Saba - Clarendon Street

4.3
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€30 and under
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Thai
Saba means “happy meeting place” in Thai. We offer traditional Thai and Vietnamese dishes at reasonable prices in a setting described as "colonial meets contemporary".

Saba is renowned for our delicious food, fantastic atmosphere and award winning cocktails that will tantalise your tastebuds. Sanook![Enjoy!]
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4.3based on recent ratings
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4.3
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4.2
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3.9
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OT
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We were seated and had menus and no one acknowledged us for 30 mins so we left. There were plenty of people on the floor but no one bothered to look around them. They were only focused on the big party tables or bigger groups. Not great at all.

VD
London
3 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Booked for group. Great food and service. Highly recommend.

JH
Dublin
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Really great tasty food. Service friendly but abit slow. Ambience busy with nice staff. Good value, not cheap but not expensive. Nice evening.

F
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good Asian food, when you want a break from Irish stew

OT
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Can’t fault a thinf

OT
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a birthday celebration for my other half, and the experience was fantastic. He really appreciated his birthday brownie and candle from the staff.

AO
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, food and drinks! Can't wait to come back

OT
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Food was lovely, service was excellent. The only criticism is that the lighting is quite low leaving it a little dark.

OT
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Friendly staff. Food was good but pricey. We shared a king prawn salad which was good and hake wrapped in banana leaf. The hake was cooked perfectly however it was very heavily flavoured with star anise though there was no mention on the menu of star anise. Had it said so on the menu I wouldn’t have ordered it so that was disappointing. Obviously a very popular spot but very noisy.

SS
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Nice overall! A but overpriced for the meal we had.

AD
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and friendly service. They were also happy to split the bill for us which makes things so much easier in a group!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service in a great setting.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable!

OT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fab....as always...
Great, food, atmosphere, ticks all the boxes for a night out!!!!

OT
Dublin
24 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very good option for Asian food. Seems is better at dining rather than lunch, however, price and food value are good.

OT
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food and fairly quick. Restaurant is nice and waiters are attentive-ish ;)

LB
London
2 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

All I can say is YING made our night. She is absolutely fabulous.

DJ
Los Angeles
86 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Very saucy dishes, lots of sweetness and lacking finer flavors... does not represent true Thai or Vietnamese cuisine... quite disappointing...

OT
London
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday
I would definitely return great for a group lovely food Nd great value

OT
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food, great selection of drinks and fast, efficient service.

OT
Dublin
5 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Busy spot with great ambience. Food was superb

B
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Service was slow and could have been more attentive. One manager seemed to holding everything together and everyone else just clearing tables

C
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very enjoyable experience. First time dining at Saba. My wife is Thai and we made a couple of special requests to their Thai Chef and he was very accommodating. Food was very good.

GG
Dublin
5 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Enjoyable lunch with friends- the express lunch was excellent value and lots of choice. Good friendly service in nice surroundings

MJ
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service, we needed to be out in an hour and were! Staff attentive, food good, price fair. Will go again . Great for vegetarians as well which was a bonus

a
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm welcome from host we were an hour early and he managed to seat us immediately. Quick efficient friendly service from everyone. Fabulous food tailored to our liking. Generous portions. Would thoroughly recommend

CM
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Tasty food and lovely atmosphere

MH
Cork
4 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Had a super meal! Only negative was our waiter who grimaced and looked pointedly at his watch when we asked for another minute to look at the menu. This was at 6.10pm, we sat down at 6 so not an unreasonable request I think.

OT
Dublin
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite place with my favorite dish massaman curry! Amazing cocktails also and good taste in music, chicken wings are also fab I’d definitely go back asap

AA
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Everything was great! I love the food and cocktails. The only thing is that Saba texted me asking to call them and confirm the booking. It was confusing because I would assume it's confirmed through Open Table.

m
Dublin
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic, staff were extremely helpful and friendly despite how busy it was. We were made feel very welcome, both the food and wine were excellent. Would definitely recommend

OT
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Stodgy food. Nothing special.

FK
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great evening, service and food excellent. Did the early bird, great value zingy taste. Recommended.

AS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service . The waiter recommended dishes for us and was really attentive

OT
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Wonderful friendly staff, super host. We had most enjoyable evening. Between watching the rugby on the phone and enjoying our food, couldn’t have been in a better venue! Anytime I’ve been at Saba you are always made feel a special guest.

DK
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met friends who had flown in for one night , had really nice food ,no delays and easy relaxed atmosphere, noise level might not suit everyone but we managed.
Happy to go again
Thank you

MB
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall2food3service1ambience3

The service was a bad surprise. I've been to Saba before and never had an issue. That night, it was a succession of problems:
- almost 40 minutes between the order and the food
- they brought our mains instead of the starters
- after another 15 minutes of waiting, they brought the starters but the one for my friend was wrong; thew waiter gave us attitude by saying "but I asked you twice".
- with all the delays and having to give the table back after 2 hours, there was no time to get a dessert and we were sick of sitting in the place anyway.

The manager was very good and knocked off 2 items from the bill.
I will go again because the food is worth it, but if the service is bad again I will call the person out on the spot.

OT
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The duck could have been a lot juicer, seemed very tough and not very fresh. The rest of the items were fairly spot on. Decent place.

PM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant has a wonderful ambience with many people enjoying early evening meal at start of their weekend. Very attentive service. Great variety in the menu with much to choose from. Great value options

OT
Dublin
4 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely as always! Never disappointed when I come here.