Palace Street: 01 633 7215 Alliance Française: 1 633 7215

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Chez MaxPalace Street is located in Dublin City. Discover the French restaurant, bistrot, & cafe. Enjoy our front terrace and heated back garden.

Chez Max Palace Place

Feel the spirit of France right here in Dublin! Established in February 2005, Chez Max on Palace Street (at the gates of Dublin castle) is very much a traditional French café.

Chez Max is particularly well-known for its’ charming ‘ heated’ back garden – a small haven that will transport you directly to Paris! Drop in anytime for a coffee, a glass of wine, aperitif or light bite.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Serving classic homemade French dishes, Chez Max is open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can pop in at any time for a glass of wine accompanied by a cheese and charcuterie platter.

Opening Hours

Sunday to Thursday
8:00am to 10:00pm

Friday and Saturday
8:00am to 11:00pm   

Mondays
Closed

Starters

Soupe à l’Oignon
French Onion Soup
€ 5.90
Aumoniere de Crottin de Chavignol, Orange, Sauge & Cannelle, Purée de Cranberry
Warm goat cheese, orange, sage and cinnamon wrapped in brick pastry, cranberry puree
€ 8.50
Moules Starter
Steamed donegal mussels in white wine, garlic, parsley, shallots & cream
€ 8.50

Main Courses

Moules à la Crème et Vin Blanc, Frites “Maison’’
Steamed donegal mussels in white wine, garlic, parsley, shallots & cream s/w hand cut chips
€ 17.50
Boeuf Bourguignon
Slowly cooked beef stew in Burgundy red wine, mushrooms, bacon, baby onions, s/w baby potatoes
€ 16.50
Steak Frites / Ribeye Frites (220g), Origine Limerick
Striploin / Ribeye Steak s/w hand cut chips and a pepper sauce (Origin: Limerick)
€ 23.00/26.00
Burger d’Agneau (170g), Marmelade d’Oignons, Morbier et Frites “Maison’’ Sauce Chez Max
6oz Irish lamb burger with an onion marmalade & melted Morbier cheese on a brioche bun, s/w hand-cut chips and sauce Chez Max
€ 16.50

Side Orders


Baby Potatoes, Mash Potatoes, Green Beans, Rice, Hand Cut Chips, Green Salad
€ 3.50

Starters

Soupe à l’Oignon
Rustic French onion soup s/w sourdough croutons and topped with melted Emmental cheese
€ 5.90
Moules Starter
Steamed donegal mussels in white wine, garlic, parsley, shallots & cream
€ 8.50
Saint Marcellin Chaud
Baked Saint Marcellin Cheese with Cured Ham and Toast
€ 10.50
Terrine de Foie Gras et Chutney de Coings
Foie gras terrine and quince chutney
€ 16.50
Aumoniere de Crottin de Chavignol, Orange, Sauge & Cannelle, Purée de Cranberry
Warm goat cheese, orange, sage and cinnamon wrapped in brick pastry, cranberry puree
€ 8.50

Side Orders

Baby Potatoes, Mash Potatoes, Green Beans , Rice, Hand Cut Chips, Green Salad€ 3.50
Extra Sauce€ 2.00

Main Courses

Moules à la Crème et Vin Blanc, Frites “Maison”
Steamed donegal mussels in white wine, garlic, parsley, shallots & cream s/w hand cut chips
€ 17.50
Boeuf Bourguignon
Slowly cooked Beef stew in Burgundy Red Wine, Mushrooms, Bacon, Baby Onions, s/w Baby Potatoes
€ 16.50
Magret de Canard, Gratin Dauphinois, Compotée de Chou Rouge, Sauce Cherry
Duck Magret, gratin Dauphinois, Red Cabbage Chutney and Cherry sauce
€ 23.00
Steak Frites / Ribeye Frites (220g)
Striploin / Ribeye Steak s/w hand cut chips and a pepper sauce, Béarnaise or blue cheese sauce (Origin: Limerick)
€ 23.00 / 26.00
Burger d’Agneau (170g), Marmelade d’Oignons, Morbier et Frites “Maison’’ Sauce Chez Max
6oz Irish lamb burger with an onion marmalade & melted Morbier cheese on a brioche bun, s/w hand-cut chips and sauce Chez Max
€ 16.50
A service charge of 12% will be added for a group of 6 or more people. All our meat is 100% Irish

Dessert

Mini Cheese Platter
Choice of 2 Cheeses from our cheese list
€ 5.50
Crème Brulée
Vanilla Crème Brulee
€ 6.00
Tarte Citron, Meringue, Framboises.
Lemon tart, French meringue, raspberries
€ 6.50
Délice au Chocolat Noir et Crème Anglaise
Dark Chocolate Delice with Custard
€ 7.00
Nougat Glace, Coulis de Fruits Rouge
Nougat ice cream, red berry coulis
€ 7.00
Gâteau Banane Coco Chocolat (Vegan)
Banana and Coconut Chocolate Cake
€ 7.00
Café Gourmand
Small Coffee/Tea s/w mini
chocolate mousse, mini crème brûlée and mini lemon tart
€ 9.00

Dishes

Ham Platter (Small)
Jambon de pays, Rosette de Lyon, Rillettes de Porc,Saucisson a l'ail
€ 14.50
Ham Platter (Large)
Jambon de Pays, Rosette de Lyon, Rillettes de Porc. Saucisson a l'ail
€ 24.50
Cheese Platter (Small)
Bleu d’Auvergne, Comté, St Maure,Pont Leveque, Camembert
€ 12.50
Cheese Platter (Large)
Bleu d auvergne, Comte,Pont Leveque, st Maure , Camembert
€ 22.50
Mixed Platter (Large)€ 26.50
Soupe à l’Oignon
French Onion Soup
€ 5.90
Croque Monsieur
Soft sourdough toast layered with Emmental, ham and a creamy béchamel sauce
€ 9.00

Raclettes

Raclette Cheese 225g
80g Rosette de Lyon

80g Bayonne ham

80g Cooked Ham

Served with baby potatoes and salad
€ 22.00 per person
Morbier Cheese 225g
80g Rosette de Lyon

80g Bayonne ham

80g Cooked HamGlazed pork cheek, caramelised apple puree, puff pastry, black truffle
€ 24.00 per person

Pierrade

Pierrade
180g Chicken marinated tarragon

180g Bavette Steak Rosemary

Served with chips and salad
€ 22.00

Sandwichs

Chicken Sandwich€ 8.50
Vegetable Sandwich€ 850
Beef Sandwich€ 9.00
Lamb Sandwich€ 9.00

Salads

Chicken Salad€ 9.50
Vegetarian Salad€ 9.50
Orzo Salad€ 9.50
Salade Niçoise€ 9.50

Starters

French Onion Soup€ 6.00
Fish Cake€ 8.50
Small Ham Plate€ 12.00
Small Cheese Plate€ 12.00

Dinner

Vegetables Tatin Tart€ 13.50
Lamb Burger€ 14.50
Duck Leg Confit€ 16.00
Bœuf Bourguignon € 16.00
Half Roast Chicken€ 12.00
Full Roast Chicken€ 19.50

Desserts

Apple Tart€ 6.00
Strawberry Tart€ 6.00

White Wines

Côtes de Gascogne Colombard 2017€ 22.00
Mâcon Village Chardonnay 2017€ 28.00
Pouilly Fumé Sauvignon Blanc 2017€ 36.00

Red Wines

Côtes de de Duras Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon 2015€ 26.00
Morgon Gamay 2016€ 30.00
Château Les Tuileries Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot 2016€ 42.00

Soft Drinks 20cl

Coke€ 2.50
Diet coke € 2.50
7up€ 2.50
Orangina€ 2.50
Perrier€ 2.50
Still Water€ 2.50

Open from 8am til late at night. Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm

Testimonials from Tripadvisor

What People are Saying

“Just Fantastic”

“Service staff were just fantastic, altogether just really enjoyed the experience and the food.”

Ned, Dublin

“Gracious Staff”

“staff was very gracious and the food among the best we’ve had in the country”

Rachel, Boston

“Like a Bistro in Montmartre”

“the ambiance was that of a bistro in Montmartre”

Extra

“Superbly Genuine”

“Superb genuine Parisian bistro with relaxing atmosphere”

Stuart Dublin

Hours of Operation

PALACE STREET

Breakfast
8am – 12 midday

Lunch
12pm – 3:30pm – Tuesday to Friday

12am – 4pm – Saturday and Sunday

Early bird

5:30pm – 7pm – Sunday to Thursday

Dinner

5:30pm – 10pm – Tuesday to Sunday

KILDARE STREET 

8:30am – 7:30pm Monday to Thursday 

8:30am – 5pm Friday and Saturday  

 

Contact Us

Palace Street

1 Palace Street

Tel: 01 633 7215

Reservations by phone and soon by OpenTable.

Alliance Française

1 Kildare Street

Tel: 01 633 7215