Cleaver East
Opening Hours

“Not Afternoon Tea”

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12:00 – 15:00


Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12:00 – 15:00


Monday to Saturday 17:30 – 22:30
Sunday 17:30 – 21:30


Cleaver East is not open for lunch Monday to Thursday.

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Situated in the heart of Ireland’s capital city, on East Essex Street in the popular Temple Bar area of Dublin 2, Cleaver East offers the finest Irish and European cuisine.

The ethos at our restaurant in Temple Bar

The ethos of Cleaver East is to deliver the highest standard of food and cuisine at affordable prices. Open for Breakfast, Brunch, “Not Afternoon Tea” and Dinner with an Early Bird Menu and Group Set Menus available, Cleaver East is a destination for all occasions.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 @ Cleaver East’, 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.

Afternoon tea alternative in Temple Bar

…..And what is “Not Afternoon Tea” we hear you ask?! “Not Afternoon Tea” is a creative, funky play on the classic Afternoon Tea. Cleaver East like to push boundaries and “Not Afternoon Tea” is no different. You will not see a Cucumber Sandwich featuring on the “Not Afternoon Tea” menu….what you will find is delicious contemporary savoury and sweet treats served alongside a rocking cocktail menu and prior booking is essential.

Group Reservations are welcome at Cleaver East facilitating private dining in Cleaver East Suites or semi-private dining in Cleaver East.

Oliver and his team provide all the catering in the hotel, so from your breakfast feast to your room service snack, you can be assured of the highest quality cooking, using the freshest local produce.

To book a table at Cleaver East Restaurant please call 01-5313500 or mail reservations@cleavereast.ie