Canal Bank Café



2 euro Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner
Canal Bank Café
146 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4 Dublin City
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Tel: +353 1 664 2135

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The best ingredients star on a menu that
  • Contemporary International
  • European Classic
  • Atmospheric
  • Breakfast Venue
  • Business Meal
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Cocktails
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Cool Venue
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • Organic Produce used (mainly)
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Canal Bank Café

Trevor Browne and Gerard Foote's well-known almost-canalside Dublin restaurants designed to meet the current demand for quality informal food or 'everyday dining', but the philosophy has always been to use only the best ingredients - organic beef and lamb, free-range chicken and a wide variety of fresh fish daily.

The menu is user-friendly, divided mainly by types of dish - starters like crispy fried calamari with lemon mayonnaise, big salads (Caesar, nicoise) and, for those who need a real feed, steaks various ways and specialities like Brooklyn meatloaf with spinach, onion gravy & mashed potatoes. There's also a good sprinkling of vegetarian dishes and a  blackboard lists the daily specials.

A carefully selected, compact wine list includes a good choice of house wines - and a range of brunch cocktails too - and this crowd-pleasing fare is served in a relaxed and low key dining space                               

Seats 65; children welcome; air conditioning. Open daily; Mon-Fr1 9am-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-11pm. A la carte. House wine €19.95. SC 10% on parties of 6+. Closed 25-26 Dec. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 24-04-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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