs and Vegetables
17

Main Courses

Fillet of Kildare Beef, Cep Duxelle, Roscoff Onion, Horseradish, Oxtail Jus
34

Wicklow Gap Loin of Venison Roasted on the Bone, Seville Orange Preserved, Kohlrabi Green Peppercorn Sauce
30

Guinea Fowl, Pointed Cabbage, Potato Gnocchi, Foie Gras, Smoked Sauce
28

Wild Turbot, Braised Leek, Fregola, Lobster Sauce
31

Fillet of Red Mullet, Braised Fennel, Beech Mushroom, Red Wine Matelote Sauce
29

Side Orders €4.90 per dish

Mash Potato – Broccoli

 

Desserts €9.50

All our Desserts, Ice Cream, Sorbet and Bread are made in the Restaurant by our Pastry Chef

Lemon Tart, Winter Fruits, Rosemary Scented Ice Cream

Valrhona Chocolate Fondant, Bailey’s Ice Cream, Passion Fruit

Sheep Yoghurt Panna Cotta, Rhubarb, Orange

Iona Farm Apple Tart Tatin, Caramel Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream

Sheridan`s Cheese Selection with Condiments
16

Chef Graham Neville


Dinner is served Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm with last orders at 10.30pm

For tables of 6 people or more 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill.


Group Dining Menu

Group Dining Menu

(sample menu)

Group Dining at Dax Restaurant

Three courses €65

 

Starters

Annagassan Smoked Salmon, Clogherhead Crab, Crisp Granny Smith Apple

Roast Dinish Island Scallops, Truffled Cevenes Onion, Coral Bisque (€3.00 Suppl)

Seared Foie Gras, Wild Preserved Elderberries, Quince, Walnut Crumble

 

Main Courses

Fillet of Kildare Beef, Celeriac, Beech Mushrooms, Green Peppercorn Sauce (€7.00 Sup)

Wicklow Gap Venison, Creamed Sprouts, Sweet Potato, Chestnut Purée Smoked Venison Sauce

Wild Turbot, Crushed Artichoke, Pumpkin, Noilly Prat Sauce

 

Side Orders €4.90 Each

Mash Potato – Carrot & Parsnip

 

Dessert

Iona Farm Apple Tart Tatin, Caramel Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream

Flourless Valrhona Chocolate Fondant, Milk Ice Cream

Bourbon Vanilla Crème Brulée

 

All our Desserts, Ice Cream, Sorbet and Bread are made
in the Restaurant by our Pastry Chef

Our group dining menu is available any evening Tuesday to Saturday

Please notify your waiter if you have any food allergen intolerance

Although extra care has been taken in the preparation and production of our dishes,
We cannot guarantee 100% that our dishes do not contain these ingredients
For tables of 6 people or more 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill

Seven Course Surprise Tasting Menu

Seven Course Surprise Tasting Menu

Surprise Tasting Menu

Only available for tables of 5 people or less, the whole table must dine on the menu.

(sample menu)

Garden Pea & Broad Bean Risotto, Knockalara Sheep Cheese (Co Waterford)


Seared Castletownbere Scallops, Cauliflower, Lardo di Colonatta Celery Leaf, Lemon Oil


Irish Beef Carpaccio, Beetroot, Pickled Onions and Parmesan


Seared Plaice Fillets, Irish Langoustines, Roasted Fennel, Artichoke  Shellfish Sauce


Irish Loin of Lamb, Irish Organic Carrots, Pea, Broad Beans, Sauce Vierge (Castledermot, Co Kildare)


Vanilla Panna Cotta, Irish Strawberries, Honeycomb, Strawberry Sorbet


Chocolate Fondant, Burlat Cherries, Almond Milk Ice Cream


€95.00- 7 Course Surprise Menu
€135.00- 7 Course Surprise Menu with matched wines by the glass


Suppliers

Sea Produce: Mourne Sea Food and Dorans
Irish Beef & Irish Lamb: TJ Mcloughlin Butchers Ltd
Fruit and Vegetables: Vernon Store Ltd
Other Product: La Rousse Food and Artisan

Vegetarian Menu

Vegetarian Menu

(sample menu)

Vegetarian Menu

(please note we do not cater for vegans)

 

Starters

Wild and Cultivated Mushroom Tart, Calamansi Vinegar, Hazelnuts

Preserved, Raw and Roasted Winter Vegetables, French Dressing (Vegan)

Main Courses

Slow Cooked Celeriac Glazed with Miso, Celeriac Consommé (Vegan)

Pumpkin Risotto with Aged Parmesan

Two Course Lunch €24 Two Course Dinner €32


Suppliers

Sea Produce: Mourne Sea Food and Dorans
Irish Beef & Irish Lamb: TJ Mcloughlin Butchers Ltd
Fruit and Vegetables: Vernon Store Ltd
Other Product: La Rousse Food and Artisan

If you wish to dine from this menu, please let us know at time of reservation.
For tables of 6 people or more 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill.