Situated in the heart of Ireland’s capital city, on East Essex Street in the popular Temple Bar area, Cleaver East offers the finest Irish and European cuisine. The ethos of Cleaver East is to deliver the highest standard of food and cuisine at really affordable prices. Open seven days a week, Cleaver East offers great friendly service, classic cocktails, affordable wines along with Irish and International craft beers; creating a fantastic dining experience. Diners can choose from our delicious A La Carte menu, featuring ‘Beef Cuts @CleaverEast’, with five of the best beef cuts from around the world or alternatively a 6 Course Surprise Tasting Menu, selected by Executive Chef Oliver Dunne, who currently holds a Michelin Star for Bon Appetit in Malahide. 

We welcome Group Reservations as Cleaver East; facilitating private dining in our Cleaver East Suites and semi-private dining in Cleaver East. 

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For parties of 6 or more, please contact our reservations team on 01 531 3500 or at info@cleavereast.ie for bookings.

Cleaver East welcomes group bookings, for parties of 9 or more, we have special group menus for you to avail of.

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Enjoy a leisurely afternoon, savouring delicious dishes from our fabulous ‘Brunch Menu’, while listening to fantastic tunes from our new resident DJ! You can also sip on our ‘Bottomless Mimosas’ for only €15.00 per person.

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Contact

Address: 6-8 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Email: info@cleavereast.ie

Telephone: +353 1 531 3500

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