Ireland Guide

- ireland -

Graphics Version | 

Salamanca

Eat

Restaurant

2 euro
Address:
Salamanca
1 St Andrew's Street, Dublin 2 Dublin City
Dislike Like
50%
2 votes
Tel: +353 1 677 4799

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

A relaxed bar and Spanish restaurant with great staff serving up well-priced tapas that’s always good
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Spanish
  • Tapas
  • Atmospheric
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Cocktails
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • Music - Other Live
  • Old World / Traditional
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining

Salamanca

The concept of tapas was new to Dublin when this atmospheric, informal bar and Spanish restaurant in the heart of Dublin some years ago, and it immediately struck a chord with Dubliners.


This Dublin restaurants entrance is pleasant - past a bar with flowers on the counter - and welcoming staff show you straight to a simple marble-topped table.


The menu - which is in Spanish with English explanations - is flexible enough to suit anything from a light lunch to a full dinner and plenty of choices: three tapas plates will make a generous lunch for two.


Spanish staples are generally well-handled: langoustines with serrano ham, squid in chilli butter and patatas bravas are all tasty and presentation is simple and traditional - and the pimentos rellenos (peppers stuffed with spiced minced lamb) are particularly enjoyable.


A handy location, tasty food, delightful staff and good value make this place busy at peak times, so be prepared to wait.


The wine list includes a range of sherries by the glass, the traditional accompaniment for tapas, and there are a few excellent wines in the “premium” section of the wine list (€30 plus), look out for a wonderful Albarino.


And, should you need a quick pick-me-up, their lovely frothy-topped mocha served in a tall glass is a great reviver.

Seats 120; children welcome. Meals: Mon-Thu, 12 noon-11 pm, Fri & Sat to midnight, Sun 1-10pm. Earlybird D €15.95 Mon-Thurs 4-6.30pm. Closed 25/26 Dec. MasterCard, Visa. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

Might also like

Le Petit Parisien

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Café
Distance: 0.1km
image coming soon
100%
1 votes
1 euro

Recreating the charm and elegance of a 1920’s patisserie, this delightful French-style café strives for authenticity. Pass by the counter of delicate pastries and rustic breads before taking a seat in the intimate interior where low lights, sepia notes, fabr ...

Olesya's Wine Bar

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant / Wine Bar
Distance: 0.2km
Oleysas - Exchequer Street Dublin 2 Ireland
67%
6 votes
2 euro

Olesya’s is a bright and modern wine bar that’s a cosy spot for a casual meal or drinks. Pleasantly styled with bare wood tables, wall-mounted wine racks, exposed brick and tangled lampshades that throw pretty patterns on the walls, it’s a relaxed and i ...

Montys of Kathmandu

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.3km
Montys of Kathmandu - Nepalese Restaurant Dublin - Temple Bar Dublin 2 Ireland
100%
3 votes
2 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

A graphic window illustration of Buddha’s eyes, that enduring symbol of Nepal, has been drawing diners into this cosy Nepalese restaurant since 1997. The first of its kind in Ireland, owner Shiva Gautum set the bar high and standards continue to this day. Tucked i ...

One Pico Restaurant

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.4km
One Pico - Restaurant Dublin Ireland
100%
19 votes
4 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

Quietly located in a laneway near St. Stephen's Green, just a couple of minutes walk from Grafton Street, Eamonn O'Reilly's recently refurbished One Pico is one of Dublin's most popular fine dining restaurants. The surroundings are elegant, with crisp white linen and fi ...

The Blackboard Bistro

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.7km
IMG_0162.jpg
100%
9 votes
2 euro A selection of establishments outside the standard categories that should enhance the discerning travellers experience of Ireland

Tucked away in a tiny basement near the Lincolns Inn entrance to Trinity College, you’ll find this unusual bistro offering modest French dining served with a personal touch. Steep cast iron steps lead promisingly down to a welcoming bright red door and, as you ste ...

Directions

Near Dublin Tourism

Trip Planning Tools

My Ireland Guide

Local Recommendations

Hospitality

  • By Distance
  • By Category

Comments

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