Ireland Guide

- ireland -

Graphics Version | 

Peploe's Wine Bistro



3 euro A selection of establishments outside the standard categories that should enhance the discerning travellers experience of Ireland The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
Peploe's Wine Bistro
16 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 Dublin City
Contact Peploe's Wine Bistro
Dislike Like
1 votes
Tel: +353 1 676 3144

Please mention when enquiring.

A chic and comfortable basement bistro on St Stephen's Green where classy food and interesting wines are served by smart staff
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Contemporary International
  • Atmospheric
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Formal
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)
  • Wine Bar/Café

Peploe's Wine Bistro

In the basement of the Georgian terrace than runs along the north side of St Stephen's Green, Peploe's is very handy to both the Grafton Street area and the nearby offices - perfect territory for a laid-back wine bar.

The retro décor of this Dublin restaurants reminiscent of a chic 1950s New York brasserie and creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, complete with neat table settings and stylishly-dressed staff. Although the dining room appears cramped, it is comfortable and the service is pleasant and professional.

You can usually have an aperitif at the bar and the menu offers a good variety of dishes, which would be equally suitable for having an appetiser or two (from a choice of ten starters, or 'savouries') to accompany your wine or a full meal, and the dozen or so main courses are well-balanced between pasta, meat and fish, plus the chef's specials which are notified at the table.

A choice of delicious breads gets your meal off to a good start, followed by quite unusual dishes such as pistachio crusted goat's cheese wrapped in parma ham and served with tomato berries (heart-shaped cherry tomatoes) or Morteau sausage (speciality pork sausage from Franche Comté) with horseradish potatoes and tartare sauce.

Main courses might include rabbit 'en croûte' with a fricassée of vegetables in a champagne sauce while the chef's special is likely to be spankingy fresh fish. There's a fair sprinkling of luxurious ingredients on the evening menus, and prices aren't above average for the location.

A generous seasonal crumble would be enough for two people and delightfully fruity, or you could finish with a choice of French and Irish cheeses, and good coffee.

An extensive wine list includes a dozen or more champagnes and about thirty wines by the glass.

Service is generally smart, the atmosphere is great and the cooking has style - all this and a fairly reasonable bill too.

Seats 90. Open 12.30-3.30pm & 6-10.30pm daily; L&D á la carte, also set L €39 and set D €55; house wine €22; SC 12.5% on groups 6+. Reservations required; air conditioning; children welcome. Closed 24-29 Dec, Good Fri. Amex, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

Might also like


Dublin 2, Dublin City
Distance: 0.1km
6 votes
3 euro

The Mansion House has been the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin since 1715 - it is the only mayoral residence in Ireland, and older than any mayoral residence in Britain. This Dublin restaurants in a very large room previously known as The Supper Room and ...

Residence - Restaurant Forty One

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Distance: 0.2km
Residence - Restaurant Forty One - St Stephens Green Dublin 2 Ireland
6 votes
3 euro Restaurants Offering Consistent Excellence Overall 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

Number 41 St Stephen’s Green is as elegant an address as you’ll find on this fashionable city square. The creeper-clad Georgian townhouse boasts a handsome and impressive facade that hints at glamorous goings-on inside. Home to Residence, a private members cl ...

Matt the Thresher

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Distance: 0.5km
image coming soon
6 votes
2 euro Serious About Seafood

Dublin city centre has very few dedicated seafood restaurants, but this buzzy seafood bar and grill has upped the ante with its exciting menus packed with delicious fish and shellfish dishes - and an unrelated claim to fame is that Michelle Obama and her daughters ate he ...

Chameleon Indonesian Restaurant

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Distance: 0.8km
Chameleon close up.jpg
2 votes
2 euro

Popular Temple Bar can still offer up unexpected treasures to the intrepid diner - veer from the main cobbled thoroughfare and you’ll be surprised what you may find. Tucked away on Lower Fownes Street, Carol Walsh and Kevin O’Toole’s Chameleon Restauran ...

Il Valentino Continental Bakery

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Distance: 1.3km
2013-04-16 15.59.32.jpg
7 votes
1 euro

Husband and-wife team Valentina and Owen Doorly are behind Il Valentino and are passionate about Italian food. Their Grand Canal Basin bakery may boast a modern, super stylish interior – with oranges, pinks, modern plastic seating and leather banquettes – yet ...


North side of St. Stephen's Green

Trip Planning Tools

My Ireland Guide

Local Recommendations


  • By Distance
  • By Category


There are currently no comments

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment
Not a member? Register for your free membership now!
Or leave a comment by logging in with:

Facebook & Twitter Recent Activity

Apps and Books