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

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

Chez Max Palace Street

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

Breakfast/Coffee
8:00am – 12:00pm Tuesday to Friday
Lunch
12:00pm – 3:00pm  Monday to Friday
12:00am – 3:30pm Saturday and Sunday
Early bird
5:00pm – 7:00pm Sunday to Thursday
Dinner
5:00pm – 9:30pm Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday
5:00pm – 10:30pm Friday and Saturday

Starters

Soupe à l’Oignon
French Onion Soup
€ 6.90
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
€ 15.50
Boeuf Bourguignon
Slowly cooked beef stew in Burgundy red wine, mushrooms, bacon, baby onions, s/w baby potatoes
€ 15.50
Steak Frites / Ribeye Frites (220g), Origine Limerick
Striploin / Ribeye Steak s/w hand cut chips and a pepper sauce (Origin: Limerick)
€ 27.00
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
€ 15.50
Tarte Tatin Végétarienne au Chèvre servie avec Salade
Vegetarian Goat cheese Tarte Tatin served with Salad
€ 16.50
Cabillaud en croûte de Chorizo & Parmesan, mille-feuilles de légumes au pesto et coulis de poivron rouge
Cod Filet with Chorizo & Parmesan crust, layered pesto vegetables with a red pepper coulis
€ 21.00
Suprême de Poulet sauce Chasseur & Riz Pilaf
Chicken Supreme with wild mushrooms, baby onions and lardons sauce served with pilaf rice
€ 16.50
Bouillabaisse 'Chez Max'
A classic provençal seafood stew loaded with mussels, scallops, cod and prawns served with baby potatoes and rouille croutins
€ 24.00

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
€ 6.90
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
€ 11.50
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
€ 9.50

Side Orders

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

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
€ 17.50
Steak Frites / Ribeye Frites (220g)
Striploin / Ribeye Steak s/w hand cut chips and a pepper sauce, Béarnaise or blue cheese sauce (Origin: Limerick)
€ 27.00
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
€ 17.50
Tarte Tatin Végétarienne au Chèvre servie avec Salade
Vegetarian Goat cheese Tarte Tatin served with Salad
€ 16.50
Cabillaud en croûte de Chorizo & Parmesan, mille-feuilles de légumes au pesto et coulis de poivron rouge
Cod Filet with Chorizo & Parmesan crust, layered pesto vegetables with a red pepper coulis
€ 21.00
Suprême de Poulet sauce Chasseur & Riz Pilaf
Chicken Supreme with wild mushrooms, baby onions and lardons sauce served with pilaf rice
€ 16.50
Bouillabaisse 'Chez Max'
A classic provençal seafood stew loaded with mussels, scallops, cod and prawns served with baby potatoes and rouille croutins
€ 24.00
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€ 6.00
Crème Brulée€ 6.50
Mousse au Chocolat
Chocolate Mousse
€ 7.50
Tarte aux Pommes
Apple Pie
€ 6.50

Dessert Wines

Muscat de Beaumes
per glass
€ 8.00
Floc de Gascogne
per glass
€ 8.00
LBV
per glass
€ 7.00
Baileys Coffee€ 9.00
French Coffee€ 9.00
Crème de Menthe
per glass
€ 6.50
Pineau des Charentes
per glass
€ 7.00
Hot Port
per glass
€ 7.00

Apetizers

Rillettes du Mans€ 5.50
Board of Rosette de Lyon€ 5.50
Artichokes and Chorizo 'Cassolette'€ 5.50
Mixed Olives€ 3.50

Dishes

Ham Platter (Small)€ 15.00
Ham Platter (Large)€ 25.00
Cheese Platter (Small)
€ 13.50
Cheese Platter (Large)€ 23.50
Mixed Platter (Large)€ 27.00
Soupe à l’Oignon
French Onion Soup
€ 6.90
Croque Monsieur
Soft sourdough toast layered with Emmental, ham and a creamy béchamel sauce
€ 8.50

Sandwichs

Chicken Sandwich€ 7.50
Vegetable Sandwich€ 7.50
Lamb Sandwich€ 7.50

Salads

Chicken Salad€ 8.50
Vegetarian Salad€ 8.50
Salade Niçoise€ 8.50

Starters

French Onion Soup€ 5.50
Small Ham Plate€ 12.50
Small Cheese Plate€ 12.50

Dinner

Vegetables Tatin Tart€ 14.50
Lamb Burger€ 16.00
Duck Leg Confit€ 17.50
Bœuf Bourguignon € 16.00
Half Roast Chicken€ 14.50
Full Roast Chicken€ 25.00

Desserts

Apple Tart€ 5.50

White Wines

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

Red Wines

Château Les Tuilleries Cabernet Franc 2015€ 42.00
Morgon Gamay 2016€ 30.00
Cotes de Duras Merlot & Cabernet 2016€ 26.00
Château Haut Colas Nouet Bordeaux Superior€ 32.00

Soft Drinks 20cl

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

Open on Tuesday and Sundays Night

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/Coffee
8:00am – 12:00pm Tuesday to Friday

Lunch
12:00pm – 3:00pm  Monday to Friday

12:00am – 3:30pm Saturday and Sunday

Early bird

5:00pm – 7:00pm Sunday to Thursday

Dinner

5:00pm – 9:30pm Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday

5:00pm – 10:30pm Friday and Saturday

KILDARE STREET 

Temporarily Closed  

 

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