Fade Street Social - The Restaurant

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€31 to €50
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Irish
Quite simply a menu designed to support the very best of homegrown produce. The food is assembled in an uncomplicated way that relies on its freshness to shine through as the real hero. We are committed to bringing to the plate all that is great from the best of Irish produce, at a time when it is important to support the value, the effort and commitment of our Irish producers and farmers. These people are an inspiration to us; through their passion they are continuously evolving with a determination to be proud of what we do on this rapidly developing food island.
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Dublin
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1food1service2ambience2

I booked this restaurant for my wife’s 50th Birthday. I reserved a table in the bar to start with and we shared a bottle of wine before being seen to our table in the restaurant. We ordered starters and was going to order steaks for our main meal when our waitress advised us to have the Picanha steak which we did. When it turned up it was so tough you could hardly cut it, I complained and without any discussion our waitress took it away and suggested we have our original order. After about 30mins they eventually turned up, disappointingly my wife’s steak was burnt and mine was extremely fatty. The head waiter could only apologise and offer us desserts which I declined. We left without a meal and a ruined 50th Birthday for my wife.

OT
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Lovely food, the service wasn't great though.

JJ
Dublin
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Food was terrible and over priced. Not going to be back or recommend it to anyone.

CM
Dublin
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

It was okay, I wouldn't rush back. We didnt have a starter, my main was lovely (Salmon) and portion size good. The salmon was a cool temperature, I didn't send it back as I knew it was cooked and I don't like my food overly hot anyway, however other customers may not be as relaxed. I thought my banoffee dessert had a lovely taste but a had a mushy baby food texture.
As I say, it was a nice meal, but I wouldn't book again.

FC
Dublin
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Some of the items listed were not available and we were not told until we went to order.

CS
New England
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excellent food. Highlights included flatbread, cauliflower, and banana dessert. Great wine list too.

MG
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Very good, wine overpriced.

SL
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu was daunting. All of the dishes look good. Settled on Pork Belly for a starter. Steak and Salo for entrees with roasted cauliflower and mushrooms for sides. Everything was delicious

L
London
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Went with a group to celebrate my sons birthday. This is a pleasant place. Service is good but food over-priced for what you get and the quality. The restaurant is poorly lit - I love ambient lighting but had to use my phone torch to read the menu which was printed in really really really small text too! Some candles would add a touch of something that the otherwise beige decor and lighting leaves lacking. Lovely to see the chefs working and the pizza choices are wonderful. Food is mostly very rich - not a bad thing, just an observation. This is solid bistro style food but nothing more and really overpriced. That said, I had a cake made which was worth every penny - though not sure why we were then served rationed size slices. We ate at Etto the day before (and though much fancier menu offerings) blows this place completely out of the water on all counts - particularly on value for money. I wanted to love this place but didn’t at all. The tapas bar may be better value and more atmospheric?

AY
Dublin
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was excellent and staff were friendly and helpful. Would recommend it.

OT
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Poor inattentive service. A bit pricey but the food was good

D
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a lovely meal here with my wife. Early Bird Menu.House Red was very acceptable. Food was well presented and was perfectly cooked. Service was attentive without being overbearing. Atmosphere was just nice as we had arrived early evening, it was getting quiet busy by the time we were leaving. Overall I would rate it 8.5 out of ten. Will definitely be back for another visit.

FG
Dublin
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is excelent, friendly staff, cool, good atmosphere, good music.

P
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was exceptional, felt service was a little indifferent. No real personality with any of the waiters/waitresses. Kind of let the whole experience down a little. Food definitely makes up for the little touches that are lost with the service.

RM
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous restaurant, lovely food and friendly staff. Will definitely visit again.

B
Dublin
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Food !! Great Service! Perfect venue for a pre-theatre meal, absoloutely outstanding !

CM
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our second visit to this restaurant, as fantastic as the first. Every detail from the food to the wine to the service was perfection. Our server in particular had a great knowledge of wine and advised us very well on our choice. We both had the fillet of beef which was cooked to perfection (med-rare and med-well) we had a drink upstairs afterwards and it was the perfect meal to celebrate a birthday.

SM
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Good food and a great environment. Overall I had a great evening. The service was okay but the closeness of the tables makes it difficult to interact with wait staff. The door person seemed totally overwhelmed and there was a bit of to-do between some of the staff about where we should sit - it seemed embarrassing to everyone concerned. In my experience when a customer gets caught in a fracas between two staff the staff usually do something to rectify it but that did not happen.

HR
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Varied menu, delicious food. Fast service, that was appropriate and friendly.
Highly recommend.

OT
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took a family style stroll through the menu. Huge hit with our group.

CL
London
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great atmosphere and good service. Food was just slightly below expectation particularly the lamb stew. On the pricey side for the quality.

KJ
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Nice comfortable restaurant and well located in the Dublin center area. It was very busy the night we were there. The over all experience was fairly good (with freinds) but the prices are quite high and all dinner choices were al-a-carte. The pork chop option (over cooked) for example was 27Euro and add-on sides are 7-8Euro avearge. The prices themselves are enough to make us not want to return.

MA
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff, Venue and more importantly the food were all amazing. The Staff couldnt do enough for you and they made the whole evening a really nice experience. Top restuarant and I can not recommend this enough. The Mushroom Ravioli & the chateaubriand is some of the best food ive had. We will be back again. Thanks

I
London
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience3

The menu has so much potential but execution was just terrible. 4 out of 5 of our meals were cold, we sent them back.. 10 minutes later mine came out the same temperature as before and my sister’s steak was cremated, service was slow and noise levels were very high. All round disappointing.

A
Dublin
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall2food3service4ambience3

Tables far too close together and expensive for the size portions you get

AH
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, good service. A bit on the expensive side, but wow, the fillet beef is to die for!

G
Dublin
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff is super friendly and the special requests I did were fulfilled to the dot.
The food was cooked amazingly
The menu a bit complicated to understand
Nevertheless was a very nice food and environment

SN
London
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent menu choice, excellent food and the Rabbit was great, perhaps could have been a little bigger. Atmosphere and service also excellent.

KP
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food and Service!

Will definitely go again.

MS
New England
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience1

two large and very noisy parties engulfed the entire restaurant and we had to shout in order to communicate with each other.
Resulted in disappointing evening.

OT
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All round great experience

RC
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding cuisine...never ever disappoints. Keep on coming back here. We had Chateaubriand, kale with foam, beautiful...hand made dessert baked just for me. Almond tart with plum sorbet. I love love love this place. My friend had a Chardonnay which she loved! I was driving...they’ve got a wood fired oven. They bake their own bread.

M
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Starter OK but cost €28 for Flatbread?
White wine OK but at €58 you would expect more than ok
Red wine excellent €38
Mains Ribeye steak €36 very poor,tasteless,I wont be going there again.

F
London
8 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Fantastic service and a warm welcome from all staff we encountered. Food was great.

TK
Toronto
47 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great cocktails. The service is first class. Definitely be back again.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente comida y excelente servicio!

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OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food good and friendly service. Would definitely recommend.

MF
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall2food4service2ambience2

We booked a table for 8.30 pm to be told the service was running late.. We went to the bar and 25 mins later I got a call to see if I was going to honour my booking!! 0verall bad attitude from girl on the desk and bad service overall.. The food was good but very expensive. The girl that served our food was very pleasant.. Overall the restaurant was too noisy and too busy. Overall not a pleasant experience.. Disappointing!

S
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints. Fun atmosphere if you don’t mind the noise and the food is spot on delicious.

T
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place the food the people were all outstanding. I highly recommend this incredible place if you are in Dublin. We had an absolutely wonderful overall experience in an incredible city that we will always remember.