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The Ultimate List of Asian Restaurants on Capel Street

  • Wed, 3 Apr 2019

If you ever find yourself in Capel Street, make sure to try out one of the many delicious Asian restaurants scattered throughout the area.

Capel Street is fast becoming one of Dublin’s most exciting food district. The area is packed to the brim with new and established businesses, but its vast offering of international cuisine is perhaps what makes it unique and the ultimate foodie haven to bring your friends. If you love Asian cuisine, then it’s the perfect spot to go to. The area provides Chinese, Korean, Malaysian cuisine and more; the only hard part is choosing where to eat!

Hailan Chinese and Korean Restaurant, 45 Capel Street

Hailan specialises in serving authentic Chinese food which allows their customers to experience the true tastes of China, from hotpots and hearty favourites, to the altogether more exotic. They were also the first restaurant in Dublin to serve authentic Korean dishes, serving bibimbap, Korean sushi and pancakes and of course all sorts of Kimchi delights. If you are looking for something more fun, you can even book one of their private rooms for karaoke!

Mr Dinh, 101-102 Capel Street

Mr Dinh is well known for the wide range of Asian traditional food that they prepare in house such as Japanese, Hong Kong, Malaysian and Thai. Their food is hand crafted from scratch with the highest quality ingredients and they take pride in using fresh, locally sourced products and suppliers. Expect barbecued dishes, soups, hotpots, noodles and more delicious dishes!

Old Town Chinese Restaurant, 123 Capel Street

A Chinese restaurant with a chef who has spent 20 years learning the art of perfect traditional Sichuan dishes. It is a low-key restaurant, and it’s the place to go to if you are craving Chinese food and want it fast.

Aobaba, 46A Capel Street

Aobaba is a Vietnamese restaurant that first opened in London in 2011. It proved to be popular there and soon found its way to Dublin. They offer delicious Vietnamese street food like beef noodle soup to baguettes. As well as their authentic dishes, they also serve bubble tea. Head in to Aobaba and experience Vietnam for yourself!

Kopitiam, 53 Capel Street

Kopitiam serves authentic Malaysian cuisine in Dublin. The restaurant often gets rave reviews, so if you’re in the mood for something different, make sure to pop in!

Makati Avenue, 48 Capel Street

Makati Avenue is a restaurant serving Filipino food. It’s open daily from 9-6pm and they serve buffet-style food.

Arisu, 120 Capel Street

Arisu was established in 2010 by a Korean couple who have made Ireland their home. Within two years, due to increasing popularity, Arisu had extended its premises to over twice its original size. It is the first authentic traditional BBQ and Sushi Restaurant in Ireland and is the place to visit if you love Korean barbecue.


Brothers Dosirak, 27 Capel Street

Hidden at the back of Super Asia Food, Brothers Dosirak is probably the best Asian restaurant you’ve never heard of. They serve delicious Korean food at an affordable price in no-frills surroundings. Fun fact: Dosirak means lunch box in Korean.

Musashi Noodles & Sushi, 15 Capel Street

Musashi is a Japanese restaurant serving delicious, authentic and fresh ready-to-eat sushi and rolls. You can also expect classic favourites like gyoza, ramen, chicken katsu curry and more.

Next time you’re in the area, prepare to eat your heart out and check out one of restaurants above!