Cuisine: Family, International, Irish
Price Point: Mains from €20 - €35+

Welcome to Darwins, a family run restaurant in the heart of Dublin!

Opened by mother and daughter team Amy and Dolores, Darwins Restaurant is a warm and vibrant dining choice for all occasions. Serving modern international cuisine with an Irish twist, their extensive menu is ideal for all carnivorous, coeliac, vegetarian and vegan diets.

Proud to support local farmers, growers and butchers, the kitchen focuses on fresh and seasonal flavours. From Irish black Angus beef and Wicklow lamb, to fresh seafood and seasonal veggies, everyone will find something to love on the menu. Signature dishes include the striploin steak with buttered mashed potato, or the fresh trofie liguri pasta.

Located in the heart of Dublin, Darwins is a stone’s throw from the city’s castle, as well as many popular attractions, museums and theatres. For central dining, this is the place to be!

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Darwins
80 Aungier Street
Dublin D2

Open Hours:
Monday - Saturday 5pm - 10pm

Phone: +353 1 4757511
Website: www.darwins.ie

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Darwins
Location: Dublin 2
Cuisine: Family, International, Irish
Mains: €20 - €35+

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Darwin's was by far one of the best dinning experience in Dublin. We went there twice in the last two weeks just to convince ourselves that the first time wasn't just luck.
We had 5 starters between 4 of us because we couldn't decide what we wanted so we tried all of them.
Prawns are amazing, the risotto is creamy, and the pork belly juicy.
For mains we had steaks, and I need to say is the first time that my steak was so big that I couldn't finish it.
The girls went for fillet and the boys had T-bone, all cooked to perfection.
Dolores and the team offer us an amazing experience, we definitely gonna go back very often.

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Best steak I have had in ages. Great services - see you very soon!

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Amazing dining experience, the interior is very old world classic; soft lightning, lovely chandeliers and beautiful murals on the wall. The service was impeccable as always.

The prawns for starters were cooked perfectly and very tasty, the piri piri sauce could do with a bit of a kick though. The bread they serve is fresh and still hot from the oven, absolutely delicious, it definitely left us wanting more!

The steaks were amazing as always, cooked to perfection and such flavour! Darwins is definitely a contender for the top steak spot in Dublin. Even the mash served with it was creamy, delicious and hot. A real bug bear of mine is food not served hot but fear not as everything came out piping hot in Darwins!

The wine menu is a credit to them, a full range and prices to suit all budgets, I am totally in love with Portuguese wine at the moment and the lovely red I picked did not disappoint, spicy, warming and delicious.

I cannot wait to return, I definitely will not leave it as long next time.

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Clodagh Hilliard

I went here on Monday evening with 3 friends to celebrate a friend's recent engagement. We got starters, mains and dessert. Every single plate of food was delicious - presentation and flavour. As a vegetarian, I was very happy with the menu selection. The staff were also lovely and welcoming/accommodating. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back!

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Seán Mchugh

What can i say about Darwins. Its just the best. The end.
But really, from the moment you arrive you're treated like you're the only one there. You are escorted by friendly knowledgable staff, from here you know the experience will be wonderful. I’m a big fan of their wine menu and its served with aplomb, and with some beautiful breads. We had a starter of prawns, simply delicious. Then the main event, it’s Darwins, it has to be STEAK. I go to a happy place here, all is well with the world. It has always been perfect for me and tonight was no expection, but the mash deserves a special mention. We didn't have desert, it was a perfect meal as it was. Thank you Darwins, thank you.

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The food was amazing one of the best steaks I’ve had. Would recommend to everyone. No issues with taking the discount. Will definitely be back!

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Had a great experience here, there were three of us dining and we were all happy with our meals. We shared the prawns and a selection of fresh bread with dips to start. For mains we all had steak with a few sides between us. All the steaks came with mash and sauce which they had noted on the menu you could ask for more of, it was nice to see that they are making an effort to reduce food waste. We then shared a brownie for dessert which was delicious. The service was brilliant all night and there were no issues with the first table vouche. Will definitely be back!

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jonathan o keeffe

Service from start to finish was excellent, the food was tasty, we both got steak and a couple of sides. I got a T-Bone and had asked to be medium but it came out on the medium-rare side but I didn’t complain as it was tasty.

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Took my bf here for his birthday - Darwin’s was excellent ! Great service and food. Starters -we went for prawns and calamari - prawns were in lovely mild spiced sauce and calamari was fresh and crispy with no chew on them Steaks were cooked beautifully and all sides were delicious ! Service was super - friendly attentive staff - no issues with using voucher - very smooth !
Will be back !

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Daniela O Sullivan

Excellent! Food was perfect and service to match, would highly recommend

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Lynda

Delicious food and great service. Lovely atmosphere also. Second time at this restaurant and will be returning again!

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Food was excellent both steaks were cooked to perfection very tasty best in a long time highly recommend. Our server was a pleasure to deal with & provided great advice.

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Food and service both excellent, highly recommend.

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We had a great meal in Darwin's. Excellent steaks. Staff were nice, and helpful when we added one more person to our table.

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Really great service, friendly staff and lovely food

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