ely winebar

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Restaurant / Wine Bar

3 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 The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
ely winebar
22 Ely Place, Dublin 2 Dublin City
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Tel: +353 1 676 8986

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From casual drinks to full blown dining, this smart wine bar serves up an incredible wine experience in an atmospheric Georgian townhouse.
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Bistro
  • Contemporary Irish
  • Game (in season)
  • Seafood
  • Atmospheric
  • Business Meal
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Cool Venue
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • MSG Free
  • Organic Produce used (mainly)
  • Romantic
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)
  • Wine Bar/Café

ely winebar

In an imaginatively renovated Georgian townhouse just off St Stephen's Green, this was the first of Erik and Michelle Robson's 'series' of Ely wine bar/ cafés; it first opened in 1999 and, since then, they have built on their commitment to offer some of the greatest and most interesting wines from around the world - earning an unrivalled reputation for their unique list and, especially, for the quality and range of wines offered by the glass.

The exceptional wine offering is backed up by other specialities including a list of premium beers. Newly revamped menus still feature much organic produce, notably pork and dry-aged beef from the family farm in County Clare. Alongside premium cuts you’ll find offerings like their signature homemade sausages and beef burgers, which have long been stars on their menus. Grazing plates, sharing platters and an innovative ‘little persons’ menu mean there’s interesting food available for all occasions.

A much bigger sister establishment, 'ely bar & brasserie IFSC', opened in the IFSC in 2006 (see entry). While each establishment has its own personality (and following) both share the core values of commitment to an exceptional and constantly-evolving wine offering, with an unrivalled selection offered by the glass - and to quality food.



Seats 90 (private room, 25). Open Mon-Sat 12 noon-12.30 am. Food served Mon-Sat 12-10.30pm (to 11pm Fri/Sat). Set 2/3 course D €19.95/25. Children welcome before 7pm (high chair, children's menu); free broadband wi/fi. Bar open to midnight. Wines from €26. SC 12.5% on groups of 6+. Closed Sun, Christmas week, bank hols. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 17-01-2015
Author: Georgina Campbell

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